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  • Power outages close Bath schools

    BATH — Power outages blamed on heavy rain and strong winds on Wednesday forced officials to close three schools. Regional School Unit 1 Superintendent William Shuttleworth said classes were cancelled at Dike-Newell Elementary School and the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center.

  • Questions about public notice fail to derail Brunswick committee appointments

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors Tuesday unanimously decided they will appoint five people to the police station subcommittee, despite concerns there was inadequate public notice of their intent. The subcommittee's job is to help research potential locations for a new police station. ...

  • Brunswick keeps Longfellow Avenue overnight parking ban

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors on Tuesday night voted against lifting an overnight parking ban on Longfellow Avenue from Harpswell Road to Coffin Street. The ordinance to regulate parking in the area was created in 2000 after complaints about overnight parking. It forbids street parking...

  • Brunswick dog park options to be explored

    BRUNSWICK — A majority of town councilors encouraged a citizens group  to continue to research the possibility of creating a dog park. Brunswick Area Recreation for Kanines (sic), or BARK, has been working with the Parks and Recreation Department to develop a plan for a par...

  • Health club postpones Topsham Planning Board review

    TOPSHAM — Issues raised by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection prompted Omega Wellness Group to pull its site plan, shoreland zoning and conditional use applications for Bowdoin Mill from Tuesday's Planning Board agenda. A public hearing had been scheduled on Omega's pro...

  • Bath-area students take MOHIBA to another dimension

    BATH — Prepare to cross into "The MOHIBA Zone." This year's performance of the classic Morse High School Bazaar talent show spoofs the equally classic TV show "The Twilight Zone," complete with its own Rod Serling-like host. The 81st MOHIBA will be held at the high school's Mo...

  • Isleford man to take on Chebeague Island administrator role

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — Eric Dyer will move from one island to another to become Chebeague's new town administrator on Jan. 2. The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Oct. 30 to hire Dyer, 31, who currently serves as facilities supervisor for the town of Cranberry Isles and lives on Isle...

  • Yarmouth Arts grant helps make Rowe School mural possible

    YARMOUTH — With the help of a grant from Yarmouth Arts, artists Mary Rehak and Page O'Rouke created a mural in the Rowe School depicting the school's core values using inspiration from student art. The mural covers the atrium's eight walls and depicts the core values of being kind, s...