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  • TD Beach to Beacon 10K adds $23K for fastest Americans

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Dunkin' Donuts is now a sponsor of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race and will add $23,000 in prize money. The 18th annual race will be held this year on Aug. 1. The prize money from t...

  • Harpswell report says rising sea threatens town roads

    HARPSWELL — Some of the town's critical infrastructure is vulnerable to rising seas, according to a new report. The report, "Harpswell Coastal Flooding Risk Assessment," prepared by the Midcoast Council of Governments, is the culmination of a project started in January. A...

  • North Yarmouth writes Chadbourne's ticket back to Board of Selectmen

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A write-in candidate who is well known in town won Tuesday's Board of Selectmen election. Former Selectman Jeanne Chadbourne of North Yarmouth Woods, who jumped in the race last month, narrowly defeated Bryn Lane resident Keith Thompson, 155-145. Harold Stodda...

  • Yarmouth voters pass $22 million school budget

    YARMOUTH — Yarmouth voters on June 9 approved a $22 million school budget. The budget, up 3.98 percent from the current year, passed 324-147.  This will result in about $800,000 in additional property taxes, or a 4.56 percent increase. Races for seats on Town Council...

  • SAD 75 voters approve $37M budget

    TOPSHAM — School Administrative District 75 voters on Tuesday gave final approval to next year's $36.9 million budget. The vote was 454-153. The spending plan passed 140-65 in Topsham, 156-25 in Harpswell, 48-24 in Bowdoin, and 110-39 in Bowdoinham, according to unofficial results.

  • Brunswick voters pass $36.5 million school budget

    BRUNSWICK — Brunswick voters passed the $36.5 million school budget Tuesday night, with 779 voting for it and 490 against. The referendum drew a turnout of 8 percent of registered voters. "We are appreciative of the support we see in the community for the school budget," ...

  • South Portland voters approve $46 million budget, low turnout reported

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Voters approved a $46 million school budget Tuesday, 379-231. Of the near 19,000 registered voters, 610—approximately 3 percent—cast ballots. The school budget represents a 3.5 percent increase from this year. It includes nearly $3.7 million f...

  • Cumberland, North Yarmouth voters OK $33.8M school budget

    CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 voters on Tuesday gave final approval to a $33.8 million budget. The fiscal 2016 spending plan, which passed 506-376, was initially supported by Cumberland and North Yarmouth voters at a town meeting-style gathering May 14. Cumber...

  • Voters approve Falmouth school budget by 4-1 margin

    FALMOUTH — Voters overwhelmingly supported the nearly $33.2 million school budget, 890-224. The school budget represents a 4.69 percent expenditure increase, and the school portion of the property tax rate will increase to $11.08 per $1,000 of assessed value, compared to this year's ...

  • Open Falmouth Town Council seats go to Farber, Kitchel

    FALMOUTH — Voters have backed Council Chairwoman Karen Farber and former councilor Edward Kitchel for the two open Town Council seats. Farber was elected to her second term with 834 votes. Kitchel, who served on the Council from 1997 until 2003, received 768 votes. John Winslow, a th...