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Sean Murphy is a retired state trooper who 17 years ago embarked on a crusade to clean up the lighthouse in Biddeford,  which had fallen into disrepair. That has led now to the formation of a non-profit pushing for a specialty "lighthouse license plate" in...

Brunswick town councilors have voted to give town manager John Eldridge some broad latitude in hiring someone trained in African culture who can talk and work effectively with incoming African asylum seekers from Portland. The vote came after school board member Sarah Singer, a member...

After a spirited discussion, and in spite of some recent trouble requiring police attention, Brunswick town councilors have voted by a substantial margin to grant a new liquor license to Benchwarmer's--one of the town's longstanding tavern landmarks--on Maine Street. And the new liquor license will come...

In Freeport,  U-turn when it comes to recycling strategy. Just two weeks after narrow passage by town councilors of a plan to shut down all four of the town's "silver bullet" recycling locations in a cost-saving move, and a resulting outcry from town residents, councilors...

It's not so much a make-over. More like a freshening. This summer, music --on two stages at Waterfront Park and Library Park--will more than ever be the focus of Bath Heritage Days--the Midcoast's LARGEST annual public event--over Fourth of July weekend. And something new as well from...

On Tuesday votes in the city of Bath will be electing a new state representative--and the winner is guaranteed to be a new face in that job because Jennifer DeChant, who has held that job for the last seven years recently resigned to take a...