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  • Cape Elizabeth Recycling Center change gets mixed reviews

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents this week had mixed views about a new traffic pattern at the Recycling Center. The new pattern, which no longer allows drivers to back up to the trash hopper, went into effect Jan. 21. It includes four diagonal parking spaces outside of the trash ...

  • Scarborough author crusades for convicted soldier

    SCARBOROUGH — On a chilly day late last March, author Don Snyder got a call from a phone number he did not recognize. Thinking it might be a fan who had somehow found his number and was calling to to talk about one of his novels, Snyder answered, reluctantly. The caller, ...

  • Cape councilors pick Sherman as chairman

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council nominated Councilor David Sherman Jr. to serve as chairman for 2011. He will replace Councilor Anne Swift-Kayatta, who served this year. Sherman was the chairman of the Ordinance Committee in 2010 and is in his third year on the council. ...

  • Follow-up 'smart' meter forum scheduled

    SCARBOROUGH — A continuation of the Nov. 29 "smart" electrical meter forum has been scheduled for Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Scarborough Municipal Center. The forum will cover cyber security and electrical fire risks critics some have associated with the new meters, which are being ins... 1

  • Input sought on next Cape school chief

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents are invited to a meeting with the School Board and search consultant Jackie Roy on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at Town Hall. Roy, of J.A. Roy Associates in Dennisport, Mass., is assisting in the search for a replacement for Superintendent Alan Hawkins, who will ret...

  • Memorial service planned for homeless

    BRUNSWICK — Tedford Housing will host a memorial service to honor the homeless who died this year, as well as community volunteers and advocates, on Dec. 21 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library. The Rev. Bill Bliss from the United Church of Christ in Bath will offer a memorial...

  • CELT plans to boost land preservation

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust celebrated its 25th anniversary in November and announced that with more than $45,000 in surplus funds the organization will plan future land...

  • Public gets more time to talk in Harpswell meetings

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen approved changes to the public participation rules for the fourth time this year, adding an additional comment period of up to 15 minutes per person at the end of each meeting. Speakers previously were loosely limited to five-minute speaking ti...

  • 5 Scarborough students charged with harassment or assault

    SCARBOROUGH — Five Scarborough High School students were charged with harassment or assault last week for incidents that occurred during and after school. "This is something we're not very happy with," High School Principal Dean Auriemma said Thursday. "We're working with parents and...

  • Former South Portland restaurant workers settle labor lawsuit

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Eight former employees of the Super Great Wall Buffet have reached a settlement in lawsuit filed last year claiming labor violations and intimidation by the restaurant's owners. While the details of the settlement are confidential, documents filed in U.S. District Co...