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  • Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

    PORTLAND — Alan Klapmeier, chief executive officer of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel, Wednesday said the company has secured a new foreign investor and put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facility. But he declined to share many details. “A...

  • RSU 5 board submits Freeport withdrawal proposal to state, seeks November referendum

    FREEPORT — The board of directors of Regional School Unit 5 on Wednesday sent the Freeport withdrawal agreement to the Department of Education, with the intent to have it on the local ballot in November. The School Board's unanimous vote to submit the agreement to Education Comm...

  • Playground climate action

    Third-grader Elisa Membreno and other students at Peaks Island Elementary School spent their Friday morning recess jumping rope to 350, in recognition of the International Day of Climate Action. The number 350 represents the amount of carbon dioxide, in parts per billion, that scientists have identi...

  • Players present, but no vote on Oxford Aviation lease by Brunswick base agency

    FREEPORT — During an annual meeting marked more by ceremony than business, the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority on Oct. 22 delayed its decision on a lease agreement that could bring Oxford Aviation to Brunswick Naval Air Station. The agency's anticipated vote was originally ... 2

  • Brunswick hospital adds services

    A helicopter takes off after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Oct. 19, at Parkview Adventist Medical Center's new LifeFlight helipad in Brunswick. The hospital also held an open house for its new Department of Oncology & Infusion Center and renovated Women’s Health Suite. LifeFlight helicopte...

  • Ready for Halloween in Brunswick

    Taylor Messerman jumps out of the way, left, as friends Maggie McKenna and Anna Ferdinand mix new colors last weekend as they paint Maine Street storefronts in Brunswick for Halloween

  • South Portland School Board candidates split on budget, high school renovation

    SOUTH PORTLAND — West end residents on Tuesday, Nov. 3, will choose between two lifelong residents vying to represent District 5 on the School Board, a seat being vacated by Stacy Gato, who is not seeking re-election.  Political newcomers and lifelong city residents Alan Livings...

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board election pits 1 incumbent, 5 challengers for 3 seats

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Six candidates are on the Nov. 3 ballot for three seats on the School Board. The three board members whose terms are expiring are Chairwoman Patricia Brigham and board members Karen Burke and Peter Cotter; only Cotter, a resident of Ocean House Road, is seeking re-election.

  • Scarborough School Board election: 3 seats, 5 candidates

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  • Cape Elizabeth farm owner donates land for public use

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The farmland where resident Peter Eastman spent his summers will now be permanently preserved for recreational, agricultural and educational purposes. Eastman granted a conservation easement on the property to the