Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The new policy comes after the governor's spokeswoman accused the newspaper of bias in a series of articles about the Department of Environmental Protection.
The $27.4 million bottom line school budget was approved by Augusta voters in a citywide referendum question last week and on June 6 by city councilors, the Augusta Board of Education will now meet on Wednesday to try to finalize the budget.
Fairfield resident Ronald Brousseau, 49, a man with a history of violence and mental illness, was arrested Monday evening on a number of charges including assaulting a police officer, the fourth time he has been arrested this year.
A grand jury decided against pressing charges in the case of a Starks man, Kerry Hebert, then 56, shot at close-range on his own property in an incident involving a group of hunters in late October.
Former Van Buren Principal Chad Bell will take over the same post at Winslow High School for the upcoming school year.
Augusta residents complaints about trucks getting hung up on a tight right-angle corner have city councilors considering banning heavy trucks from Macomber Avenue, a residential street between Winthrop Road and Western Avenue.
The bill won't go anywhere in the Senate, where Democrats are in control, but could serve to boost the conservative credentials of Republicans in next year's election.
Officials offer few details about the charges against Michael Applebaum, who had promised to clean up corruption scandals, except that they relate to real estate projects.
Dana Wilson of Brewer was arrested a month after his induction.
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