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  • Climate Riders roll through Bath, Brunswick on tail end of Maine tour

    BRUNSWICK — On a gray Friday afternoon, five tired college students are flopped in a circle on the Brunswick mall. Resting against a nearby tree are the bicycles the students have been riding across Maine for the past six weeks. On their backs are matching T-shirts advertising themse...

  • Merrymeeting Bay bike tour returns

    TOPSHAM — The ninth annual Tour de Merrymeeting Bay will include 25- and 50-mile bicycle rides on Saturday, Aug. 13. Proceeds from the event will support the Head of Tide Park project on the Cathance River. The 50-mile ride has a 7 a.m. registration and 8 a.m. start and featur...

  • Brunswick council sends Longfellow rezoning back to Planning Board, ends tax trade with newspaper

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday sent discussion of a zoning change around the Longfellow School back to the Planning Board for reconsideration. An offset for unpaid taxes that The Times Record newspaper receives from the town in lieu of payments for advertising is also going a... 1

  • Residents urge Harpswell to take ownership of closed elementary school

    HARPSWELL — Residents urged the town on Aug. 4 to accept the West Harpswell School from School Administrative District 75, and offered ideas for what to do with the building. They spoke during a Board of Selectmen's public hearing. Voters at an Aug. 23 special Town Meeting will decid...

  • Harpswell selectmen may reverse restriction on public comment

    HARPSWELL — A month after she cited a clause in the town's public participation policy to ban discussion of Harpswell's relationship with School Administrative District 75, Board of Selectmen Chairwoman Elinor Multer has proposed removing the clause and reviewing other aspects of the policy...

  • Freeport may consolidate jobs of town engineer, public works director

    FREEPORT — The town is considering consolidating the duties of the town engineer and public works director. The Town Council on Tuesday scheduled a public hearing for Sept. 6 to discuss amendments to the Administrative Code that would give the engineer duties now held by the director...

  • Freeport, Falmouth honor Boston Post Cane recipients

    FREEPORT — Three centenarians were honored this week as recipients of the Boston Post Cane, emblematic of their status as the oldest residents of Freeport and Falmouth. Kathleen McIntee turned 100 on July 12 and received the Boston Post Cane pin in front of her family and friends at ...

  • Renovation, expansion begins at Yarmouth Health Center

    YARMOUTH — Preliminary construction has started for an expansion that will nearly double the size of the Yarmouth Health Center on Main Street. InterMed announced its plans to remodel and add 10,000 squa...