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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...

  • Bath council calls for probe of pro-turf field mailing

      BATH — The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to investigate whether the city was involved with a letter sent in support of the McMann Field artificial turf project that voters ultimately rejected. Council discussion of the matter followed the refere...

  • Read along with the senator

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, holds up a page for students to see during a visit to Lunt School in Falmouth on June 3. Collins was invited to read to he second-grade class by Kevin Grover, Maine's teacher of the year.

  • Diocese assigns priests in Yarmouth, Freeport

    YARMOUTH — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland announced that Msgr. J. Joseph Ford will be an administrator of Sacred Heart in Yarmouth and St. Jude in Freeport beginning Sept. 1. This will be in addition to Ford's current assignment as administrator at Holy Martyrs in Falmouth and St. ...

  • Freeport High School commencement

    Freeport High School Class of 2010 Marshals Lucy Whitacre and Eric Wold lead their classmates into the high school gymnasium at commencement on Sunday, June 6.

  • Embattled Portland bar owner hopes to do business in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — A bar owner who has been fighting an attempt to revoke his liquor license in Portland plans to open a new establishment on Maine Street. Thomas Manning, who is challenging the Portland City Council's decision last year to revoke his liquor license at the Cactus Club in ...

  • Yarmouth High School commencement

    Yarmough High School senior Erica Paul gets some help with her cap prior to graduation ceremonies Sunday, June 6, at the high school.

  • Correction

    Last week's story "Lions Club celebrates 60 years of service" should have said Donald Grover is the president of the Falmouth Lions Club.

  • Harpswell selectmen seek historical evidence to support beach easement

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously June 3 to collect historical evidence that could be used to prove the public has earned permanent access to a private beach.  Cedar Beach, on Bailey Island, is off a private dirt road used by nearby residents. Visitors current...