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  • Maine DEP chief questions plan for Downeaster train barn in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The commissioner of Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is demanding that the agency overseeing Downeaster passenger rail service explain how it will address several potential problems related to a train layover facility planned near a west Brunswick neighborhood....

  • Art show, sale returns to Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — This year's Engine One Labor Day Art Show at Fort Williams Park will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The annual, juried event will feature over 100 artists, most from New England, who will display arts of various mediums and styles around the park.

  • Topsham exhibit features historic pictures

    TOPSHAM — The new exhibit at the Topsham Municipal Building is a nod to the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. The 100 Main St. exhibit, open through the summer during business hours, features a variety of people and places. There is the image of the S. S. Pennsylva...

  • Restaurants prep for 2nd Taste of Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The second Taste of Brunswick food festival will be held Saturday, June 19, on the town green. Eighteen local restaurants will participate, showcasing a variety of food and drink from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three bands will play live music under the gazebo: the Swing-a-Cat jaz...

  • Brunswick library to hold annual book sale

    BRUNSWICK — More than 50,000 books, tapes, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games will be available during the annual Curtis Friends Book Sale. The sale will be held June 25-27 at the Brunswick Junior High School gymnasium. All proceeds benefit the Curtis Memorial Library. The sale is o...

  • Harpswell conservation panel receives singular award

    HARPSWELL — Typically, the Citizen Planner of the Year award goes to one volunteer. But last week the Maine Association of Planners gave the award to the Harpswell Conservation Commission, a gr...

  • Brunswick council negotiates with owners for new police station property

    BRUNSWICK — After halting discussions about a new police station during budget deliberations, the Town...

  • Crash closes I-295 in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Maine State Police are investigating a single-car accident that forced them to close the southbound lanes of Interstate 295 for about an hour Tuesday night. According to Trooper Marvin Hinkley, three people were in the 1995 Ford Taurus that went off the side of the highway...

  • Bath museum absorbs Portland collection, spreads programs south

    BATH — Maine Maritime Museum is taking over the Portland Harbor Museum and will broaden its programming in greater Portland. Amy Lent, executive director of the Maine Maritime Museum, said Tuesday that the Portland museum’s collections should be completely transferred to 2...

  • Brunswick air show part of 2011 Naval aviation centennial

    BRUNSWICK — The redevelopers of Brunswick Naval Air Station will host their first Great State of Maine Air Show & Business Aviation Expo next summer. Although the base ...