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Lepage Wants Money for Outside Counsel

Lepage Wants Money for Outside Counsel

| January 15, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage wants to set aside $2 million in Maine’s budget to cover legal fees for cases in which the state’s top attorney declines to represent the state. LePage’s administration said that the governor is pursuing an “aggressive agenda” and wants to ensure funds are available if he must […]

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Plan ahead when budgeting for the holidays

Plan ahead when budgeting for the holidays

| December 24, 2014

With only a few days left until Christmas,¬†eager shoppers rush to stores to pick up that last gift for that special someone. But if they’re not careful, those Christmas gifts will land them in the red. “It’s great that these people opened the gifts up and they’re very happy, but then the gift you left […]

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Madwaska School Budget Debate Continues Between School and Municipal Budget Committees

Madwaska School Budget Debate Continues Between School and Municipal Budget Committees

| July 10, 2014

The town of Madawaska will be holding another public meeting early next week to once again try to approve a school budget for the upcoming school year. As it stands right now, school and town officials can’t agree on where cuts to a proposed budget should be made… Shawn Cunningham reports. Ginette Albert Madawaska Superintendent […]

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Medical Monday 6.2.14: Houlton Regional Hospital Deal With Budget Challenges…Qualitative Patient Care Still First, Primary Focus…

Medical Monday 6.2.14: Houlton Regional Hospital Deal With Budget Challenges…Qualitative Patient Care Still First, Primary Focus…

| June 5, 2014

The rising cost of healthcare doesn’t just impact patients, it can also affect a hospital’s bottom line. Houlton Regional Hospital has endured some major money challenges forcing them to make some major changes to healthcare services. Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Its been a tough few years financially for Houlton Regional Hospital. […]

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After Public Votes Down Purchase of More Farm Land, SAD 1 Looks to Pass Budget

After Public Votes Down Purchase of More Farm Land, SAD 1 Looks to Pass Budget

| May 20, 2014

It didn’t exactly come as a surprise to SAD 1 Superintendent Gehrig Johnson when the public voted against the school district buying 34 more acres of farmland last week. “I think anytime you ask the public to tax themselves on something that doesn’t benefit them today, I think you know you’ve got a difficult vote […]

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