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  • Route 1 paving underway in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The Maine Department of Transportation is paving a 1.3-mile portion of Route 1 from Exit 24 of Interstate 295 to the Brunswick town line. MDOT began work on April 29 and expects the project to be completed by the first week of June. Minor traffic delays are exp...

  • Yarmouth developer sees community in pizza, coffee, groceries, ice cream

    YARMOUTH — Although the new Andy's Handy Store will house a variety of businesses, the owners say they aren't trying to create a public market. Instead, Sean Ireland wants to provide Yarmouth with a community space that will meet various needs. Ireland and his cousin Amy Irela...

  • Red Robin restaurant planned in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — The Planning Board has asked for minor changes to a site plan presented Tuesday night by the Colorado-based Red Robin Gourmet Burgers chain for a restaurant planned across from Walmart on Gallery Boulevard. Planning Director Dan Bacon said the engineering changes would ...

  • Celebrating autumn in Bath

    Emily Boyle, 5, left, and her brother, Quin, 10, dance with their scarecrow on the Custom House lawn in Bath on Saturday afternoon during the annual Autumnfest. Visitors, vendors and performers filled downtown Bath for a wide variety of festivities

  • Successful launch in Bath

    Onlookers applaud and snap photos last Saturday as Regional School Unit 1 students who spent their summer building the shallop Jane Stevens launch the craft last weekend in Bath. One of their goals was to build support for the Maine's First Ship project.

  • Writer to discuss 400 years of kitchens

    BATH — The Winter Street Center will host a lecture Sunday, Oct. 17, on how the American kitchen has evolved over the past 400 years. Nancy Carlisle will draw on the book she recently co-authored with Melinda Nasardinov, "American's Kitchens," to describe the social and technological...

  • Tedford to run Warm Thy Neighbor

    BRUNSWICK — The Tedford Shelter announced it has taken on administration of the Warm Thy Neighbor community home heating assistance program. The program, which will be part of the shelter's homeless prevention work, was established by Sallie Smith five years ago to respond to the ris...

  • Cape council approves $40K Fort Williams plan update, study

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council unanimously approved spending up to $40,000 to update the Fort Williams Master Plan and to develop a study of the park. The funds will be appropriated from the general fund undesignated surplus for the Fort Williams Capital Fund. Councilors ag...

  • Secondhand dealers may need local permits in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Anyone buying used personal items to sell may soon have to obtain a permit from the town if a new secondhand dealer's ordinance is approved by the Town Council. The ordinance, which mirrors state law, would require every business that purchases used personal property wi...

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board election attracts 2nd write-in candidate

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A second resident has launched a write-in campaign for a seat on the School Board. Michael Moore, 39, of Manter Street, is a self-employed investment analyst. He graduated from the University of Georgia, is married and has three children. Moore is a member of ...