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  • Brunswick teacher contracts finalized

    BRUNSWICK — Teachers are getting a nearly $231,000 raise, but they are giving up almost that much in other parts of next year's contract. The agreement was expected to be finalized at Wednesday's School Board meeting. The contract calls for a 1.85 percent raise for all pay gra...

  • Garden group abandons Brunswick Landing

    BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Park and Gardens has abandoned its goal of building a botanical garden at Brunswick Landing. In an e-mail statement, President Herschel Sternlieb said the group has been frustrated by the base redevelopment process, and has been unable to secure the land it want...

  • Muskets are this Brunswick girl's best friend

    BRUNSWICK — Some girls get cars for their 16th birthdays. Kate Nulle's parents bought her a musket. The gun is a key accessory in the graduating senior's wardrobe, which also includes military jackets, antebellum ball gowns, and a bayonet. Nulle is a military re-enactor...

  • Family business helped shape Scarborough High School senior

    PORTLAND — It didn't take John Gonzalez long to learn the value of hard work. In between playing center field for the Scarborough Red Storm, breaking a state record in the 4x400 relay and finishing his homework, Gonzalez has been an integral part of La Bodega Latina, his family's t...

  • Bath police support Elder Abuse Day

    BATH — The Police Department is among the agencies bringing awareness to Elder Abuse Day on Wednesday, June 15. Police Chief Mike Field said such abuse is not only physical, but can include neglect and financial exploitation. He noted that in Bath, 39 referrals were made to Adult Pro...

  • Body believed to be missing bridge jumper

    BATH — Investigators believe they have determined that a body found June 4 near a buoy just outside Merrymeeting Bay was a man who had jumped into the Kennebec River last year. Edwin Curtis, 33, was reported by witnesses to have jumped into the river the evening of Nov. 3, 2010. Poli...

  • SAD 75 budget faces June 14 ratification

    TOPSHAM — The fiscal 2012 budget for School Administrative District 75 goes to a ratification vote in a referendum on Tuesday, June 14. The $34.2 million spending plan was approved in a town meeting-style gathering May 19. With ratification, next year's budget will decline mor...

  • Downtown Brunswick bar will appeal loss of entertainment license

    BRUNSWICK — An owner of O'Shea's Irish Restaurant & Cantina on Wednesday said he will appeal the town council's denial of an entertainment license for the business. Councilors on Monday ruled that allowing live music and dancing at the 94 Maine St. business would be detrimental t...