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  • Ex-employee pleads guilty to credit union theft

    BRUNSWICK — A former Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union worker pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Portland to stealing more than $500,000 from her former employer. From November 2004 to October 2010, Marsha Richard, 42, of Topsham, manipulated accounting entries for checks ...

  • No contested elections in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Barring any write-in candidacies, the Town Council and School Board elections will be uncontested in November. Two first-time candidates are on the ballot for the School Board and a current School Board member, Kathy Ray, is seeking a seat on the Town Council.

  • It's a renter's market in Brunswick: Vacancy rates rise post-BNAS, but not as much as feared

    BRUNSWICK — Everyone, it seemed, was expecting the worst when developer George Schott purchased former Brunswick Naval Air Station housing last October. How could the addition of 702 housing units that were previously restricted to military personnel not devastate the local housing m...

  • Topsham considers digital archives

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen opted Sept. 15 to send a proposed digitization policy for the town's historic archives to the town attorney for review. The Topsham Historical Society is seeking a grant from the Maine Memory Network to fund a scanner, but a digitization policy is nec...

  • Bowdoin boasts record endowment

    BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College's endowment is larger than ever before: just over $900 million. According to figures released by the college on Sept. 22, the endowment grew 22.3 percent over the course of fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30. Paula Volent, senior vice president f...

  • Brunswick, Bath to celebrate autumn with weekend events

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Fall Festival celebrates the new season this weekend, and Bath will follow the next weekend with Autumnfest. The Fall Festival will take place on the Mall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Participants are sought for an arts and craft show, and the en...

  • UPDATE: Court documents show councilor had blood-alcohol nearly twice legal limit

    SCARBOROUGH — Town Council Chairwoman Judith Roy said she's likely to remain in office, despite her recent arrest on a charge of drunken driving. According to court documents, Roy, 68, of Second Avenue, had a blood-alcohol content of at least .15 percent when she was arrested Sept. 1...

  • Bath shipyard could build 2 more destroyers

    BATH — The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $680 million contract to build a new guided-missile destroyer of the DDG 51 line, according to the shipyard. Along with that ship, DDG 115, the award includes a $665 million option for BIW to build DDG 116, the next vessel in that li...