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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...

  • Farewell to Falmouth schools

    Jasmine Lucas, 6, helps finish a mural on an outside wall of the Plummer School last Friday evening during the Falmouth Elementary PTO's Farewell Festival for the Plummer-Motz and Lunt schools.

  • Passion for service

    Falmouth Police Officer Kurt Fegan stands next to the Marine Corps flag and a list of all the Falmouth police officers who have served in that branch of the military. Fegan recently left for a tour of Afghanistan with the Marine Corps Reserve. The Police Department has installed the wall of honor...

  • Freeport Fields sets June 14 groundbreaking

    FREEPORT — Freeport Fields and Trails has scheduled a groundbreaking on Tuesday, June 14, at 10 a.m. The recreational facility on Hunter Road will include four multi-use grass fields, three baseball and softball fields and trails for cross-country skiing, hiking and running. T...

  • Garden group abandons Brunswick Landing

    BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Park and Gardens has abandoned its goal of building a botanical garden at Brunswick Landing. In an e-mail statement, President Herschel Sternlieb said the group has been frustrated by the base redevelopment process, and has been unable to secure the land it want...

  • Muskets are this Brunswick girl's best friend

    BRUNSWICK — Some girls get cars for their 16th birthdays. Kate Nulle's parents bought her a musket. The gun is a key accessory in the graduating senior's wardrobe, which also includes military jackets, antebellum ball gowns, and a bayonet. Nulle is a military re-enactor...

  • Brunswick teacher contracts finalized

    BRUNSWICK — Teachers are getting a nearly $231,000 raise, but they are giving up almost that much in other parts of next year's contract. The agreement was expected to be finalized at Wednesday's School Board meeting. The contract calls for a 1.85 percent raise for all pay gra...

  • Family business helped shape Scarborough High School senior

    PORTLAND — It didn't take John Gonzalez long to learn the value of hard work. In between playing center field for the Scarborough Red Storm, breaking a state record in the 4x400 relay and finishing his homework, Gonzalez has been an integral part of La Bodega Latina, his family's t...

  • Bath police support Elder Abuse Day

    BATH — The Police Department is among the agencies bringing awareness to Elder Abuse Day on Wednesday, June 15. Police Chief Mike Field said such abuse is not only physical, but can include neglect and financial exploitation. He noted that in Bath, 39 referrals were made to Adult Pro...