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  • Ethical questions swirl around Brunswick councilor's zoning vote

    BRUNSWICK — Actions by four-term Town Councilor David Watson have raised questions about whether he violated the council's ethics policy by voting on a request to rezone a parcel of land partially owned by his cousin, contractor Ted Crooker. At a June 21 public hearing, Watson m...

  • 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...

  • Opening day at the Cumberland County Fair

    Bianca Barker, 9, far left, watches the pig races Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Cumberland County Fari. Her pig, Bo, will be racing next.

  • Seasonal flu vaccinations rescheduled

    FALMOUTH — Because shipment of nasal sprayflu vaccine was delayed, the elementary school seasonal flu clinic was rescheduled for 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Falmouth High School community gym. In case it still has not arrived by that date, the back-up date is Tuesday, Oct. 13.

  • Falmouth to discuss excise tax, TABOR votes

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council Finance Sub-committee will present a report on the impacts of two statewide referendum questions to a joint meeting of the council and the Falmouth School Board. The committee will address the Motor Vehicle Local Excise Tax Amendment and Tabor II, both on t...

  • October brings fall festivals at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Wolfe's Neck Farm will host some popular fall activities for members and friends, starting with the 13th annual Harvest Dance on Saturday, Oct. 3, and followed by the Family Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 17. In addition to the two special events, each weekend in Octobe...

  • Falmouth firefighters sharpen their skills

    Falmouth residents who drove down Lunt Road past the schools Monday evening, Sept. 28, might have wondered what was going on with two fire trucks parked in the Lunt School lot, a third in a driveway across the street and 50 firefighters in full gear milling around the area. Chief Howard Rice Jr. sai...

  • Bath City Council, RSU 1 board elections uncontested

    BATH — There are no contests in the Nov. 3 elections for City Council and Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors, with incumbents running unopposed for re-election. On the City Council, Sean Paulhus is running again in Ward 2, as are Kyle Rogers in Ward 3 and Bernard Wyman in ...

  • RSU 75 policy would bar sick employees from schools in Topsham, Harpswell

    TOPSHAM — A policy barring sick employees from Regional School Unit 75 schools is scheduled for a School Board vote on Thursday, Oct. 8. The policy, aimed at controlling the spread of communicable diseases such as H1N1 (or swine flu), had its first reading Sept. 24 and will get ...

  • Brunswick base redevelopers on drones, Oxford Aviation: 'The decision is ours'

    BRUNSWICK — Mounting opposition to the type of businesses being recruited for Brunswick Naval Air Station was front and center Monday when the Town Council held a joint workshop with the organization charged with redeveloping the base. The council called the workshop amid fears ab...