Because of a reduction in personnel expenditures approved by the Bangor School Committee, the budget approved by the council differed from the budget initially presented the council. The local impact on the millage rate is 8 cents, not the 11 cents and the initial projected spending increase fell from 1.9 percent to 1.7 percent. Webb also provided Thursday an update to the system's enrollment count, showing 3,800 students, down from the 3,900 she estimated in March.
An earlier version of this story overstated the number of layoffs. Ninety employees are affected by the closure of Mercy’s Westbrook addiction center. Half of those will be moved to its State Street campus.
In an earlier version of this story, shooting victim Treyjon Arsenault’s first name was misspelled.
An earlier version of this story had an incorrect spelling for McFarlin.
An earlier version of this story reported that the wedge-shaped piece of land is 40 feet at its widest part and about 160 feet long. It is 260 feet at its widest part and about 850 feet long, according to a map provided by David Martucci.
A previous version of this story said David Tassoni was executive vice president and chief operating officer. His title is senior vice president of operations.
An earlier version of this story reported that the defense attorney’s name is Meg Sideris. It is Marina Sideris.
A previous version of this story misspelled Shelly Spiers' last name.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the bill Uber supports. It is not LD 1388 or LD 982. It is LD 1379.
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the chamber has nearly 800 members. It has more than 800 members. In addition, Porter will be leaving after three months, not two.
A previous version of this report erroneously stated that Rep. Bruce Poliquin and U.S. Sens. King and Susan Collins have said they will attend. Representatives of the lawmakers are expected to attend. In addition, the meeting will not be at the town office. A previous version of this story also incorrectly stated that U.S. Sen. Angus King asked Millinocket officials for their requirements for a park in a letter. King asked for requirements but not in a letter.
A previous version of this story incorrectly credited the photo to BDN reporter Stephan Betts. The photo is courtesy of the Rockland Fire Department .
An earlier version of this story said OnProcess received $1.1 million. It applied for $1.1 million and received $800,000.
An earlier version of this story stated that Bath Iron Works was once the largest private employer in the United States. A shipyard spokesman said that’s not the case.
A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the injured woman was taken to Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
A previous version of this story incorrectly identified William Sheehan as Penobscot County chief deputy. He is chief deputy sheriff.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the name of the organization that is flying the White family to Boston. Also, Gordon Smith was misquoted as saying "ethics and safety." He said "efficacy and safety."
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Town Manager Mark Leonard was not at the meeting.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the date when the deal must be passed to prevent a government shutdown.
An earlier version of this report referred to Alan Richardson as chief executive officer of Emera Maine. He is chief operating officer.