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  • Incumbent Gerzofsky faces 2 challengers in Senate District 24

    BRUNSWICK — Republican Jennifer Johnson and Green Independent Fred Horch are challenging veteran Democratic state Sen. Stan Gerzofsky for his seat in Senate District 24. District 24 includes Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, North Yarmouth and Pownal. Gerzofsky has represented t...

  • Filing deadline Friday for Yarmouth candidates

    YARMOUTH — Nomination papers are due back to Town Hall by Friday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. for the one Town Council seat on the Nov. 4 ballot. Two people have taken out and returned papers as of Tuesday: Joan Dollarhite and Robert Waeldner. Interested candidates must submit 25 signatures ...

  • Open house set at Falmouth's River Point

    FALMOUTH — The public is invited to an open house at River Point Conservation Area from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8. Hosted by the town's Conservation Commission, the event will offer guided tours of portions of the 41-acre property, which is bordered by the Presumpscot and Pis...

  • Construction begins on Middle Rd. in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — A major reconstruction project on Middle Road from Pleasant Hill to Ledgewood began Wednesday, Oct. 28. Repaving of the road is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 4.

  • Freeport street disappears

    Workers from Jaiden Landscaping of Durham are busy this week, converting the intersection of Morse Street and Main Street in Freeport into sidewalk and open space. Morse Street previously provided access to parking behind the L.L. Bean flagship store.

  • Route 1 fire in Yarmouth

    Firefighters battle a stubbon fire that engulfed a Ford SUV driven by David Elliott of Yarmouth on Route 1 near the Muddy Rudder restaurant Monday, Oct. 26, at about 8 a.m. Elliott was the only one in the vehicle and he got out safely. Firefighters from Yarmouth, Freeport and Cumberland responded, a...

  • Falmouth continues to explore options for reuse of school buildings

    FALMOUTH — The Community Facilities Planning Committee last week presented preliminary designs demonstrating how space for several municipal buildings could be accommodated in the Lunt and Plummer-Motz school buildings. Guided by input from a community planning project last March,...

  • Freeport, Yarmouth restaurants to honor service personnel with free food on Veterans Day

    FREEPORT — As a gesture of thanks to the men and women who have served in the military, the Muddy Rudder restaurants in Yarmouth and Brewer and the Freeport Cafe will offer free entrees to veterans and active military personnel on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11. The Muddy Rudder is on Rout...

  • Question 1 draws voter interest at Bowdoin College; Bergquist leads Brunswick council candidates in outside contributions

    BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College students cast more than 400 absentee ballots on Oct. 24, a strong early turnout that town officials believe was driven by the state referendum on Maine's same-sex marriage law. Meanwhile, with Election Day fast approaching, a Green Independent Party me...

  • $500K now available for Bath, Brunswick, other participants in Route 1 planning initiative

    BRUNSWICK — A plan to upgrade the traffic flow and functionality of the Route 1 corridor between Brunswick and Stockton Springs is moving closer to implementation.  The Gateway 1 land use and transportation initiative was launched four years ago in an effort to create a comprehen...