By Beth Brogan on Oct. 07, 2016, at 12 p.m.
BIW President Fred Harris had said that despite continuing work on four DDG 51 destroyers, with another three in the pipeline, without the Coast Guard contract, as many as 1,200 manufacturing employees, or 35 percent, of the shipyard’s workforce, could be laid off.
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 07, 2016, at 8:09 a.m.
“This effort builds on our commitment to lifting up the economic prospects of communities that have not benefited from the revitalization of rural America,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 06, 2016, at 6:58 p.m.
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 05, 2016, at 8:31 p.m.
“There’s no doubt that if they weren’t wearing helmets, this likely would have been a fatal crash.”
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 05, 2016, at 6:13 p.m.
Multiple injuries were reported, according to a Maine State Police dispatcher.
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 05, 2016, at 5:14 p.m.
The Bath Iron Works spokesman declined to comment on why no protest was filed to the federal Government Accountability Office.
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 03, 2016, at 3:40 p.m.
Firefighters extinguished the flames within 15 or 20 minutes.
By Beth Brogan on Oct. 03, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
A 24-year-old Brunswick man was charged early Sunday morning with threatening two Bowdoin College students with a folding knife as they walked near the campus.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
A 24-year-old Maine man will be sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court for scamming customers in Maine and Massachusetts out of tens of thousands of dollars.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 29, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Under terms of a plea agreement, a West Bath man pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday in the state’s first “revenge porn” case and received a deferred disposition for one year.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 29, 2016, at 11:53 a.m.
“We’re very grateful to have that off the streets,” police said.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
A Topsham couple who used more than $100,000 in Social Security disability benefits paid to their disabled twin daughters for travel and items such as a motorcycle will serve five months in prison followed by five months of in-home detention.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.
A former Brunswick school custodian who pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual touching of a minor will serve no jail time if he undergoes sex offender treatment to accept responsibility for the crime and abides by other conditions of a deferred disposition.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 25, 2016, at 8:33 p.m.
The victim declined medical attention.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 23, 2016, at 11:48 a.m.
Bath Iron Works on Friday announced it would lay off 30 employees as part of a larger elimination of 160 positions in engineering and support areas such as human resources and finance.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 22, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Bath police discovered a cellphone that contained nine videos and more than 100 photos of nude and undressing Bowdoin College students.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1:23 p.m.
Two people died and two others were seriously injured in a Wednesday morning crash on Runaround Pond Road.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 20, 2016, at 6:40 p.m.
A New Gloucester man who reported in August that he was robbed in his store on School Street in Freeport has been charged with unsworn falsification in connection with the incident.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 20, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
A Brunswick orthopedic surgeon has been placed on indefinite probation by state regulators after they learned that the now-closed Parkview Adventist Medical Center had suspended his privileges based on substandard or inadequate care.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 19, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
The vessel is the final Arleigh Burke-class destroyer awarded to BIW in the Navy’s most recent multiyear contract for destroyers.