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Matt Damon Begins Shooting New Movie in Manchester-by-the-Sea

Matt Damon Begins Shooting New Movie in Manchester-by-the-Sea

| March 28, 2015

Lights, camera, action: Manchester-by-the-Sea is the backdrop for a new Matt Damon movie of the same name. Damon is producing the independent film with the working title “Manchester-by-the-Sea.” Scenes are being shot in the Massachusetts town as well as in nearby Beverly, Gloucester and Salem. The Salem News reports (http://bit.ly/1BQr7gb ) the movie tells the […]

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Conviction Overturned

Conviction Overturned

| March 27, 2015

ROME (AP) – Italy’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case. The decision by the supreme Court of Cassation is the final ruling in the case, ending the long legal battle waged by Knox and co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito. Both Knox, who […]

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Chairlift Accident

Chairlift Accident

| March 27, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – U.S. ski resorts are being warned to check more than 100 chairlifts after engineers identified a design flaw believed to have contributed to an accident that injured seven people at Sugarloaf in Maine. Partek Ski Lifts, based in Pine Island, New York, issued a bulletin Thursday warning operators using Borvig and […]

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Maine Unemployment Rate Down Slightly in February

Maine Unemployment Rate Down Slightly in February

| March 27, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Officials say Maine’s unemployment rate ticked down to 5 percent last month. The Maine Department of Labor said Friday that the state’s jobless rate declined slightly from 5.2 percent in January and 5.9 percent a year ago. The number of residents who were unemployed was down by more than 7,000 over […]

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Marijuana on Maine Ballot

Marijuana on Maine Ballot

| March 27, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A third effort is afoot to get marijuana legalization on Maine’s ballot. Democratic state Rep. Mark Dion of Portland says he is talking to other legislators about co-sponsoring his bill. The bill proposes to ask residents about creation, regulation and taxation of a structure for recreational use of marijuana. It includes […]

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