Saturday, May 25, 2013
Two Maine athletes are working to stay grounded in spite of their rise to Olympic heights.
Maine hospitals are in the midst of a political battle over how the state will pay its Medicaid reimbursements, and are in turn being held hostage by the LePage administration.
For Republicans in the House of Representatives, New England's political landscape looks about as fertile as the upper slopes of Mount Katahdin or Mount Washington.
In the weeks since Haley Plaisted committed suicide, her family and friends have struggled to understand why the vibrant girl they knew wanted to end her life.
Uncertainty over the state budget and its local impact is a major reason several Augusta city councilors said Thursday they can’t support the proposed $52.6 million city and school budget and the 6.1 percent tax increase it would bring.
Augusta residents tell City Council budget proposal unaffordable
Memorial Day weekend events for the Kennebec Journal area.
A downy woodpecker pecks a stop sign on Cottage Street in Fairfield this week. According to nearby homeowner Trevison Hardy, the bird began his daily routine of beating the sign a month ago. The metal tapping noise can be heard a long way off. "He does it every day and all day," Hardy said. "I think it's funny." Hardy added the bird may be trying to attract a mate.
The autobiographical film, which documents director Rithy Panh's family's experience under the heavy-handed Communist Party's Khmer Rouge in Cambodia that resulted in the death of his parents and sisters, won the "Un Certain Regard" prize.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, the president says the country must also make sure that all veterans receive the care and benefits they have earned.
It’s easy to see why Monhegan Island has attracted so many artists. The island is a series of stunning visual impressions. And when we visited, colorful birds were everywhere, too!
Morning Sentinel area events on Memorial Day, May 27, 2013.
Parallel efforts are under way to tackle the growing issue of panhandling in the city, especially at busy intersections.
Conservatives are looking at alternative groups. Gay-rights backers want the ban on gay leaders lifted.