Mike Keenan, a shipfitter who served as president of Local S6 of the machinists union from 2001 to 2008, will return as president.
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.
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.
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.
“We’re completely thrilled to be moving forward,” MRC board member Jim Guerra said. “We look forward to an opening sometime next year.”
THE DAILY SIMMER
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.