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Couple Charged by Moose in Maine May Now Be Charged By the State

Couple Charged by Moose in Maine May Now Be Charged By the State

| April 23, 2014

JACKMAN, Maine (AP) – A New Hampshire husband and wife are under investigation after being charged by a moose while snowmobiling  in Maine. The Maine Warden Service says it is examining video of the encounter last week in Jackman that was posted on YouTube by Janis and Bob Powell of Belmont, N.H. Cpl. John MacDonald says […]

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March Home Sales Jump

March Home Sales Jump

| April 23, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The number of existing single-family homes sold in Maine last month jumped almost 13 percent when compared to the same month a year ago. Maine Listings, a subsidiary of the Maine Association of Realtors, said 892 homes changed hands in March, compared with 792 homes in March 2013. Statewide, the […]

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New Bill Will Double the Property Tax Credits For Some Families

New Bill Will Double the Property Tax Credits For Some Families

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Some low-and-middle income families will see their property tax credits double, thanks to a new Maine law.  Governor Paul LePage recently signed a bill that raises a property tax credit for residents under the age of 65 to $600 from $300.  The credits for resident ages 65 and older will rise […]

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The Benefits of Recycling not only on Earth Day, but Everyday

The Benefits of Recycling not only on Earth Day, but Everyday

| April 23, 2014

Just take a minute and think about how many things you throw away. Some of that could be recycled, keeping it out of the landfills and preventing it from hurting the environment. There are two big benefits to recycling. “The environmental benefit that’s well documented. The reduction and the need for raw materials to produce new […]

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LePage Vetoes Democrats’ Welfare Bill, 2 Others

LePage Vetoes Democrats’ Welfare Bill, 2 Others

| April 22, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would direct the administration to report on efforts to combat welfare fraud. The bill introduced by Democratic Rep. Drew Gattine of Westbrook requires the Department of Health and Human Services to report annually to the Legislature on its efforts to investigate fraud […]

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