Thursday, May 23, 2013
Some vocal residents told Augusta City Councilors that they cannot afford the 6.6 percent property tax increase proposal. In response, councilors said it wasn't likely the budget would pass as-is.
LePage tells reporters and allegedly tells Democrats he will move out of his office because of the disagreement, blasting Democrats for 'censorship.'
Hear comments from Justin Alfond and Mark Eves
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The legislation would require the creation of a “red team” to analyze data purporting to support a “targeted strike” against U.S.. citizens and report back to intelligence agencies within 15 days.
Obama defends drone strikes but says no cure-all
Rome town government is suing Scott and Lauren Bolduc of Rome and contractor Keenan Farwell of Mount Vernon, who operates Finishing Touch Landscape. for allegedly violating the town’s shoreland zone ordinance in a building project on Long Pond.
The public will have the chance to weigh-in on whether or not the Franklin County Jail should be returned to a full-service facility at a hearing June 12.
Somerset County Commissioners unanimously appointed Dawn DiBlasi as the new county administrator Thursday, beginning June 10.
Gary Alan Irving spent most of 34 years on the lam living in Gorham under an assumed name where he held a steady job, married and had children.
Brighton Plantation and Madison are the only communities left in the Madison-based School Administrative District 59 after Athens and Stark previously withdrew.
Mt. Blue Regional School District voters will consider the $29.7 million budget articles and have the option to increase or decrease proposed amounts during the 7p.m. meeting at Mt. Blue High School Thursday.
A legislative committee is expected to vote Friday on an ambitious proposal aimed at lowering Maine's high electricity and heating costs.
The forecast for a cool, rainy Memorial Day weekend may keep the traffic lower than normal for the start of Maine's summer tourism season.
AUGUSTA -- The Hall-Dale boys track and field team vowed to make a run at Lisbon at the Mountain Valley Conference championships Thursday afternoon.
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!
IN ATHENS, Wednesday at 5:46 p.m., a report of a disturbance led to an arrest on Boothby Road.
Predictions of rain every day but Monday, and cool temperatures too, could put a damper on Memorial Day travel.
Now a new jury will be asked to decide how to punish the convicted murderer.