AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has elevated the deputy of the Department of Education to acting commissioner. Jim Rier (RYE’-er) of Topsham has worked in the education department for a decade, starting as director of finance and operations. He’s served as deputy commissioner since 2011 under Stephen Bowen, who resigned last month […]
Recently we told you about the Maine Senate confirming a new Commissioner for the Department of Labor. Well, New Commissioner Jeanne Paquette made her first public appearance Thursday. And it was right here in Aroostook County. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli reports.