Author Archive: Jake Berent
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) – Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper is resting with her family after falling ill before a performance. A statement released Friday by the Ogunquit (oh-GUHNG’-kwit) Playhouse says the 75-year-old actress, who has battled cancer, is at an undisclosed location and is looking forward to getting back on stage. She […]
It’s back to the drawing board for the MSAD 27 school board. Tonight, referendum voters rejected the proposed $11.1 million dollar budget by a close margin: 319 votes in favor, and 377 votes against. A previous $12.8 million budget was also rejected at a June 9th referendum vote.
According to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the price of crude oil has dropped by almost 50%. “The Saudi’s are still holding their production levels high, there’s some speculation that the Chinese economy is not as strong as it used to be,” said Jamie Py, President of the Maine Energy Marketers Association. “And you […]
Organizers said Monday’s “Dollar Day” at the Northern Maine fair was a big success, despite the less than ideal weather conditions, which included lightning strikes that were at the same time spectacular, and dangerous. “The bolts of lightning made it pretty obvious why everybody needed to get inside,” said Fair Vice President Jessica Winslow. Thunderstorms ripped […]
Chief of the Maine State Police Colonel Robert Williams has released a statement about their actions in last week’s shootings, in which Anthony Lord allegedly killed two people, and injured several others. “State Police wish to express sympathy and condolences to all of the victims of the events last week in Benedicta, Silver Ridge and Lee. Brittany Irish […]