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PORTLAND, Maine (January 19, 2017) – Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) announced that Peter Fortunato has joined the growing Risk and Business Advisory (RBA) practice as a manager in the firm’s Portland, Maine office, where he will build out more client service offerings around cybersecurity preparedness, IT risk assessment and remediation. …
01.19 / 18:59
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A couple from Jay has been indicted by a Franklin County grand jury after police say they used a gun to threaten a man trying to repossess their car. 56-year-old William Bowie is charged with criminal threatening and reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon. He’s also accused of being a felon in possession of a […] The post Jay Couple Formally Charged for Threatening Man Trying to Repo Car appeared first on WABI…
01.19 / 18:48
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The following is the second in a three-part series on OUT Maine: its need for expansion; some youths', families', and allies' involvement; and training being conducted across Maine to assist communities and schools in protecting the rights and safety of all students. Identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning carries real and lasting risks that are sometimes fatal. For Aiden Campbell of…
01.19 / 18:00
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LEWISTON — Brian O'Malley was tapped Thursday as the city's police chief. O'Malley had been serving as interim chief since former Chief Michael Bussiere resigned last year to take an administrative post in a Dallas, Texas suburb; O'Malley had served as his deputy chief. The…
01.19 / 17:34
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Current tax assessor for Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough will begin duties as town manager Jan. 30. Councilors unanimously approved a 3-year contract starting a $110,000 …
01.19 / 17:34
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WASHINGTON — The inauguration is fast approaching, and D.C. is transforming to accommodate the estimated 1 million attendees and protesters expected to descend on the city this week. The new president will be sworn in at noon on Friday and there are countless events and protests scheduled…
01.19 / 16:57
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Camden’s town manager is resigning at the end of the week, and the select board plans to launch a search for her replacement as soon as p…
01.19 / 16:32
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AUGUSTA — Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage is scheduled to deliver a State of the State address after a one-year hiatus from the longstanding tradition. Aides to Republican Senate President Michael Thibodeau and Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon said legislative leaders worked…
01.19 / 16:21
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Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, will vote against President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection A…
01.19 / 15:55
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LIVERMORE FALLS — Bailey Bros. owner Brenda Brochu accused Selectman Ron Chadwick of lying about a Sewer Department truck purchase during Tuesday's selectmen meeting. At issue was a decision selectmen made in December 2016 to purchase the Chevrolet truck from Hight Chevrolet in…
01.19 / 15:44
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Law enforcement officials with Waldo County Sheriff's Office reported the following recent activity: Jan. 16 Sarah Rodgers, 31, of Brooks, operating after suspension. Jan. 10 Kaylee York, 28, of Vassalboro was traveling west on North Palermo Road in Palermo at 8:36 a.m. when her 2003 Kia passenger car started to slide on the snow-covered road as she rounded a corner. The vehicle traveled off the road and struck a…
01.19 / 15:34
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LEWISTON, Maine - Independent Maine Sen. Angus King says he will vote against President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection…
01.19 / 15:20
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Starting Monday, January 23, students at Deer Isle-Stonington High School will take part in a week-long learning event called Arts Week. The first of its kind at the school, the event is designed to help students collaborate, problem solve and achieve a common goal, according to principal Todd West. The students will be split into four mixed-grade groups, with the task of putting together a 15-minute performance that will be presented to the public at the end of the week. Each group will…
01.19 / 15:00
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A January 10 school board discussion on the 2017-18 budget centered as much on the specific numbers as on best use and maintenance of a carryforward balance. The budget draft totals $1,832,913, an increase just under 2…
01.19 / 14:59
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CSD 13 Special Education Director Owen J. Logue reported to the CSD board during its meeting January 3 that the number of students receiving special education services at the high school and elementary school has stayed about the same over the past three school years. The report Logue highlighted, which he and Union 76 Superintendent Chris Elkington noted was an early draft, compared the numbers at Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School and Deer Isle-Stonington High School from the 2013-14…
01.19 / 14:39
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FARMINGTON — A Rangeley man was indicted Wednesday on a manslaughter charge in connection to drunken driving and his truck hitting another on Oct. 25, 2016 killing the driver in a fiery crash in Strong. Mark Garner, 25,  was also indicted on a charge of aggravated operating…
01.19 / 14:31
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In light of the November General Election vote to implement the Marijuana Legalization Act, the Castine board of selectmen at its January 17 meeting, enacted an interim policy that prohibits the acceptance of applications for marijuana retail or manufacturing businesses within the town limits. The notice states that during the nine-month period in which the state has to draft its oversight rules, the town will consider its options under the law. “At this time, and until further notice, the …
01.19 / 14:22
penobscotbaypress.com
Sponsors say the move, which would land Maine into a time zone shared by Nova Scotia and Puerto Rico, would provide increased economic opportunities and less energy consumption in addition to offering more daylight in the afternoon and…
01.19 / 14:05
bangordailynews.com
The secret behind Gov. Paul LePage’s weight loss is out. He recently revealed on local radio talk shows that both he and his wife Ann underwent bariatric surgery in order to lose weight. An article in Wednesday’s Twin City Times by LePage Director of Communications Peter Steele says the LePages had a procedure called a sleeve gastrectomy. According to the article, LePage had the surgery in September at Central Maine Medical Center because he was afraid of losing his feet due to the risk of …
01.19 / 13:29
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"Our energy comes from people in the audience. If they’re smiling by the end, it feeds me in a really incredible way. That’s what traditional music is all about. It’s the music of the peopl…
01.19 / 13:28
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