Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Augusta residents complaints about trucks getting hung up on a tight right-angle corner have city councilors considering banning heavy trucks from Macomber Avenue, a residential street between Winthrop Road and Western Avenue.
The measure, which would help fund the maintenance of trails, likely would be vetoed by Gov. LePage.
But the approved bill ignores a committee’s recommendation that rules be developed first.
A Corinna man, Glenn A. Graves, 57, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Kennebec County Superior Court to sex offenses dating from more than a quarter-century ago.
The Augusta Board of Education meets Wednesday night to try to finalize the $27.4 million school budget.
The bill would extend health insurance to more than 60,000 low-income Mainers under the federal Affordable Care Act.
LePage's finance chief wants to avoid government shutdown
Despite unanimous passage in the House and Senate, the compromise plan faces another hurdle: price.
By insuring more people, the bill, still viable with an override of Gov. LePage's veto, could offset the escalating costs of free care, they say.
The policy comes after a series of articles about the Department of Environmental Protection.
'The Lobbyist in the henhouse' DEP series
BOSTON (AP) -- His teammates always knew Daniel Paille was more than a speedy penalty killer who specialized in defense for the Boston Bruins.
Award-winning actor, songwriter, and producer Keith Carradine will be honored at the 2013 Maine International Film Festival with the Mid-Life Achievement Award in July.