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Elsewhere in Bangor on Friday, enjoy Chris Ross at Paddy Murphy's, the Blood Orange Martinis at the Big Easy, and up in Orono, there's a performance by Dominic Lavoie's ShaShaSha project at the IMRC on the University of Maine campus, and at the Bear Brew, there's a comedy show that I mistakenly said was happening LAST Friday, but is actually ... (more)
Is racial profiling justified?
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
The Restorative Justice Institute of Maine was awarded $150,000 from the Juvenile Justice Advisory Group to expand restorative justice practices for youth in four communities across the State.
Surely you've heard of wine tasting ...and beer tasting. But how about water tasting? There is a yearly competition across the country to see who has the best tasting water.
A series of four roundtable discussions on aging was recently held in Augusta organized by Speaker of the House Mark Eves and supported by the Maine Council on Aging.
Though most people by this point accept that the Affordable Care Act is here to stay, efforts continue to tweak the historic health insurance reform law and lessen its effect on businesses, according to a representative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who was in Maine on Thursday morning to discuss the subject.
The two-year budget deal pending before Congress could benefit Maine's defense industry and other recipients of federal funds by softening "sequestration" spending cuts and providing additional certainty, observers said Wednesday.
A state investigation has concluded that Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staff were ordered by their supervisors to destroy documents related to the redistribution of healthy community coalition state funding last year.
A man from Pembroke, N.H., has pleaded guilty to robbing Kennebunk Savings in Eliot, Maine, on Oct. 19 and the Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union in Sanford, Maine, on Oct. 26. Daniel Barry, 38, of Pembroke, faces up to 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, or both, on each count, according to U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II in Portland, ... (more)
Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday held a lunch meeting with more than 20 students from a Bowdoin College class on Maine politics and discussed, among other things, how to keep young people in the state.
Today, Representative Mike Michaud announced that farmers in a number of Maine counties are now eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster assistance.
Terry M. Deschenes, 23, of Seabrook, will be arraigned this morning on three felony counts of conspiracy to commit burglary.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dec. 11--BANGOR, Maine -- A group of Hermon students joined thousands of their peers across the state in getting a brief glimpse into the deep realm and science of computer coding on Wednesday.
By Charlotte Boynton After, six meetings and extensive research, a legislative commission voted unanimously Dec. 6, to recommend a reconstruction of the Unified County Corrections System and giving the Board of Corrections more authority.
I missed my anniversary. At the end of October, the 1-Minute Hike series officially turned two years old.
Here we go again. Senate President Justin Alfond, who was born into wealth, last week put on his war paint to gin up yet another attack on those who want to protect the overburdened Maine taxpayer.
Education reformers often say that you can't improve student outcomes by simply spending more money on education, but an exhaustive study delivered this week to the Legislature's Education Committee suggested Maine needs to spend at least $327 million more per year on public schools.
An unusual photograph taken in Virginia during the latter years of the Civil War depicts black and white Union soldiers standing together outside a rude cabin constructed in a regimental camp.