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Bangor council backs school budget, sends it to voters

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.

Mercy Hospital to lay off 45, close Westbrook addiction center

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.

1 dead in Portland in spate of violent crimes

In an earlier version of this story, shooting victim Treyjon Arsenault’s first name was misspelled.

Missing campers found alive in Piscataquis County

An earlier version of this story had an incorrect spelling for McFarlin.

Boundary between Rockland, Thomaston may be in dispute

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.

Belfast still benefiting from defunct MBNA

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.

Rockland woman gets jail time for leaving autistic son home alone

An earlier version of this story reported that the defense attorney’s name is Meg Sideris. It is Marina Sideris.

Day-old chicks cause cute ruckus at Fort Kent farm supply store

A previous version of this story misspelled Shelly Spiers' last name.

Uber to give Bar Harbor, Maine beach towns summertime test

A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the bill Uber supports. It is not LD 1388 or LD 982. It is LD 1379.

Bangor Chamber president resigns

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.

National park opponents to host forum in East Millinocket

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.

Rockland firefighters spend night dealing with motel propane leak

A previous version of this story incorrectly credited the photo to BDN reporter Stephan Betts. The photo is courtesy of the Rockland Fire Department .

New tech company coming to Belfast, may bring up to 350 new jobs

An earlier version of this story said OnProcess received $1.1 million. It applied for $1.1 million and received $800,000.

Steering a shipyard: Bath Iron Works president, union at odds

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.

Quebec woman hurt in motorcycle crash

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the injured woman was taken to Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

Family, police seek answers after grave was desecrated in Etna

A previous version of this story incorrectly identified William Sheehan as Penobscot County chief deputy. He is chief deputy sheriff.

Bangor boy to take part in experimental stem cell therapy to treat his autism

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."

Veazie school system grapples with council’s order to cut budget

An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Town Manager Mark Leonard was not at the meeting.

With GOP at the table, tax reform negotiations begin to take shape — without LePage

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the date when the deal must be passed to prevent a government shutdown.

Emera shakes up leadership to pursue ‘smart grid’ development

An earlier version of this report referred to Alan Richardson as chief executive officer of Emera Maine. He is chief operating officer.

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