Maine Government Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Baldacci, Faircloth won't seek re-election to Bangor councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The terms for Bangor City Council members, from left, Ben Sprague, Joe Baldacci and Sean Faircloth, are expiring. Only Sprague will seek re-election on Nov. 7. Council member Ben Sprague, whose term is also expiring, is the only incumbent running for re-election in November.


  2. Eliot, South Berwick Dems to hold voter form on Medicaid questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Eliot and South Berwick Democratic committees will host a public voters forum addressing Question 2 on the issue of Medicaid. The forum will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the John F. Hill Grange Hall at 1412 State Road in Eliot.


  3. Zinke's silence on the monument creates uncertainty for northern MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    If you visit Penobscot Avenue in Millinocket on a gorgeous autumn weekend this year, odds are you'll see far more people than you may have seen a year ago. Cars are parked on the street and people are bustling about downtown.


  4. Governor's Address: Taxpayers should not pay to give "free" healthcare for able-bodied adultsRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | Twin City Times

    For seven years, I have been leading the charge to change the status quo in Augusta. But the Legislature won't make the tough decisions that are needed to move Maine from poverty to prosperity.


  5. Getting to Work in Maineby Nicholas Horton The state of Maine has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | National Review Online

    Under Governor Paul LePage, it has reformed its food-stamp program by promoting work, resulting in former enrollees' more than doubling their incomes the following year. Maine has also worked tirelessly to find and prosecute welfare fraud, going after those who steal limited resources from the people who most need help.


  6. New Season of Maine Cabin Masters Premieres on Diy Network 11/27Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 |

    Master builder Chase Morrill and his team of Mainers save some of America's oldest cabins in the new season of DIY Network's MAINE CABIN MASTERS. Premiering Monday, Nov. 27, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the 16 hour-long episodes follow Chase as he works alongside his sister Ashley, brother-in-law Ryan and friends Lance, Jared and Matt to restore forgotten properties nestled within the farthest reaches of Maine.


  7. Legislature to study nonprofit ownership of conserved landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Lawmakers have begun diving into the issue of land conservation programs, which supporters say benefit surrounding communities and Republican Gov. Paul LePage has often derided as a tax giveaway for wealthy interests. LePage has, for years, criticized lawmakers for catering to wealthy groups and individuals whom he claims enjoy scenic views on tax-exempt land that increase property taxes for seniors and poor Mainers.


  8. New poll says more than half of Mainers now disapprove of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta. Maine is mirroring the rest of the U.S. when it comes to President Donald Trump's approval rating, which The old cliche is true on the Republican president.


  9. Homeland Security grants grace period to continue accepting Maine licenses for federal ID purposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – The Department of Homeland Security has extended a grace period for the State of Maine's REAL ID Act compliance, which will allow federal agencies to continue to accept driver's licenses and identification cards from Maine. The Department of Homeland security issued a compliance waiver to the State of Maine on June 15, 2017, which expires at midnight on Oct. 10, 2017.


  10. Maine gets reprieve as it works to implement Real IdRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Seattle Times

    The state of Maine says it has received a reprieve from national proof-of-identity standards as it works to comply with that law. The Maine Secretary of State, in a release, says it has received a grace period from enforcement of the federal REAL ID Act until Jan. 22. That means Mainers can use their IDs to board commercial aircraft.


  11. Struggling to survive: The reality of living in a precarious economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine workers and communities have become well acquainted with the disappearance of good jobs in recent decades. From the loss of textile and shoe industries, to the shutdowns of paper mills, which once supported entire communities, many Mainers who once had decent jobs have seen their family's economic well-being plummet, as they struggle to get by doing irregular or low-wage work.


  12. First trailer for Hulu's 'Castle Rock' presents a merged Stephen King universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Digital Trends

    The notion of integrating the worlds of horror novelist Stephen King's stories may have taken a bit of a hit with the underwhelming performance of The Dark Tower movie, but the first trailer for Hulu's Castle Rock television series suggests that the small screen might hold the key to weaving all of those universes together . Hulu debuted the first trailer for Castle Rock during its panel at New York Comic Con , and the sneak peek at the series manages to cram in a surprising amount of references - both obvious and subtle - to some of King's most famous works.


  13. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017: Collins needed in Senate, anthem protest hypocrisy, enemy of the ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    It is so difficult for me to understand what is going on within my government. This is not something new, though President Donald Trump seems intent on pushing the envelope well beyond sanity.


  14. If You Loved Bill Skarsgard As Pennywise In It, Then You Need To Watch This Castle Rock TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | MTV

    Bill SkarsgA rd terrorized audiences last month in Andy Muschietti's It , in which the 6'4'' Swedish actor starred as the demonic, child-eating clown Pennywise . Apparently, SkarsgA rd enjoyed the experience of playing in Stephen King's world so much, he's ready to do it again in Castle Rock , a psychological-horror series set within King's multiverse.


  15. Governor's Address: Senators Collins and King Did Not Put Mainers First in ObamaCare DebateRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2017 | Twin City Times

    Those elected to represent the people of Maine have a responsibility to prioritize the needs of our state. But Maine's Senators do not put Mainers first.


  16. 'Castle Rock' Trailer: J.J. Abrams Dives into the World of Stephen King for HuluRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | /film

    At the tail end of New York Comic-Con this weekend, Hulu has unveiled the first Castle Rock trailer that actually features footage from the series executive produced by J.J. Abrams and set in the fictional location that has been the setting of many Stephen King stories over the decades. It doesn't really tell us what the series will be about just yet, but it does tease plenty of Stephen King characters and Easter eggs that will be present.


  17. Serial drunken driver may lose license for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 |

    The judge said Friday he'd make the recommendation to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles as he sentenced Patrick Murphy, of Windham, to six years for his ninth and 10th convictions. Officials say the 53-year-old Murphy twice rammed a car in April and then a month later fell down drunk at a convenience store before staggering to his car and driving away.


  18. Monday, Oct. 9, 2017: Expand Medicaid, Vietnam's lessons, stand for national anthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    As a veteran, I respect the anthem protest in the NFL. But I don't believe our country, flag or national anthem should be disrespected.


  19. Windham man sentenced to 6 years after 9th and 10th drunken-driving convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Patrick Murphy confers with his attorney, David Bobrow, during Murphy's sentencing hearing Friday at the Cumberland County Courthouse. Bobrow said after the hearing that Murphy "will use his opportunity while he's incarcerated to engage in significant treatment and deal with his battles with alcoholism."


  20. Northern Maine voters back Susan Collins despite spats with LePage and TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Sun Journal

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins says she is poised to announce by next week whether she will run for governor in 2018. Her extended "to run or not to run" drama continues to draw breathless scrutiny in Maine and national political circles.