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4 hrs ago | Sun Journal
A Nevada company sold a bogus points-based vacation package to more than 1,000 Mainers, according to Attorney General Janet Mills, who filed a 10-count lawsuit against Festiva Hospitality Group in Kennebec County Superior Court last week.
Should America ever negotiate with terrorists?
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
9 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
Maine Gov. Paul LePage unveiled renewed Republican efforts to target welfare fraud Tuesday, proposing requiring some welfare recipients to prove they've applied for work and limiting items that can be purchased with electronic benefit transfer cards.
13 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup
James R. Bohan, 53, of Frankfort, operating under the influence, $500 fine, 12 days in jail, license suspended 90 days.
Fixing the problems that make many of us sick is in our control - if we have the will to change.
Frankly, as a freshman legislator, I've concluded that the noble quest for bipartisan compromise is seriously overrated.
Woodard's story is fraught with misconceptions and amounts to a deceptive, politically-motivated attack on MHPC and our statewide tax reform proposal.
Members of a state commission that studied problems with the Maine unemployment claims and appeals process said Thursday that a federal investigation into claims that Gov. Paul LePage pressured unemployment appeals hearing officers to be more "pro-business" is expected to wrap up next month.
The Restorative Justice Institute of Maine recently was awarded $150,000 from the Juvenile Justice Advisory Group to expand restorative justice practices for youth.
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today honored more than three dozen State employees whose commitment and attitude are improving the service State government is providing to Mainers.
I am sure, being a born and bred Mainer, that the designation of the downtown "Christmas" tree as the "holiday tree" is as offensive to many other true Mainers as it is to my wife and myself.
By Charlotte Boynton After, six meetings and extensive research, a legislative commission voted unanimously Dec. 6, to recommend a reconstruction of the Unified County Corrections System and giving the Board of Corrections more authority.
The former chief justice for Maine's high court told lawmakers Tuesday a bill they passed to resolve safety and funding problems at the state-run Riverview Psychiatric Center did not work.
Here we go again. Senate President Justin Alfond, who was born into wealth, last week put on his war paint to gin up yet another attack on those who want to protect the overburdened Maine taxpayer.
After slicing, coring, and cooking 5 to 6 quarts of apples, a chef spoons the cooked apple slices into a food mill.