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STANDISH — The Town Council voted 6-1 to approve the appointment of Bill Giroux to the position of town manager Tuesday, Nov. 13.  Girouxm, the former... [Read More]
Naples pair arrested on drug charges NAPLES —Two Naples residents were arrested Nov. 12 after Cumberland County Sheriff's officers discovered a 9 mm handgun, $7,500... [Read More]
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WINDHAM — The Town Council elected new leadership Tuesday night, selecting Councilor Clayton Haskell as chairman and Councilor Rebecca Cummings as vice chairwoman, replacing Councilors Donna... [Read More]
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The town is being asked to consider recommendations from the Highland Lake Leadership Team to protect the lake and improve its water quality. Among the... [Read More]
In our lifetime we set goals that we work consistently toward. Goals, however, are seldom accomplished single-handedly. If we are fortunate, good and caring people... [Read More]
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STANDISH — Catherine's Cupboard, which provides food for up to 50 area families a week from Town Hall, will cease operations Dec. 19. Some of the... [Read More]
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WINDHAM — About 65 residents turned out for the Long Range Planning Committee's community workshop Nov. 10, with one saying that if the town does not... [Read More]
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WINDHAM — Residents at a Nov. 8 forum said they want their new town manager to be "successful with controlled growth," "collaborative" and "rigorously transparent." Interim... [Read More]
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After losing in the tightest election in the city in recent memory, incumbent School Committee Chairman Jim Violette has requested a recount. Violette lost his reelection... [Read More]
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Congin Elementary School students Braedon Greeley, left, and Isaac Crabtree salute as they present the flags at Congin's Veteran's Day event Friday, Nov. 9. During... [Read More]
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WESTBROOK — Residents of two neighborhoods – one on a dead-end road in the Prides Corner area and the other off one of the city's most traveled... [Read More]
WESTBROOK — Several community groups are hoping to create a special position aimed at drug intervention in the city. "We are looking at doing an initiative... [Read More]
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WESTBROOK — After hearing concerns about noise and traffic congestion from those who live in abutting neighborhoods and per the advice of public safety and other... [Read More]
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The Salvation Army's annual holiday Red Kettle Campaign is a valuable tradition for the organization and those who depend on its support. But there's a... [Read More]
Log Low but good Following a report on Sept. 1 from Main Street, Sgt. Ted Hatch learned that an aircraft was not in any danger... [Read More]
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The city's economic development director, Daniel Stevenson, has had a busy first year on the job. And he plans to have a busy second year... [Read More]
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Community meal – Thursday, Nov. 15, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Beef noodle, $5. Free dinner – Thursday, Nov. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m., St.... [Read More]
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Dog toy maker Planet Dog has been acquired by an out-of-state pet products manufacturer and distributor. Planet Dog was acquired in October by The Kyjen... [Read More]
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Pet pig Wilbur, of Little Falls, needs Town Council help to stay with his Gorham family. GORHAM — An overweight pig would violate a proposed... [Read More]
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The school transportation department has addressed issues it had last year with buses with expired inspection stickers still on the road and problems with braking,... [Read More]
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