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  • Joyce not seeking re-election to Brunswick School Board

    BRUNSWICK — Two-term School Board Chairwoman Michele Joyce will not seek re-election, creating the possibility of an uncontested race for her District 7 seat.  In June, Joyce said she expected to run again. But she has since been accepted to graduate school and said she wan...

  • Cumberland committee hopes to help seniors 'age in place'

    CUMBERLAND — If you don't use it, Board of Selectmen Chairman Tom Gruber believes, you lose it. And Gruber is among those who want to make sure Cumberland's older residents live life as long and as fully as possible. Gruber, who also serves on the board of the Southern Maine A...

  • Films help Winter Street Center continue restoration

    BATH — A film series is part of the plan to raise money for restoration and maintenance of the aging Winter Street Center. The 880 Washington St. building, formerly the Winter Street Congregational Church, is home to the Dreamland Movie Theater and other uses. The theater...

  • Brunswick animal shelter seeks evaluation from national agency, community

    BRUNSWICK — In September 2008, the Coastal Humane Society experienced one of its darkest moments when the state Department of Health and Human Services ordered a two-month quarantine ...

  • Town employees' jobs targeted in preliminary Brunswick budget

    BRUNSWICK — Filling a projected $1.97 million budget gap could cost six municipal employees their jobs, according to Town Manager Gary Brown. Brown, acting on

  • Bath Country Club going on the auction block

    BATH — The Bath Country Club, which is being foreclosed on by Savings Bank of Maine, will be up for auction on April 13. Joe Waites of Minerva Consulting LLC of Georgia is helping the bank with various loan workouts and has been appointed as receiver for the club. He said...

  • Scarborough Buy Local campaign nears 200 members

    SCARBOROUGH — Dozens of people turned out for the Scarborough Buy Local kick-off event Tuesday evening. The new campaign aims to encourage consumers to purchase goods and services from locally owned businesses, and help create connections between those businesses. "We wanted to put a...

  • Topsham selectmen send revised conduct code to public hearing

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen voted March 18 to send a proposed code of conduct, as well as code changes related to Town Meeting, to an April 1 public hearing. The Government Improvement Committee met with the board in a workshop March 1 to discuss tweaks to both documents, w...

  • SAD 75 looks to trim budget by about 5%

    TOPSHAM — School Administrative District 75 is hoping to build a budget for next year that is almost 5 percent smaller than the current spending plan. The district budgeted $36.25 million for fiscal 2010. But Superintendent of Schools Mike Wilhelm said a $1.5 million decline in ...

  • Sullivan travels to Freeport

    Composer and pianist Paul Sullivan performs March 20 for the Freeport Historical Society's "Spring Serenade" fundraiser at the Freeport Community Center. Nearly 100 people enjoyed a silent auction and the performance by Sullivan, a Maine resident who is known for his work as a soloist, as part of a ...