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Chance Viles is a staff writer for the American Journal, covering Westbrook. He is a UMass Amherst graduate, studying journalism and political science. Chance spent a few years covering towns and cities throughout Massachusetts before moving to Portland. He enjoys all things weird, spicy food, and can probably be found walking around with his cameras.

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  • Published
    June 6, 2019

    Rezoning sought for Holly’s site; day care proposed on Bridge Street

    WESTBROOK — The Planning Board Tuesday discussed the possibility of rezoning the former Holly’s Gas Station property and also heard preliminary plans for a 100-child day care on Bridge Street. H.A. Mapes is looking to rezone the former Holly’s site at 380 Main St. from Residential Growth to a City Center District, which allows for […]

  • Published
    June 6, 2019

    Sappi gets OK to use part of park for dam work

    WESTBROOK — The City Council Monday gave unanimous preliminary approval to Sappi North America Inc.’s revised plan for storing construction equipment as it prepares to remove the dams in the Presumpscot River. The new plan will use less of Saccarappa Park as a staging area, allowing it to still be used for recreation. It also […]

  • Published
    June 3, 2019

    Together Days revisits 1980s

    The Saco & Biddeford Savings float won first place with their Ghostbusters look. WESTBROOK — It was the 1980s all over again in Westbrook Saturday as families lined Main Street to cheer on the floats in the Together Days parade. The theme for the 40th year of Together Days was “1980s revisited.” In commemoration of […]

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