AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s top health official says the department remains confident it will be able to reinstate federal funding for a state-run psychiatric hospital that recently lost more than half its operating budget. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid cut nearly $20 million dollars from the Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta last week, citing […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is laying out programs and positions that could be cut to save $35 million in the state budget. Richard Rosen, the director of the Office of Policy and Management, presented the proposal to the Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. The administration’s proposal includes eliminating about 97 governmental positions […]
Ginette Albert can’t count her chickens just yet. On Wednesday night, the Madawaska interim superintendent and the school committee were hopeful as they presented the proposed budget for the 2013-2014 school year – but the town budget committee wasn’t totally sold. They had too many questions to be able to give it the stamp of […]
Well school budget talks roll on in Madawaska. It’s been a hectic year so far for the community. Tonight, interim Superintendent Ginette Albert is hoping her budget makes it through. NewsSource 8’s Katie Zarrilli was in Madawaska keeping an eye on where that budget stands.
Day one of the new school year for students at Madawaska Middle High School. A year that’s beginning with changes in the school department. Last week they lost two members of the school committee – and this week they welcomed an interim superintendent. “I would describe myself as a problem solver. I like solving problems,” […]