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    Portland assistant city manager may be leaving after 3 months

    Mona Bector would say only that she is in transition, and a city spokeswoman has said she plans to provide information about Bector's employment status Thursday.

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    LePage administration’s legal costs to rise as Medicaid suit continues

    Maine DHHS filed a form to double the cost of a no-bid contract with a Boston law firm to defend the LePage's position in the suit.

  • Local & State
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    Portland gets ready to open new Rowe Elementary School

    The Amanda C. Rowe Elementary School on Orono Road will replace the former Hall Elementary.

  • Business
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    Lawsuit alleges CMP workers were told to blame customers for their high bills

    The company vehemently denies the charge and says it is an insult to its workers.

  • Local & State
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    Union representing Maine child protective workers offers recommendations to improve system

    The employees' union surveyed frustrated caseworkers who feel they haven't had much of a voice in needed changes at the Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Local & State
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    Driver who crashed Kittery van with children aboard has history of seizures, court records say

    John Guy ran the recreation department van off the road while driving children from a summer camp to a water park in New Hampshire.

  • Business
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    Maine restaurant’s customers get hostile when straight-cut french fries replace crinkle-cut

    The owners of Bolley's Famous Franks in Waterville say customers have threatened to fight them and have them fearing for their family's safety.

  • Food
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    What to do when two towns both lay claim to the Dynamite sandwich? A cook-off!

    A Madison man says his family's behind the authentic sandwich with meatballs and marinara, but a Woonsocket, Rhode Island, resident has a beef with him.

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    Maine Voices: Absent oversight, condo associations can stymie energy-efficiency goals

    Unlike state agencies, the regulatory groups handle complex matters with little guidance on how to do so.

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