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  • Brunswick Cook's Corner road cost estimate: $2.2M

    BRUNSWICK — A public road project proposed to open land for development in Cook's Corner could cost more than $2.2 million, according to a preliminary engineering report. The new projection is roughly $600,000 more than earlier estimates. Town officials stressed that the figur...

  • Former Navy housing fills niche in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — A little more than two years after going on the market, close to half of the former U.S. Navy housing in the McKeen Street neighborhood has been sold.  As of the end of September, 108 of 232 homes in the McKeen Street Landing development were sold and four more ...

  • Topsham planners to continue cell tower review

    TOPSHAM — A controversial proposal to build a cellular communications tower in the Heights neighborhood returns to the Planning Board Tuesday, June 29. The request from developer Mariner Tower, tabled last month for the third time in nearly a year, has spurred a petition among H...

  • Shep Lee, car dealer, philanthropist dies

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Employees at Lee Auto Mall, politicians and others are remembering Shep Lee. Lee, 83, died Wednesday, June 23, at his Cape Elizabeth home of cancer. He was a groundbreaking car dealer, growing his father's Auburn dealership to 13 towns and cities. Born in Lewi...

  • Maxwell's Farm pick your own strawberries is open

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Maxwell's Farm, on Spurwink Ave, opened its pick-your-own strawberry fields June 17. The fields are open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • Family of missing woman holds vigil, poster event

    SCARBOROUGH — The family of a missing woman is holding a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. on June 25 in Congress Square in Portland followed by a poster and balloon launch at Walmart in Scarborough on June 26 at 8:30 a.m. Megan Waterman, 22, of Scarborough, went missing on June 6 after tr...

  • Route 77 pavement rehabilitation project begins July 6

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town will begin a pavement rehabilitation project July 6 on Route 77 between Wentworth Road and the Inn by the Sea. Once construction begins, the project is estimated to take four to five days to complete, according to Public Works Director Robert Malley. ...

  • Graffiti a recurring problem for South Portland sound wall

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The new sound barrier may be providing some residents with some much needed quiet from the Interstate 295. But the recurring acts of graffiti are giving city leaders and law enforcement a headache.  Since being constructed last winter, the 3,500 foot long...

  • South Portland approves 1 year police contract; balks at bolstering land bank funding

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday approved a one-year contract with police patrolmen and supervisors, but referred a plan to increase funding for open space back to workshop. The one year contracts for the 42-member Police Patrol Association and the nine-member Command and ...

  • Sports, activity fees for students set

    SCARBOROUGH — Student athletes and those active in co-curriculars will be required to pay a fee to participate beginning in the fall. The fees for all high school sports are $100 per sport, and $50 for co-curricular activities. The fee for all middle school sports are $75 per sport a...