Maine Municipal Association Annual Convention 

The Maine Municipal Association hosted its annual convention in Augusta Tuesday.More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the two-day conference at the civic center.The association holds the event to help city and town officials get the latest training and education on issues they may face in local government. MMA also awarded one individual with special recognition today.Hervey Clay of Lincoln was given a lifetime achievement award.Born in Lincoln, he has been active in his community for decades serving as a volunteer firefighter and hospital board member. He’s also put in time as a planning board member in town.The convention will wrap up tomorrow.