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  • Hill-Christian to be acting city manager in Portland

    PORTLAND — Deputy City Manager Sheila Hill-Christian awaits only a Wednesday, Sept. 3, City Council vote to be named acting city manager. The vote is scheduled immediately after councilors formally accept the resignation of City Manager Mark Rees, who will step down that day. Hill-Ch...

  • Brunswick pair charged with federal tax-evasion scheme

    BRUNSWICK — A federal grand jury indicted two Brunswick men in their 70s for allegedly conspiring to defraud the U.S. government of hundreds of thousands of dollars. David E. Robinson, 75, and F. William Messier, 70, are charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. ...

  • Brunswick council weighs raising building fees, liquor license for Maine Street Station pub

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council will consider increasing building construction fees and a liquor license for a new pub at Maine Street Station when it meets Jan. 25. The new fee structure was proposed in November and covers building, renovation and electrical permits. A revised p...

  • Brunswick base agency selects Mass. firm to provide airport services

    BATH — The company that will provide aircraft fuel and maintenance services at Brunswick Naval Air Station is the same one performing those duties at Norwood Memorial Airport in Massachusetts.

  • Input sought on Topsham government improvement report

    TOPSHAM — After completing a draft report on ways to improve attendance and participation at town meetings, the Topsham Government Improvement Committee is looking for public input at a meeting next week.The meeting will be held in the ground-floor meeting room of the Topsham Munici...

  • Karate club launches for Bath Iron Works employees, families

    BATH – Bradley Krehel lives by the adage that a person should “leave more than you take,” and he is exercising that notion through the Bath Iron Works Karate Club. Krehel, a certified instructor, founded the club as a means of sharing his decades of martial arts experienc...

  • New officers to take reins at embattled BIW union

    BATH — A new slate of officers of Bath Iron Works’ largest union is expected to take total control of the local’s operations. John Carr, spokesman for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, the parent union of BIW’s Local S6, said la...

  • Freeport review board to hold 3 site walks

    FREEPORT — The Project Review Board will conduct site walks for three proposed projects on Saturday, Jan. 23. At 9 a.m. the board will visit 38 South St., the proposed Habitat for Humanity subdivision. At 9:45 a.m., the board will meet at the proposed Bow Street Market de...

  • Collaboration fuels Freeport forum on domestic violence

    FREEPORT — Community Services will host a forum on domestic violence on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Local schools, businesses, non-profits and teenagers are collaborating in the forum, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Freeport Community Center.

  • Yarmouth teachers accept 1-year salary freeze

    YARMOUTH — In the face of budget shortfalls and reductions in state funding, the town and teachers have agreed to a one-year salary freeze. The new contract was ratified by members of the Yarmouth Educators Association and unanimously approved by the School Board on Thursday, Ja...