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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...

  • Planning Board OKs Willard Square building moratorium

    Familiar development plan floated in Knightville SOUTH PORTLAND — The Planning Board voted, 4-3, Tuesday to recommend a 95-day moratorium on construction in the Willard Square commercial district. The moratorium was first proposed earlier in May amid residents' opposition t...

  • Pieces of 9/11

    A National Guard flatbed hauling steel from the World Trade Center in New York City rolls into Freeport on Main Street last Saturday. Two salvaged beams will be part of a 9/11 memorial to be erected in town and unveiled this fall.

  • Man charged with arson in Harpswell fire

    Area residents remember 'the big house' HARPSWELL — The owner of a Cundy's Harbor farmhouse that burned down on Friday has been charged with arson. Morgan Pulsifer, 51, was arrested Monday in his New York City apartment after Maine State Fire Marshall officials tracked him t...

  • South Portland High School principal retires after 13 years

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Jeanne Crocker will retire at the end of this school year after 13 years as South Portland High School's principal. In an interview, Crocker, of Scarborough, said she will take the position of assistant director for professional development with the Maine Principals'...

  • Bowdoin graduation ceremonies scheduled for this weekend

    BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College will graduate 443 seniors at its 206th commencement on Saturday. This year's graduates come from 38 states and ten countries. Students from Massachusetts, Maine, New York, California and Connecticut are the most highly represented. Seniors Joelinda ...

  • Greater Bath school budget heads to voters

    BATH — The public will soon have the opportunity to weigh in on the $25.6 million Regional School Unit 1 budget. The fiscal 2012 spending plan goes to the first of two public votes at a district budget meeting next week. The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 31, at Bath Middle...

  • SAD 75 voters grant first passage to FY 12 budget

    TOPSHAM — In less than an hour, and with little public comment, School Administrative District 75 voters approved next year's $34.2 million budget on May 19. The audience approved separate budget warrant articles by a show of hands in the Town Meeting-style gathering, held at the Ori...

  • Mid-Coast communities plan Memorial Day events

    BATH — Mid-Coast communities are paying homage to the soldiers who gave their lives for this country in a variety of Memorial Day activities on Monday, May 30. Members of American Legion Post 21 in Bath will assemble at their 200 Congress Ave. headquarters from 6-7 a.m. and then proc...