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  • Longtime Freeport councilor faces re-election challenge

    FREEPORT — Incumbent Rich DeGrandpre faces one challenger as he seeks his fifth term as town councilor-at-large. Newcomer Bill Rixon hopes to take DeGrandpre's seat on the seven-person council. Two other councilors are also seeking re-election, although they are uncontested: C...

  • Tucker, Holbrook vie for House District 50 in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Democrat Ralph Tucker and Republican Mark Holbrook are contesting an open seat in Maine House District 50. Tucker, a longtime Democrat and former political appointee, secured his candidacy after a

  • Brunswick dog park options to be explored

    BRUNSWICK — A majority of town councilors encouraged a citizens group  to continue to research the possibility of creating a dog park. Brunswick Area Recreation for Kanines (sic), or BARK, has been working with the Parks and Recreation Department to develop a plan for a par...

  • Health club postpones Topsham Planning Board review

    TOPSHAM — Issues raised by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection prompted Omega Wellness Group to pull its site plan, shoreland zoning and conditional use applications for Bowdoin Mill from Tuesday's Planning Board agenda. A public hearing had been scheduled on Omega's pro...

  • Bath-area students take MOHIBA to another dimension

    BATH — Prepare to cross into "The MOHIBA Zone." This year's performance of the classic Morse High School Bazaar talent show spoofs the equally classic TV show "The Twilight Zone," complete with its own Rod Serling-like host. The 81st MOHIBA will be held at the high school's Mo...

  • Isleford man to take on Chebeague Island administrator role

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — Eric Dyer will move from one island to another to become Chebeague's new town administrator on Jan. 2. The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Oct. 30 to hire Dyer, 31, who currently serves as facilities supervisor for the town of Cranberry Isles and lives on Isle...

  • Yarmouth Arts grant helps make Rowe School mural possible

    YARMOUTH — With the help of a grant from Yarmouth Arts, artists Mary Rehak and Page O'Rouke created a mural in the Rowe School depicting the school's core values using inspiration from student art. The mural covers the atrium's eight walls and depicts the core values of being kind, s...

  • Affordable spay and neuter services now available in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Residents now have an affordable clinic to bring their pets for spay and neuter services. What used to be a Subway Restaurant is now Community Spay-Neuter Clin...

  • Planning Board hears preliminary plans for North Road subdivision

    YARMOUTH — A conceptual proposal to build a four-lot subdivision at 475 North Road was presented to the Planning Board at a workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 10. According to a letter sent to Vanessa Farr, Director of Planning and Development, from engineering firm BH2M of Gorham, the parc...

  • Falmouth receives police dog vest

    Falmouth Sgt. Kevin Conger adjusts a new bullet-proof vest on K9 Maxi as Wayne Robichaud, of Oxford, looks on. Robichaud and his family raise money to purchase police dog vests through collection tins at various businesses throughout Maine. Robichaud's daughter, Jennifer, began the program in Jan...