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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...

  • Outcome is in the bag in Freeport

    Young contestants participate in the always popular sack race last weekend during Family Fun Day at Winslow Park in Freeport.

  • Falmouth council elects leaders

    FALMOUTH — In their first caucus since the election, town councilors Monday unanimously elected Councilor Teresa Pierce chairwoman and Councilor Faith Varney vice chairwoman. Committee appointments were Varney and Councilors Bonny Rodden and Will Armitage, Finance; Councilors Tony Pa...

  • Historical society hosts vintage baseball game

    FREEPORT — Baseball fans and history buffs are invited to watch and play a vintage ball game between the Maine Dirigo team and the Massachusetts Essex team on Sunday, June 26 at 1 p.m. The game will take place at the old-fashioned farmer's field at Pettengill Farm, following rules fr...

  • Freeport Players to hold auditions

    FREEPORT — Auditions for the Freeport Players adaptation of Larry Shue's comedy "The Foreigner" will be held Sunday and Monday at the Freeport High School cafeteria on Holbrook Street. The auditions will take place Sunday from 1-2:30 p.m. and Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. There are ...

  • Weekend of wellness events in Freeport

    FREEPORT — FreeportUSA will host a weekend of wellness events Friday through Sunday. The Be Well Weekend will include outdoor fitness classes, healthy eating and cook...

  • New president named for Southern Maine Community College

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Southern Maine Community College has a new president. Trustees of the Maine Community College System appointed Ronald G. Cantor, associate vice president and dean at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, N.Y., at their Wednesday meeting in Augusta. Cantor ...

  • Brunswick council moves forward with parking garage grant

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council is moving ahead with attempts to secure funding for a parking garage at Maine Street Station. The council authorized town staff on Monday to apply for a $400,000 Communities for Maine's Future grant, which is administered by the state Department of Econom...

  • Preliminary report gives Harpswell food for thought about land use

    HARPSWELL — The dense, spruce-fir forests behind the town offices are home to dramatic cliffs where osprey nest, and vernal pools where salamanders breed. But just how much of that land could be developed, or should be preserved? In an effort to answer those q...