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  • Lot reopens, Maine St. work shuts down

    BRUNSWICK — Construction is ending at the intersection of Maine Street and Route 24, and the Cedar Street park-and-ride lot is open again. Contractor H.C. Crooker & Sons has completed drainage work and tree stump removal at the Maine Street intersection, according to the Maine De...

  • Navy awards BIW $14M for destroyer work

    BATH — Bath Iron Works was awarded a $14 million contract extension to provide logistic support for the construction of the DDG-1000 class of ships. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced the award Tuesday. "This contract...

  • Policy sets hurdle for potential users of Harpswell school

    HARPSWELL — West Harpswell School will remain unused this winter unless community groups can show they'll occupy 30 percent of the building on a regular basis. That threshold is important because it would allow the town to replace it's insurance policy on the vacant building, which c...

  • Topsham weighs waterfront park opportunities

    TOPSHAM — A waterfront park for the town could be getting closer to fruition as a site suitability study nears completion. Town Planner Rich Roedner was scheduled to update the Board of Selectmen on a draft waterfront access study report at the board's meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3. Th...

  • Harpswell home-schoolers reap science from farm life

    HARPSWELL — In Joe Grady's science class, feeding the turkeys is much more than just a farm chore. As six home-schooled students pulled wagons of feed and dragged fences through the field at Two Coves Farm, where Grady and his wife, Laura, grow organic vegetables and raise livestock,...

  • 2 Brunswick council candidates outspend everyone else

    BRUNSWICK — Two at-large candidates for the Town Council have spent more than four times more than anyone else in next week's town elections. Finance reports filed with the town clerk on Oct. 28 show that current District 7 Councilor Benet Pols and William Dana spent $2,480 and $2,32...

  • Brunswick workshop on walkability to be held Friday

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Department will host a brown-bag lunch on Friday, Nov. 4, to discuss the town's walkability. The town received a $25,000 technical assistance grant to study bicycle riding and walking in downtown, and to assess how the new traffic signal on lower Maine Street...

  • Cell tower rules head to Bath council

    BATH — Ordinance language regulating wireless communications facilities may go before the City Council next month or in January 2012, City Planner Andrew Deci said Wednesday. The Planning Board, which has been reviewing the language for months, voted unanimously Tuesday after almost ...