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  • TD Beach to Beacon 10K adds $23K for fastest Americans

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Dunkin' Donuts is now a sponsor of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race and will add $23,000 in prize money. The 18th annual race will be held this year on Aug. 1. The prize money from t...

  • Harpswell report says rising sea threatens town roads

    HARPSWELL — Some of the town's critical infrastructure is vulnerable to rising seas, according to a new report. The report, "Harpswell Coastal Flooding Risk Assessment," prepared by the Midcoast Council of Governments, is the culmination of a project started in January. A...

  • Kestrel Aircraft may build plant in Berlin, N.H., not Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — In July 2010, Maine rolled out the red carpet to welcome Kestrel Aircraft to the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. "The international appeal and worldwide demand we foresee for the Kestrel airplane will benefit jobs throughout the state, boost Maine's e... 2

  • Uncontested elections fill South Portland ballot

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Six candidates. Six uncontested elections. It's a breezy election year, where the winning city councilors and School Board members will likely take office without debates or competition. Incumbents occupy most of the city ballot. The others candidates are not ...

  • Bath armory work could cost more than $300K

    BATH — A basic renovation of the former National Guard Armory – enough to potentially allow the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark to use the building – could cost $308,000, the City Council learned Wednesday. Ron Norton of Construction Management Consulting Services, ...

  • Knightville location divides backers of South Portland Farmers Market

    Market poised to continue throughout winter SOUTH PORTLAND — The city is moving toward allowing the South Portland Farmers Market to continue throughout the winter. But for many involved in the project, thoughts and concerns are already drifting to next summer. Vendor... 2

  • Board OKs removal of buildings for new Brunswick police station

    BRUNSWICK — Three months after rejecting a request to tear down four vacant houses at the intersection of Pleasant and Stanwood streets, the Village Review Board changed course Tuesday and approved the demolition. But it instituted a 90-day moratorium on another Pleasant Street demol...

  • Ashes to ashes, sawdust to sawdust: Elsa, Scarborough's historic giant elm, is no more

    SCARBOROUGH — She was a silent sentinel over Oak Hill for generations, surviving disease, lightning strikes and a road widening that nearly left her without roots. But Elsa, one of the last remaining giant elms in Scarborough, is gone now, removed Saturday by workers from Bartlett Tr...

  • Topsham offers passport services

    TOPSHAM — The town is again authorized to issue passports as an agent of the U.S. Passport Agency. The Planning Office, on the second floor of Town Hall, can issue both passports and passport cards, and it can also take passport photos. The service is available Monday through Friday,...

  • Panel says Harpswell should privatize daytime emergency medical response

    HARPSWELL — A committee formed to study fire and rescue needs is recommending the town hire Mid Coast Hospital to provide daytime paramedic services. The arrangement could cost the town an estimated $123,000 to $346,000 annually. Volunteers would continue to respond to medical...