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Storm leaves tornado, lightning in its wake

 LIMINGTON - On Monday, while a tornado touched down in Limington, a male teenager was rushed to Bridgton Hospital, where it was determined he was unharmed, after being struck by lightning at a Naples

Naples musician returns to Dam Jam

NAPLES - Seth Gallant, a native of Rumford, left Maine at the age of 18 to attend St. Michael’s College in Burlington, Vt. During his decade in that scenic college town, Gallant, a carpenter and singe

MMA to pay for Libby’s defense

NEW GLOUCESTER: The Maine Municipal Association’s Risk Management Services division will pay for New Gloucester Selectman Steve Libby’s defense in a civil suit recently filed by resident Frank Staton.

Cumberland Mills set for makeover

WESTBROOK - The dangerous and heavily traveled Cumberland Mills intersection in Westbrook is slated for a redesign, one that will add a series of traffic signals in an attempt to create safer conditio

Public safety plan costs cut

GORHAM - Gorham town councilors heard on Tuesday from the architect drawing up plans for a Public Safety Building makeover that the estimated cost has been shaved to just under $5 million.

Window business would restore vacant church

WESTBROOK - A business with an eye for restoring old windows wants to make a new home on Main Street in Westbrook, but awaits approval of a lease agreement for a small strip of city-owned land. 

Hartwell apologizes for OUI

GORHAM - Gorham Town Councilor Ben Hartwell on Tuesday pleaded guilty in court to operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol in March and was punished with a fine, license suspension and

Q&A with businessman Brandon Lussier

WESTBROOK - Brandon Lussier of Westbrook didn’t have the easiest path to owning his own business, but the 30-year-old ex-Marine has applied lessons learned from personal challenges to his expanding pr

Study to look at parking near mill

WESTBROOK - An engineering firm has been chosen to study the possibility of a new public parking lot on the north side of the Presumpscot River in Westbrook, one that could open up parking for custome

Cupboard re-opens in new home

BUXTON - Idled four months, Buxton Community Cupboard has re-opened in a new headquarters in a former two-car garage adjacent to Buxton Centre Baptist Church at the intersection of Long Plains (Route