Saturday, March 8, 2014
An increasingly nasty spat between the city of Augusta and Central Maine Power over the possible loss of $200,000-plus in revenue will now involve the Public Utilities Commission.
Augusta City Council blasts CMP, calling excise tax bill ‘retribution’
Augusta officials say CMP-backed bill will hurt city coffers
However, guards and prisoner advocates say the officials’ claims aren’t true, that changes have made the prisons less safe.
Bill Nemitz: Violence in prison a fact of life ... but should it be?
Aimey Ribeiro of Tupper Road said two cows, three pigs — two of which were to give birth this spring — a chicken and a cat all lost their lives in the blaze that tore through the barn and into the house.
Students are waiting to hear whether they will be invited to compete in the national competition in Hawaii.
The victim, now recovered, told authorities he did not want the woman prosecuted.
J.P. Devine reflects on getting “ashed up,” going to confession and the nature of sin, more or less.
But with little appetite for higher taxes, the city manager says his 2015 proposal is just a good starting point for discussion.
Town officials want to ward against a reduction in state aid by reducing the amount of taxable property the power station adds to the tax rolls.
Economists embrace February’s modest expansion and suggest the economy is poised to pick up after enduring a harsh winter.
Augusta area police reports for March 7, 2014
Both teams are chasing their first state title Saturday, but the undefeated Eagles don’t want to go through the heartbreak of losing a championship game again.
March 8, 2014
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