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  • Scarborough promises thorough vetting of armory plan

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council gave procedural approval Wednesday night to preliminary plans for the Maine Army National Guard to build a $17.5 million armory along the Saco border off U.S. Route 1. Councilors moved a contract zoning application to construct the new readine...

  • Facing backlash, Brunswick zoning panel adds more hearings

    BRUNSWICK — The committee writing the town's new zoning ordinance will hold additional public hearings in response to criticism from residents who are unhappy with the way the process has been handled. Dozens of residents turned out for two meetings in the past week to gather input f...

  • 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...

  • Different drummers in North Yarmouth

    The annual North Yarmouth Fun Day parade provided an assortment of entertainiment on Sunday, Sept. 6, including the Greely Middle School marching band and, at another extreme, the North Pownal Plastic Pipe Players.

  • Yarmouth bike rally to teach cycling safety tips

    YARMOUTH — The Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Team will partner with members of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine to teach Yarmouth students and parents about bicycle safety. A bike rally will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Harrison Middle School's upper park...

  • Henry Fest celebration rescheduled for Sept. 20

    YARMOUTH — Heavy rain put a damper on the annual Henry Fest this year, so the celebration of friendship, music and local food was rescheduled for this Sunday, Sept. 20. Families, individuals and residents are invited to attend the event from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Skyline Farm in N...

  • Cooper Wiring Devices in Brunswick to close, eliminating 76 jobs

    BRUNSWICK — The parent company of Cooper Wiring Devices confirmed Wednesday that it will close its Cressey Road plant within the next 12 months. A spokesman for Houston-based Cooper Industries said the shutdown is expected to result in the loss of 76 jobs.  Cooper Wiring De...