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  • Landlords to Brunswick council: No new fire inspections

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors agreed to consider revisions after landlords Monday thrashed a proposal that would require annual Fire Department inspections of all multi-unit apartment buildings. Although the proposed fire inspection ordinance dominated the discussion, the Town Council ...

  • United Way campaign at 40% of goal

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine is 40 percent of the way to its 2011 campaign goal of $1.9 million. As of last week the organization had raised more than $760,000 since the campaign began last month. The endeavor wraps up Nov. 9. "We are doing this on behalf of about 20,0...

  • 3 compete for at-large seat on Brunswick Town Council

    BRUNSWICK — Two former School Board members are challenging the current District 7 town councilor in a three-way race for an at-large seat on the Town Council. Benet Pols, who is finishing his first term as the District 7 councilor, Byron Watson, who served on the School Board from 2... 1

  • Cumberland Planning Board OKs senior housing project

    CUMBERLAND — The Planning Board unanimously granted major subdivision and site plan approvals Tuesday for the renovation of a school as a senior housing center. The now-closed Drowne Road School – a 17,600-square-foot building that School Administrative District 75 turned ...

  • Falmouth School Board enacts new public comment, computer rules

    FALMOUTH — Speakers at School Board meetings are now prohibited from discussing school employees and must limit their comments to three minutes. The School Board unanimously approved a new public comment policy Tuesday night, and amended a policy governing use of employee computers. 1

  • Yarmouth advisory group to tackle turf field replacement

    YARMOUTH — With the turf field at Yarmouth High School reaching the end of its lifespan, an advisory task force has been established to review cost estimates and project recommendations for a replacement. The committee was established by the Town Council and School Committee and incl...

  • Suit giveaway for unemployed slated for Oct. 25 in Portland

    PORTLAND — Three groups are partnering up to provide gently worn men's suits to job seekers. Men's Warehouse, Creative Work Systems and Career Centers of Maine will distribute more than 100 suits on Oct. 25 to "disadvantaged job seekers," the group said in a press release. The...

  • Falmouth gun club reopens 1 range, 3 others still closed

    FALMOUTH — After being closed for almost a year because of safety issues, the Falmouth Rod & Gun Club has reopened one of its shooting ranges. Three other ranges will remain closed indefinitely until the club makes significant safety and environmental improvements. Police ...