Thursday, April 24, 2014
The court decision adds to criticism that the actions of Patricia Aho, Maine's environmental chief, frequently benefit her former employer’s clients.
The man known in Maine as Charles Fourcloud, a convicted embezzler, faces charges after serving as the Passamaquoddys' finance director.
A plan to provide for alternate commissioners follows recusals that foiled a Nestle Waters case.
They'll work to tighten oversight of the department after the Press Herald uncovered failures, but don't expect to investigate its commissioner.
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.
The resistance could make it hard to get the EPA to ease what the state views as obstacles to economic growth.
His recusal effectively halts review of a controversial contract between Nestle Waters and Fryeburg Water.
Missed deadlines have shorn Maine of power.