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Lepage Veto Dispute

Lepage Veto Dispute

| August 1, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s highest court is being asked to resolve a potential constitutional crisis as Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Legislature dispute the fate of 65 bills. Chief Justice Leigh Saufley said Friday the court can issue only an advisory opinion, but acknowledged justices could provide “greater clarity” for the governor and […]

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Pickup truck strikes pedestrian in Standish

Pickup truck strikes pedestrian in Standish

| July 31, 2015

A Standish man was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries after he was struck by a pickup truck. 59-year-old Stephen Carpenter was struck Thursday night while out walking, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. Glenn Miles, 50, of Windham was driving the pickup truck. He was driving on Middle Jam Road when […]

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RCMP charge man under Off-Road Vehicle Act

RCMP charge man under Off-Road Vehicle Act

| July 31, 2015

McAdam, NB – A 20-year-old man from McAdam is facing charges under the Off-Road Vehicle Act after an investigation by the West District RCMP. Police had beenĀ investigating several complaints received from residents in McAdam since mid-July regarding someone driving an ATV in the area at all hours of the night. On July 29, 2015, the […]

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Main Street Construction to Start Sunday

Main Street Construction to Start Sunday

| July 31, 2015

If you’re driving down Main Street in Presque Isle, you may notice some construction lights lining the road. Construction will start this Sunday. The MaineDOT held a pre-construction meeting yesterday with LANE Construction, for the Main Street Paving Project. Region Manager of the MaineDOT, Bob Watson says, the meeting gives the contractor a chance to […]

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Maine House speaker sues governor over loss of school job

Maine House speaker sues governor over loss of school job

| July 30, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Democratic House Speaker has sued Republican Gov. Paul LePage after the governor threatened to withhold funds from a school for at-risk youth to get him removed from the top job there. Mark Eves said in the federal lawsuit filed Thursday that LePage violated Eves’ First Amendment rights by pressuring the […]

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