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  • Bath-Tsugaru sister city program elects new president

    BATH — The board of the Bath-Tsugaru Sister City Exchange Program elected Andy Bailes as its new president Jan. 21. Bailes replaces Dr. Deborah Patten, who led the program for 15 years. When Patten to...

  • Brunswick hospital auxiliary finishes $120K pledge drive

    BRUNSWICK — The Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary has completed its $120,000 pledge to upgrade the maternity ward infant security scanner. The group paid the third $40,000 installment on its pledge earlier this month and intends to launch a new pledge drive this winter, President Ell...

  • Dual-purpose run

    Debra Foster, No. 831, and Allison Gray, No. 779, lead a group of runners across the Swinging Bridge between Topsham and Brunswick last Sunday during the annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5k race. This year's event was rescheduled and dedicated to helping the victims of the recent fire at 45 Maine St....

  • Portland bridge repairs expected to cause delays

    PORTLAND — Construction crews have closed one lane of the Washington Avenue southbound on-ramp to Interstate 295 as they repair and pave Tukey's Bridge. The closure is expected to last until the end of July, and the Maine Department of Transportation is warning motorists to expect de...

  • Brunswick Landing snares another business

    BRUNSWICK — Gov. Paul LePage and the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority announced Thursday that a Texas-based provider of marine and offshore classification services has pledged to move some of its operations to the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.

  • She imagined that music makes a difference

    Wescustago Youth Chorale founder Ann Dillon to lead her final concert NORTH YARMOUTH — Ann Dillon's vision for a youth chorale was born in a journal entry and raised on the stage. Now, after 13 years as executive director of the Wescustago Youth Chorale, the North Yarmouth w...

  • South Portland council welcomes plan for Knightville farmers' market

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A farmers' market is poised to take root in the Knightville neighborhood this summer. Organizers' vision for an outdoor market of locally sourced foods was welcomed by the City Council during a workshop on Monday night. Cape Elizabeth farmers Penny and Caitlin...

  • Proponents of new school invite public to tour ailing Scarborough building

    SCARBOROUGH — After a plan to replace the ailing Wentworth School building failed at the ballot in 2006, some people blamed the high price and a lack of communication. This time around, the Wentworth Building Committee is determined not to make the same mistakes. On Saturday, ...

  • More changes coming to Route 1 corridor in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — State transportation officials are planning two projects expected to significantly alter the Route 1 corridor spanning the new Veterans Memorial Bridge and Main Street. One project will involve building a dedicated bike and pedestrian lane on the new bridge between P... 1

  • Brunswick residents ask board to reconsider school cuts

    BRUNSWICK — A majority of the residents – and some of their children – who attended Wednesday's public forum on the proposed $33.3 million school budget spoke out against proposed cuts to staffing and programming. To avoid a nearly $4 million dollar defic...