NEWS OF: 3/30/2005

Gorham Bypass Surgery

Rep. Tom Allen announced at a Gorham press conference this morning that the Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (TEA-LU), passed by the House of Representatives on March 10th, includes $11.22 million for construction of the long-discussed and much needed Gorham Bypass. See Tom Allen

NEWS OF: 3/14/2005

Harpswell Town Charter Fails, Recall Passes


A citizen-driven effort to create a commission to develop a town charter failed at Harpswell’s annual town meeting Sunday. The measure opposed by town selectmen failed 949-429. Residents also rejected a proposal to increase the Board of Selectmen from three to five, but voters did approve a new ordinance that creates a procedure for recalling elected officials. See: Harpswell rejects plan for charter

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