Funding available because of local food bill Pingree wrote

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced today that multiple Maine organizations have been awarded funding through the USDA's Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI), a new program that was proposed in Congresswoman Pingree's Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act and included in the Farm Bill passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in 2014. 

TROY - The teen charged with murder will make his first appearance in Belfast District Court at 1pm on Friday. Any additional information on the case, including the boy’s name, will be disclosed in court proceedings.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 13:59

Rabies Clinic Offered

CORINNA - On May 2,2015 Adoption's Plus and The Pet Motel are sponsoring a rabies clinic at the Pet Motel on Route 7 in Corinna Maine.The clinic will run from 12:00 until 1:00.

AUGUSTA — The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is recognizing April as Financial Literacy Month by offering a variety of statewide initiatives and educational workshops intended to promote the importance of financial education to Maine citizens. 

AUGUSTA - A Maine lawmaker has submitted a bill that would ban the sale and possession of powdered alcohol.

 

BRUNSWICK - Bowdoin College students prompted a sit-in at the president's office Wednesday in an effort to encourage the campus to divest from fossil fuels.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 13:11

Governor Vetoes Library Tax Bill

AUGUSTA - A measure aimed at allowing a statewide network of libraries to be exempt from sales tax was vetoed be the Governor.

AUGUSTA - A new plan in Augusta would require you to rent them for at least seven days at a time…or face the same licensing as hotels, motels and inns.

AUGUSTA - A public hearing in Augusta Wednesday could change scallop fishing regulations.

ORONO - The 2014 gubernatorial candidate accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer for a merger which plans to combine the graduate business programs at the Orono and Southern Maine campuses with the UMaine School of Law.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 01:41

RR&A District Meeting

BANGOR - The Queen City could look to make changes to an ordinance concerning landscaping businesses.

BANGOR - Turns out it was all an April Fools' joke.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 00:56

Arrest Made in Newport Rite Aid Robbery

NEWPORT - Police make an arrest in the case of a robbery at a Newport Rite Aid. The Moosehead Trail location was robbed around 4 Tuesday afternoon, but it didn't take long for police to make an arrest.

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