Saturday, May 25, 2013
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
A split among policymakers over the terms of educator evaluations could sink Maine's request for a waiver from federal education regulations, Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen is warning.
Online predators are skilled at getting kids to chat with them and trust them, an author cautions.
J.P. Devine laments the purchases he had already planned based on winning Powerball ... which he did not win.
A flood warning for the Kennebec River at Skowhegan has been issued by the National Weather Service, in effect from Saturday afternoon until Monday morning.
The deal to a group of Canadian-led investors, but the deal is contingent on reaching a lease agreement with the city of Glendale, Ariz.
Of the graduates, 55 are from Maine.
Memorial Day weekend events for the Kennebec Journal area.
Local regional school unit boards, including RSU 2, RSU 4, RSU 11 RSU 12 and RSU 38, have approved draft budgets and will start holding regional budget meetings this week.
Two Hartland residents were arrested early Saturday morning after one of them allegedly fired a rifle during a domestic dispute, then ran off into the woods on Canaan Road.
BOSTON (AP) — John Lackey is rolling again after two rough seasons that made his rich contract seem like a waste of money.
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.