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  • Kickstarter campaign begins for Bath flags

    BATH — It started as a few, and by July it may be many. The City Council in 2013 approved a flag design that reflects the city's shipbuilding history. That flag hangs in the Council Chambers at City Hall, and outside the building. Only a few others exist. But lead designer Jer...

  • RSU 1 seeks Morse High project committee members

    BATH — As it determines whether to rebuild or renovate Morse High School, Regional School Unit 1 is looking for people to serve on one of five building committees. RSU 1 last year formed a nine-person building committee, composed of three members each from the central office, School ...

  • Bath Iron Works to lay off up to 250 workers

    BATH — Bath Iron Works plans to lay off up to 250 marine designers effective June 24. Spokesman Jim DeMartini said the company notified leadership of the Bath Marine Draftsmen's Association, or United Auto Workers Local 3999, last Friday. Workers to be laid off will be notifie...

  • Voters ratify school budget for Bath, 4 surrounding towns

    BATH — Voters in the five communities of Regional School Unit 1 on Tuesday ratified the fiscal 2012 budget. The budget passed 555-194, according to preliminary results. Bath voters approved the spending plan, 292-83. It passed 46-7 in Arrowsic, 59-17 in Phippsburg, 77-57 in We...

  • Fewer than 50 residents pass $31.4M budget at Yarmouth Town Meeting

    YARMOUTH — About 50 of the town's nearly 6,900 registered voters attended Tuesday's Town Meeting to approve the school and municipal budgets. They approved 26 articles on the meeting warrant by a show of hands, including a $19.8 million school budget and $10.7 million municipal budge...

  • Chebeague Island voters OK budget, transition to Yarmouth schools; elect Maine, Johnson

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — Town Meeting on June 4 approved a $2.45 million budget for fiscal 2012, as well as the gradual transition of the town's elementary students to Yarmouth schools. The spending plan is an increase of $192 over the current year. The school portion is almost $886,000, a...

  • Correction

    A news brief in last week's edition should have said the new Casco Bay Lines ferry schedule for year-round, weekend departures from Cliff and Chebeague islands goes into effect Saturday, June 18.

  • Hats off to the Class of 2011

    It's mortar boards into the air as the members of Deering High School's Class of 2011 officially become graduates on June 1 at the Portland Expo.

  • Commencement 2011: Portland High School

    Alexandra Lina Kiladjian, president of the Class of 2011, marches into a packed Merrill Auditorium on June 2 for the Portland High School commencement.

  • Commencement 2011: Casco Bay High School

    Cecil Corson has a reflective moment during commencement for the Casco Bay High School Class of 2011 on June 2.