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    January 9, 2020

    Westbrook Notes: Jan. 9

    Church observing MLK Jr. Day The St. Anthony’s Social Justice and Peace Committee in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day is hosting its annual Day of Service for the under-served members of the community. The observance is set for 9-11:30 a.m. Jan. 20 at St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, 268 Brown St., Westbrook. Free services […]

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    January 9, 2020

    Gorham Town Council tie goes in developer’s favor

    A move fails to reconsider an earlier decision about Hans Hansen’s South Gorham contract zone.

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    January 9, 2020

    We Love to Eat: Jan. 9

    Community meal – Thursday, Jan. 9, noon, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook. Meatloaf, $5. Chowder luncheon – Friday, Jan. 10, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. Bowl of haddock chowder with crackers, $9; or lobster roll lunch with chips, $10; cup of chowder, $6; combination lobster […]

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    January 8, 2020

    Retired police officer wins Buxton seat

    Francis Pulson defeats Caleb Porter and Clifford Emery for Jean Harmon’s vacated seat on the Board of Selectmen.

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    January 8, 2020

    Board gives OK to 4-story senior housing project in Gorham

    GORHAM — A four-story, senior housing project will begin to rise later this year off School Street (Route 114) in the growing town. The Planning Board Monday voted 6-0 (Vincent Grassi absent) to approve Avesta Housing Development Corp.’s plan to construct 27 more units at its Ridgewood site across the street from the University of […]

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    January 6, 2020

    Gorham police seeking mail theft suspects

    GORHAM — Police are searching for a pair suspected of stealing mail in Gorham Industrial Park. Police responded Monday to a report of a male subject checking mailboxes in the area between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night, Jan. 5, Sgt. Dana Thompson said in a press release. That incident resulted in “numerous reported […]

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    January 2, 2020

    Hansen proposes senior housing for South Gorham

    Hans Hansen would need a contract zone amendment to build 15 houses for owners age 55 and up at his business park.

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    January 2, 2020

    Gorham Notes: Jan. 2

    Senior lunch, bird talk Lakes Region Senior Center on Acorn Street in Gorham will host a potluck luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, followed by a program about birds. Members are asked to bring an entree or dessert to share, or pay $5. Lunch for non-members is $8. A representative of the Blue Seal […]

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    January 2, 2020

    Westbrook Notes: Jan. 2

    Post dinner The Stephen W. Manchester American Legion Post 62 will have its monthly post meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, at its headquarters, 17 Dunn St. Cost is $8. The post usually meets each month on the first Wednesday, but this month’s falls on New Year’s Day in 2020. The […]

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    January 2, 2020

    We Love to Eat: Jan. 2

    Chowder luncheon – Friday, Jan. 3, and every Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave., Portland. Bowl of haddock chowder with crackers, $9; or lobster roll lunch with chips, $10; cup of chowder, $6; combination lobster roll with cup of chowder, $13. All lunches include fresh baked bread, pickle, cookie and […]

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