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York County launching $1M revolving loan program
A new $1 million revolving loan program will soon be offered to small and medium-sized businesses in York County, or for entrepreneurs just starting out.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
LePage signs Interstate sign bill into law
Gov. Paul LePage has signed into law a bill that relocates or removes dozens of signs advertising schools, beaches, ski slopes and other attractions from Maine's two interstate highways.
Senate Republicans uphold LePage veto of solar energy bill
This is a copy of a letter I am sending to the dozens of my constituents who have written to me asking me to support this bill.
John Fogg Kneeland Sr.
John Fogg Kneeland Sr., 90, of Alfred, died peacefully Monday, April 7, 2014, at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Bill to restrict signage on Maine highways goes to LePage after final Senate approval
A bill that would relocate or remove dozens of signs advertising schools, beaches, ski slopes and other attractions from Maine's interstate highways is headed to Gov. Paul LePage after receiving final approval in the Senate on Tuesday.
Saco man accused of EBT card fraud
Police say Donchian Murray, 21, tried to sell an undercover officer the remaining balance on his electronic benefits transfer card.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Maine House OKs greater access to overdose antidote; LePage vows veto
The House of Representatives on Monday gave preliminary and unanimous approval to a bill that would give some family members of opiate addicts greater access to naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of an overdose.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Beaumont Enterprise
Maine Medicaid rules reduce narcotic prescriptions
In this April 1, 2014 photo, Ernie Merritt stands with his back brace at his home in of Saco, Maine.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Arundel woman walks to raise funds for cancer as she battles the deadly disease
For the second year in a row, Arundel's Gina Merry was one of the top fundraisers for the Maine Cancer Foundation's annual event, Mary's Walk.
Bangor Daily News
Maine film 'Hanover House' gets what it wants (a world premiere) May 9-10
Casey Turner and Brian Chamberlain star in Corey Norman's "The Hanover House," a horror film premiering at the Saco Drive-in's Dead at the Drive-in film festival May 9-10.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Police: Woman drove over 125 mph with kids in car
State police say Cheryl Gilson was "shocked" when she was arrested after a high-speed chase up I-95 Sunday.
Maine woman arrested after hitting 123 mph on turnpike with kids
A Cornish woman with her two young children in her car was arrested Sunday after Maine State Police said they spotted her weaving in and out of traffic on the Maine Turnpike and clocked her on radar going 123 mph, according to Publc Safety Department spokesman Steve McCausland.
Police: Cornish woman drove 124 mph with kids in car
A Cornish woman is facing charges after police said she was caught on radar driving 124 miles per hour with two young children in her car.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Friday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8
AND, I'M SHERNAY WILLIAMS. HE'S CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL.
Abandoned road bill hits roadblock in Maine House
The Maine House on Friday voted 92-50 to reject a bill that would have pushed towns to take close look at abandoned roads and rights-of-way.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
State of Maine
Maine High School Graduation Rates Continue to Climb
The State Department of Education is encouraged by the increase, but says a wide graduation-proficiency gap and high college remediation rates show Maine schools must prioritize proficiency AUGUSTA – Maine's high school graduation rate continues to climb with 86.36 percent of all students who entered the ninth grade in the fall of 2009 ... (more)
Bangor Daily News
Senate approves bill aimed at ensuring Maine benefits from sale or reorganization of FairPoint
A bill to make sure Mainers benefit from any merger, reorganization or sale of the state's largest telecom utility, FairPoint, won approval in the Senate Thursday morning.
Maine Water to close Rockport customer service operations
Maine Water serves about 32,000 customers in the state, and about half live in the Biddeford-Saco area and were customers of the Biddeford & Saco Water Company.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Library exhibiting Vittoriosoa s photography
The photographs of Michael Vittorioso are now on display through June at Goodall Library.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Fairpoint makes strides in service, may be ready for sale
How could this small, regional utility take over an infrastructure as vast as Verizon's in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont? The deal saw FairPoint grow its footprint roughly sixfold, and state utility regulators were unsure the company - which didn't even have the upfront cash to finance the deal - could handle such rapid growth.