Thursday, March 6, 2014
The foundation has awarded nearly 23,000 grants worth almost $11.5 million since establishing the program in 2009.
The governor, citing a provision halting virtual charter schools, rejected the proposal within hours of its final passage in the Senate.
Read LePage's message about vetoing the virtual school bill
Virtual charter school eager to get started in Maine
Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine
This means justices may reconsider their decision that Kennebunkport’s Goose Rocks Beach is privately controlled and the public has no right to use it.
Cape Elizabeth’s Julian Wyzykowski, self-taught and passionate about his art, is 16 and already creating digital games for the Apple store.
Underscoring his resolve to Putin, Obama issues visa restrictions on Russians and authorizes wider financial penalties against those involved in the invasion.
Crimea sets vote to break away from Ukraine
In Crimea, many expect war to spring from deep-rooted divisions
Samuel Moore is charged with manslaughter in the death of a 5-month-old baby he was hired to look after.
The center, which helped train six Olympians for Sochi, is trying to make up for a loss of $1.4 million in funding from Libra Foundation.
Major gift could help save Maine Winter Sports Center
Hotbed for Maine Olympians loses its financing
Environmentalists fear it’s a step toward exporting oil sands through East Coast ports.
Canada decision may bring tar sands oil closer to Maine
A bid to spike the proposal was defeated, 78-62, in a preliminary vote.
Online sales are affecting stores across the retail sector, no matter if the company is selling clothes, books or electronics, experts say.
The new report explains in part why the train near the Maine border ignited so quickly, leading to the deaths of 47 people.
Regulators expound on testing for crude transported by rail
An amended version of the bill strengthens dentists’ supervisory role.
Maine dentists by town: Interactive map
A court ruled one day earlier that a man who took photos up the skirts of subway passengers didn’t violate state law.
A contemporary sweat-lodge ceremony invites the audience to watch a film while in sauna pods.
The win came five days after the Capitals beat Boston 4-2. The Bruins have won three straight since.
Prisons should be safer than the rest of society, not more dangerous.
The average federal tax refund is up 3 percent to $3,034.
Revised, more practical SAT welcomed in Maine
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