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  • Bath launches holiday season with Santa, tree lighting

    BATH — Santa Claus is coming to town Saturday to light the city's Christmas tree. St. Nick will arrive at the Library Park gazebo on Summer Street at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, for the tree lighting. Ornaments can be made in the library's Community Room starting Saturday at 11 a.m. Co...

  • Bath Iron Works union cries foul over proposal to shift work to other shipyards

    BATH — A new proposal by Bath Iron Works President Frederick Harris to cut costs by outsourcing work to other shipyards threatens to end years of relative peace between management and the defense contractor’s largest union. Leaders of Local S6 of the Machinists union, which rep...

  • Bath students make wreaths for food truck funds

    BATH — Seventh-graders from Bath Middle School will be making and selling wreaths to benefit the Bath Area Mobile Food Truck. The decorated wreaths will be sold for $20 each at Roger's Ace Hardware, 55 Congress Ave., and Dot's Ice Cream Shop, 160 Front St., from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday,...

  • Yarmouth residents show support for keeping Route 1 bridge

    YARMOUTH — More than 100 residents attended Monday's Operations Committee meeting, most to express displeasure with a suggestion to remove the Route 1 bridge over Main Street. Yarmouth will either renovate the structure as a two-lane bridge, or remove it and bring Route 1 down to Mai...

  • Order has buyer for Catherine McAuley High School property in Portland

    PORTLAND — Catherine McAuley High School may have to find a new home in the next five years because there is a potential buyer for the school property. The property at 631 Stevens Ave. is owned by the Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community, which recently confirmed to the McAuley ...

  • UPDATE: DA to review accident that killed former Cape Elizabeth Public Works director

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Retired Public Works Director Herbert Dennison was killed Monday when he was knocked into a trash hopper/compactor at the Recycling Center. Dennison, 79, was struck around 10:30 a.m. by a Ford Explorer driven by 72-year-old Christine Sharp-Lopez of Hunts Point R...

  • Only thing sure in Senate District 25: Cathy will win

    FALMOUTH — It was probably inevitable. Two candidates, both women, both named Cathy, in Senate District 25. And so far, both have won and both have lost. Unofficial results of the Nov. 4 election showed Democrat Catherine Breen of Falmouth won by seven votes after ...

  • Freeport finance director moving to Arizona

    FREEPORT — The town is seeking a new finance director after Abbe Yacoben announced she is taking a job in Arizona. Yacoben, who has been finance director since March 2009, accepted a position as director of finance and budget in Avondale, Arizona. Her last day in Freeport will b...