Here's the big news I missed while I was enjoying some rest and relaxation last week:
Phil Bartlett, one of Westbrook's two state senators, was elected as the Democratic Party's majority leader in the Maine Senate on Tuesday.
Opponents of Pike's expansion plans presented a report on Thursday that accuses Pike (along with Blue Rock Industries) of illegally operating a quarry for forty years.
The City of Westbrook instituted a winter parking ban on Saturday; it'll remain in effect until April 15.
- John C.L. Morgan