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  • Hill-Christian to be acting city manager in Portland

    PORTLAND — Deputy City Manager Sheila Hill-Christian awaits only a Wednesday, Sept. 3, City Council vote to be named acting city manager. The vote is scheduled immediately after councilors formally accept the resignation of City Manager Mark Rees, who will step down that day. Hill-Ch...

  • Brunswick pair charged with federal tax-evasion scheme

    BRUNSWICK — A federal grand jury indicted two Brunswick men in their 70s for allegedly conspiring to defraud the U.S. government of hundreds of thousands of dollars. David E. Robinson, 75, and F. William Messier, 70, are charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. ...

  • Jingle all the way

    Some of the hundreds of runners and walkers who participated Sunday, Dec. 6, in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis 5K make their way up Park Street in Freeport. Andy Spaulding of Freeport finished first among the men in 16:09 and Christine Reaser of Dayton led the women in 19:19.

  • Holiday celebration

    People of all ages gather around the bandstand in North Yarmouth on Sunday night, Dec. 6, as the Community Band plays Christmas carols after the lighting of the town Christmas tree.

  • Cape Elizabeth budget discussion attracts almost 100 residents

    CAPE ELIZABETH — About 90 residents attended a workshop Tuesday, Dec. 8, to offer suggestions and brainstorm ways to cope with the 2009-2010 school aid curtailment and further funding cuts expected for 2010-2011. The workshop was hosted by the town's seven-member Curtailment Committee, which ...

  • Brunswick council OKs borrowing $750K to help relocate agency displaced by downtown development

    BRUNSWICK — After expressing angst about the rising cost to a retrofit an 1854 building to accommodate a local retirement services provider, the Town Council Monday unanimously supported a $750,000 bond for the project. The money will help People Plus move from Noble Street to the to...

  • Topsham teachers receive more than $3,000 in grants

    TOPSHAM — School Administrative District 75 teachers have been awarded more than $3,000 in grants from the Trust for Our Future: MSAD 75 Education Fund. The nonprofit organization supports innovative projects and programs that enhance the public schools, and it has developed into a r...

  • Time expires for effort to hide wires on Harpswell's Cribstone Bridge

    HARPSWELL — The three-year restoration of the Cribstone Bridge appears to be right on schedule. But time may have run out for the group that hoped the revamped span between Orr's and Bailey Island would be devoid of visible utility wires. According to assistant Town Manager T...

  • Stanwood-Pleasant intersection among 3 sites eyed for Brunswick police station

    BRUNSWICK — A busy intersection previously eyed for a fire station and then a Walgreens store is now being considered for a new police station. Councilor Joanne King, who chairs the town's police station search subcommittee, confirmed Tuesday that property at the southeast corner of t...

  • Yarmouth screening of 'The Way We Get By' postponed

    YARMOUTH — Due to the weather, the Yarmouth High School club Help Our Troops has postponed tonight's scheduled screening of "The Way We Get By" until Wednesday,  Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Yarmouth Performing Arts Center. The film follows the lives of three Bangor residents...