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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...

  • Portland schools seek feedback on academic plan

    PORTLAND — The School Department is looking for feedback on a draft academic. David Galin, who became the department's chief academic officer in June, released the plan last week. It sets a broad outline for more detailed plans to be released later this month.  Comments w...

  • Portland police chief puts Parkside criminals on notice

    PORTLAND — Police Chief James Craig on Monday brought visibility to an ongoing effort to clean up the Parkside neighborhood – of both trash and crime. Craig, in the 100 block of Grant Street, said that for the past two months police and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency ha...

  • Car chase through Cumberland, Falmouth nets three arrests

    CUMBERLAND — Police arrested three people after a car chase early Sunday morning that covered 4.7 miles. Lt. Milton Calder on Monday said Officer Antonio Ridge was following a Volvo on Route 100 at 12:50 a.m. and ran a check on the registered owner. When he learned the owner, Meghan ...

  • Portland technology firm could be moving to Freeport

    FREEPORT — The Town Council is prepared to sell five acres of land off Desert Road to accommodate a Portland business and possibly a new business park. The unanimous decision to negotiate the sale of land to

  • Chicken pox forces unvaccinated kids out of Falmouth school for 16 days

    FALMOUTH — Elementary school children who have not been vaccinated against chicken pox or have not had the virus will not be allowed to attend Lunt School until at least Nov. 15 because of an outbreak of the disease. Parents of Lunt School children who have not been vaccinated agains...

  • United Way seeks new partnerships with area agencies

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine is looking for new funding partnerships with local nonprofit agencies. The organization is accepting applications until Friday, Nov. 12, for partnerships with agencies that strive to improve education, health and financial stability. &ldquo...

  • Start of a new season

    The all-volunteer Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Rohan Smith, opened its new season last weekend at Brunswick High School's Crooker Theatre.

  • Little person, big foot

    Delaney Pascuzzo, 6, of Phippsburg, drives a free kick towards the opposing team's goal on Saturday morning at Bath Rec Soccer as volunteer ref, Kelly McKellar, of Bath keeps an eye on the action.