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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...

  • Cumberland artist's work to appear on network TV show

    CUMBERLAND — David Clough's watercolors can transport you from a frigid winter night to a warm and beautiful morning in the tropics. And thanks to the TV drama "Criminal Minds," his works will...

  • North Yarmouth development vote postponed until at least June

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Unanswered questions and critical reaction will delay a town vote on a proposal to redevelop North Yarmouth Memorial School as a municipal and community campus. The Board of Selectmen's development recommendation, discussed in four public meetings last month, was sch...

  • Easter eggs to be hunted in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — The seventh annual Easter egg hunt hosted by the Falmouth Congregational Church will be held Saturday, April 4, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The all-ages event is open to the public and will go on rain or shine at 267 Falmouth ...

  • Volunteers in Portland pack 200K meals for starving kids

    PORTLAND — Nearly 1,000 people crowded into the Deering High School gymnasium on Sunday, March 29, with an ambitious goal: to pack 200,000 meals in six hours. The packaging project was the result of a partnership between a local nonprofit group, 

  • Catholic Charities to treat federal prisoners in Portland

    PORTLAND — Substance abuse and mental health counselors at Catholic Charities of Maine expect new challenges as the nonprofit group begins counseling federal prisoners this week, but are eager to begin serving the new patients. "These are the people we work with, we have come to a di...

  • No cause found for school illness in Portland

    PORTLAND — Laboratory tests by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were unable to link a stomach illness that recently sickened 22 Reiche Elementary School students to the school lunch the children ate that day. Test results did not provide a reason why

  • Portland's Press Hotel pushing to meet completion deadline

    PORTLAND — In a building where deadlines were once the norm, developer Jim Brady on March 27 said workers are hustling to finish the new Press Hotel at 390 Congress St. "We are working seven days a week," he said as he led a tour of the 110-room, seven-story hotel that was once home ...

  • Pro bowling rolls into Portland

    Professional bowler Chris Barnes lets one roll Sunday at Bayside Bowl in Portland during a two-day team event of 40 professional bowlers competing for a $250,000 prize purse from...