Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Councilors say establishing an oversight committee and an annual licensing process is the first step toward addressing long-standing community concerns.
A plan to relocate the human services office from Portland to South Portland gets an environmental approval, but other permits are still needed.
The board hopes to start recruiting staff and students soon, and plans to open at least one local center where the faculty will work.
The Cianchette company needs all required permits by March 15 and already has conditional approval from South Portland.
The training effort will help bank and credit union employees identify and stop financial exploitation of older people.
Attorney General Janet Mills plans to build on work of other agencies calling attention to challenges posed by state’s rapidly aging population.
The former secretary of defense speaks at Portland’s annual breakfast honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Former Secretary of Defense, U.S. Rep. and U.S. Sen. William Cohen of Maine will be the keynote speaker at the 33rd annual event, which will also honor former South African President Nelson Mandela.
A state review blames the problem on old computer and accounting problems that were never fixed.
The public can weigh in Monday on the town’s oversight plan, which aims to address a long-running dispute between range users and homeowners.