Archive for March, 2010
By Diana Bowley on March 31, 2010, at 11:44 p.m.
The $1.849 million municipal budget is winding its way through the adoption process.
By Diana Bowley on March 31, 2010, at 11:42 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT | Over the next year, the Friends of Central Hall will be aggressively seeking grants for the rehabilitation of the historic building that served as a focal point for business …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 31, 2010, at 11:38 p.m.
HOWLAND | Angled at 25 degrees, facing south-southeast and very broad, the Penobscot Valley High School roof is perfect for solar panels, SAD 31 Superintendent Jerry White says. That’s …
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 31, 2010, at 11:36 p.m.
With big cuts to revenue sharing and other state revenues expected and increased operating costs, town officials are proposing cuts, but no layoffs, Town Manager John Butts said on …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 31, 2010, at 11:31 p.m.
Police Chief Donald Bolduc won’t be resigning after all, Town Manager Eugene Conlogue said Wednesday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 31, 2010, at 11:23 p.m.
LINCOLN | Paul Labrecque wants Lincoln to have a recreation center, he said Wednesday.
on March 31, 2010, at 11:12 p.m.
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The Associated Press on March 31, 2010, at 11 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Gov. John Baldacci on Wednesday signed a budget-balancing bill which he says demonstrates that the Legislature can rise above partisanship and make tough decisions. Baldacci was …
By Meg Haskell on March 31, 2010, at 10:46 p.m.
BANGOR,Maine — With the contentious national health reform debate behind her, U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe has shifted her priorities to extending unemployment benefits for laid-off workers, creating …
By Jessica Bloch on March 31, 2010, at 10:39 p.m.
BANGOR | It wasn’t so long ago that high school graduates in some towns could be assured of a job at the local mill or factory.
By Kevin Miller on March 31, 2010, at 10:19 p.m.
AUGUSTA | A proposal to seek voter approval this November for casinos in Oxford and Washington counties and table games at Hollywood Slots in Bangor survived its first critical vote in the …
By Rich Hewitt on March 31, 2010, at 10:09 p.m.
ORRINGTON | The shaking and rattling that rolled around eastern Maine on Tuesday afternoon was a relatively minor quake compared to the devastating temblors that struck Haiti and Chile …
By Bill Trotter on March 31, 2010, at 9:55 p.m.
GOULDSBORO | As residents of the Schoodic Peninsula wait to find out if another company might be taking over the former Stinson sardine cannery, nearly 130 workers at the facility are …
The Associated Press on March 31, 2010, at 9:44 p.m.
PORTLAND | President Barack Obama selected another friendly state for his campaign-style tour to sell his health care overhaul with an address today in Portland, where some …
By Judy Harrison on March 31, 2010, at 9:37 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Maine became the first state in the nation Wednesday to enact a law to safeguard consumers from deceptive free trial offers, according to the Attorney General’s Office.
on March 31, 2010, at 9:34 p.m.
Scott Baker, pastor of Little River Church, and members of the congregation are planning something different this Easter weekend.
By Judy Harrison on March 31, 2010, at 9:24 p.m.
To reach the light Christ’s Resurrection brought into the world, Christians must walk through the dark shadows of his Crucifixion.
By Christopher Cousins on March 31, 2010, at 9:14 p.m.
AUGUSTA | In 2007, Nicholas Carpenter of Rockland was what you might call a hardened criminal.
The Associated Press on March 31, 2010, at 9:08 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Four candidates for governor — three Democrats and one Republican — likely will qualify for public campaign funds this election year.
By Bill Trotter on March 31, 2010, at 8:53 p.m.
SULLIVAN | The board of Regional School Unit 24 voted Tuesday to apply for a federal Race to the Top grant for Sumner Memorial High School, one result of which will be that Michael Eastman …