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  • North Yarmouth firefighter's firing ignites employee rights dispute

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Two former Fire-Rescue Department paramedics claim town officials have violated their civil rights. Jeff Toorish, a lieutenant medic with the department, resigned Dec. 11. Deputy Chief of Emergency Medical Services Bill Young was fired the same day. Toorish on...

  • Portland man injured in Brunswick I-295 crash

    BRUNSWICK — A Portland man was seriously injured Thursday morning after losing control of his car on the exit 28 ramp from Interstate 295, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said in a press release. Christopher Doran, 35, suffered head injuries and was taken...

  • North Yarmouth to hire Portland architect for development study

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen plans later this month to vote on hiring Stephen Blatt Architects to conduct a facilities study on three development options facing the town. The vote, scheduled for Tuesday, was delayed because the town had not received a completed contract wi...

  • Yarmouth library starts new chapter after $2.5M renovation

    YARMOUTH — Merrill Memorial Library will open its doors Sunday for a community open house to celebrate the completion of a $2.5 million renovation. The updated library will be open Dec. 7 from 2-4 p.m. It will reopen for regular library operations sometime next week, but as of Dec. 1...

  • Brunswick council narrowly OKs permit parking for some residents near Bowdoin College

    BRUNSWICK — In a decision some speakers predicted will open either "Pandora's box" or a "can of worms," the Town Council on Monday narrowly approved issuing resident permits for overnight parking on Longfellow Avenue. The 5-4 vote followed nearly an hour of discussion about the amend...

  • Brunswick rec center art comes with message, purpose

    BRUNSWICK — A public art project hopes to brighten one of the town's newest buildings while highlighting health and fitness. Volunteers installed 16 brightly painted canvas murals at the Brunswick Recreation Center on Neptune Avenue on Monday afternoon. Each mural depicts a di...

  • Pour-your-own gastropub planned in Freeport

    FREEPORT — To have a true European dining experience you usually have to be in Europe. Next year, it'll mean you only have to be in Freeport. Stirling and Mull, a European-themed gastropub, is expected to have a "soft" opening in March and a grand opening on the Fourth of July...

  • House Island preservation zone headed to Portland City Council

    PORTLAND — The effort to turn House Island into a city historic preservation district is headed to the City Council after receiving a unanimous Planning Board recommendation on Nov. 25. If City Councilors approve, the privately owned Casco Bay island of about 24 acres would become a ...

  • Falmouth School Board gets look at teacher evaluation plan

    FALMOUTH — Superintendent Geoff Bruno presented a pilot teacher evaluation model at the School Board's monthly workshop on Monday. Bruno said the model is the culmination of work done over a couple of years in response to state legislation requiring the district to update the wa...

  • Shop Falmouth promotes local spending

    FALMOUTH — The third annual Shop Falmouth, an event designed to promote local businesses, is Saturday, Dec. 6. Participating businesses can be found on the town's website...