BRUNSWICK — The Restoration Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday afternoon was canceled.
The meeting, which was due to take place at 4:30 p.m. at the Brunswick town office, was canceled due to the government shutdown. It will be rescheduled but no date has been set.
GEORGETOWN — The Department of Marine Resources will host a public hearing to consider the application of Georgetown Island Oyster Company for a .45 acre, 10-year aquaculture lease located north of Birch Island, south of Riggs Cove, Robinhood Cove, Georgetown for suspended culture of American/Eastern oysters.
Critics of wind power projects in rural New England on Wednesday praised Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s announcement that he will halt new wind turbine permits that he says could drive away tourists, while renewable energy advocates voiced concern.
Transportation officials say train service previously limited to Brunswick is planned to run farther north in Maine this summer, at least during weekends.
After a fire destroyed the Southgate Restaurant in September, the popular Bath eatery will reopen at a new location on Centre Street.
Lisbon residents can now stay up to date with the town's most pressing issues from the comfort of their own home.
City Manager Peter Owen understands the grimy, less glamorous parts of the city — from the sewers to the landfill — that many Bath residents might prefer to overlook.
An emergency culvert repair requires a two-day detour on Route 127 in Dresden beginning on Thursday.
The culvert is located 1.3 miles south of Route 197 and 1.5 miles north of Indian Road.
The two-day detour will take motorists onto Indian Road to Route 128 for approximately 3.8 miles.
One of the hardest things for any of us to do is to be objective when we are passionate about something. I get it — I’m one of the most passionate people around.
Europe’s economy is on a roll — raising the question of exactly when the European Central Bank will end its extraordinary stimulus efforts. Bank President Mario Draghi will be at pains this week to leave that point open.
Springworks is an aquaponic farm located in Lisbon that produces organically grown lettuce for its local restaurant and retail customers. The company recently secured $1.6 million in capital to finance the creation and operation of a second greenhouse.
Roger Federer beat longtime rival Tomas Berdych to set up an Australian Open semifinal against Hyeon Chung, a champion of the so-called Next Generation.
Eric Paschall scored 17 points to lead No. 1 Villanova to an 89-69 victory against Providence on Tuesday night.
The Wildcats (19-1, 6-1 Big East) placed six players in double figures in their sixth straight win. Omari Spellman scored 16 points and Jalen Brunson finished with 15 on 5-for-15 shooting.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School freshman boys basketball team improved to 11-1 with a pair of recent wins.
The Dragons downed Messalonskee, 47-41, then beat Morse, 61-40.
Against the Eagles, Evan Kilfoil led the way with 21 points, while Ethan Upham had 12, and Cody Larson and Ethan Rollins six points each.
STANDISH — Julia Champagne had 18 points and added 10 rebounds for her fifth career double-double as the Saint Joseph’s College women’s basketball team rolled to its 15th straight win, 74-53 over the University of New England in a key GNAC contest on Monday.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High School seventh-grade girls basketball team fought hard in a 44-23 loss to Gardiner on Monday.
Jordyn Cummings had seven points in the loss.
FREEPORT — The Freeport High School girls jayvee basketball team outscored Yarmouth, 29-11 in the second half for a 50-32 victory on Friday.
The Falcons and Clippers played to a 21-21 stalemate in the first half before Freeport pulled away.