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  • Brunswick power upgrade expected to bring out business park foes

    BRUNSWICK — A proposal to build a business park on Old Portland Road has been dead for nearly nine months. But the fight over development of the 114-acre parcel lives on. That was apparent Monday night, as business advocates spoke in favor of a $50,000 Community Devel...

  • Brunswick starts clucking about chickens; board to consider allowing hens downtown

    BRUNSWICK – Backyard chickens could soon be coming to roost downtown, but the Town Council warned advocates not to count their fowl before a new ordinance is hatched. The council voted unanimously on Monday to begin reviewing an amendment that would allow some residents to keep up...

  • Brunswick council to consider grants for Oxford Aviation, fire station renovations

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday set public hearings for $1.86 million in bonds for the School Department, but it may soon consider endorsing grant applications for several other projects, including Oxford Aviation's planned expansion to Brunswick Naval Air Station.  The to... 2

  • Brunswick seeks federal grants for parking deck, bike path

    BRUNSWICK — The town hopes a last-minute grant opportunity will fund two coveted projects, a 150-space parking deck and a 2.6-mile extension of the Androscoggin Bicycle & Pedestrian Path. The path extension, about seven miles from Grover Lane in Brunswick to downtown Bath, ha...

  • News Analysis: Klatt conflict dogs Brunswick council

    BRUNSWICK — Residents who bothered to watch the April 27 Town Council meeting may have wondered if they were seeing a re-run of the council's previous meeting.Or the one before that. While the agendas have changed, one issue – a conflict between Councilor Karen Klatt and Mike Ou...

  • Proposed Brunswick budget shows 1.6% increase in tax rate

    BRUNSWICK — Acting Town Manager Gary Brown on Monday presented the Town Council with what he called a "status-quo budget" for the upcoming fiscal year. Brown's proposed spending plan totals $54.3 million and would require a 1.6 percent increase in the property tax rate....

  • Brunswick council begins campaign for Downeaster

    BRUNSWICK — With Brunswick's $2 million investment in the $23 million Maine Street Station project on a track to get larger, the Town Council on Monday expressed its unanimous support for the proposed extension of the Amtrak Downeaster. Extension of the current service from Portl...

  • Brunswick council rebukes Klatt; Crooker resigns from BEDC

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday issued a public condemnation of District 4 Councilor Karen Klatt, whose conduct following a March 30 workshop has angered affiliates of the Brunswick Economic Development Corp. Klatt's censure came on the heels of the resignation of BEDC memb...