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.
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.
Members of Maine's congressional delegation are trying to keep up the pressure on the Department of Defense to buy footwear from U.S. manufacturers, a move that would likely benefit the state's New Balance sneaker factories.
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.
Farmingdale couple charged in beating
Memorial Day weekend events for the Kennebec Journal area.
The unusual directive to his department heads is seen as the latest move in ongoing clash between the governor and lawmakers.
Fuss over LePage's TV exceeds trivial dispute
Both sides deadlocked on hospitals, Medicaid
The bill aims to support expanding natural-gas pipelines and fund energy-efficiency efforts.
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.