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  • Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, Freeport seek joint Route 1 study

    FALMOUTH — Four towns are applying for a transportation planning study of the U.S. Route 1 corridor. The Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System is seeking municipal transportation planning study proposals for 2016-2017. Fal...

  • Falmouth School Board to decide how aid windfall is used

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council on Monday continued its conversation on how unanticipated education funding from the state should best be used. Councilors didn't take action, and acknowledged that use of the nearly $522,000 falls under the jurisdiction of the School Board. The cou...

  • Unsung Hero: Christine Detroy, living outside the lines

    BRUNSWICK — “People don’t see what I see,” Christine Detroy said,  shortly after greeting a visitor to her art studio on the second floor of Fort Andross. One look at the colorful creations that adorn her space confirmed the wisdom of her words. Over the...

  • Scarborough official will not resign after OUI arrest

    SCARBOROUGH — Town Council Chairwoman Judy Roy, who was arrested on two charges of drunken driving on Sept. 17,  on Wednesday said she sees no reason to resign from the council. Roy was released on a summons and is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 2.

  • Scarborough gets close look at proposed Black Point park

    Planners also review plan for Pine Point condos SCARBOROUGH — Planners and residents took a fact-finding field trip Monday to a section of Scarborough Beach that its owners hope to turn into a

  • Planning Board mulls plans for the new Rudy's on the Cape

    CAPE ELIZABETH — While no site plan has been formally submitted to the Planning Department for changes to Rudy's of the Cape, there have been two Planning Board workshops in as many months to discuss potential changes to the property and building at 517 Ocean House Road. Rudy's resta...

  • The Good Table celebrates 25 years in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Lisa Kostopoulos and her family have been feeding friends and neighbors for more than two decades, and on Oct. 13 will celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Good Table resta...

  • Battle lines drawn in Scarborough over Wentworth school bond referendum

    SCARBOROUGH — Wentworth Intermediate School has problems. There's the sprawling nature of the school, with it's long corridors stemming from a central hub by the main office. The building includes what was supposed to be a temporary addition of portable classrooms; they have no runni...

  • Without grant, Brunswick sees no need for downtown garage

    Optional developer fee could fund parking structure, alternative transportation BRUNSWICK — A grant that would have helped to fund a parking garage at Maine Street Station has been rejected by the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development. But a proposed town pa...

  • Bath likely to borrow $450K to tear down old YMCA; council to discuss fireworks ban

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday gave unanimous first approval to borrowing up to $450,000 to demolish the former YMCA on Summer Street. The bond ordinance is expected to receive final approval next month. The council also scheduled a workshop for Nov. 9 to discuss a ban o...