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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...

  • Topsham selectmen send revised conduct code to public hearing

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen voted March 18 to send a proposed code of conduct, as well as code changes related to Town Meeting, to an April 1 public hearing. The Government Improvement Committee met with the board in a workshop March 1 to discuss tweaks to both documents, w...

  • SAD 75 looks to trim budget by about 5%

    TOPSHAM — School Administrative District 75 is hoping to build a budget for next year that is almost 5 percent smaller than the current spending plan. The district budgeted $36.25 million for fiscal 2010. But Superintendent of Schools Mike Wilhelm said a $1.5 million decline in ...

  • Sullivan travels to Freeport

    Composer and pianist Paul Sullivan performs March 20 for the Freeport Historical Society's "Spring Serenade" fundraiser at the Freeport Community Center. Nearly 100 people enjoyed a silent auction and the performance by Sullivan, a Maine resident who is known for his work as a soloist, as part of a ...

  • Falmouth Fire Dept. presents annual awards

    FALMOUTH — The Fire Department had record attendance at its annual awards dinner at Keeley's in Portland on March 20, when more than 140 members and their guests came out to recognize members for their service. Certificates were presented to the 32 members of the department who compl...

  • Films help Winter Street Center continue restoration

    BATH — A film series is part of the plan to raise money for restoration and maintenance of the aging Winter Street Center. The 880 Washington St. building, formerly the Winter Street Congregational Church, is home to the Dreamland Movie Theater and other uses. The theater...

  • Brunswick animal shelter seeks evaluation from national agency, community

    BRUNSWICK — In September 2008, the Coastal Humane Society experienced one of its darkest moments when the state Department of Health and Human Services ordered a two-month quarantine ...

  • Town employees' jobs targeted in preliminary Brunswick budget

    BRUNSWICK — Filling a projected $1.97 million budget gap could cost six municipal employees their jobs, according to Town Manager Gary Brown. Brown, acting on

  • Bath Country Club going on the auction block

    BATH — The Bath Country Club, which is being foreclosed on by Savings Bank of Maine, will be up for auction on April 13. Joe Waites of Minerva Consulting LLC of Georgia is helping the bank with various loan workouts and has been appointed as receiver for the club. He said...