State To Honor Native American Veterans 

May first will soon be recognized as Native American Veterans Day in Maine.Governor John Baldacci signed the bill at the urging of World War II veteran Charles Shay of Indian Island.Shay said American Indians from Maine have served in every war since the American revolution, and it’s time they were honored for their heroism and patriotism.The Governor also conducted a ceremonial bill-signing to name a section of state Route 16 in Kingsbury Plantation the “Alton E. Worcester Highway.”The bill honors Worcester, who served 20 years in the Air Force and 27 years as first assessor of Kingfield plantation. He also worked as a blueberry farmer in the plantation for 28 years.