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  • Brunswick change is coming

    Oliver Casey, 5, of Brunswick, helps the staff at Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union pour contributed coins into a counter at the Brunswick branch on Friday, Feb. 27. The credit union and Gelato Fiasco combined to create a Curtis Memorial Library fundraiser where kids used empty gelato jars a...

  • Scarborough hopes to bridge the social media divide

    SCARBOROUGH — As people everywhere continue to use social media as a means for getting information, Town Manager Tom Hall believes the town needs to join the movement in a professional capacity. "It's been a fairly recurring theme, but for one reason or the other we just haven't...

  • Bath city arborist retires after nearly 15 years on the job

    BATH — Henry David Thoreau once said he took a walk in the woods, and emerged taller than the trees. Those perennial plants have enhanced Tom Hoerth's life, too. The Gray resident retired last month after a nearly 15-year career as Bath's arborist and tree warden, although ste...

  • RSU 1 seeks input on Bath high school project

    BATH — Regional School Unit 1 is looking for community participation as it determines whether to renovate 87-year-old Morse High School or build a new school. "We have the opportunity to build a school worthy of the region and of the fine education that our students receive at Morse,...

  • Topsham BMV office moving to Main Street

    TOPSHAM — The Bureau of Motor Vehicles office will soon move to 125B Main St., Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced this week. The branch office, now at 49 Topsham Fair Mall Road, Suite 25, will be closed Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27, for the move. The office will re...

  • Harpswell, charter school reach agreement on building

    HARPSWELL — An agreement to sell the West Harpswell School to Harpswell Coastal Academy for $150,000 will be presented to voters at Town Meeting next month.  The Board of Selectmen, at their Feb. 12 meeting, approved preliminary language for the Town Meeting warrant that wo...

  • Harpswell selectmen weigh town planner's role

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen has decided to hire a contractor for interim planning services after Town Planner Carol Eyerman leaves later this month. Selectmen, however, disagreed Feb. 12 about the town planner's future role and whether the town should keep a full-time planner ...

  • Memo: LePage meddled in discrimination case against Waldoboro diner

    AUGUSTA – Gov. Paul LePage inserted himself into a state law enforcement proceeding about a religious discrimination case and threatened to go to court if the legal process was not postponed, according to an internal memo. The governor, however, said he was not interfering, but only ...

  • United Way in Bath seeks volunteer readers

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine is seeking volunteer readers for its 16th annual "Community Read Aloud," expected to reach more than 4,000 area children next month. The March 2 reading, coordinated by United Way's "Success by 6" initiative, will be held at child-care and Head St...

  • Brunswick may rein in unused employee vacation time

    BRUNSWICK — A policy amendment to clarify the process by which employees can carry over unused vacation time will go to a Town Council public hearing Feb. 23. Under the updated policy, town employees who wish to carry over vacation time in excess of the 30-day maximum to the next yea...