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  • Maine DEP chief questions plan for Downeaster train barn in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The commissioner of Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is demanding that the agency overseeing Downeaster passenger rail service explain how it will address several potential problems related to a train layover facility planned near a west Brunswick neighborhood....

  • Art show, sale returns to Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — This year's Engine One Labor Day Art Show at Fort Williams Park will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The annual, juried event will feature over 100 artists, most from New England, who will display arts of various mediums and styles around the park.

  • Harpswell voters approve PACE ordinance

    HARPSWELL — Residents voted Tuesday to establish a Property Assessed Clean Energy ordinance that will give homeowners access to low-interest loans for energy improvements. The vote was 1,725 to 1,115. With approval of PACE, Efficiency Maine will administer a revolving loa...

  • Portland rejects non-citizen voting

    PORTLAND — Legal immigrants will not have the right to vote in local elections, voters decided Tuesday. City ballot Question 4 asked voters if they wanted to allow non-citizens to vote in city and school elections. Unofficial results showed voters defeated the measure, 12,404 ...

  • Stevens defeats DeChant for Sagadahoc deeds job

    BATH — Republican Judith Stevens of Woolwich defeated Democrat Jennifer DeChant of Bath on Tuesday in the election to succeed Barbara Trott as Sagadahoc County register of deeds. Stevens secured 8,383 votes to DeChant's 7,914, according to preliminary results. DeChant had succ...

  • Portland voters narrowly OK election of mayor

    PORTLAND – Voters on Tuesday approved changing the City Charter to allow popular election of a mayor. The measure passed 12,957 to 11,821, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday night. Two other charter amendments also earned approval. The School Committee will now be ...

  • Olsen to join Cornell du Houx, Kent, Gerzofsky in Augusta

    BRUNSWICK — A three-way contest in House District 66 was won Tuesday by incumbent Rep. Alexander Cornell du Houx, D- Brunswick, with Green Independent K. Fred Horch close on his heels.

  • Senate District 19: Incumbent Goodall defeats Kaler

    BATH — Democratic state Sen. Seth Goodall of Richmond defeated Republican David Kaler of Bath Tuesday in his campaign for a second term in Senate District 19. Goodall had secured his post by a vote of 9,564 to 8,330, according to preliminary results. Senate District 19 include...

  • Dill re-elected to House from Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Democratic incumbent Rep. Cynthia Dill beat Republican challenger Eric Lusk on Tuesday, 2,652 to 1,892, to retain the House District 121 seat. Dill, 45, of Shore Road, is a civil rights lawyer and adjunct instructor at Southern Maine Community College. This will...

  • Cape's council, school results available Wednesday

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Clerk Debra Lane said Tuesday evening that the results of the Town Council and School Board election will be made available by Wednesday, Nov. 3. "The state election results will be posted as soon as tonight, but the local race results will be tallied tomorrow,"...