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  • Harpswell floats aquaculture permit plan to protect clamflats

    HARPSWELL — Resident clammers are putting the final touches on an ambitious plan to protect almost 900 acres of intertidal mudflats through the broad application of municipal aquaculture permits. The Marine Resources Committee intends to propose an ordinance amendment that would...

  • South Portland confident about pool of school chief candidates

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The School Board has begun its search for the successor to Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Godin, who will leave the post June 30, 2015.  Job advertisements have been placed in The Boston Globe, Bangor Daily News and Maine Sunday Telegram, board chai...

  • Democrats, GOP pick familiar nominees for Maine Senate special election in South Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The race to replace Democratic Sen. Larry Bliss in Maine Senate District 7 looks like it's boiling down to a longtime South Portland businessman and a sitting state representative from Cape Elizabeth. Republicans and Democrats caucused last week to select their nomin...

  • Smokers get a reprieve on Scarborough beaches

    Latest budget proposal includes nearly 3.9% tax hike SCARBOROUGH — Councilors on Wednesday delayed action on a proposed ban on smoking on any town-owned beach. The Town Council voted 4-3, with Councilors Michael Wood, Carol Rancourt and Karen D'Andrea opposed, to table an am...

  • Scarborough council scraps plan for community center

    Wentworth project moves forward without maintaining old building SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council reached consensus Wednesday on a plan to fully demolish the Wentworth Intermediate School and build a new school in its place, rather than maintaining a portion of the school for a commu...

  • Bath council urges CMP to delay 'smart' meters

    BATH — The City Council unanimously approved a resolution on Wednesday that urges Central Maine Power Co. to refrain from installing wireless "smart" electric meters within the city for up to 180 days. The resolution came a day after the Maine Public Utilities Commission rejected a c...

  • Author Meg Wolff to sign books in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Author Meg Wolff will be at

  • Almost ready for business

    John Cyrus and Lynn Hines, of Bangor Savings Bank's information technology department, install equipment at teller stations in the bank's new Falmouth office at Route 1 and Fundy Road. The renovated car dealership will also have an Ace Hardware store and another retailer; the bank is expected to ope...

  • Church offers workshop on funeral planning

    YARMOUTH — The First Parish Congregational Church will host a free workshop on Sunday, April 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on funeral planning. The workshop will cove...

  • Yarmouth CAN to hold community forum

    YARMOUTH — There will be a community forum on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at the North Yarmouth Academy Middle School to learn more about Yarmouth Cares About Neighbors and its work ov...