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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 ...

  • South Portland to expand recycling services to 8 condo complexes

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents in eight condominium complexes will be allowed to participate in the city's automated recycling program. The possibility of expanding the city's recycling program has been on the table for about a year, but the City Council was split on the proposal, si...

  • Third phase of Wing Farm business park goes before Bath Planning Board

    BATH — The Planning Board on Tuesday reviewed a sketch plan for the third phase of the Wing Farm business park. The board will vote on more detailed plans later in the fall. Although the 25-acre, nine-lot phase will be built entirely in West Bath, state law requires the project t...

  • Topsham nomination papers due Sept. 18

    TOPSHAM — With the deadline looming, two people have taken out nomination papers for a seat on the Board of Selectmen, Town Clerk Ruth Lyons said Tuesday. There is only one potential candidate for a seat on the School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors. Donald Russell has r...

  • Downeast Energy of Brunswick says damage contained after losing $150K to phishing scam

    BRUNSWICK — An official at Downeast Energy & Building Supply said Wednesday that an Internet scam that robbed the company of $150,000 seems to have left its customers unscathed. The so-called "phishing" scheme hit Downeast Energy last week, when scammers gained acces...

  • Brunswick base redevelopers accept energy study funds, await decision on property transfers

    BATH — The group implementing the reuse plan for Brunswick Naval Air Station on Tuesday accepted a $200,000 grant that will help determine if the redeveloped base will house a renewable-energy park. The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority unanimously authorized acceptance ...

  • Therapist's earnings to go to Safe Passage

    YARMOUTH — Licenced massage therapist and Reiki master Sarah Filliter will donate her earnings from Sept. 20-26 to Safe Passage to celebrate the organization's 10th anniversary. Safe Passage, the Yarmout...

  • Lobsterman Triathlon returns Saturday in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The eighth Lobsterman Triathlon will take place this Saturday, Sept. 19, with 800 athletes from across the country competing. The Olympic-distance race begins at 9:30 a.m. at Winslow Park. Triathletes will start with a 0.93-mile (1.5K)

  • Tukey headlines land trust meeting

    CUMBERLAND — Author, publisher and organic gardener Paul Tukey will speak on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the Chebeague and Cumberland Land Trust annual meeting. Tukey will discuss his favorite topic: organic lawn and garden care. Tukey's many awards include the 2006 Horticultural Com...