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  • Auburn man admits stealing copper from Bath Iron Works

    BATH — An Auburn man admitted last week that he stole more than 3,600 pounds of copper cable from Bath Iron Works while he was employed at the shipyard. Dean Daigle, 45, pleaded guilty to Class C theft in Sagadahoc County Superior Court Sept. 8. He is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. ...

  • Governor nominates 4 to MRRA board

    AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday announced four nominees to the board of the agency responsible for redevelopment of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. Two of the governor's nominees to the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority are Brunswick residents: Lois Napier Skill...

  • Edward Hopper exhibit puts Bowdoin College museum on the map

    BRUNSWICK — Normally a place where people meander quietly between exhibits, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art's sanctuary-like atmosphere has been rocked this summer by the work of one man: Edward Hopper. Thanks to mentions in The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal and other regio...

  • Topsham board affirms borrowing for ladder, plow trucks

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen on Sept. 8 unanimously declared its intent to borrow funds for a Fire Department ladder truck and a Public Works Department plow truck. That declaration stipulates that in the event the town must use money from its budget to pay for any expenses regar...

  • Brunswick remembers 9/11

    Volunteer firefighter Alex Theberge of the Brunswick Fire Department rings the "Bell of Remembrance" during a 10th anniversary ceremony commemorating the victims of the attacks of Sept.11, 2001, on Sunday at the Mall in Brunswick.

  • Portland School Board approves consolidated sports booster program

    PORTLAND — Individual sports booster organizations are history after the School Board on Tuesday approved policies governing new consolidated boosters for the city's two largest high schools. The policy consolidates previous sports booster clubs into one club for each high school, wi...

  • Council, School Board elections lure Freeport candidates

    FREEPORT — With about 24 hours left before the deadline to file nomination papers, there were enough certified candidates to contest three Town Council seats and two spots on the board of Regional School Unit 5 in the November local elections. Petition papers for candidates for the c...

  • Key to success? Portland music venue goes nonprofit

    Executive Director Rob Ellis, left, and Managing Director Tom Rota outside the newly renovated One Longfellow Square at Congress and State streets in Portland. The venue is becoming a nonprofit organization with focus on afterschool programs and arts education in the community, in addition to mus...