Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Somerset County filed a civil suit against the state Board of Corrections on Tuesday for payment of more than $280,000 the county contends it is owed for operations at the Somerset County Jail.
Authorities have yet to say how many homes were damaged or destroyed, but an aerial view of the site shows whole neighborhoods obliterated.
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Gary Bird says he's '98 percent sure' there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble. The twister killed 24 people.
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Unofficial vote totals indicated that Regional School District 18’s proposed school budget of $32,281,753 passed handily at polls in the district’s five towns Tuesday.
Waterville city councilors voted 5-1 on Tuesday to approve a proposed $20.3 million school budget for 2013-14, sending the budget to voters for final approval June 11.
Kylie Keene, a 2012 UMaine grad, was selected out of hundreds of applicants to be the “Nabisco 1D VIP Tour Correspondent” following the band in major cities.
Crews next week will begin putting another layer of pavement along Route 32 from Waldoboro to Washington, according to the Maine Department of Transportation.
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The state funds will go toward replacing Hall Elementary and fixing Longfellow Elementary, says Portland's finance director.
The deadly storms, which form about once a year, have more energy than an atomic bomb.