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  • Portland's Mercy Hospital to lay off 45, close Westbrook addiction center

    PORTLAND — Mercy Hospital announced Wednesday it will close its addiction recovery center in Westbrook and transfer services to its State Street location. The move will affect about 250 patients and 90 employees at the Westbrook clinic, which provides Suboxone treatment and counselin...

  • Memorial Day in South Portland

    Viewers line Broadway on Monday, May 25, for South Portland's annual Memorial Day parade, which featured marchers, bands, and vintage cars and trucks. The event culminated with a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Mill Creek Park.

  • Merrymeeting Bay bike tour returns

    TOPSHAM — The ninth annual Tour de Merrymeeting Bay will include 25- and 50-mile bicycle rides on Saturday, Aug. 13. Proceeds from the event will support the Head of Tide Park project on the Cathance River. The 50-mile ride has a 7 a.m. registration and 8 a.m. start and featur...

  • Brunswick council sends Longfellow rezoning back to Planning Board, ends tax trade with newspaper

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday sent discussion of a zoning change around the Longfellow School back to the Planning Board for reconsideration. An offset for unpaid taxes that The Times Record newspaper receives from the town in lieu of payments for advertising is also going a... 1

  • Residents urge Harpswell to take ownership of closed elementary school

    HARPSWELL — Residents urged the town on Aug. 4 to accept the West Harpswell School from School Administrative District 75, and offered ideas for what to do with the building. They spoke during a Board of Selectmen's public hearing. Voters at an Aug. 23 special Town Meeting will decid...

  • Harpswell selectmen may reverse restriction on public comment

    HARPSWELL — A month after she cited a clause in the town's public participation policy to ban discussion of Harpswell's relationship with School Administrative District 75, Board of Selectmen Chairwoman Elinor Multer has proposed removing the clause and reviewing other aspects of the policy...

  • Freeport may consolidate jobs of town engineer, public works director

    FREEPORT — The town is considering consolidating the duties of the town engineer and public works director. The Town Council on Tuesday scheduled a public hearing for Sept. 6 to discuss amendments to the Administrative Code that would give the engineer duties now held by the director...

  • Freeport, Falmouth honor Boston Post Cane recipients

    FREEPORT — Three centenarians were honored this week as recipients of the Boston Post Cane, emblematic of their status as the oldest residents of Freeport and Falmouth. Kathleen McIntee turned 100 on July 12 and received the Boston Post Cane pin in front of her family and friends at ...

  • Renovation, expansion begins at Yarmouth Health Center

    YARMOUTH — Preliminary construction has started for an expansion that will nearly double the size of the Yarmouth Health Center on Main Street. InterMed announced its plans to remodel and add 10,000 squa...

  • Portland poised to thwart Maine's legalization of consumer fireworks

    PORTLAND — The city is poised to be one of the first communities in Maine to enact a prohibition on the purchase and use of fireworks. The move is in response to the Legislature's legalization of the sale and use of consumer fireworks. After only five minutes of discussion Tue...