Parents Jason and Elizabeth Dmitrieff of Whitefield are proud to announce the birth of their new baby boy, Robin Shane Dmitrieff.
A proposed bill that would attach fiscal impact statements to citizen-led initiative questions is being championed by its sponsor as a move toward transparency, but opponents said it would create an unfair disadvantage.
Rep. Emily Cain (D-Orono), is sponsoring “An Act to Modify the Citizen Initiative Process,” which would require the Office of Fiscal and Program Review to generate a fiscal note for citizen-led legislation.
Dozens of people filed through budget hearings in the State House this week, most of them to decry proposed funding cuts that they say would hurt programs for the state’s most vulnerable citizens.
The Damariscotta Police Department reports the following activity:
Jan. 27, Officer Jennifer Doe responded to a motor vehicle accident involving James H. Libby, 28, of South Bristol. Mr. Libby was traveling south on School St. when he lost control of his vehicle due to slippery roads.
Kathryn A. Young, L.D., of Denture Designs and Traci L. Dempsey, I.P.D.H. of Mid-Coast Dental Hygiene Services is joining forces to combat Maine’s access to dental care problem. Access to dental care is one of the hottest topics being discussed by Maine’s Legislature this session with at least 13 dental bills on the table aimed at solving this issue.
A bill that would let employees of a company compare their pay without consequences drew fire from the business community last week on the grounds that it could lead to resentment in workplaces and possibly, less pay for everyone.
A free discount card for prescription medications comes at a good time for many Lincoln County citizens struggling during the current economic climate.
Lincoln County offers residents the card, which they can pick up at their local town offices or at the county office in Wiscasset.
The Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit (SVRSU) board of directors voted unanimously Thursday to conduct a search “both internally and externally” for a new superintendent.
Gregory and Ilaria Zinser of Waldoboro are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Elliana Ilaria Zinser.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department has made multiple arrests in the October 2008 theft of a trailer from a Jefferson construction site, that contained woodworking tools valued at approximately $23,000.
After extended discussion last night, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen agreed to recommend an approximately $85,000 budget for the Taniscot Engine Co. favoring a lower figure than the $106,000 budget sought by fire company officials who had hoped to hire a full time fire chief.
Removing Head Tide dam to improve fish passage won’t be an easy sell, if questions and concerns expressed at the Alna public informational meeting Tuesday evening are an indicator.
Convicted of tax evasion charges in Oct. 2008, Shirley St. Peirre, 55, Jefferson, was sentenced in Federal District Court Monday to 27 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.
The grim work of crafting a spending plan for the next two years began Monday with the first of four weeks of scheduled public hearings, which kicked off a process that could consume most of the legislative session.