The Maine House has passed a bill that would put to an end registering to vote on election day.The bill was approved by just four votes: it faces further action.House Speaker Robert Nutting of Oakland says it would alleviate a lot of stress on Maine’s election system.
It can sometimes be difficult to part with your dog as you head out the door.But for some animal lovers who just can’t let go, taking their dog along to run errands on a hot summer day can actually put them in danger.”Our state (of being) is a very specific 98.6 degrees all the time, a dog’s temperature tends to creep up and normally 100, 102 but on a hot day it creeps up to 103 sometimes 104 or even higher if its really hot,” says Dr.
Maine’s highest court has tossed out the 29-year sentence of a former music teacher from Blue Hill who molested students.But 52-year-old Theodore Stanislaw remains in prison tonight.Maine’s Supreme Court ruled that a superior court judge didn’t follow guidelines when sentencing Stanislaw in January of last year.Stanislaw pleaded guilty to molesting five girls between the ages of ten and fourteen.
During the weekend we brought you a report of a second attempting kidnapping of a child in Hermon.Police now say it was a hoax.An 11-year-old boy told authorities early Friday night that a man in a white car with red pin racing stripes tried to coax him into his vehicle.The description of the car was the same as the one given by a 9-year-old girl two weeks earlier.
Police in Maine say a 34-year-old man is facing charges he broke into an Augusta restaurant, raided the bar and then fell asleep in the basement.Police say Wyatt Daril Wilson was charged with burglary, criminal mischief and theft after police roused him from sleep inside Lisa’s Restaurant on Monday morning.Police say an employee opening the restaurant searched the building and found Wilson after noticing several liquor bottles out of place.Wilson told police he had no recollection of the events.Wilson was reportedly extremely intoxicated.
State house lawmakers have agreed to a bill prohibiting residents from registering to vote on election day.Speaker of the House Robert Nutting is the sponsor of the measure.He says the legislation will alleviate a significant amount of growing stress on our election system by making minor changes to registration and absentee ballot deadlines.House democrats fought against the plan.