Stories we are pursuing Thursday

By Michael J. Dowd, BDN Staff
Posted Jan. 13, 2011, at 11:59 a.m.

Several legislators have been traveling around the state to get input from citizens on what needs to be done in Augusta to improve living and working conditions in Maine. The latest stop on the tour is in Washington County. We’ll report on what kind of reception the lawmakers are getting and what they are learning. Reporter: Sharon Mack

World Acadian Congress organizers are happy about feedback from Gov. Paul LePage about his support for the 2014 event in Aroostook County, but are very concerned that the federal funding they thought they would be getting is in danger of being slashed. Reporter: Jen Lynds

We’re following up on the Hermon town council’s vote to send ambulance services out for proposals. Leaders of the current volunteer ambulance crew say they are not closing and could become competition if another entity gets a contract. Reporter: Dawn Gagnon

In our Lifestyle section, we’ll preview the Bangor Symphony Orchestra concert this Sunday in Orono, featuring soloist Martina Filjak playing Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto. Reporter: Emily Burnham

Our Sports staff will cover high school boys and girls basketball contests.

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