Wednesday May 8
East Madison woman opens garden for Mother's Day swap
An East Madison woman plans to open her perennial gardens to the public Friday and Saturday for an open-house flower swap for Mother's Day.
Education department, Democrats heading towards charter school funding standoff
A standoff is developing between the Maine Department of Education and Democratic lawmakers about a proposed new way to fund public charter schools.
Panel looks for solution to Maine charter school funding quandary
Lawmakers on the education committee began tackling a series of proposals that would alter the funding mechanism for charter schools amid concerns that local districts have been blindsided by the current formula.