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  • Maine to recover $1.3M from Sewall after court ruling

    BATH — The state will recover $1.3 million in sales, gasoline and special fuel taxes that were diverted by former M.W. Sewall & Co. President Philip Sewall, according to Attorney General William J. Schneider's office. The AG's office said Sewall was found guilty Wednesday in We...

  • Petition aims to remove North Yarmouth from SAD 51

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A former selectman is collecting petition signatures for the town's withdrawal from School Administrative District 51. Mark Verrill began collecting signatures at the polls at Wescustogo Hall on Election Day. He announced the drive at a Board of Selectmen meeting las... 2

  • Scarborough school honors veterans

    Retired Sgt. Major Kerry Birmingham of Topsham joins his grandson, Tyler Kenney, in saluting the flag last week during a special pre-Veterans Day assembly with veterans and active-duty soldiers at Blue Point School in Scarborough. There were presentations on the American flag, the branches of the Ar...

  • Brunswick Farmers Market may have to move next year

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Mall is being used to death. Once a healthy lawn, much of the town's prime public space is now a patchwork of muddy ruts, tire tracks and expanses of bare ground. According to Tom Farrell, director of Parks and Recreation, the degradation has reached ...

  • With support in larger towns, Jamieson wins Cumberland County District 1 seat

    Civic Center bond likely helped Scarborough candidate SCARBOROUGH — Neil D. Jamieson Jr. will become the first county commissioner representing the new District 1, which includes his hometown of Scarborough. Jamieson won the three-way race against fellow Scarborough resident...

  • Scarborough elects incumbents, 1 newcomer to Town Council

    SCARBOROUGH — Voters re-elected three incumbent Town Council candidates and picked one newcomer to serve the town for the next three years. In a race to decide who would fill the remaining two years of retiring Councilor Michael Wood's term, voters chose incumbent Councilor Ronald Ah...

  • Second time's a charm for Scarborough's Wentworth School: Voters OK $39M for new building

    SCARBOROUGH — Residents voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for construction of a new Wentworth Intermediate School. Unofficial returns provided by the town had the referendum passing with 63 percent of the vote, 4,792 to 2,784. Proponents of the project have said

  • No surprises in uncontested Cape Elizabeth elections

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In an off-year election for uncontested town offices, nearly 50 percent of registered voters went to the polls Tuesday. Incumbent Councilor David Sherman was re-elected with 2,748 votes. Former School Board member Katharine Ray was elected to her first term on the co...