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  • After delay, former Brunswick Rec Center comes down

    BRUNSWICK — Demolition of the former Town Office and Recreation Center on Federal Street is back on track after work was delayed by the discovery of hazardous materials. Coastal Enterprises Inc., a nonprofit community development corporation, bought the two buildings this year i...

  • West Bath vote on RSU 1 withdrawal likely in January

    BATH — A second and final vote on West Bath's withdrawal from Regional School Unit 1 could be held in January 2015. The RSU 1 board unanimously OK'd the agreement Sept. 22, and West Bath heard from the state education commissioner four days later that the agreement received condition...

  • Brunswick Landing to launch tech incubator

    BRUNSWICK — An incubator for burgeoning technology companies was featured in a ceremonial wall-breaking ceremony held at Brunswick Landing. TechPlace, a shared office and manufacturing space being constructed in a former aircraft hanger and maintenance shop, is being billed as an cri...

  • Mid Coast United Way reduces expectations

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine on Tuesday launched an annual fundraising campaign that is slightly less ambitious than last year, when it failed to meet its goal. This year's goal of just under $1.92 million is down from the goal of $1.93 million a year ago. But if the g...

  • Bath retirement home to hold fundraiser

    BATH — The Plant Memorial Home retirement community will hold its 10th annual "End of Summer Gala" fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, with proceeds to support the home's charitable assisted living program. The event will be held at the 97-year-old home at 1 Washington St. from 6-9 p.m...

  • Driver dies in 1-vehicle Chebeague Island crash

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — A fatal car accident occurred on the island Sept. 8 when a truck hit a utility pole. The driver was Stephen Hamilton, 68, of Gorham. According to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Hamilton "failed to negotiate a curve" which resulted in his truck strikin...

  • Yarmouth seeks input at 'Planapalooza'

    YARMOUTH — The town's Planapalooza begins Sept. 17 and runs through Sept. 22, with events and workshops each day. The town planning event gives residents the chance to attend presentations led by a consulting firm and Town Planner Vanessa Farr. Topics will include business devel...

  • Senate District 25 candidates politely disagree in 1st forum

    GRAY — A question-and-answer session Tuesday night at Town Hall gave the two state Senate District 25 candidates named Cathy their first opportunity to meet each other. Falmouth Democrat Cathy Breen and Gray Republican Cathy Manchester answered questions submitted ahead of time ...

  • Pennsylvania firms in running to manage Portland downtown arena

    PORTLAND — Officials of the former Cumberland County Civic Center, who in June sold its naming rights to Bangor-based Cross Insurance, may soon be outsourcing the ...

  • Freeport storm damage

    No one was injured when a tree free fell on the roof of a home at 34 Circle Drive, Freeport, Sept. 6 during a strong thunderstorm. A car was also damaged. According to Deputy Fire Chief Paul Conley, the tree made a hole in the roof, but created no opening to the interior of the home. A tree also ...