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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 councilor seeks re-election

    SCARBOROUGH — Town Councilor Karen D'Andrea will seek re-election in November to a second, three-year term, she said in a press release. D'Andrea was elected in 2008, when she was the top vote-getter among five declared candidates and one write-in candidate. The councilor chai...

  • Hats off to the Class of 2011

    Graduates toss their mortar boards in the air at the conclusion of the South Portland High School commencement on June 5.

  • RSU 5 annual meeting sends $23.9M school budget to June 14 vote

    FREEPORT — Residents of Freeport, Pownal and Durham added $9,100 to the proposed Regional School Unit 5 budget at the annual budget meeting on Wednesday night. The increase will send a $23.9 million budget to voters on Tuesday, June 14.  Although the School Board wil...

  • Karaoke joins Cape Family Fun Day

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Family Fun Day at Fort Williams Park is Saturday, June 11. The annual nonprofit community event begins at 10:30 a.m. with a parade starting at the Cape Cottage Fire Station on Shore Road.  Participants can enjoy a day filled with traditional favorites suc...

  • Cape Elizabeth again eyes bus, trolley fees at Fort Williams Park

    CAPE ELIZABETH — As a way to increase revenue for Fort Williams Park, the Town Council will again consider a proposal to charge an entrance fee for tour buses and trolleys, starting in 2012. The Fort Williams Advisory Commission will present the recommendation to councilors on Monday...

  • Brunswick residents sue to block train depot

    PORTLAND — Fourteen Brunswick residents are suing the town over a zoning variance granted for construction of a nearly 40,000-square-foot train maintenance facility in their neighborhood. The lawsuit, which has been in the works for several weeks, was filed last week in Cumberland Co...

  • More work, employees slated for Scarborough mail hub

    SCARBOROUGH — The U.S. Postal Service distribution center here may soon have a heavier workload and more employees. A proposal to end mail processing operations in Portsmouth, N.H., would move that center's non-delivery work to the Southern Maine Processing and Distribution Center at...

  • Cape Elizabeth land management plan nears completion

    CAPE ELIZABETH — More than 900 acres of open space and public trails have been identified, mapped and organized and a management plan will be presented to the Town Council by the end of June. The Open Space and Greenbelt Management Plan Committee has nearly finished its inventory and...