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  • Falmouth wine shop prepares for final tasting

    FALMOUTH — After 22 years, it's time to put the cork back in the bottle. Early next month, the long-running wine and gift store Cork & Barrel will close its doors after a final event – a wine tasting on Friday, May 2. Owner Connie Koengeter is calling the wine t...

  • Topsham selectmen send $8.5M budget to Town Meeting

    TOPSHAM — A proposed $8.54 million budget, a decrease of nearly $32,000 from the current fiscal year, goes to a Town Meeting vote May 14. The Board of Selectmen on April 10 unanimously approved the proposal and several warrant articles, which voters will consider by line item next mo...

  • October brings fall festivals at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Wolfe's Neck Farm will host some popular fall activities for members and friends, starting with the 13th annual Harvest Dance on Saturday, Oct. 3, and followed by the Family Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 17. In addition to the two special events, each weekend in Octobe...

  • Falmouth firefighters sharpen their skills

    Falmouth residents who drove down Lunt Road past the schools Monday evening, Sept. 28, might have wondered what was going on with two fire trucks parked in the Lunt School lot, a third in a driveway across the street and 50 firefighters in full gear milling around the area. Chief Howard Rice Jr. sai...

  • Bath City Council, RSU 1 board elections uncontested

    BATH — There are no contests in the Nov. 3 elections for City Council and Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors, with incumbents running unopposed for re-election. On the City Council, Sean Paulhus is running again in Ward 2, as are Kyle Rogers in Ward 3 and Bernard Wyman in ...

  • RSU 75 policy would bar sick employees from schools in Topsham, Harpswell

    TOPSHAM — A policy barring sick employees from Regional School Unit 75 schools is scheduled for a School Board vote on Thursday, Oct. 8. The policy, aimed at controlling the spread of communicable diseases such as H1N1 (or swine flu), had its first reading Sept. 24 and will get ...

  • Brunswick base redevelopers on drones, Oxford Aviation: 'The decision is ours'

    BRUNSWICK — Mounting opposition to the type of businesses being recruited for Brunswick Naval Air Station was front and center Monday when the Town Council held a joint workshop with the organization charged with redeveloping the base. The council called the workshop amid fears ab...

  • Brunswick Town Council election draws 6 candidates for 3 seats

    BRUNSWICK — Voters will elect three town councilors – and choose between two sitting councilors – when they go to the polls on Election Day, Nov. 3. The District 3 contest is familiar. Council Chairwoman Hallie Daughtry, seeking a third term, is challenged by Suzan Wilson, who... 1

  • Russell, Morris vie for Topsham Board of Selectmen

    TOPSHAM — Donald Russell and James Morris are running for the Board of Selectmen seat currently held by Michelle Derr, who has chosen not to seek re-election. Dorothy Gardner, meanwhile, is running unopposed for re-election to the Regional School Unit 75 Board of Directors. ...

  • Workforce housing funds, FairPoint easement on Harpswell ballot

    HARPSWELL — The town will hold a special Town Meeting on Election Day, Nov. 3, to decide whether to authorize a grant for a workforce housing subdivision, and to grant FairPoint Communications an easement to install utilities on a new cellphone tower. Both questions will be asked ...