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    September 14, 2019

    Brunswick woman to compete for Miss America

    The Philadelphia native and graduate of Bowdoin College, now serves as an AmeriCorps member through the LearningWorks Aim High Program in Portland.

  • Published
    September 11, 2019

    Harpswell man dies in Brunswick crash

    BRUNSWICK — A Harpswell has died after crashing his car on River Road Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Nathan L’Heureux, 26, of Harpswell, died from injuries he suffered in the crash, police said. He was the only person in the vehicle. According to a police, L’Heureux was driving a Subaru Outback that left the road, […]

  • Published
    August 27, 2019

    Lisbon voters to get $8M infrastructure bond question

    LISBON — Voters will weigh in on borrowing more than $8 million to replace failing infrastructure in town.   The town proposes a $1.5 million bond for road repairs. Meanwhile, the Lisbon Water Department wants the town to approve borrowing up to $6 million to replace 10,000 feet of pipe and make other improvements.   The town plans to put the two bond […]

  • Published
    August 27, 2019

    Topsham fire displaces eight

    TOPSHAM — Eight people were displaced Monday morning after crews “cut holes everywhere” in a Topsham apartment building to access a fire that started between the first and second floors of the three-story building, according to the town’s fire chief. Topsham Fire and Rescue responded to a report of smoke at 14 Front St. at […]

  • Published
    August 24, 2019

    Baskets, drums draw thousands to Native American market

    NEW GLOUCESTER — Thousands gathered Saturday for the daylong Native American Summer Market at Shaker Village, lured by baskets, jewelry and drumming. Among the wares were traditional and fancy baskets made by members of the Penobscot Nation, Passamaquoddy Tribe, the Maliseet and Aroostook Band of Micmac tribes. The tribes collectively make up the Wabanaki Nations, […]

  • Published
    August 9, 2019

    With future of harness racing at Topsham fair uncertain, advocates step up

    TOPSHAM — Harness racing at the Topsham Fair went on the chopping block earlier this year because the fair was losing money by hosting the sport, according to fair officials, who said the tradition has been kept alive due to the work of volunteers. “We lost money with it but it’s an attraction,” Topsham Fair Association President […]

  • Published
    August 9, 2019

    More than 60 migrants could arrive in Brunswick within a week

    Brunswick officials expect to hire a facilitator soon as the number of asylum seekers increases.

  • Published
    August 6, 2019

    Sabattus to get four-way stop at dangerous intersection

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  • Published
    August 6, 2019

    Poland board looks at changes to charter

    POLAND — Town Manager Matthew Garside told the Board of Selectpersons on Tuesday night that changes to the town charter can be made without forming a charter commission. “State law establishes different procedures for charter amendments and charter revisions,” Garside said. An amendment to the charter would require a public hearing, followed by a referendum […]

  • Published
    August 6, 2019

    Buckfield selectmen hope to share services

    BUCKFIELD — The following action was taken by the Buckfield Board of Selectmen on Tuesday night: Interlocal Cooperation What happened: Prior to the Buckfield selectmen meeting, members of the Buckfield, Sumner and Hartford select boards gathered for an interlocal cooperation workshop to discuss sharing services. What it means: Officials spoke about a number of topics […]

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