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  • Topsham senior living community sold to Chicago company

    TOPSHAM — The Highlands of Topsham, a senior living community that opened 25 years ago, has been sold to a Chicago investment group. John Wasileski, president and founder of Sea Coast Management, the development company for The Highlands and Highland Green, announced the sale to CPF ...

  • Brunswick change is coming

    Oliver Casey, 5, of Brunswick, helps the staff at Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union pour contributed coins into a counter at the Brunswick branch on Friday, Feb. 27. The credit union and Gelato Fiasco combined to create a Curtis Memorial Library fundraiser where kids used empty gelato jars a...

  • Public hearing on Gorham Road Ext. closing set in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday night set a May 3 public hearing and vote on a proposal to close Gorham Road Extension. The closure is needed so the city can sell a 1.4-acre parcel at the corner of Gorham Road Extension and Western Avenue. City Manager Jim Gailey said ...

  • Cumberland commission seeks volunteers for vernal pool survey

    CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Lands and Conservation Commission is looking for volunteers to assist an ongoing survey to identify the town’s significant vernal pools. Paul Weiss, a member of the commission and coordinator of the project, said the project began last spring an...

  • Brunswick council adopts road standards, ice-hole ordinance; Meeting on First Parish church intersection upgrade set

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously adopted an ordinance to create guidelines for taking over private roads. The council also voted to permanently require shellfish harvesters to fence off ice holes on the Brunswick side of the New Meadows lakes. The new road po...

  • Spare change? Brunswick school chief hopes residents will donate it

    BRUNSWICK — Critics of Maine's public school funding often say it puts an unfair burden on local property taxpayers, many of whom don't have school-age children. Brunswick schools Superintendent Paul Perzanoski couldn't agree more. Which is why Perzanoski is drafting a plan to... 1

  • Amid opposition, Brunswick council Oks inn tax rebate

    BRUNSWICK — Weighing the unpopularity of another financial concession to the developer of Maine Street Station against the prospect of losing its entire investment in the project, the Town Council on Monday approved a controversial tax rebate program for a 54-room inn. The council vo...

  • Goodwill store on St. John Street to close March 20

    PORTLAND — As Goodwill Industries of Northern New England prepares to open its new flagship store in South Portland later this month, the nonprofit is also preparing to shutter its store on St. John Street in Portland. The news has some shoppers, who either cannot afford a car or can...

  • Falmouth Planning Board approves Norway Savings Bank Rte. 1 relocation

    FALMOUTH — The Planning Board voted unanimously Tuesday to grant conditional approval to Norway Savings Bank to relocate to 266 Route 1, the site where a vacant Mobil service station now stands next to the Foreside Tavern Restaurant. Norway Savings Bank Chief Financial Officer Brian ...

  • Keeping Faithfull, winning championships

    Cheverus senior Indiana Faithfull (center) and his teammates receive the Gold Ball after defeating Edward Little, 55-50, for the Class A state title Saturday night. It was the Stags' second championship in three seasons. More in sports, page ? 1