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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...

  • House District 66: Incumbent Brunswick rep faces 2 challengers

    BRUNSWICK — Voters have three candidates to choose from for the House District 66 representative, who serves a part of Brunswick. Jonathan Crimmins, a Republican, and K. Frederick Horch, a Green Independent, are challenging first-term incumbent Democratic Rep. Alex Cornell du Houx.

  • Navy awards BIW $33.7M contract

    BATH — The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $33.7 million contract for  continued lead yard services for the DDG 51 destroyer program. The option is a modification of a contract originally awarded in 2005. BIW has provided engineering, program management and design...

  • Hospital plans Brunswick walk-in clinic

    BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital announced plans for a Walk-In Clinic and Adult Primary Care Facility as part of JHR Development's Maine Street Station project. Construction will begin this fall for a planned spring opening in 2011. The new $5 million, 2-story medical office building, ...

  • TEDx event showcases innovative ideas

    BRUNSWICK — Organizers of TEDxDirigo announced a final call for applications to attend the first TEDx conference in Maine on Sunday, Oct. 10. The independently produced event, operated under license from TED, will be held at the Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery in the Fort Andross...

  • Firefighters remembered

    An honor guard of South Portland firefighters marches into Forest City Cemetery in Portland on Oct. 3 for the annual Memorial Sunday Service to pay their respects to colleagues who died in the line of duty.

  • Coast is clear

    Bags of trash await pickup along Spring Point Beach in South Portland on Oct. 2 as volulnteers coordinated by the South Portland Conservation Commission participated in the statewide Maine CoastWeek 2010 coastal cleanup.

  • Harpswell seeks sign designs

    HARPSWELL — Town officials are looking for creative ideas from property owners or residents for "Welcome" signs to be placed at two locations, one on Route 123 and the other on Route 24. Selectmen recently appointed a Design Review Committee that will narrow submissions to be voted o...

  • Medication collection Oct. 16 in South Portland, Cape Elizabeth

    Residents in Cape Elizabeth and South Portland may safely dispose of old and unwanted medications on Saturday, Oct. 16. Medication collection will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road, and the Cape Elizabeth Fire Department, 2 Jordan Way....