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  • After delay, former Brunswick Rec Center comes down

    BRUNSWICK — Demolition of the former Town Office and Recreation Center on Federal Street is back on track after work was delayed by the discovery of hazardous materials. Coastal Enterprises Inc., a nonprofit community development corporation, bought the two buildings this year i...

  • West Bath vote on RSU 1 withdrawal likely in January

    BATH — A second and final vote on West Bath's withdrawal from Regional School Unit 1 could be held in January 2015. The RSU 1 board unanimously OK'd the agreement Sept. 22, and West Bath heard from the state education commissioner four days later that the agreement received condition...

  • Scarborough state representative pleads guilty to drunken driving

    SCARBOROUGH — State Rep. Sean Flaherty, D-Scarborough, was driving drunk last August when he crashed his car at southbound Mile 23 of Interstate 295 in Freeport. Flaherty, 25, pleaded guilty Oct. 1 to operating under the influence on the night of Aug. 8, when he was returning from a ...

  • Arctic museum to close for changeover

    BRUNSWICK — The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College will be closed from Oct. 4-18 while the staff prepares  for a new exhibition, "Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Collection of Robert and Judith Toll."

  • Brunswick library hosts author

    BRUNSWICK — Curtis Friends and Sisters in Crime are bringing mystery author Janet Morgan to Curtis Memorial Library on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. to talk about her writing and autograph her books. Morgan is the author of the Killdeer Farm mystery series. She is a native Mainer who ...

  • Teen rescued after jump from Wood bridge

    BRUNSWICK — Police and emergency crews rescued a 14-year-old Topsham girl from the Androscoggin River Monday afternoon after she leaped from the Frank J. Wood bridge on Maine Street. Cmdr. Marc Hagan said the girl landed in a shallow portion of the river and didn't receive life-...

  • Artist in the making

    Eight-month-old Sam Robinson gets introduced to the fine art of watercolor painting Sept. 25 during the Five River Arts Alliance Family Arts Festival on the mall in downtown Brunswick.

  • Local chefs, local food in 20 Mile Meal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 20 Mile Meal, featuring food from some of the best chefs in the Portland area, will take place Sunday, Oct. 3. The event is hosted by

  • Cape workshop to discuss Fort Williams

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council will meet in a workshop on Monday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. for an overview of Fort Williams Park issues. Offering the council information will be Bob Malley, director of public works; Maureen McCarthy, chairwoman of the Fort Williams Advisory Commission...

  • SEDCO to celebrate 25 years at annual meeting

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Economic Development Corp. will host its annual meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Landing at Pine Point. Former Gov. Angus King will deliver the keynote address at the meeting, which will celebrate SEDCO's 25th anniversary. ...