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  • Bath Iron Works union sues shipyard over job ‘reallocation’ plan

    AUGUSTA — The largest union at Bath Iron Works has sued the shipyard, alleging the company violated its contract with the workers by seeking to modify job descriptions outside of a formal contract negotiation. “There are more than 100 changes and additions to people’s job...

  • Portland orders building inspections after tenant dies in fall from porch

    PORTLAND — The death Wednesday of a Cumberland Avenue man prompted a city inspection of the apartment building where he lived, City Hall spokeswoman Jessica Grondin said Thursday. Donald Stain, 53, of 563 Cumberland Ave., was smoking a cigarette on a second-story porch when the raili...

  • Scarborough projects make Planning Board progress

    SCARBOROUGH — Representatives of Leighton Farm LLC Tuesday night received preliminary Planning Board permission to continue the remaining phases of the 99-lot subdivision between the Nonesuch River and Elmwood Road. Also Tuesday, a public hearing on a proposed contract zone amendment...

  • Scarborough launch nears for Habitat for Humanity subdivision

    SCARBOROUGH — Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland will host the remainder of its home ownership application meetings through the end of May. The meetings are tailored...

  • South Portland capital plan includes walkway over busy intersection

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council unanimously approved an approximately $8 million capital improvement program budget Wednesday night for fiscal year 2016....

  • Cape Elizabeth polls residents on Recycling Center operations

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town wants to know how residents feel about the Recycling Center. The Solid Waste and Recycling Long Range Planning Committee created a survey as part of its effort to find a long-term solution to increasing safety at the Dennison Drive center. The survey ...

  • South Portland Catholic school shows recycling pays

    SOUTH PORTLAND — At the April 15 Energy and Recycling Committee meeting, members heard from Holy Cross School social studies teacher Bill Ridge on the school's five-year transition from a single-stream trash system to a school-wide recycling effort. In recent months, the committ...

  • South Portland residents seek more scrutiny of Martin's Point proposal

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents who live near the former Hamlin Elementary School have collected more than 200 signatures in opposition to a health-care center proposed for the property.

  • Let the games begin

    Identical twins Calder and Simon Wilson, 3, of Cumberland Foreside, take turns knocking down sand castles Wednesday, April 22, at Crescent Beach State Park in Cape Elizabeth. The park's access road and parking lot are now open for the season.

  • Brunswick's itzy Bitzy Baby up for big national prize

    BRUNSWICK — A local business is one of 15 finalists in a nationwide competition for entrepreneurs who develop products that enhance the lives of women and families. Whitney and Seabren Reeves, the husband-and-wife owners of Bitzy Baby, will travel to Washington, D.C., next month...