AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Senate has rejected efforts by state’s American Indian tribes and harness horse-racing industry to build casinos. The Senate turned down six gambling bills late Wednesday. Among several bills is one that would have allowed Scarborough Downs to build a resort casino which it says it needs to […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have given new life to bills that would greatly expand gambling in the state. The Democratic-controlled House gave early approval to bills Thursday that would allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to operate a casino in Washington County and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians to start one in Aroostook County, […]
The Houlton Band of Maliseets have been looking forward to the opening of their new health and wellness building since the project broke ground in 2008. Now the project is complete and the facility will be a cultural and educational resource for wellness. Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham was at the opening ceremony.