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Portland Establishments Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors

| February 19, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police in the city of Portland say a check of 56 bars, stores and restaurants resulted in eight being cited for selling alcohol to a minor. The compliance check was done on Friday evening. Police say several underage college students volunteered to help. Police were checking to see if liquor license […]

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Welfare Benefits Being Misused

| January 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage says people are using welfare benefits at bars, sports pubs and strip clubs, even though it’s prohibited. LePage said Tuesday that there have been more than 3,000 Electronic Benefit Transfer card transactions made at shops in Maine that primarily sell cigarettes and tobacco products since 2012. He […]

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