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  • 'Breaking Dawn' at midnight: Freeport multiplex to launch with 'Twilight Saga'

    FREEPORT — Movie-goers won't necessarily have to travel to Brunswick or Portland starting next week, when the Nordica Theatre is scheduled to open at midnight on Thursday, Nov. 17, a...

  • Mallet House retrofit event in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The public is invited to a Nov. 16 presentation and discussion at the Freeport Community Center about the Mallet House deep energy retrofit. Presenters will include Peter Troast, founder of Energy Circle; Peter Warren of Warren Construction Group; DeWitt Kimball, owner of ...

  • Yarmouth sewer fees set for public hearing

    YARMOUTH — The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Nov. 17, to discuss consideration of sewer fees. The council discussed the user fees in October, and decided to hear from the public before determining to continue or end the discussion. About 2,500 households...

  • Portland City Council approves TSA contract, weighs property tax relief fund

    PORTLAND — The federal Transportation Security Administration will continue to base its statewide operations at the Portland International Jetport for the next five years. The City Council approved the lease Monday without discussion. The council also got a first look at a proposal t...

  • Maine Supreme Judicial Court to hear 'smart'-meter arguments; lawmaker questions opt-out fees

    PORTLAND — The debate over Central Maine Power Co.'s "smart" electrical meters is headed to the state's highest court. A group of CMP customers filed the appeal last week with the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. They claim the Maine Public Utilities Commission, which dismissed a... 2

  • Faced with opposition, Yarmouth agency kills Mill Street senior housing proposal

    YARMOUTH — Yarmouth Senior Housing has dropped its plan for a new housing development on Mill Street. Although there was support for affordable senior housing  in concept, the Mill Street location met stiff public opposition. Margaret Downing, president of the private, no...

  • Parade of voters in Freeport

    Richard Harris leads the first voters into the polls at 7 a.m. Tuesday at Freeport High School on Holbrook Street. Besides voting on statewide questions on same-day voter registration and gambling, and a Cumberland County Civic Center bond issue, voters in Freeport are electing local office holders.

  • Portland's neighborhood prosecutor in no hurry to fine property owners who ignore graffiti

    PORTLAND — Trish McAllister, the city's neighborhood prosecutor, says the graffiti ordinance passed in July is working well – at least in terms of getting city employees to report and remove graffiti from public property. McAllister said there have been 35 reports of graffiti o...