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Portland Mayor Michael Brennan said earlier this year that Portland would not comply with a directive from Gov. Paul LePage to cut General Assistance to refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants. Both Portland and Westbrook have asked a state judge to make the state pay the overdue General Assistance reimbursements until the legality of the governor's order is settled.

Portland, Westbrook ask judge to make state pay overdue GA reimbursements

AUGUSTA | The cities of Portland and Westbrook are asking a Superior Court judge to make the state pay more than $1.2 million worth …

Downtown roundup: Bagel Central to expand, a soul moving, and two new stores

1 min ago BANGOR | Downtown Bangor is seeing one of its most active periods in recent memory. Three major apartment and retail projects are in the …
When The Reids moved to Sophia Road in Saco four years ago, they were delighted to find a neighborhood that keeps seasons bright. They pose on their porch this week. Jennifer (from left) and Doug, and in front Jacob and Brendan. Their dog, Whoopie, also gets in on the act.

‘A fun holiday spectator sport’: Maine homes get into Christmas spirit with festive lights, displays

ROCKPORT | Headed north on Route 1 between Camden and Rockland, an oasis of playful lights, including an inflated shivering snowman, shines through the …

South Portland man dies on the job in Dayton

Maine State Police said that an employee of Dayton Sand and Gravel …

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Attorney for owner of Bath store that closed without delivering paid-for appliances denies fraud

The attorney for the owner of Gediman’s Appliance, which closed its Bath …

Cushing man who allegedly found mouse in McDonald’s milkshake has lawsuit dismissed

THOMASTON | A lawsuit filed earlier this year by a Cushing man who said …

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