Saturday, May 18, 2013
Former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe was all over the media landscape last week promoting her new book; Congress makes progress on important legislation; Rep. Chellie Pingree's bill on military sexual assault gets pushed back; Rep. Mike Michaud urges action on safety accord; and the C-SPAN bus stops at Cony High School, State House on Wednesday.
The men and women graduating Saturday from Kennebec Valley Community College were urged to make the most of their opportunities through hard work, integrity and discipline.
Kennebec Valley Community College Class of 2013
Nine teaching jobs will be cut if the proposed $17.7 million budget is adopted in Regional School Unit 4 — Litchfield, Sabattus and Wales — and each town will be billed more to support that budget.
The Emergency Medical Services memorial groundbreaking in Augusta on Saturday drew first responders from across Maine, according to a release.
On Saturday, 456 graduates of the University of Maine at Farmington were urged to let go of imaginary lines that needlessly divide people and keep them from joining together to support each other.
University of Maine at Farmington Class of 2013
Take care of your community, your country and the planet, an acclaimed environmental educator, writer and scholar told Unity College seniors Saturday.
Unity College Class of 2013
Ernest Almeida, 31, of Fairfield, wanted by police after leading officers on a high-speed chase, is in custody in Connecticut.
Five people were taken to a hospital early Saturday evening after a two-vehicle collision on Route 150 in Skowhegan.
Skowhegan police Saturday handed out more than 70 tickets for improper parking during the 30th annual 10-Mile Lawn Sale.
Augusta, Friday, At 8:55 a.m., there was an accident at the railroad trestle on Water Street.
Orb finishes fourth.
Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and the rest of us.
IN BRIGHTON PLANTATION, Saturday at 1:21 a.m., a vehicle accident was reported on Mayfield Road.
With state and community help, the city has nearly finished the process of relocating fire victims.
Caleb ‘Kai’ McGillvary was sought in the killing of a N.J. lawyer.