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MONMOUTH — The passenger in one of two cars involved in an accident on Route 202 Thursday morning died at the scene, police said. Joan Fortier, 67, of Mount Vernon was in a car driven by Gene Potter, 70, of Mount Vernon. Potter's 2006 Hyundai Eleantra was headed west when it col...
The Associated Press • Maine •
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:21 am
MADAWASKA — In February 1986, Robert and Jeanne Gagnon had the winning Megabucks lottery numbers for the weekly drawing. Not that it mattered. “I had all the numbers,” Jeanne Gagnon said Wednesday. “But my husband forgot to pick up a ticket that day.”
Julia Bayly, Bangor Daily News • Maine •
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 7:47 am
AUGUSTA — Details of Republican Gov. Paul LePage's plan to restore about $21 million to Maine's so-called "rainy day fund" trickled out Thursday. Lawmakers used the $21 million to fund revenue-sharing to towns and cities. LePage has said the state must replenish the rainy day account...
ADAMS — Janet Moore (Cavers), 85, died Tuesday, March 4. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations in Janet’s honor be made to the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation https://www.dsrtf.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=441 E-cards accompanying your donation can be sent to ...
BANGOR — Members of the Bangor Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division are investigating the death of a 5-month-old child in Bangor. The child died Wednesday afternoon at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor police Sgt. Cathy Rumsey said Wednesday night in a news re...
Dawn Gagnon, Bangor Daily News • Maine •
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 7:12 am
PORTLAND — A scholarship program aimed giving every Maine newborn a $500 college savings down payment will begin automatically enrolling babies, ensuring the money is available to all of the 12,000 or so children born each year in the state, officials said Thursday. Automatic en...
David Sharp, Associated Press • Maine •
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:05 am
AUGUSTA — Maine's American Indian tribes that have long seen gambling as the remedy for high unemployment and sluggish economic growth in their communities are a step closer to being able to operate casinos after winning initial approval in the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday. 20
Alanna Durkin, Associated Press • Maine •
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 2:32 pm
LIVERMORE FALLS — Police are investigating a break-in at an upper Park Street home that was reported Wednesday. A brick was thrown through a window in a back door to gain entry, damaging a wall, police Chief Ernest Steward Jr. said Thursday. The break-in was believed to have h... 2
ROCKLAND — A former Maine Department of Health and Human Services worker was sentenced Thursday to nine months in jail after admitting to stealing nearly $50,000 in benefits over nearly a five-year period. Ashley S. Carleton, 29, of Rockport was sentenced by Justice Andrew Horton for...
Stephen Betts, Bangor Daily News • Maine •
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:13 pm