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Death Toll Rises in Wake of Nepal Earthquake

Death Toll Rises in Wake of Nepal Earthquake

| April 27, 2015

  KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) – Nepal police say the death toll in the country has risen to at least 3,617 people from the earthquake that hit the Himalayan nation on the weekend. The police statement did not immediately give any other details. So far 18 people have also been confirmed dead in an avalanche that swept […]

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Maine gets federal grant to help invest in green energy

Maine gets federal grant to help invest in green energy

| April 23, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting a $100,000 grant to help develop clean energy projects for farmers, fishermen and other small business owners. The grant is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree says it will allow the Portland Council of Governments to work around the state with small businesses to plan […]

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Concealed Handguns

Concealed Handguns

| April 23, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gun control groups are urging Maine residents to help defeat a bill that would allow people to carry concealed handgun without a permit. Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released TV, radio and digital ads Thursday that claim […]

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Grant to Help Invest in Green Energy

Grant to Help Invest in Green Energy

| April 23, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting a $100,000 grant to help develop clean energy projects for farmers, fishermen and other small business owners. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree says the grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow the Portland Council of Governments to work around the state with small businesses to plan clean […]

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Man injured after crashing motorcycle in Oakfield

Man injured after crashing motorcycle in Oakfield

| April 22, 2015

COURTESY: Maine State Police A man is injured after he crashed his motorcycle in Oakfield on Wednesday on River road. According to the Maine State Police, Paul Tarr was driving east when he lost control of his motorcycle. He went off the road, and was airborne. He struck an embankment and was injured in the […]

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