Saturday, May 25, 2013
Brighton Plantation and Madison are the only communities left in the Madison-based School Administrative District 59 after Athens and Stark previously withdrew.
Edwards-United Technologies, of Pittsfield, was one of five businesses in the state recognized by the governor's office and the state Department of Environmental Protection with a 2013 Environmental Excellence award Wednesday.
Shane Dolph Gurney, 36, of Vienna, is facing felony charges after police said he stole a car on Main Street on Monday and destroyed it in a crash about 20 miles away.
School Administrative District 59's board of directors approved a $10.36 million budget for the upcoming school year on Monday; a referendum vote is set for June 27.
Norridgewock is considering revising an ordinance that protects wetlands in an effort to be friendlier to businesses, according to the town manager.
Athens residents voted overwhelmingly Friday, 194–10, to withdraw from Madison-based School Administrative District 59.
The Maine Warden Service on Tuesday could not locate the bodies of John Spencer Jr., 41, of Litchfield, and Ken Henderson, 40, of China, both lost in December after going though the ice on Rangeley Lake.
A skate park opened in 2006 in memory of Damon Lasley has closed, because his family doesn't have the money to make necessary repairs to keep it safe.
Kaleb Bowring, 20, of Madison, and Matthew Santamore, 22, of Vassalboro, confessed to police Monday to robbing Tranten's Too of about $800 in cash that they split between themselves, according to police.
A supportive community, experienced staff members and consistent expectations are the reasons why Phillips Elementary School was one of only 42 elementary and middle schools to receive an A under a new letter grading system unveiled by Gov. Paul LePage earlier this month, Principal Felecia Pease said.