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  • Critics in Portland don't get a kick out of footgolf

    PORTLAND — The nine-hole South course at Riverside Municipal Golf Course closed Sunday. On Monday, Mayor Michael Brennan was on hand to introduce the sport of footgolf, which begins play Friday. On Monday night, Congress Street resident Janet Daigle spoke to City Councilors ab...

  • Deal reached on Falmouth communications tower

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council last week unanimously accepted a lease agreement with AT&T to replace the public safety communications tower behind Town Hall with a monopole for both municipal and public cellular use. The council voted 6-0, with Councilor Sean Mahoney absen...

  • Volunteers sought for Spear Farm project in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — A Maine Conservation Corps field team is inviting the public to participate in a water bar construction and bog bridge project at Spear Farm on Bayview Street. ...

  • Close call for police officer

    South Portland Police Officer Rocco Navarro was treated for a concussion after his parked cruiser, with lights flashing, was rear-ended by a pick-up truck Monday, Nov. 1, shortly before 11 a.m. on the Casco Bay Bridge. The crash forced the Portland-bound lanes to be closed for several hours. Nava...

  • Write-in votes put Moore on Cape School Board; Governali, Jordan get council seats

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In an election that wasn't tallied until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, voters re-elected incumbent Town Councilor Frank Governali and elected political neophyte Caitlin Jordan to the Town Council. Kim Monaghan-Derrig and write-in candidate Michael Moore were elected to the S...

  • Clarke wins Bath House seat; Goodall returns to Senate

    BATH — Democrat Michael Clarke edged out former legislator Robert Winglass, a Republican, on Tuesday to become the next representative from House District 62. In Senate District 19, incumbent Democratic state Sen. Seth Goodall of Richmond defeated Republican David Kaler of Bath. ...

  • Eosco, Pagurko keep Bath council seats; Brackett wins

    BATH — Mari Huoarti Eosco and Ruthe Pagurko won re-election to the City Council on Tuesday, while Steve Brackett claimed a third seat. Eosco defeated Bryce Payne 364-215 in Ward 5, while Pagurko edged out Cal Stilphen in Ward 7 by a vote of 356-294. In a contest for the at-large seat...

  • Harpswell residents question SAD 75 data on school closing

    HARPSWELL — Fewer than two dozen people attended a special meeting Monday night for public comment on how much School Administrative District 75 says it will cost to keep West Harpswell School open.  Even fewer had anything to say. Those who did agreed on several poi...

  • Falmouth planners OK 18-lot subdivision

    FALMOUTH — A new 18-lot conservation subdivision is on the horizon for a section of Blackstrap Road known for its open and protected spaces. The Planning Board granted conditional approval to the 68-acre Hundred Acre Woods development at 570 Blackstrap Road on Nov. 2. The prop...

  • Last-minute campaigning

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage greets a voter at Falmouth High School on Election Day. LePage won the election by a slim margin over independent candidate Eliot Cutler.