Saturday, December 7, 2013
Maine's poorest county has struggled for years, and some wonder whether the FreeME proposal from the Maine Heritage Policy Center is the answer to overcoming poverty and boosting population.
Charles Fourcloud’s past as a convicted embezzler resulted in his dismissal at Pleasant Point.
A bill would tighten oversight of the DEP when it comes to dam relicensing to keep the state from losing its say on water levels.
His recusal effectively halts review of a controversial contract between Nestle Waters and Fryeburg Water.
The Passamaquoddies check the books for irregularities and say the new hire misled them on his past and identity.
The question of how the virus sent to Syria in 2001 can be used arose after a New York Times allegation.
He's still deciding if his past ties to Nestle raise a conflict in a Fryeburg case involving a 25-year contract to bottle local water.
The company shipped a vaccine in violation of a federal export ban, and several former executives were sentenced to prison, but Maine Biological Laboratories denies its action led to a chemical weapon.
Missed deadlines have shorn Maine of power.
The resistance could make it hard to get the EPA to ease what the state views as obstacles to economic growth.