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  • Taking flight over South Portland light

    With the calendar winding down the final days before Labor Day and the traditional end of summer, a kite occupies the sky over Bug Light Park in South Portland on Sunday, Aug. 24.

  • South Portland High School construction 'on target, on budget'

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The high school renovation is nearing completion as students and teachers return to classrooms next week. Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Godin said the high school project is "right on target" and on budget, with a projected completion date of Dec. 19.  ...

  • Public examines transportation issues facing Brunswick base redevelopment

    BRUNSWICK — About 40 area residents gathered at Brunswick Junior High School Wednesday to submit their solutions to transportation issues surrounding the redevelopment of Brunswick Naval Air Station.  The solutions offered were numerous, as were the issues, including the most sig...

  • Manager's contract, train station management on tap for Brunswick council

    BRUNSWICK — After spending most of August in executive session to discuss the hiring of a new chief executive, the Town Council on Sept. 8 is expected to finalize a permanent employment contract with acting Town Manager Gary Brown. The ratification of Brown's contract comes after ... 2

  • Brunswick base redevelopers get $200K to study renewable energy center

    BRUNSWICK — The U.S. Department of Commerce awarded a $200,000 grant to the Brunswick Naval Air Station redevelopment agency to help fund a feasibility study for a renewable energy park. The energy park has been discussed by the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority and includ...

  • Brunswick legislator's opinion column shares lobbying-group roots

    BRUNSWICK — A national lobbying group is the source of similar passages in a pair of opinion pieces about national security and energy production written by two different authors, one in Maine and the other Florida, though neither cited the source. An anonymous e-mail provided li... 2

  • Derr won't seek re-election to Topsham Board of Selectmen

    TOPSHAM — Michelle Derr, whose first three-year term on the Board of Selectmen expires this year, said on Tuesday that she will not seek re-election. "It has been a genuine privilege to work for Topsham's taxpayers and neighborhoods, and that has been my goal for the entire ...

  • Bath native to bike 400 miles for cancer fundraiser

    BATH — As he bicycles this weekend from Dover-Foxcroft to Kittery, Jonathan Kelley will be thinking about the father he lost to cancer five years ago, and about his uncle, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in July. Kelley and four friends are cycling the more than 400-mil...

  • Scarborough planners, Marden's put store redesign, permit process on fast track

    SCARBOROUGH — Marden's Surplus & Salvage will accelerate a redesign process for the vacant Wal-Mart building on Payne Road, hoping to convince the Planning Board to give site plan approval at its next meeting so the Maine retailer can open in October. Planning Board members, in re...

  • Mid-Coast schools prepare for fight against flu

    BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital and Parkview Adventist Medical Center will be storing the H1N1, or swine flu, vaccine for schools in Sagadahoc County, Brunswick and Harpswell, Sagadahoc Emergency Management Agency Director Misty Green said last week. Meanwhile, Gov. John Baldacci ...