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  • Cape Elizabeth Recycling Center change gets mixed reviews

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents this week had mixed views about a new traffic pattern at the Recycling Center. The new pattern, which no longer allows drivers to back up to the trash hopper, went into effect Jan. 21. It includes four diagonal parking spaces outside of the trash ...

  • Scarborough author crusades for convicted soldier

    SCARBOROUGH — On a chilly day late last March, author Don Snyder got a call from a phone number he did not recognize. Thinking it might be a fan who had somehow found his number and was calling to to talk about one of his novels, Snyder answered, reluctantly. The caller, ...

  • Scarborough High School gets new principal; School Board seeks facilities advice

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board unanimously approved a contract for new high school Principal Dean Auriemma at its last meeting. Auriemma will replace Patricia Conant, whose contract was not renewed after the board met to discuss the issue in an executive session in February. Conant c...

  • Topsham seeks names for ‘Military Triangle’

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen and Topsham Development are looking for input on names for the “Military Triangle” at the Topsham Annex, which is closing next year as part of the Brunswick Naval Air Station shutdown. The triangle’s 12 acres include a commissar...

  • Topsham exhibit features historic pictures

    TOPSHAM — The new exhibit at the Topsham Municipal Building is a nod to the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. The 100 Main St. exhibit, open through the summer during business hours, features a variety of people and places. There is the image of the S. S. Pennsylva...

  • Brunswick library to hold annual book sale

    BRUNSWICK — More than 50,000 books, tapes, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games will be available during the annual Curtis Friends Book Sale. The sale will be held June 25-27 at the Brunswick Junior High School gymnasium. All proceeds benefit the Curtis Memorial Library. The sale is o...

  • Restaurants prep for 2nd Taste of Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The second Taste of Brunswick food festival will be held Saturday, June 19, on the town green. Eighteen local restaurants will participate, showcasing a variety of food and drink from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three bands will play live music under the gazebo: the Swing-a-Cat jaz...

  • Brunswick council negotiates with owners for new police station property

    BRUNSWICK — After halting discussions about a new police station during budget deliberations, the Town...

  • Harpswell conservation panel receives singular award

    HARPSWELL — Typically, the Citizen Planner of the Year award goes to one volunteer. But last week the Maine Association of Planners gave the award to the Harpswell Conservation Commission, a gr...

  • Crash closes I-295 in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Maine State Police are investigating a single-car accident that forced them to close the southbound lanes of Interstate 295 for about an hour Tuesday night. According to Trooper Marvin Hinkley, three people were in the 1995 Ford Taurus that went off the side of the highway...