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  • Hearing on Portland storm water fee shifted to Casco Bay High School

    PORTLAND — The first City Council Finance Committee public hearing on a proposed storm water fee for property owners will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Casco Bay High School, 196 Allen Ave. The hearing had been planned for Deering High School; the new location was announced...

  • Spring Street reconstruction plans on view Wednesday

    PORTLAND — The future of Spring Street will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 24 of City Hall. Hosted by the city Department of Planning & Urban Development, the meeting on the Spring Street Re-Design Project will outline the future vision for the street from High to Te...

  • Well-known Brunswick resident dies in single-car crash

    BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick native known by police and town councilors alike died Tuesday night after his 1993 Chevrolet van struck a tree on Woodward Point Road. Police found Alvah Luce, 62, of Harpswell Road, in his vehicle around 8 p.m., about a quarter-mile from his camp on Chase Lan... 1

  • Board sends Comp Plan to Cumberland council

    CUMBERLAND — The Planning Board voted Tuesday sent a new draft Comprehensive Plan to the Town Council "with enthusiastic recommendation," Town Planner Carla Nixon said. A few changes are still to be incorporated into the document, such as the encouraged use of alternati...

  • Family Fall Festival in Freeport

    Caroline Davis and Thomas Bartlett, both 2, of Falmouth, take a "test drive" on a John Deere tractor during the Family Fall Festival at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport on Saturday, Oct. 17.

  • Textile Day in Falmouth

    Mae Causey, 7, left, and her sister Ada, 9, show off their finger knitting skills on Saturday, Oct. 17, Textile Day at Falmouth Memorial Library.

  • Environmental group could win $2,500 in vote at Freeport store

    FREEPORT — Voting will end Saturday, Oct. 24, in the second annual Voice Your Choice campaign to award a local environmental group up to $2,500 in grant money. Free...

  • Panel rejects bill to help establish SMCC at Brunswick base

    BRUNSWICK — A short legislative session, combined with state lawmakers' aversion to bills with fiscal notes, has all but doomed a proposed bill to aid Southern Maine Community College's new campus at Brunswick Naval Air Station. The Legislative Council last week denied acceptance of ...

  • Developer says Brunswick base housing could become rentals if he can't own land

    BRUNSWICK — Auburn developer George Schott said this week that he could be forced to turn all of the 702 military housing units at Brunswick Naval Air Station into rentals, including those on McKeen Street, if he doesn't get assurances that he'll soon own the land beneath them. Meanwh... 2

  • Brunswick council OKs urban chickens

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday voted 8-1 to allow some downtown residents to keep up to six backyard chickens. The council on Monday also unanimously voted to ask town staff and the Recycling and Sustainability Committee to create a policy statement on municipal and school act...