Sunday, May 19, 2013
Even as school officials have made cuts elsewhere and overall enrollment has declined by 3.6 percent since 2009-10, the number of children enrolled in pre-kindergarten in eight Augusta-area school districts has risen 11.5 percent, from 486 in 2009-10 to 542 this year.
Gov. Paul LePage makes a surprise appearance at the meeting but isn't allowed to speak.
Congress is preparing to debate major farm and food policy bills that would likely cut funding to programs used by many low-income Mainers but could separately provide a boost to Maine's thriving local foods movement.
A stranger's gesture reminds me that in a world where so many bad things happen every day, there are people who are good and thoughtful and kind.
About 50 veterans, firefighters, police officers, Knights of Columbus, Elks and others turned out for a wreath-laying ceremony in Waterville Sunday, during which uniformed officials laid wreaths at stones representing their respective groups.
The Bull Moose store at Elm Plaza here is bursting at the seams and plans to expand this summer into the former Mr. Paperback space next door.
Norridgewock is considering revising an ordinance that protects wetlands in an effort to be friendlier to businesses, according to the town manager.
Erica Ricker, 29; Heather Spaulding, 28; Marcella Coffin, 23; and Lacey Wilson, 27, all of Waterville, were charged with disorderly conduct fighting Sunday, following two disturbances.
Boston leads the playoff series, 2-0.
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Augusta, Saturday, At 4:44 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm on Green Street.
Norman Huynh, 24, is poised to conduct Pops and Discovery concerts – and community outreach.
A record Powerball jackpot goes to whoever bought the sole winning ticket at a Publix in Zephyrhills.