Saturday Jul 26
Collins working to improve oil-train safety
Women attend a church service in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, July 6, on the first anniversary of a train derailment that killed 47 people.
Bald eagle euthanized after struck by school bus in New Vineyard
Cpl. John MacDonald of the Maine Warden Service said the eagle took off from a pond along Route 27 on Monday and flew into the path of the bus.
Mt. Blue residents initially OK budget
Mt. Blue Regional School District residents initially approve a $31 million school budget that includes a 4.3 percent increase from the year before and is expected to increase district property taxes.
New Vineyard woman charged with attacking 12-year-old son
A New Vineyard woman was arrested Tuesday on domestic violence charges after a 12-year-old boy told school officials that the woman strangled him, sat on him until he couldn't breathe and threatened to kill him with a knife.
Mt. Blue School District proposes $31 million budget
Superintendent Tom Ward said the 4.3 percent increase comes primarily from a $400,000 decline in state funding and $600,000 in built-in costs like contracted raises.