PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine couple has donated $15,000 to a Portland elementary school.
The Portland Press Herald reports Portland Public Schools announced Wednesday Catherine and Todd Alexander had established the Annetta Weatherhead Fund at Reiche Elementary School.
SOUTH PORTLAND (AP) — Police in Maine are searching for a man who they say burglarized eight small businesses.
The Portland Press Herald reports South Portland police released surveillance footage of the suspect Wednesday. Police say the man broke into eight businesses and took cash between Saturday night and Sunday morning.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine lawmakers will get an update on the roll-out of a new ranked voting system that election officials are racing to implement in time for the June primary.
Secretary of State Matt Dunlap is set to brief lawmakers on the roll-out of implementation Thursday. He’s said he plans to submit proposed rules governing the voting method by month’s end.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A Republican hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. Angus King is facing challenges about the veracity of his signatures he collected to qualify for the June primary.
Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap says the state will hold a public hearing Thursday on the challenge against financial planner Max Linn filed by opponent Republican Sen. Eric Brakey.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s governor is urging people to report suspected child abuse in the wake of the high-profile deaths of two young girls.
At a news conference Tuesday, Republican Gov. Paul LePage said anyone who suspects child abuse should speak up, especially doctors, teachers and other people who are required by law to report possible abuse.
Polish the lenses on your binoculars. The sixth annual Birding Extravaganza, a series of free birding excursions supported by four conservation organizations in Midcoast Maine, kicks off next month.
BRUNSWICK — The American Red Cross blood supply is still recovering from severe winter storms this month, and that donors of all blood types are needed.
TOPSHAM — Merrymeeting Adult Education is offering a free Certified Nursing Assistant Information Session on Thursday, April 19, from 6-7:30pm at the adult education center at 35 Republic Ave. in Topsham. Interested participants will learn about the enrollment process, scholarship opportunities and there will be time for questions and answers. Call (207) 729-7323 to register.
Massachusetts abandoned plans Wednesday to get its clean energy from a $1.6 billion hydropower project, dealing a blow to a proposal that has sparked controversy in New Hampshire over plans to deliver the power through nearly 200 miles of transmission lines across the state.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine election officials have submitted proposed rules for the first use of ranked-choice voting in statewide primary elections in June.
[img_assist|nid=1209157|title=|desc= THE FUTURE USS MICHAEL MONSOOR, one of three Zumwalt-class stealth destroyers built at Bath Iron Works, passes the shipyard’s floating drydock on its way to sea trials in January. A proposed $45 million tax credit benefiting the General Dynamics-owned facility has passed the Maine Senate and returns to the House.
Mt. Ararat High School is cramming a van — well, a box truck — on Saturday.
The cost of preserving history — and whether it’s worth it — was the center of debate over the future of the Frank J. Wood Bridge Wednesday in Topsham
Brianna Foster, 23, lives minutes away from Genesis Hospital, the main source of health care and the only hospital with maternity services in southeastern Ohio’s rural Muskingum County.
Business owners can find it a tall order to complete their tax returns while also running their companies. When an owner is distracted, or not paying close attention to IRS rules, that’s when mistakes happen. Some of the common ones to avoid:
On March 9, 2018, the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber hosted our annual awards event called the Big Night Out presented by Priority Real Estate Group. That evening eight awards were given to individuals and businesses who have shown exemplary support of the communities and our organization.
The millions of Americans who haven’t saved enough money for retirement still have a potential safety net: Their home equity. But recent changes to reverse mortgages mean seniors and their families may have tougher decisions to make.