Author Archive: Kelly O'Mara
Another day starting off with delays at the IBU Youth/Junior World Biathlon Championships due to temperatures. Today’s races have been delayed by another hour. The Junior Women’s 12.5Km Individual will begin at Noon. The Junior Men’s 12.5Km Individual will begin at 2:45pm.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine legislative panel is moving forward with its work to craft a supplemental budget without the help of Gov. Paul LePage. The Appropriations Committee will hear public testimony starting Tuesday on a range of ideas being examined to fix shortfalls in the state’s $6.3 billion, two-year budget. The hearings are […]
KITTERY, Maine (AP) – The Navy is trying for a third time to let the private sector redevelop the shuttered prison at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The historic prison is located on Seavey Island in the Piscataqua River that separates Maine and New Hampshire. It features medieval architecture with turrets that give it the appearance of […]
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) – Police say a snowmobile operator has died in in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. The police chief told WZON-AM that the crash involving a man happened at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Piscataquis Valley Fairgrounds in Dover-Foxcroft. The man’s identity was not immediately released. This was the fourth snowmobile fatality of the season […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gov. Paul LePage says he’s introducing a bill to restore $21 million in Maine’s rainy day fund. The money is to be used to pay for revenue sharing for cities and towns. The Republican governor couldn’t provide details on how he’d pay for the measure on Tuesday. But his administration says […]