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  • Cape Elizabeth faces use-it-or-lose-it decision on $400K grant for town center traffic light

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Threatened with the loss of a $400,000 grant to install a traffic light in the town center, town councilors will meet with local and state transportation officials in a workshop Monday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. The Town Council voted last month to postpone its decisi...

  • Changes on the way for Scarborough's Payne Road

    SCARBOROUGH — A committee organized to suggest ways to reduce and slow Payne Road traffic south of Haigis Parkway is expected to present its recommendations to the Town Council in August. Made up primarily of residents along that stretch of Payne Road, the committee has discussed man...

  • Study calls for new, $5M-$8M library in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A report recommending a new, multi-million dollar Thomas Memorial Library is expected to be finalized next week and presented to the Town Council in August. The Thomas Memorial Study Committee voted earlier this year to accept a report prepared by library consulta...

  • Scarborough wind turbine ordinance returns to council

    SCARBOROUGH — Proposed regulations for small wind energy systems, which first came before councilors the same week a resident was prevented from installing a wind turbine in his yard, are returning to the Town Council next week with some modifications from the Ordinance Committee. In ...

  • Ceremony slated to commemorate 1944 South Portland plane crash

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A memorial observance on the 65th anniversary of one of the state's worst aviation disasters will be held this weekend on Westbrook Street. The service will honor the victims and survivors of a July 11, 1944, tragedy that killed 19 people and injured 20, many of whom...

  • Topsham Navy Annex study predicts minimal environmental impact from redevelopment

    TOPSHAM — An environmental assessment of the Topsham Navy Annex predicts minimal impact as a result of reuse or redevelopment of the site, officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Navy and consultants held a public meeting at Town Hall to present a draft of that assessment. The final d...

  • Traffic movement, business attraction focuses of Brunswick downtown plan talks

    BRUNSWICK — Traffic flow, pedestrian safety and business attraction have become the focal points of a committee hoping to create a new guiding document for Brunswick's downtown. So far, concrete answers to those familiar problems have been complex, if not elusive. For nearly ...

  • Anonymous tip in Cumberland leads to fines for Idlewood residents

    CUMBERLAND — At least two Idlewood subdivision households face approximately $1,000 in fines after an anonymous complaint to the town suggested they may have violated subdivision conditions on their properties. Final town action will be decided Monday, July 13, in the regular Town Cou...