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FBI probing $118K embezzlement by ex-Westbrook city worker

Westbrook Mayor Colleen Hilton released a public statement Wednesday confirming that a former employee embezzled $118,000 and that the FBI and Westbrook police are looking into suspicious...

Tour bus operator to pay $30K in settlement over trip deposits

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Barry Somes, a former tour bus operator, has agreed to pay $30,782 in restitution to 38 consumers that Maine Attorney General Janet Mills said were deceived into booking vacation trips in the...

Peter J. DeTroy, prominent commercial lawyer, dies

Peter J. DeTroy, a commercial litigator, died suddenly over Memorial Weekend. Over a four-decade career, DeTroy represented individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses of all size. He was a partner at...

Top labor firm announces new collective bargaining agreement

Topsham-based McTeague Higbee, which has represented organized labor for the past 35 years, completed negotiations for a second three-year collective bargaining agreement for its unionized employees...

Lawsuit pushes ownership questions over rockweed

Multiple alleged incidents of illegal rockweed harvesting have provided the catalyst to file a civil lawsuit against Acadian Seaplants, The Quoddy Tides reported.

Former BIW employees claim unjust firings

Two longtime employees at Bath Iron Works have filed federal lawsuits charging the company with illegally firing them during approved medical leave.