Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Teachers and administrators took issue on Tuesday with the weight given to student assessments in proposed regulations for teacher and principal evaluations.
Two brothers say Rev. James Vallely sexually abused them over a three-year period in the late '70s at St. Michael's Parish in South Berwick.
Gary Bird said he's '98 percent sure' there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble. The twister killed 24 people.
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Mainers need to focus their generosity in places that can provide the most help by donating money to volunteer agencies.
Residents will have a final opportunity to be heard Thursday, on their concerns of a $52.6 million city and school budget that would increase property taxes by 6.6 percent while Mayor William Stokes urge residents to speak to local officials and state legislators about the need for tax reforms.
Jefferson residents accepted the school budget as proposed and rejected the idea of the town owning the Clary Lake dam at Tuesday night's Town Meeting held at Jefferson Village School.
Somerset County filed a civil suit against the state Board of Corrections on Tuesday for payment of more than $280,000 the county contends it is owed for operations at the Somerset County Jail.
House Speaker Rep. Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, will give his first bill-specific floor speech during tonight's debate.
Police are seeking one suspect, and possibly a second, in an assault at Walmart in Augusta, which sent a man to the hospital.
William Spaulding, 53, of Vassalboro, was taken to the hospital Tuesday after crashing his pickup truck head on into another truck, driven by Joshua Lamoreau, 34, of Monmouth, on Western Avenue in Manchester.
They oppose a bill that would allow carrying concealed weapons without a permit, which would also do away with background checks.
Leandra Martin had her doubters, starting with her father and grandfather. They remember telling Martin she could try a race car out, but figured it was likely just a phase that wo ...
Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and the rest of us.
IN EMBDEN, Monday at 4:49 p.m., a report of harassment was investigated on Timber Lane.
Amid a 'gold rush' for the profitable creatures, a commission could also vote to restrict the fishery without shuttering it.
But apparently the advisers did not tell the president, officials say.