EVEN THOUGH THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IS MORE THAN TWO WEEKS AWAY…A LOT OF MAINERS HAVE ALREADY CAST THEIR VOTES..
DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JULIE FLYNN SAYS BY WEDNESDAY MORNING, VOTERS HAD REQUESTED MORE THAN 70-THOUSAND ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND HAD RETURNED NEARLY 29-THOUSAND OF THEM.
RESIDENTS OF HARTLAND ATTENDED A MEETINGTHURSDAY NIGHT TO FIND OUT WHY THEIR TOWN MANAGER WAS PUT ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..
MANY OF THEM SAY THEY LEFT DISAPPOINTED…
HARTLAND SELECTMEN MET WITH PEGGY MORGAN THURSDAY… IN PRIVATE….
52 year old Michael Roderick was found dead at his home Thursday night.
Police have ruled his death a homicide and are asking for help.
Michael Roderick is described as a man who kept to himself.
By walking in the 2008 Out of the Darkness Community Walks to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), you will be walking with thousands of people nationwide to raise money for AFSP’s vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives, increase national awareness about depression and suicide, and assist survivors of suicide loss.
LINDA DUTIL WAS THE PRESENTER.
SHE’S A REGISTERED NURSE IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM…
DUTIL TRAVELS THE COUNTRY HOLDING THIS TYPE OF PROGRAM…
SHE SHARES PERSONAL STORIES AND EXPERIENCES FROM THE E-R… AND TEACHES STUDENTS IMPORTANT INTERVENTION SKILLS…
Skip Greenlaw dropped off the 12 boxes Friday morning.
Now the bureau of elections must verify that the signatures are valid.
Don Cookson, spokesperson for the Secretary of State says that process might not be finished until February.
MAINE IS GETTING 80-MILLION DOLLARS IN HOME HEATING FUNDS…..
THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES WILL RELEASE THE MONEY FOR THE LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM… OR LI-HEAP…..
MAINE LOBSTER FISHERMEN GATHERED IN AUGUSTA LAST NIGHT TO TALK ABOUT WAYS TO KEEP THEIR BUSINESS AFLOAT…..
":what do we do":
LOBSTER PRICES ARE THE LOWEST THEY’VE BEEN IN MORE THAN 20-YEARS.
Congressman Michael Michaud and other democrats gathered Thursday to say why they think Obama is the man for the job.
They say Obama will provide true economic relief for Maine families who are struggling during this financial meltdown.
Republican candidate Sarah Palin spoke to a crowd of nearly six-thousand people inside a hangar at the airport.
There she told mainers they have a choice – and hopes they’ll take the McCain-Palin ticket to the top on November fourth.
We asked her about issues important to Mainers, including the upcoming heating season, the economy and job creation.
For many Mainers, the economic crisis can be boiled down to two words: heating oil. That’s where we started.
Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke about the role of government, gun rights and the promise of America in addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally for John McCain’s presidential campaign.
PLANS TO DEVELOP THE ISLAND HAVE BEEN A HOT DEBATE TOPIC FOR MANY YEARS.
WEDNESDAY, STATE LAWMAKERS WERE ASKED TO VOTE ON WHETHER TO ALLOW MAINE COAST HERITAGE TRUST, THE SIERRA CLUB AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DIVIDE UP USE OF THE 941 ACRE ISLAND.
THEY WALKED TO RAISE MONEY FOR HOSPICE… AND LEARNED A LITTLE ABOUT LIFE ALONG THE WAY…..
We’re walking for the Lighthouse Foundation, which is a part of hospice which helps people in New England at the end of their life.":
34-year-old Jeremy Hart pleaded guilty Wednesday to adequate provocation manslaughter.
He shot his wife Kristen in their home last November.
Assistant Attorney General Andrew Benson asked for a reduced charge, though, because he says Hart was in a fit of rage after walking in a bedroom and finding his wife with another man.
RESPONSE TO THURSDAY’S VISIT BY REPUBLICAN VICE PRESIDENTAL CANDIDATE SARAH PALIN IS SO BIG, ORGANIZERS HAVE DECIDED TO CHANGE THE VENUE.
THE RALLY WILL NOW BE HELD IN HANGAR 11 AT BANGOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
But members of the community are already stepping forward to help Cindy Hogencamp and her family.
Hogencamp was just returning home from breakfast when she saw fire engines at her house on North Main Road.
":We are thrilled.We have been looking forward to this for years.":
THE MAINE COAST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SERVES HANCOCK AND WESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES.THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE THEY TREAT IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT KEEPS GROWING.
They’re working on a story on the unsolved murder of Joyce McLain. She was killed 28 years ago when she was sixteen.
The case gained new attention last month when two internationally known forensic experts re-examined McLain’s body after an exhumation.