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  • Home is at the heart of Harpswell demolition debate

    HARPSWELL — The former home of a renowned Harpswell artist has ignited a debate between the town's code enforcement office, the Planning Board, and nearby property owners over whether the house has been demolished without permission. American realist painter Stephen Etnier built...

  • Brunswick trails to be named for historic residents

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Department is looking to the past to name trails at one of Brunswick's newest open space preserves. Bridger Tomlin, a rising junior at Bowdoin College and summer fellow at the Planning Department, has been conducting oral histories with residents who liv...

  • Event to mark Eagle Island historic status

    HARPSWELL — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry is hosting a free celebration Saturday, July 25, of Eagle Island's designation as a national historic landmark. The island, which houses the summer home of Arctic explorer Adm. Robert Peary, was designated a ...

  • After Harpswell court case, public use surges on beaches

    HARPSWELL — If you open it, they will come. Town officials say public use of beaches is increasing, in part thanks to successful court battles to open Cedar Beach. On a recent Friday afternoon, about half a dozen families sun-bathed, beach-combed and swam in the beach's s...

  • Peace Fair to be held on Brunswick Mall

    BRUNSWICK — The 11th annual Peace Fair will be held Aug. 1 on the town Mall. The theme this year is "Building A World In Which All Children Can Thrive." The event, sponsored b...

  • South Portland uses state aid windfall to reduce property tax

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After learning recently that the city will receive an additional $884,000 in state education subsidies for the...

  • FBI, police probe robberies in Freeport, Portland

    FREEPORT — The FBI has joined police officers from Portland, Brunswick, Yarmouth and Freeport to investigate three robberies that took place Friday afternoon. Portland Lt. James Sweatt said Monday that given the timeline and other information, “We believe there’s a good c...

  • Freeport sets public hearing on dead-end road rules

    FREEPORT — The Town Council on Tuesday scheduled a public hearing for Aug. 4 on a proposed ordinance amendment governing dead-end roads. Councilors on July 21 also awarded a contract for a new fire truck and approved transferring ownership of a road to Regional School Unit 5.