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  • 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 ...

  • Eat doughnuts, Occupy Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Occupy Wall Street is coming to town. Protesters plan to gather on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. on the Brunswick Mall to make signs, drink cider and eat doughnuts. Then, at 11 a.m. the group will march to Bank of America on Maine Street and protest in front of the bank, s...

  • Walmart gets town OK for Falmouth expansion

    FALMOUTH — The Planning Board gave final approval Tuesday night to Walmart's plans to expand at 206 Route 1. The new design will expand the existing 92,000-square-foot store to a 124,000-square-foot Walmart Supercenter. The site plan includes a large garden section, pharmacy, and gro...

  • Yarmouth neighbors drop lawsuit against proposed McKearney Village subdivision

    YARMOUTH — Six residents who sued the town and developers to block the planned McKearney Village subdivision off Hillside Road have withdrawn their complaint. Plaintiffs Bruce and Suzanne Jones, Mary Dowd, Carroll Dunn, and Greg and Kara Salvadore on Aug. 25 appealed the Planning Bo...