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  • North Yarmouth further delays development decision

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A few weeks after it was postponed to possibly June, the town's vote on a proposal to redevelop North Yarmouth Memorial School as a municipal and community campus is now delayed until November. The Board of Selectmen's development recommendation, discussed in four pu...

  • Falmouth adds EV, charging station

    FALMOUTH — The town is leasing a 2015 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle for two years with an option to buy. According to a press release, leasing the car is expected to reduce the town's carbon footprint by nearly 5,400 pounds of carbon dioxide each year. The town purchased two Toyota Pr...

  • Scarborough approves $35.6M school budget

    SCARBOROUGH — Voters approved the $35.6 million school budget Tuesday, by just over 100 votes. According to unofficial ballot counts Tuesday evening, the budget passed 856 to 753. Despite an increase of 1.6 percent, or just over $500,000 in the total budget over last year, the...

  • Cape voters approve $21 million school budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Unofficial results indicate residents of Cape Elizabeth voted 1,837 to 686 in favor of the School Board's $21 million budget for fiscal year 2012. In a non-binding vote, 1,288 residents also indicated the school budget was acceptable, 813 residents thought it was too...

  • Falmouth council sends budget, tax hike to voters

    Question raised, answered about School Board candidate's ability to serve FALMOUTH — Voters will have the final say on a proposed tax increase to support education after the Town Council approved a $36.9 million school and municipal budget Monday evening. The $26.2 million s... 11

  • Heritage Trail to recount Freeport history

    FREEPORT — The unveiling of the Freeport Heritage Trail will take place at the Old First Parish Meetinghouse on Lower Main Street and Meetinghouse Road at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17. Christina White, executive director of the

  • Board approves SAD 51 budget, closing Drowne Road School

    CUMBERLAND — The School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors on Monday approved a fiscal 2012 budget and the closing of Drowne Road School. The Cumberland-North Yarmouth district's $28.9 million spending plan was OK'd 7-1, with board member Bill Dunnett opposed. If ap...

  • Weekly curbside recycling, trash pickup to begin this summer in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — Trash will be picked up weekly, with recycling available at the curb, beginning the week of July 6, thanks to a new contract with Pine Tree Waste. The town also plans to move the "silver bullet" recycling containers now at the fire station on Bucknam Road and behind the Ha...

  • Falmouth agrees to sell Pleasant Hill Fire Station

    FALMOUTH — The Pleasant Hill Fire Station at 44 Allen Ave. Extension may soon become a home or small business if the town and buyer sign on the dotted line. The Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to accept the proposal of David Hembre Architects to purchase the old fire stat...

  • Storm evacuation route markers coming to coastal Maine

    AUGUSTA — Maine's major roads are not conducive to avoiding hurricanes and tsunamis. The interstate highways and Route 1 were built to ferry people and goods along the coast instead of away from it. That's why motorists on those roads may not notice the culmination of a multi-year Ma...