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  • Portland zoning question heads back to council, amid debate over building heights, waterfront views

    PORTLAND — Height is the root of a dispute about zoning needed to redevelop the Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. CPB2, the development company owned by Jim Brady, Casey Prentice and Kevin Costello, is seeking two zoning changes for 10 acres of property and additional submerged lan...

  • Portland attorney announces council bid

    PORTLAND — The first hat is in the ring. Spencer Thibodeau, 27, of Pitt Street, announced in a May 18 press release he will seek the City Council District 2 seat currently held by Councilor David Marshall. Thibodeau, an attorney at Verrill Dana, said he would like to "shift th...

  • Testing ground: NorDx moves high-tech Scarborough lab into refurbished Orion Center

    Medical technologist Julia Gaskins loads samples into an allergen testing machine at the new NorDx facility at the Orion Center in Scarborough. NorDx is nearly finished moving its testing lab and administrative office into the newly refurbished building.

  • North Yarmouth farm to host annual 'Sleigh Day'

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A new exhibit, "Winter Delivery," will be part of Skyline Farm's 12th annual Sleigh Day on Saturday, Feb. 12. The exhibit showcases delivery vehicles regulary seen on Maine roads during winters in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Horse-drawn vehicles will be d...

  • Cape Land Trust offers outdoor activities

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents are invited to participate in a two-hour cross-country skiing adventure on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m with the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust. The group will lead intermediate skiers through the town's trail network. Cross-country ski enthusiasts are encouraged ...

  • 800 runners expected in Cape Elizabeth race

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 30th Mid-Winter Classic 10-mile road race will take place Sunday, Feb. 6, starting at Cape Elizabeth High School. About 800 runners wil...

  • Board Barn to hold grand opening in Cumberland

    CUMBERLAND — The Board Barn, which sells lumber, wood pellets and shavings at a discount, has opened at 222 Gray Road. The store, across from Skillins Greenhouse, is an affiliate of Record Building Supply in Oxford. Michael and Hilda Record purchased the prope...

  • Navy gives go-ahead for Brunswick Naval Air Station property transfers

    BRUNSWICK  — Brunswick Naval Air Station is one major step closer to redevelopment. The U.S. Navy announced last week that it had signed the Record of Division regarding the environmental impact of redeveloping the base. The signing marks the end of the 2 1/2-year environmental ...

  • No shortage of candidates for Harpswell elections

    HARPSWELL — Two candidates will be vying for a seat on the Board of Selectmen in March. Alison Hawkes, of Cundy's Harbor, and Rick Daniel, of Harpswell Neck, filed nomination papers to replace outgoing Selectman Mark Wallace. There are also three candidates for the board of Sc...

  • Governor, feds looking into Brunswick oil company closing

    BRUNSWICK — Maine's attorney general has received more than 350 complaints from former customers since Thibeault Energy closed on Jan. 22. Now the outcry has prompted Gov. Paul LePage to schedule a private work session on the oil company for Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Augusta. The se...