The city is trying to determine whether it can replace the state aid without violating federal law.
The proposal championed by Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan still appears to lack enough votes to pass, but Trump says the time for negotiations is over.
Gov. LePage revives the idea of merging Maine's turnpike authority and transportation department, but the loss of revenue and the debt the state would absorb stand in the way.
Officials may try to address needs at other buildings as part of the work, including one scenario that calls for sending fifth-graders to a consolidated middle school if one is built.
State police say tipsters told them that Nicholas Gagne illegally connected power lines to a transformer and ran them to his house.
Waterville native Michael Libby lost three siblings to addiction. To beat heroin, he says, we must address loneliness.
A proposal to slash federal DHHS spending targets the biggest source of funding for Maine's elder-food program.
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