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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...

  • Opening day at the Cumberland County Fair

    Bianca Barker, 9, far left, watches the pig races Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Cumberland County Fari. Her pig, Bo, will be racing next.

  • Seasonal flu vaccinations rescheduled

    FALMOUTH — Because shipment of nasal sprayflu vaccine was delayed, the elementary school seasonal flu clinic was rescheduled for 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Falmouth High School community gym. In case it still has not arrived by that date, the back-up date is Tuesday, Oct. 13.

  • Falmouth to discuss excise tax, TABOR votes

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council Finance Sub-committee will present a report on the impacts of two statewide referendum questions to a joint meeting of the council and the Falmouth School Board. The committee will address the Motor Vehicle Local Excise Tax Amendment and Tabor II, both on t...

  • October brings fall festivals at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Wolfe's Neck Farm will host some popular fall activities for members and friends, starting with the 13th annual Harvest Dance on Saturday, Oct. 3, and followed by the Family Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 17. In addition to the two special events, each weekend in Octobe...

  • Falmouth firefighters sharpen their skills

    Falmouth residents who drove down Lunt Road past the schools Monday evening, Sept. 28, might have wondered what was going on with two fire trucks parked in the Lunt School lot, a third in a driveway across the street and 50 firefighters in full gear milling around the area. Chief Howard Rice Jr. sai...

  • Bath City Council, RSU 1 board elections uncontested

    BATH — There are no contests in the Nov. 3 elections for City Council and Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors, with incumbents running unopposed for re-election. On the City Council, Sean Paulhus is running again in Ward 2, as are Kyle Rogers in Ward 3 and Bernard Wyman in ...

  • RSU 75 policy would bar sick employees from schools in Topsham, Harpswell

    TOPSHAM — A policy barring sick employees from Regional School Unit 75 schools is scheduled for a School Board vote on Thursday, Oct. 8. The policy, aimed at controlling the spread of communicable diseases such as H1N1 (or swine flu), had its first reading Sept. 24 and will get ...

  • Brunswick base redevelopers on drones, Oxford Aviation: 'The decision is ours'

    BRUNSWICK — Mounting opposition to the type of businesses being recruited for Brunswick Naval Air Station was front and center Monday when the Town Council held a joint workshop with the organization charged with redeveloping the base. The council called the workshop amid fears ab...