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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...

  • Scarborough fire injures 1

    SCARBOROUGH — A fire Wednesday morning injured a woman and destroyed two apartments at 223 Gorham Road, near Mussey Road. The blaze was believed to have started in the garage of Tailor Done Lawn Care, and spread to the building's connecting apartments, according to reports. ...

  • Tony's Donut Shop leaves South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Saturday, March 21, was the last day for Tony's Donut Shop, the popular bakery at 1095 Broadway. Owner Rick Fornier instead plans to expand the original Tony's operation, at 9 Bolton St. in Portland. That shop was opened in 1965 by Fornier's father, Anton...

  • Perspective tempers South Portland debate over Pledge of Allegiance

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The faculty leadership team at South Portland High School was expected to make a decision by the end of this week on a student-led proposal to alter how the Pledge of Allegiance is recited each morning. Senior Class President Lily SanGiovanni, Vice President Mor...

  • Cape Elizabeth teen hopes to ride lemonade to the top

    CAPE ELIZABETH — While most 15-year-olds get summer jobs at grocery stores or pizza places, Nat Jordan has decided to do something a little more entrepreneurial. The Cape Elizabeth High School sophomore is starting his own business, LemonCycle, and plans to launch it this summer in P...

  • Proposed South Portland school budget cuts fuel debate

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Public outcry has begun over program and staff cuts proposed in next year's school budget. The nearly $46 million spending proposal incl...

  • After day-long hearing, Brunswick train barn proposal up to DEP

    BRUNSWICK — Advocates and opponents of a proposed railroad maintenance and layover facility presented arguments to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection Wednesday on a storm water management permit sought by the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority. The nearl...

  • Iconic Falmouth Foreside market to be sold

    FALMOUTH — Town Landing Market, a Foreside fixture since the late 1800s, will be sold next week after almost 20 years under the same owner. Dan Groves, who has owned the Foreside Road store since 1996, is selling it to MaryBeth Bachman, a Falmouth High School nurse. The sale is expec...

  • South Portland departments make budget pitches

    SOUTH PORTLAND — As scrutiny of the fiscal 2016 municipal budget continues, city councilors heard from Police Chief Edward Googins, Library Director Kevin Davis, and Planning and Development Director Tex Haeuser on Monday in a workshop. Over the next few weeks, the council will ...