Friday, May 24, 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.
J.P. Devine laments the purchases he had already planned based on winning Powerball ... which he did not win.
The unusual directive is seen as the latest move in ongoing clashes between the governor and lawmakers.
Fuss over LePage's TV exceeds trivial dispute
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.
A jury on Friday convicted William E. Blodgett, 21, of Farmingdale, of aggravated assault on the second day of his trial in Kennebec County Superior Court.
Memorial Day weekend events for the Kennebec Journal area.
Timothy Joseph Gaudette, 19, of Waterville, recorded himself having sex with a 17-year-old girl and took similar photos with a 13-year-old girl in his apartment in late March, made an initial appearance Friday in Augusta District Court of charges of gross sexual assault.
Just four people have signed up so far to help with the Winslow Family 4th of July Celebration, which brings thousands to the area and relies on volunteers for much of the work.
Beginning in early June, a Skowhegan taxi company will start serving fresh hot slices of pizza from a walk-up window at the company office on
Island Avenue, Friday and Saturday from 4:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m.
BOSTON -- Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask saw the replay of his Game 4 gaffe over and over on television.
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.
Some called it a positive stand against discrimination, others say the Boy Scouts shouldn't address issues of sexuality.
The two suspects allegedly threatened to 'destroy the plane' after an argument with the crew.