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  • Cape Elizabeth seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed by Verizon Wireless

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town is asking a federal judge to dismiss part of a lawsuit brought by Verizon Wireless after the company was denied permission to construct a cellular tower on an existing water tower. Verizon wanted to build the cell tower on the tower in Shore Acres, but was o...

  • 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...

  • Vacant housing, school drawing Brunswick police attention to McKeen Street

    BRUNSWICK — The old high school on McKeen Street has long been the center of attention for residents and town officials, even as most of its classrooms were overtaken by neglect. But ever since the decision was made two years ago to demolish the building to make way for a new elem...

  • Brunswick council adopts cell tower changes, closes in on urban chickens ordinance

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday approved a change that will allow taller wireless communications towers in industrial zones.  The council also voted to revamp a change to the town's animal ordinance that could make it possible for in-town residents to keep urban chickens for ...

  • Amid probes by developers, Harpswell awaits specific proposals for Mitchell Field

    HARPSWELL — With the master plan for the 119-acre Mitchell Field still nearly two years from its full implementation, the town is preparing for the likelihood that businesses inquiries will increase at the former U.S. Navy fuel depot. The prospect of economic development opportuni...

  • Bath theater director to step down after next show

    BATH — Four years after he co-created the Lanyard Theatre Company, Kevin O'Leary is stepping down from the role of artistic director. A teacher of English and drama at Morse High School in Bath, the Portland resident intends to hold the reins to Lanyard through the performance of Li...

  • Bath Planning Board recommends comprehensive plan changes to council

    BATH — The Planning Board on Tuesday approved two language changes in the city's comprehensive plan update which pertain to the extension of public water and sewer lines. The board will bring those changes before the City Council during a workshop Wednesday, Aug. 12, and the coun...

  • Council establishes Bath Recognition Committee

    BATH — While it often receives requests to honor people – living and dead – as well as businesses, groups and other entities, the city didn't have a way to process those requests and decide which merit recognition. That is, until Wednesday night. The council voted duri...

  • Coastal Studies for Girls hold weekly open house

    FREEPORT — The Coastal Studies for Girls staff will hold a series of open houses on Friday afternoons from noon to 3 p.m. through September. The public is invited to attend any of the sessions, and will have an opportunity to learn about the nation's first residential science and ...

  • Leading the way

    Conner Pierce of Falmouth carries the American flag during award ceremonies Aug. 1 at the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth. Race details in Sports.