Thursday, December 12, 2013
Augusta school board votes to drop costly stamp of approval from regional agency.
Patients should ask doctors if a test is really needed, what the risks are, whether there are simpler or safer options, what would happen without the service and how much it will cost.
Students, professors remember the legacy of Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95.
Continuing problems with MaineCare ride services prompt meeting with state DHHS officials.
Troy Rundstrom, 51, has been delivering the paper for at least 25 years and stopped early Monday to help a woman trapped in her car.
Competitive sports that rewarded athletes and left others feeling awkward have been replaced at many schools with activities that promote teamwork.
Augusta school officials say the voluntary stamp of approval is too costly.
Because of technology and changing mandates, many schools have reduced or even eliminated the teaching of cursive handwriting, but Chelsea Elementary is one exception.
However, the program is disappearing from many local schools, including Cony High School (2013), Oak Hill High School in Wales (2012) and Monmouth Academy (2010).
Space is a problem at schools in West Gardiner, Pittston, Randolph.