Sunday, May 19, 2013
Even as school officials have made cuts elsewhere and overall enrollment has declined by 3.6 percent since 2009-10, the number of children enrolled in pre-kindergarten in eight Augusta-area school districts has risen 11.5 percent, from 486 in 2009-10 to 542 this year.
Priscilla Stevenson, 95, is just the second person to be awarded the Wayne Cane, the town's version of the Boston Post Cane, since the tribute began in 2008.
Hallowell and Maine Department of Transportation officials are inviting residents and business owners to a public forum Wednesday to learn more about the planned reconstruction of Water Street.
About 50 veterans, firefighters, police officers, Knights of Columbus, Elks and others turned out for a wreath-laying ceremony in Waterville Sunday, during which uniformed officials laid wreaths at stones representing their respective groups.
Monmouth voters will decide once and for all whether they favor remaining with Regional School Unit 2 or withdrawing and returning to a town-run school system.
A stranger's gesture reminds me that in a world where so many bad things happen every day, there are people who are good and thoughtful and kind.
Erica Ricker, 29; Heather Spaulding, 28; Marcella Coffin, 23; and Lacey Wilson, 27, all of Waterville, were charged with disorderly conduct fighting Sunday, following two disturbances.
The Bull Moose store at Elm Plaza here is bursting at the seams and plans to expand this summer into the former Mr. Paperback space next door.
Norridgewock is considering revising an ordinance that protects wetlands in an effort to be friendlier to businesses, according to the town manager.
Canaan is commemorating its 225th year next month with dances, food and a parade.
The Huskies shut out Endicott 9-0 to win the New England Regional championship.
Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and the rest of us.
IN ANSON, Saturday at 5:09 p.m., shots reportedly were fired on River Road.
St. Patrick Parish held its final Mass on Sunday.
Rhetoric is heated as religious groups say they do not want openly gay boys in the Boy Scouts.