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  • Freeport town clerk named best in Maine

    FREEPORT — After two years of serving the residents of Freeport, plus years of prior experience, Tracey Stevens has been named Maine Town Clerk of the Year. The award, presented by the Maine Town and City Clerks Association, was presented to Stevens Sept. 9 at MTCCA's annual business...

  • University of New England to acquire Portland armory

    PORTLAND — The University of New England has struck a deal with the Maine Army National Guard to acquire the armory at 772 Stevens Ave. The two entities agreed to a land swap: UNE will purchase land in Scarborough, and turn it over to the Guard to build a new readiness center. I...

  • Defense secretary: Budget should keep Bath Iron Works busy

    BATH — U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said there should be "plenty of money" in the federal budget to keep Bath Iron Works busy "for a considerable number of years into the future." Speaking at the shipyard on May 22, alongside U.S. Sen. Susan Collins,...

  • Brunswick council to ratify budget, hear comments on CDBG proposal

    BRUNSWICK — Adoption of the fiscal 2010 budget and a grant proposal for a utility upgrade on property formerly proposed for a business park are expected at the June 1 Town Council meeting. Next year's spending plan is proposed at $53.8 million and contains no property tax increas...

  • Farmers team with Scarborough Economic Development Corp. for fresh marketing approach

    SCARBOROUGH — For those who love to buy fresh and local, Scarborough is the place to be on Sunday mornings this summer. Every Sunday from June 21 through Sept. 13,  vendors will gather from 9 a.m. to noon in the lower parking lot behind Town Hall to sell everything from fresh veg...

  • RSU 1 budget goes to Bath meeting, June 9 vote

    BATH — Voters in Regional School Unit 1 will meet at Bath Middle School on Tuesday, June 2, for the first of a two-step process required to approve the school district's fiscal 2010 budget. Voters are being asked to arrive early to register for the Town Meeting-style gathering. D...

  • Morse senior credits ‘epiphany,’ supporters for success

    BATH — While many seniors are struck this spring by the infamous slacker's disease known as senioritis, Ben Coyer's experience is exactly the opposite. You might say his personal bout of senioritis plagued him years ago, resulting in report cards marked with Fs and D-minuses. B...

  • Collins urges Brunswick to 'remain united' during BNAS transition

    BRUNSWICK — Days after the permanent departure of another squadron from Brunswick Naval Air Station, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Tuesday told town officials and business leaders that the region is poised to endure unprecedented and increasingly real economic challenges. C...

  • SMCC composites school faces uncertain future in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The Advanced Technology Center, touted as a feeder program for the area's composites cluster, may have to suspend classes next year if Southern Maine Community College is unable to extend its lease with the town. SMCC President James Ortiz cautioned that suspending cla...

  • Falmouth harbor moorings may be left vacant, despite waiting list of 180 boaters

    FALMOUTH — Although 100 or more mooring holders are not expected to renew this year, the allotment of vacant moorings offered by the town will not be made available to any of the 100 boaters on its waiting list. Police Chief Edward Tolan delivered the news in a presentation to th...