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  • Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

    PORTLAND — Alan Klapmeier, chief executive officer of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel, Wednesday said the company has secured a new foreign investor and put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facility. But he declined to share many details. “A...

  • RSU 5 board submits Freeport withdrawal proposal to state, seeks November referendum

    FREEPORT — The board of directors of Regional School Unit 5 on Wednesday sent the Freeport withdrawal agreement to the Department of Education, with the intent to have it on the local ballot in November. The School Board's unanimous vote to submit the agreement to Education Comm...

  • Conservation Commission to host beach cleanup Oct. 2

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Conservation Commission on Saturday, Oct. 2, will pick up litter at Spring Point Beach from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. as part of Maine Coastweek 2010. The public is invited to join the commission in cleaning the beach, located near Spring Point Light on the Southern Main...

  • Arctic museum to close for changeover

    BRUNSWICK — The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College will be closed from Oct. 4-18 while the staff prepares  for a new exhibition, "Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Collection of Robert and Judith Toll."

  • Brunswick library hosts author

    BRUNSWICK — Curtis Friends and Sisters in Crime are bringing mystery author Janet Morgan to Curtis Memorial Library on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. to talk about her writing and autograph her books. Morgan is the author of the Killdeer Farm mystery series. She is a native Mainer who ...

  • Teen rescued after jump from Wood bridge

    BRUNSWICK — Police and emergency crews rescued a 14-year-old Topsham girl from the Androscoggin River Monday afternoon after she leaped from the Frank J. Wood bridge on Maine Street. Cmdr. Marc Hagan said the girl landed in a shallow portion of the river and didn't receive life-...

  • Artist in the making

    Eight-month-old Sam Robinson gets introduced to the fine art of watercolor painting Sept. 25 during the Five River Arts Alliance Family Arts Festival on the mall in downtown Brunswick.

  • Local chefs, local food in 20 Mile Meal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 20 Mile Meal, featuring food from some of the best chefs in the Portland area, will take place Sunday, Oct. 3. The event is hosted by

  • Four vie for two Cape council seats, no competition for School Board

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Two attorneys, a financial analyst and a former councilor are competing for two seats on the Town Council this November. The two seats are currently held by councilors Penny Jordan and Frank Governali. Jordan has reached her three-year term limit, and Governali has c...

  • State agency tests air quality at Wentworth School

    SCARBOROUGH — A state agency completed air quality tests of classrooms, storage rooms, offices and utility tunnels in the Wentworth Intermediate School earlier this week and will likely not recommend further mold testing in the aging building. The testing comes after a recent discove... 1