AUGUSTA -- The mismatch between existing and future jobs in Maine, and the workers willing and able to do them, applies across many fields, from hospitality to advanced manufacturing.
I have two hopes for the new year: That we recognize that we adults are responsible for what happens to children, and that we stop the violence we force on them.
AUGUSTA -- The following is a list of cases closed between Dec. 20, 2012, and Dec. 26, 2012, in Augusta District Court:
AUGUSTA -- Several people were sentenced recently in separate cases heard in Kennebec County Superior Court:
AUGUSTA -- Since starting a series of benefit dinners in November 2010, The Red Barn restaurant has raised $400,000 for local nonprofit groups, events and individuals in need.
OAKLAND -- The new year is likely to bring fireworks restrictions to the town, as officials move toward a new ordinance.
BELGRADE -- Ernie Rice motored slowly through a tunnel of snow-bent hemlock trees Sunday, while flurries swirled through the air. Behind his snowmobile, Rice towed a 400-pound metal drag and groomed the wind-blown powder into a path as smooth as polished marble.
Shooting victims Derrick Thompson, 19, and Alivia Welch, 18, were passionate about life, friends say.
The House and Senate Agriculture committees agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October.
It is not clear if the NHL's new proposal will spur new bargaining talks.
There was no update on the former president's condition Sunday.
Maine Sen. Susan Collins says she and other senators are discussing putting forward their own bipartisan proposal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.
Included on the list is Kevin Grover, 40, of Falmouth, a former Maine Teacher of the Year who taught second grade Falmouth Elementary School.
Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont received significant snowfall from the storm.
No arrests have been made.
Biddeford police had responded to a dispute over parking at the home just minutes before.
At the center of the negotiations is the question of which
Bush-era cuts to extend.