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  • Cape Elizabeth seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed by Verizon Wireless

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town is asking a federal judge to dismiss part of a lawsuit brought by Verizon Wireless after the company was denied permission to construct a cellular tower on an existing water tower. Verizon wanted to build the cell tower on the tower in Shore Acres, but was o...

  • Scarborough promises thorough vetting of armory plan

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council gave procedural approval Wednesday night to preliminary plans for the Maine Army National Guard to build a $17.5 million armory along the Saco border off U.S. Route 1. Councilors moved a contract zoning application to construct the new readine...

  • Up close and personal

    Connor Leonard, 10, of Bath, gets a close look at the intricacies of a dragonfly on a blade of grass during a warm afternoon last weekend at Library Park in Bath.

  • Cape Land Trust triathlon returns

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust will hold its sixth annual Noyes Hall & Allen Challenge Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon on Sunday, Sept. 26. The triathlon consists of a 425-yard pool swim at Don Richards Community Pool, a 14-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile trail run th...

  • Bath trailblazers

    Hikers on Sept. 18 take advantage of the official opening of the five-mile Whiskeag Trail in Bath, which connects the Bath Area YMCA to the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust Trail.

  • Slugger in the making

    Kayden Earls wields a big stick on the wiffle ball field during Evergreen Credit Union's Fitn' Funathon at Skillin Elementary School in South Portland on Sunday, Sept. 19. The free, family-focused event offered the chance to try a variety of fun, physical activities.

  • City in the sand

    William Jordan, 9, of Portland, puts the finishing touches on his Santastic City of Sixteen Bridges at the second annual Sandsations Sculpting contest fundraiser for Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center at Crescent Beach in Cape Elizbeth on Sept. 18.

  • Cape Elizabeth board begins search for new school chief

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board will meet with representatives of the Maine School Management Association next week to discuss the process of hiring a new full-time superintendent of schools. In the meantime, the board has been working to find an interim to replace Superinte...

  • Effort to ban pellet guns, slingshots clears 1st hurdle in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday took the first step toward banning possession and use of pellet guns, slingshots and bows and arrows in public places. But councilors stopped short of prohibiting use of the weapons on private property. The 6-1 vote came after more t...

  • Rezoning sought for 6 acres state wants to sell in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A wooded six-acre lot across from the Maine Medical Center research campus on Route 1 is for sale by the state. The property is listed for $695,000, but assessed at only $225,300. The lot, owned by the Department of Transportation and listed by CBRE The Boulos Co... 1