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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...

  • South Portland fire chief wins city's 3rd statewide honor

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Maine Fire Chiefs Association named Fire Chief Kevin Guimond its Fire Chief of the Year on Wednesday at the Marriott at Sable Oaks. Guimond became the third city employee to receive a statewide honor this year. Planning and Development Director Tex Haeuser...

  • Scarborough panel seeks parking ban at Higgins Beach

    SCARBOROUGH — Public parking longer than 30 minutes at Higgins Beach may be banned year-round if a committee recommendation is approved by the Town Council. The ad hoc Higgins Beach Committee will recommend at a council meeting next week that the town institute a parking ban on any s...

  • Pair of complaints seek PUC probe of smart meters

    SCARBOROUGH — Customers of Central Maine Power Co. have filed two complaints asking the Maine Public Utilities Commission to reconsider its approval of "smart" electric meters on homes served by CMP. The smart meters are the target of criticism from citizen groups and municipalities,... 1

  • Scarborough seeks efficiency through parts partnership

    SCARBOROUGH — The 48,000-square-foot public works building at 20 Washington Ave. isn't spotless, but it's close. Everything has its place, even in the busy repair rooms. Replacement street signs are organized and hung together, enormous pieces of equipment are shiny from recent power...

  • South Portland seeks feedback on Comp Plan vision

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The process of updating the city's Comprehensive Plan hit a milestone this week with the release of a draft vision statement intended to guide the more substantive conversations to come about planning the city's future. The city posted

  • Panel gets more time to draft plan for open space, trails in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town's Open Space and Greenbelt Management Committee has developed a draft outl...

  • Food fundraiser in Falmouth

    Falmouth's six churches held a turkey supper at the Falmouth Congregational Church on Oct. 21 to benefit the Falmouth Food Pantry.

  • New facilities director wears several hats in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A facilities director position created to oversee school and municipal buildings has freed up employees to work on energy improvements and Community Services. Greg Marles, 44, of South Portland, was hired in July to fill a the position. He previously was director of ...