Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Eagle Rental of Waterville had asked the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to overturn a decision by a trial judge ordering that the use tax — similar to a sales tax — be paid on those vehicles which the Maine Supreme Judicial Court rejected that appeal in a decision issued Tuesday.
The selectmen will host a public hearing Thursday on a proposed ordinance that would allow residents to recall elected officials at 6:30 p.m. at the town office.
Damages could reach $2 billion in a disaster zone that stretches more than 17 miles.
Two infants among 10 children killed by tornado
One block: How neighbors saw twister's deadly path
Oklahoma teachers saved lives, witnesses say
SLIDESHOW: Aftermath of a tornado
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.
SLIDE SHOW: Death, destruction in Oklahoma
In tornado's wake, worried parents seek out kids
VIDEO: Tearful reunions at elementary school
Power of Oklahoma tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb
VIDEO: 'Can't describe' emotions during twister, teacher says
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.
Vote totals reported by town clerks show 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.
Mike Krzyzewski will try to lead the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team to a third straight gold medal, a source with knowledge of the decision tells the Associated Press.
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USA Telephone has been planning to end its service next month, but Fairpoint shuts down the transmission lines USA used because the company stopped paying to use them.
The deadly storms, which form about once a year, have more energy than an atomic bomb.