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  • Hillary Clinton rallies Scarborough crowd in support of Michaud

    SCARBOROUGH — Hillary Clinton drew a crowd of about 1,400 to Scarborough High School Friday night as she led a rally in support of gubernatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine. The former U.S. secretary of state, senator, presidential candidate and first lady said Michaud,...

  • Brunswick firm plans senior housing for former Navy hotel

    BRUNSWICK — Local elder-care provider Rousseau Enterprises intends to convert the former U.S. Navy hotel at Brunswick Landing into a 122-apartment building.  The project, Coastal Landing Apartments, was approved by a Sept. 25 Brunswick Planning Department staff review. The ...

  • Brunswick council to discuss expansion of drug-free zones

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on July 6 will weigh the merits of expanding the town's drug-free zones to athletic fields, parks and playgrounds, a move that would pave the way for stiffer drug-trafficking penalties. The Brunswick Police Department has asked the council to consider ...

  • Bath Heritage Days headlines Mid-Coast's Independence Day events

    BATH — The Bath Heritage Days celebration leads the list of July 4 events in the Mid-Coast region. The popular festival begins July 2 and runs through July 5 and features a wide variety of attractions, including fireworks, a parade, amusement rides, music and special dining deals...

  • Scarborough pursues Higgins Beach property acquisition through the Trust for Public Land

    SCARBOROUGH — The town is working with a national land conservation nonprofit for the purchase of land to ensure parking at Higgins Beach and preserve a stretch of land along the Nonesuch River. Members of the Vasile family own the five properties, two of which are at 39 and 43 Oc...

  • Worth the wait

    Three-year-old Andrew Quimby's face says it all as he anticipates, receives and devours a brownie-and-whipped cream creation June 26 at the South Freeport Church Strawberry Festival. (Paul Cunningham photo)

  • Strongman competition weighs in for Bath Heritage Days

    BATH — It's truly a sight to behold. With a power belt strapped around his waist and powder on his hands, Ryan Martin reached down to grip a barbell. Channeling every ounce of strength and defying the pull of gravity, he tightened his knuckles while glaring straight ahead, and l...

  • Bath will borrow money for Customs House improvements

    BATH — One of the city's most revered buildings may be one of its most porous, too. So the City Council last week decided to borrow $250,000 for improvements to the Customs House on Front Street, which the city will repay over several years with money from its capital budget.

  • Bath-based business council becomes Midcoast Council of Governments

    BATH — In an attempt to expand its capacity and strengthen its services, the Mid-Coast Council for Business Development and Planning on June 18 enacted bylaw amendments including renaming itself the Midcoast Council of Governments. The council has also added Lincoln County to its juri...

  • Cape Elizabeth designer 'Happy as a Clam' to benefit Yarmouth festival

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Ann Perrino, owner of Ann Veronica Handprints, has designed a "Happy as a Clam" ladies shoulder bag to honor and benefit the volunteers at the Yarmouth Clam Festival. Perrino has been an exhibitor at the festival's craft show for many years, and decided to introduc...