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  • Scarborough author crusades for convicted soldier

    SCARBOROUGH — On a chilly day late last March, author Don Snyder got a call from a phone number he did not recognize. Thinking it might be a fan who had somehow found his number and was calling to to talk about one of his novels, Snyder answered, reluctantly. The caller, ...

  • Cape Elizabeth Recycling Center change gets mixed reviews

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents this week had mixed views about a new traffic pattern at the Recycling Center. The new pattern, which no longer allows drivers to back up to the trash hopper, went into effect Jan. 21. It includes four diagonal parking spaces outside of the trash ...

  • Brunswick officials take office, disagree over leadership

    BRUNSWICK — It was standing room only in the Town Council chambers Monday, as new councilors and School Board members took their oaths of office. The council and board also elected officers in brief organizational meetings after the ceremony.  Newly elected Councilor...

  • Chebeague expects quicker emergency response with new tower

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — An emergency communication tower is being constructed on the island after years of obstructed signals. Town Administrator Eric Dyer said a 120-foot tower, base and antenna, will be built in front of the Fire and Rescue Department. He said it should be done this win...

  • Freeport finds new finance director in Lisbon

    FREEPORT — The town has hired a new finance director following the resignation of Abbe Yacoben. Jessica Maloy, who has been the finance...

  • Portland council approves House Island historic status, business park property sale

    PORTLAND — House Island, the 26-acre Casco Bay site of military and immigration facilities, became the newest city historical district Monday by a unanimous City Council vote. Councilors also approved the $625,000 sale of the first parcel in the the city's designated technology busin...

  • Cumberland-North Yarmouth board hears pitches for turf field, performing arts center

    CUMBERLAND — The School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors heard reports on two major projects – an artificial turf field and performing arts center – at a workshop Monday. The 100,000-square-foot turf field, which would be laid on Greely High School's var...

  • South Portland building ready for Portland state offices

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mayor Linda Cohen welcomed a new state office building Monday, and Gov. Paul LePage praised the anticipated savings of $23 million over the next 30 years that the 151 Jetport Blvd. building represents. The new 75,000-square-foot structure, which cost approximate...

  • Portland tenants group seeks clarity, enforcement

    PORTLAND — A fledgling tenant's association plans to proceed with advocacy and education after its first meeting Jan. 2 drew about a dozen tenants and landlords. Formed by Grace Damon and Catherine Wilson, the group spent two hours outlining basic issues regarding safety, city rental...

  • West Bath votes next week on RSU 1 withdrawal

    WEST BATH — Voters will decide Tuesday, Jan. 13, if the town should withdraw from Regional School Unit 1, which West Bath helped form in 2008. Not only is a majority needed for the vote to succeed, it also requires enough people to vote. A minimum voter turnout of 50 percent o...