Friday, May 24, 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 Democrats he will move out of the State House because of the disagreement.
Hear comments from Justin Alfond and Mark Eves
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The optional $2 donation would fund education about organ donations.
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.
In-state rates at Maine's two-year schools have risen 7 percent in the last five years, compared with a 29 percent increase at the state’s four-year universities, according to a report.
Peter Boucher, 61 of Kingfield, former owner of Sugarloaf Rescue and an active member of Franklin Search & Rescue and the Carrabassett Valley Fire Department, Boucher was recently recognized by the state Emergency Medical Services for his contributions to emergency medical care.
J.P. laments the purchases he had already planned based on winning Powerball ... which he did not win.
AUGUSTA — A bill that would protect some American loggers' jobs from being taken by workers employed by foreign companies has cleared a hurdle in the Maine Senate.
The state Senate has granted initial approval to a bill requiring public schools to provide at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day for elementary school students.
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.
Authorities say Dana Wilson, who works as a disc jockey, had videos of young girls engaged in sexual behavior on his computer.
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.
Some called it a positive stand against discrimination, others say the Boy Scouts shouldn't address issues of sexuality.
Two men were arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft Friday after a U.K. fighter jet was scrambled to divert their plane as it traveled from Pakistan to Britain.