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  • Falmouth library seeks Nov. 4 vote on expansion

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council on Monday was receptive to a request from the Falmouth Memorial Library board to hold a voter referendum on a bond for library expansion, but showed concern about the board's ability to fund half the project. Board President Mark Porada asked the council t...

  • Portland developers seek zoning change for Munjoy Hill housing-commercial project

    PORTLAND — What is now an auto service center at 155 Washington Ave. could become the newest entry in the burgeoning Munjoy Hill housing market. Developers Ronald Gan and Jed Rathband are seeking a zoning change for two lots near the corner of Washington Avenue and Cove Street to bui...

  • Tri for a Cure 2010

    A volunteer directs race leader and eventual individual overall winner Anne Wilkinson of Falmouth to the beach on Sunday, Aug. 15, during the swim portion of the third Tri for a Cure Maine women's triathlon at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland. The event attracted more than 900 p...

  • Cape Town Hall, library, public works to close Aug. 26

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Hall, Public Works and Thomas Memorial Library will be closed for employee training and recognition on Thursday, Aug. 26. The Richards Pool and the Fitness Center will be open, and the Recycling Center will be closed as usual. The employee recogniti...

  • Summerfest on Friday in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Stores advertising back-to-school specials may mean fall is on the horizon, but not before the annual Scarborough Summerfest offers some end-of-summer fun. This year's event kicks on Friday, Aug. 20, begins at 4 p.m., with a magic show and a variety of vendors at the Cl...

  • Brunswick council picks location for new police station, tables bicycle helmet law

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council announced Monday that it has identified a location for a new police station. The property is at the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood streets. The council will discuss the matter with the public at its Tuesday, Sept. 7, meeting, Town Manager Gary Brown...

  • Bath farewell to Cantrell to be held Aug. 23

    BATH — A farewell party for Betsy Cantrell, to recognize her work with seniors in the community, will be held Monday, Aug. 23. The event will begin with a meet-and-greet at the Bath Senior Center, 45 Floral St., at 5 p.m. Open presentations will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by f...

  • Orr’s, Bailey fire department re-releases cookbook

    HARPSWELL — A slice of local history is back with the republication by the Orr's and Bailey Islands Fire Department of a popular cookbook. Originally released in 1976 to benefit the volunteer department, the cookbook – subtitled “Delicious Recipes from the Coast of M...

  • UPDATE: Topsham man charged with starting Navy Annex blaze

    TOPSHAM — Police have arrested a Topsham man in connection with a fire that destroyed a vacant building at the Topsham Navy Annex on Tuesday night. Robi Saputra, 21, was arrested on a charge of arson by Topsham police and state fire marshal investigators Wednesday night, accordi... 1

  • Falmouth town center debate: Options, estimates and projections

    FALMOUTH — The debate over whether the Town Hall and Falmouth Memorial Library should be moved to the Plummer and Lunt school buildings, and a community center created in the Motz wing, may boil down to what is appropriate spending during a recession. Should the town send a bond to v...