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  • Bath land trust to host 5th 'Winter Read'

    BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will hold its fifth annual "Winter Read" community book discussion March 12. "Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World," edited by Martin Keogh, is this year's selection. The anthology asks the question, "In a time of envi...

  • Divided Falmouth Planning Board backs zoning changes sought by sports pub

    FALMOUTH — The Planning Board on Tuesday night narrowly recommended zoning amendments to the Town Council that would allow construction of a proposed sports pub near Tidewater Village. The vote was 3-2 to recommend the council approve amendments to the Tidewater Design Guidelines and...

  • Cape Elizabeth's Williams named Maine chief of the year

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Crime may not be a major concern in Cape Elizabeth, but the Police Department always seems busy. It's due in part to the effort by Chief Neil Williams to keep himself and his officers heavily involved in the community. That attitude, along with 41 years of exper...

  • South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary responds to 'moving target' of veterans' needs

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For the third consecutive year, the Rotary Club of South Portland-Cape Elizabeth has provided supplemental assistance to homeless veterans across Maine.  According to a study by the

  • Brunswick library gets $92K financial literacy grant

    BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library has been awarded a $92,000 grant to develop a community-wide financial literacy program. The library was one of 21 selected nationwide by the American Library Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. This is the second time...

  • Brunswick Planning Board gives initial OK to proposed Boody Street subdivision

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a sketch plan for the Chamberlain Woods subdivision, clearing the way for the developer to submit a final plan to the town. The sketch plan, submitted by Coastal Building Investments, is the newest form of a proposed deve...

  • Brunswick council OKs permit parking on Page Street

    BRUNSWICK — An emergency ordinance amendment prohibiting nonresident overnight parking on Page Street was unanimously approved Monday by the Town Council.  Under the new rules, vehicles that do not bear a Police Department-issued permit are prohibited from parking on the st...

  • Harpswell petition buys time for Mitchell Field water tower

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen will put off a final decision on the Mitchell Field water tower by as much as a year, to give a group of residents time to come up with a plan to repair and use the structure.  Selectmen earlier said they

  • Brunswick-Topsham bridge work to be discussed

    TOPSHAM — The Maine Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Wednesday, Feb. 25, to discuss future improvements to the Frank J. Woods bridge between downtown Brunswick and Topsham.  The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Highlands Community Room at the Top...

  • Bath's Chocolate Church to display member art

    BATH — The Chocolate Church Arts Center is giving its members a chance to strut their artistic stuff. The membership show, which will start Saturday, Feb. 14, with a 5-7 p.m. reception that is open...