Tuesday Jun 11
Roundup: Capital area towns vote on school budgets Tuesday
Area regional school unit budgets went before voters Tuesday, and all were projecting decreased state subsidies in 2013-14 and budgeted to pay a portion of teacher retirement costs for the first time, as proposed by Gov. Paul LePage .
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Monmouth's RSU 2 candidates differ on staying in school unit
The candidates vying to serve the next four years on the Regional School Unit 2 board both say they are motivated to help create the best education possible for students, but they disagree on whether that's best achieved by remaining with the school district.
In Monmouth, 960 'yes" votes on Tuesday will sever RSU 2 ties
They might hope for different outcomes, but supporters on both sides of the regional school unit withdrawal vote are banking on a single number: 960.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Emotion fills graduation in Richmond Saturday
Marshal Skyler Mayers, far right, leads a line of maroon- and white-clad seniors down a maroon-and-white hallway, on their way into the gym for their commencement ceremony on Saturday at Richmond High School.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Cost concerns have city mulling move from Augusta Fire Department to Delta Ambulance
Hallowell City Manager Michael Starn said he's looking for savings anywhere he can in the budget, and the city may be able to save about $26,000 by switching to Delta Ambulance for emergency medical care and ambulance transport.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Archeologists uncover parts of two forts at Richmond-Dresden bridge site
Archeologists in a race against time, to document a period of time, have uncovered much of two forts at the site of the Richmond-Dresden bridge, and opened a window into Colonial life.
Douglass, Osmond pick up wins at Wiscasset
The calendar may have said June 1, but Saturday night at Wiscasset Speedway had more of a feel like mid-August.
Bangor Daily News
Seth Goodall resigning his Senate seat to take SBA post
Maine's Senate majority leader is resigning his seat to oversee the U.S. Small Business Administration's New England region.
Wed May 29, 2013
Lincoln County News
Fort Richmond Dig Wrapping Up, DOT Awards Bridge Bid
By Dominik Lobkowicz The archaeological excavation of Fort Richmond is wrapping up in preparation for the construction of a new bridge connecting Dresden and Richmond across the Kennebec River.
Sun May 26, 2013
Richmond named business-friendly town by Maine
Richmond is now a Certified Business-Friendly Community, less than a year after the state spurned the town's efforts to win the designation.
Fri May 24, 2013
RSUs set school budget hearings, votes
At the meetings, voters have the opportunity to amend budget articles before placing them on the ballot for the validation vote, which is June 11 for most area districts.