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  • Bath council to study Armory as possible location for skatepark

    BATH — Skateboarders may get their wish for a new skatepark at the former National Guard Armory, if the price is right. The City Council plans next month to discuss spending $5,000 to determine the cost of work needed at the armory to make it viable for community use. The coun...

  • Land trust adds nearly 200 acres of conservation land on Maquoit Bay

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust has added a key piece to its patchwork of conservation land along Maquoit Bay. The group announced Monday that it secured a conservation easement on the 194-acre Henshaw property on Bunganuc Road near the Freeport town line. The land inclu...

  • BDC tries to prevent break-ins, vandalism at future police station site

    Brunswick Special Projects Assistant Denise Clavette makes sure the vacant building on the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood streets is boarded up. All four buildings that are owned by the Brunswick Development Corp. were raided for copper piping in early August. 1

  • Mime time

    This mime has been a fixture at every Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival since the event began. The fifth annual outdoor celebration of the arts rolls onto Maine Street this Saturday. The works of nearly 100 artists will be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. On the mall, artisa...

  • Topsham selectmen OK town radio equipment move

    TOPSHAM — An antenna used to broadcast police, fire and emergency communication will be moved later this month to save the town money and the headaches of winter maintenance. The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Aug. 10 to fund the movement of the town's radio system to its publi...

  • North Yarmouth hosts Fun Day, triathlon, Aug. 27-28

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Not to be lost in the contrails of the Great State of Maine Air Show happening the same weekend, this year's North Yarmouth Fun Day is hosting an air show of its own, of sorts. Two residents are expected to fly their planes over Fun Day's parade, and the Saturday, Au...

  • Candidate pool filling up in upcoming Freeport election

    FREEPORT — In the past two weeks, nine residents have taken out nomination papers for various positions in the Nov. 8 municipal election. There are three Town Council seats, two seats on the Sewer District Board of Trustees, one seat on the Water District Board of Trustees and two ...

  • GOP presidential candidate to visit Freeport

    FREEPORT — Republican presidential candidate Gary E. Johnson, former governor of New Mexico, will be the guest speaker at the annual Maine Republican Liberty Caucus Calvin Coolidge Clambake. The public is welcome to attend and tickets are $25 at the door. The event starts at 5 p.m. o...