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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...

  • Ice arena proposed for former Brunswick Navy base

    BRUNSWICK — As the assistant coach of the Brunswick High School girls ice hockey team and the father of two hockey-playing children, Mark Wild has done some extreme things for the sake of the sport. He is routinely on the ice at 4:45 a.m. alongside 20 or so adolescent girls. He has d...

  • Harpswell town meeting warrant includes beach, dogs, Mitchell Field

    HARPSWELL — Town residents have a whopping 75 articles to vote on at this Saturday's town meeting, several of which have attracted special attention from Harpswell officials and residents. Selectmen decided to move up the vote on Cedar Beach, the last on the warrant, to 11 a.m. The a...

  • Brunswick, Harpswell start border dispute talks

    HARPSWELL — Brunswick representatives raised questions about taxation and Harpswell's request for 10 shellfish licenses at Tuesday's renewed border talks. The meeting was the first formal discussion about the border issue since members of Harpswell's Carrying Place Assembly questione...

  • Legal wrangling clouds South Portland condo project

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A local builder is making another attempt to develop a forested wetland area near Wilkinson's Woods. Steve Berg, a trustee of the Scarborough-based JDR Trust, would like to build 40 single family homes on nearly 18 acres of land located behind the Kingswood Park Cond...

  • Bath condo complex, Hyde School at odds over flooding

    BATH — Three units and at least two vehicles were damaged by water this week at Pine Hill Condominiums, the latest victims of chronic flooding problems at the complex. Edie Lewis of Dirigo Management, who manages Pine Hill Condominiums, said on Tuesday that a snow bank, located by th...

  • Look out below

    Tyler Carl, of South China, an employee of G&E Roofing, pushes snow from the roof of Jordan Acres Elementary School in Brunswick on Friday morning. A portion of the main support beam over a classroom at the school buckled on Thursday night due to the weight of snow and ice. No one was hurt an...

  • Morse takes on sexuality, abuse of power in one-act play

    BATH — Morse High School's entry in the Regional One-Act Play competition next weekend could raise some eyebrows, according to the play's director. "This is absolutely the most controversial play we've ever produced," said Kevin O'Leary, Morse's One-Act director. The play, "In...

  • New Scarborough Beach parking lot decision delayed again

    SCARBOROUGH — A meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals that would have ruled on a special exception appeal for construction of a 500-car parking lot near Scarborough Beach was delayed this week. Town staff decided changes to the proposal by Black Point Resources Management warranted ...