Thursday, April 17, 2014
The governor says the action shows that his reforms should have been passed, but an advocacy group says the penalty is based on a work participation rate from 2011 and that his reforms would not have helped.
View Temporary Assistance for Needy Families work participation rates
Letter notifying Maine of welfare penalty
The measure allows prosecutors to consider a driver’s lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.
The biofuel startup, which plans to operate in Millinocket, had sought $25 million.
But a decision on imposing a plastic grocery bags fee is delayed. The issue now goes back to the City Council.
The chancellor agrees others may object in this time of deep cuts, but he wanted to keep the system’s top financial officer from leaving.
Several locations broke records for low temperatures this morning, including Portland, which dipped to 23 degrees.
That contradicts the account of Stephen McKenney’s wife. Video from police cruisers may show what happened.
Deadly force: Police & The Mentally Ill
Windham man killed by police had shown no distress to outside world
Brittany Mace stole more than $26,000 from customers at the Searsport branch of Bangor Savings Bank in 2010 and 2011, and many of those targeted were elderly or disabled.
The collective Running With Scissors meets its goals with a larger, well-equipped building that provides workspace for about 75 artists.
Ryan McLaughlin, 26, who told police he had an addiction and was desperate, faces up to 20 years on each of two counts.
The Kennebec River in Augusta is more than 5 feet above flood stage Wednesday evening, but no severe damage is reported.
Flooding claims one victim in northern Maine
Flooding closes Main Street businesses in Dexter
N.H. suspends search for missing man in Smith River
A Great Dane and a terrier were cold, in pain and 'very, very not happy little dogs,' says the operations manager at the Humane Society Waterville Area.
The total cost for rebuilding the broken village could total $2.7 billion over the next decade. Cleaning up the contaminated land, sewer system and bodies of water will cost another $200 million.
Maine's planning 'gap' could be disastrous in Quebec-type rail emergency
The bright yellow squirt gun fell out of the student’s backpack.
The operetta, having its English premiere here, illuminates women’s lives in a German concentration camp.
Patrice Bergeron won a gold medal in Sochi, but also thrived for the Bruins when he returned from Russia.
It’s time to reform a tax code that was designed for another economic era.
The Internet makes abuses a lot easier for pedophiles, but others are using it to combat a global problem.
UMaine System administrator received $40,000 raise
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