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York, Kittery wrestle a centuries-old border disagreement

A developer's plan for property in York is prompting the town and neighboring Kittery to resolve a border discrepancy that dates to the 17th century.

Company asks court to overturn ruling on South Portland pipeline law

Portland Pipe Line Corp. has appealed the federal court decision issued in August preventing it from piping oil south from Canada to its tank farm in South Portland.

Wreaths Across America will bring Maine balsam to Normandy, France

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Continuing a Maine businessman's tradition that began 26 years ago, Columbia Falls-based nonprofit Wreaths Across America will soon place 9,400 locally made balsam wreaths at the graves of military...

Kittery seeks public survey input on Foreside development, infrastructure

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Following findings of an 18-month consultant's study, the town of Kittery is looking for public input about the types of development and infrastructure needed in Kittery Foreside.

Tiny Aroostook community votes to dissolve, join Unorganized Territory

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The tiny Aroostook County community of Cary Plantation will soon be no more, after voters there on Tuesday overwhelmingly decided to disband the municipality.

York considers getting rid of overhead utility lines in village district

With the federal government picking up 80% of the $4 million tab of reconstructing several intersections and streets as part of the York Village revitalization project, town officials are thinking...

Development plan for Waterville's former Seton Hospital moves forward

Maureen Milliken |

Developer Kevin Mattson plans 68 residential units, as well as office and warehouse space, in the 143,000-square-foot building, which turns out to be an unexpected historic gem.

Opponents of Belfast salmon farm defeated in city election

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Plans for a $150 million land-based salmon aquaculture facility in Belfast appear to remain on track after opponents of the project were defeated Tuesday in elections for three seats on the...

Belgrade Lakes' long-awaited road project in full swing

Maureen Milliken |

The $3.125 million upgrade to that half-mile of Route 27 through Belgrade Lakes Village, the first in 50 years, is finally happening. It was delayed until after Labor Day to minimize the impact on...

Jetport flights delayed after traffic accident knocks out power

A power outage caused by a pickup truck hitting a utility pole on Portland’s outer Congress Street Tuesday afternoon knocked out power to Portland International Jetport for several hours,...