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  • South Portland partners for benchmark Internet service

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city on Monday announced a partnership with Biddeford-based GWI to provide high-speed Internet service to city offices, businesses, and eventually residents. Trevor Jones, director of marketing and product development for

  • Halfway Rock Light auction closes with highest bid ever for Maine lighthouse

    HARPSWELL — The auction of Halfway Rock Light has closed with a high bid of $283,000. If accepted by the federal government, it would be the highest winning bid ever for a Maine lighthouse. The bid trumps the previous high of $190,000 in 2010 for Ram Island Ledge Lighthouse at...

  • 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...

  • 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.