Bars to Open Early on St. Patty’s Day 

On Friday the governor made it official: bars can open early on Saint Patrick’s Day.State lawmakers passed the bill Thursday, and on Friday, Governor LePage signed off on it.State law had banned the sale of liquor on Sundays between 6:00-9:00AM.The new law lets bars and restaurants serve liquor as early as 6:00 on Sunday mornings that happen to be Saint Patrick’s Day, like this Sunday for instance.