Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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.
Augusta, Monday, At 6:52 p.m., an assault was reported on New England Road.
Police are seeking one suspect, and possibly a second, in an assault at Walmart in Augusta, which sent a man to the hospital.
Residents are invited to meet and ask questions of candidates running for local office at a forum from 6:30 to 8 Wednesday at the Comfort Inn & Suites on U.S. Route 2.
The bill's sponsor said doing away with concealed-weapon permits would free up police chiefs for other matters and would allow owners to carry their guns sooner.
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.
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.
Twin Rivers, which has facilities in Madawaska and New Brunswick, produces specialty papers and lumber.
Teachers and administrators took issue on Tuesday with the weight given to student assessments in proposed regulations for teacher and principal evaluations.
Kyle Dube’s Facebook page also indicates that he was born in Presque Isle but went to Orono schools. It's not clear how he knew Nichole Cable, who is five years younger than he is.
Acquaintance charged in murder of Glenburn girl
GORHAM -- University of Southern Maine freshman shortstop Sam Dexter is the son of a coach so it stands to reason he has an edge on many players his age when it comes to understand ...
Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and the rest of us.
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.