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Bath Iron Works' largest crane towers over the shipyard in Bath.

Bath Iron Works union elects controversial former leader as president

Mike Keenan, a shipfitter who served as president of Local S6 of the machinists union from 2001 to 2008, will return as president.
This city block on Exchange Street, which was for sale for $1.95 million, was sold on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to ANM Properties. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Six Bangor buildings sold in one blockbuster package

The last large block of downtown buildings left underused since the 1990s is in the hands of a new owner who closed on the purchase of six Exchange Street buildings on Wednesday, officials said.

Dollar General eyes Union location for store

A national discount store that has been trying for a year to enter the Knox County market has now set its sights on this rural town.
One of the buildings of the Maine Military Authority on the grounds of the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone.

Maine Military Authority lays off 35 workers as transit bus contract talks continue

The Maine Military Authority has laid off 35 employees working on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority buses as the two organizations continue to negotiate over cost overruns with the contract.
Municipal Review Committee Executive Director Greg Lounder (third from left), and Fiberight CEO Craig Stuart-Paul (center) stand among members of various companies involved in the development of the Fiberight municipal solid waste and recycling facility during the facility's groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday in Hampden.

Controversial Fiberight waste-to-energy plant breaks ground in Hampden

“We’re completely thrilled to be moving forward,” MRC board member Jim Guerra said. “We look forward to an opening sometime next year.”

Bangor’s new Chick-fil-A set for Nov. 3 opening, with special ‘road trip’ contest set for Nov. 2

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrives for a scheduled port visit in this U.S. Navy handout picture taken at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, November 6, 2014.

Maine-built destroyer to dock in New Zealand

The USS Sampson, launched at the Bath shipyard in November 2007, has been approved to attend the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary celebration.

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