A judge on Wednesday ordered Maine to allow voters to rank their candidate choices in its June primaries, even as she considers a request from the state Senate to block plans for the revamped voting method.
Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy acknowledged the new system raises “significant constitutional issues” but said so-called ranked-choice voting should remain law.
John Wolanski, Kevin Raye and Harvey Smith were recently appointed to the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership board of directors.
Southern Maine Community College is offering nearly 250 courses and workshops over the summer months for people working toward a degree, seeking to expand their professional skills or beginning new careers.
Bangor Savings Bank, which has a branch location in Brunswick, has raised the minimum rate it pays employees in all positions to $15 per hour, effective Feb. 25.
BANGOR — Bangor Bancorp, parent company of Bangor Savings Bank, and Colebrook, New Hampshire-based First Colebrook Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Granite Bank, jointly announced that First Colebrook stockholders have approved the merger transaction, whereby Granite Bank will merge with and into Bangor Savings Bank.
NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank recently announced that Amanda Dyer has been promoted to branch manager of the Freeport office.
Dyer joined Norway Savings Bank in 2011 as a financial solutions specialist at the Yarmouth office before working her way to assistant branch manager of the Freeport office in January 2017.
PORTLAND — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine recently announced the winners of its 2018 annual awards, honoring nine Maine individuals and organizations for their commitment to making the state a better place for cyclists and pedestrians in 2017.
The winners are:
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt.
Downtowns across the Northeast Kingdom are hurting from some of the same forces impacting rural America everywhere, but there are myriad efforts afoot to bolster and position many of them for better days ahead.
The recovery from the back injury took a lot longer than he imagined, longer than the sting of having to miss the Masters.
Dustin Johnson, with a history of misfortune in the majors, has a remarkable knack of moving forward.
If only everyone would quit reminding him.
Tom Brady is losing one of his top receivers, and Jared Goff is getting a speedy new target.
The New England Patriots traded receiver Brandin Cooks to the Rams on Tuesday for Los Angeles’ first-round draft pick, the 23rd overall.
New England also sent a
fourth-round choice to the Rams, and the Patriots got a sixth-rounder from Los Angeles.
Giannis Antetokounmpo chased down the Boston Celtics’ Jaylen Brown from behind and swatted what would have been a momentum swinging layup against the backboard with 53 seconds left in a tight game.
An official first ruled goaltending. A replay review overturned the call into a blocked shot.
[img_assist|nid=1210216|title=|desc= THE PORTLAND SEA DOGS sit around the clubhouse after a workout Tuesday afternoon at Hadlock Field. The players and coaches met with the media and took team photos. Pictured above, players use the downtime to play cards, check their phones and watch baseball on TV. Below, WMTW TV-8 Sports Director Travis Lee interviews outfielder Tate Matheny.
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — A woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube and told her family members she “hated” the company opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters in California, wounding three people before taking her own life, police said.