Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Eagle Rental of Waterville had asked the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to overturn a decision by a trial judge ordering that the use tax — similar to a sales tax — be paid on those vehicles which the Maine Supreme Judicial Court rejected that appeal in a decision issued Tuesday.
The selectmen will host a public hearing Thursday on a proposed ordinance that would allow residents to recall elected officials at 6:30 p.m. at the town office.
Vote totals reported by town clerks show that Regional School District 18’s proposed school budget of $32,281,753 passed handily at polls in the district’s five towns Tuesday.
Damages could reach $2 billion in a disaster zone that stretches more than 17 miles.
Two infants among 10 children killed by tornado
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Oklahoma teachers saved lives, witnesses say
Gary Bird says he's '98 percent sure' there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble. The twister killed 24 people.
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Power of Oklahoma tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb
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In an ultra-bloody daylight attack, two men with butcher knives hacked another man to death near a military barracks.
Crews next week will begin putting another layer of pavement along Route 32 from Waldoboro to Jefferson, according to the Maine Department of Transportation.
Kylie Keene, a 2012 UMaine grad, was selected out of hundreds of applicants to be the Nabisco 1D VIP Tour Correspondent, who will follow the band in major cities.
In February, summer seems like just a legend. In May when the lilacs open out it’s clear the legend is coming to life, and for a few months, winter is the ancient myth. So is it written.
Mike Krzyzewski will try to lead the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team to a third straight gold medal, a source with knowledge of the decision tells the Associated Press.
Mitchell Zukor is a disaster waiting to happen — and waiting for disasters to happen to himself and the rest of us.
USA Telephone has been planning to end its service next month, but Fairpoint shuts down the transmission lines USA used because the company stopped paying to use them.
The deadly storms, which form about once a year, have more energy than an atomic bomb.