Archive for June, 2013
The quality of education in the U.S. continues to be a controversial topic… And a new report is adding fuel to the fire. According to the report findings… The majority of education programs at college institutions across the country that prepare future teachers are below standard. And furthermore, the report says University of Maine schools […]
This is the first week programs that WOULD HAVE been held at the outdoor pool in Presque Isle are now being shared between the indoor pool and the pool at UMPI’s Gentile Hall. Shawn Cunningham talks to participants to find out if there are any RIPPLE EFFECTS from the transition.
Madawaska got some time in the national spotlight Tuesday. Actually, Cam Caron did. The St. David man appeared on the June 25th episode of “The Price Is Right” on CBS. Wearing a yellow t-shirt with “Madawaska” on it, Caron came on down! We could tell you how he did but why ruin it […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A bill designed to encourage background checks for gun sales has failed in the Maine Legislature. The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday voted to sustain Republican Gov. LePage’s veto of the bill. Under the bill, background checks would have been voluntary. But, sellers would get a $500 civil fine if […]