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  • Topsham senior living community sold to Chicago company

    TOPSHAM — The Highlands of Topsham, a senior living community that opened 25 years ago, has been sold to a Chicago investment group. John Wasileski, president and founder of Sea Coast Management, the development company for The Highlands and Highland Green, announced the sale to CPF ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lynx, bobcat topic of Topsham lecture

    TOPSHAM — The bobcat and Canada lynx will be in the spotlight Tuesday, Feb. 24, at a program offered by the Cathance River Education Alliance and Topsham Public Library.

  • Yarmouth proposals would add up to 35 homes, public park

    YARMOUTH — The Planning Board next week will review applications for two major subdivisions. The board on Feb. 25 will hold public hearings on a housing subdivision between Russell's Hill Road and Highlands Farm Road, and on at a conceptual sketch plan for a housing subdivision ...

  • Town councilors weigh Falmouth TIF proposal

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council held a workshop on a proposed OceanView and natural gas tax increment financing district projected to capture more than $20 million in value. The TIF district would be made up 355 acres and proposed to capture 100 percent of increases in assessed...

  • Habitat hosts meetings for prospective homeowners

    PORTLAND — A series of meetings for applicants interested in buying Habitat for Humanity homes in Freeport and Scarborough continue Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland office, 659 Warren Ave. The meetings will cover ownership requirements and qualificat...

  • Free meals, rooms for Maine lawmakers not always disclosed under ethics laws

    The dining room at the Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, where Time Warner Cable last month hosted several Maine legislators.

  • Portland, Red Claws to extend Expo lease; Thompson's Point move still expected

    PORTLAND — Despite an agreement to extend the Maine Red Claws' lease for up to 10 years and upgrade seats at the Portland Exposition Building, the developer of Thompson's Point still expects the pro basketball team to become part of the 32-acre project along the Fore River. "I think ...

  • North Yarmouth selectmen want to reuse school as municipal campus

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen has made its recommendation for a town center development plan. Four public meetings will be held to discuss the proposal next month. Two of the three scenarios proposed by Portland firm Planning Decisions last November involved developi...