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  • Topsham chairwoman resigns from Riverwalk committee

    TOPSHAM — The co-chairwoman of a committee trying to develop a Brunswick-Topsham riverwalk resigned abruptly this week, citing a desire to refocus her attention on other projects and in apparent frustration with the pace of the project's Brunswick section. "I have way too many c...

  • Otto Pizza closer to opening 2nd South Portland restaurant

    SOUTH PORTLAND — In addition to passing a tar sands ban Monday night, the City Council also approved a resolution to continue providing general assistance aid to undocumented immigrants in the city, OK'd a liquor license for a new Otto Pizza restaurant, and scheduled a public hearing o...

  • Saturday music series launches in Bath

    BATH — Take a beautiful view of the Kennebec River, add in fresh air and good tunes, and you've got a great recipe for enjoying Maine in the summer. The free "Summer Saturdays Concert Series," produced by the Chocolate Church Arts Center, runs Saturdays from 6-8 p.m., July 12-Aug. 30...

  • Brunswick Rep. Daughtry to hold office hours

    BRUNSWICK — Rep. Matthea Daughtry, D-Brunswick, will hold public office hours on Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Wild Oats Bakery and Cafe on Maine Street.  Daughtry is serving her first term in the Legislature, representing part of Brunswick. She is a member of...

  • Independence moment in Bath

    Pam Payeur, executive director of the nonprofit Wounded Heroes Program of Maine, reacts to the Heritage Days Parade on July Fourth from her vantage point on a Bath City Hall balcony.

  • Tepler gets Democrats' nod in Topsham House race

    TOPSHAM — Denise Tepler, who has twice run unsuccessfully to represent Topsham in the state House of Representatives, was picked to run again Tuesday in a local Democratic caucus. Tepler will replace first-term state Rep. Andrew Mason, D-Topsham, on the November ballot in House Distr...

  • Brunswick council OKs school air quality bond, appoints landfill panel

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors on Monday unanimously approved borrowing $454,000 to complete renovation of the heating and ventilation systems at Brunswick Junior High School. The council also approved a zoning ordinance that loosens restrictions on political signs, and appointed a...

  • Bath council honors retired fire chief

    BATH — The City Council issued a proclamation July 2 in honor of former Fire Chief Steve Hinds, who retired in April. "(I)t was a privilege to serve the folks in B...

  • Young thespians want Bath audience to get 'The Point'

    BATH — You don't have to have a point, to have a point. That's the point of "The Point," which the Midcoast Youth Theater performs at the Chocolate Church Arts Center through Saturday, July 12. The show is based on a 1971 animated film that includes the voices of Dustin Hoffma...

  • Home births a focus of new Yarmouth practice

    YARMOUTH — Hospitals don't appeal to everyone. They didn't appeal to Tiffany Carter Skillings. Skillings and partner Josie Skavdahl have founded Tree of Life Naturopathic and Midwifery Care, after realizin...