January 30, 2015 RSS feed / Maine

MHRC finds Shaw’s discriminated in firings

PORTLAND (AP) — The Maine Human Rights Commission says three women were discriminated against because of their age when Shaw’s supermarkets laid off hundreds of workers three years ago. More...

More than 2K without power in northern ME

MILO (AP) — More than 2,100 customers are without power in northern Penobscot and Piscataquis counties as utility crews investigate an outage. More...

2 hurt, 24 displaced in OOB apartment fire

OLD ORCHARD BEACH (AP) — Authorities say two people were hurt and 24 mostly older residents were displaced by a blaze in an Old Orchard Beach apartment building that’s being blamed on a cooking accident. More...

Trial may move for man charged in killing

BANGOR (AP) — Attorneys for a man accused of using a phony Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death want his trial moved to another county. More...

Senate confirms PUC nominee

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Senate has confirmed Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s pick for the Public Utilities Commission. More...

Finance commissioner nominee endorsed

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s budget-writing committee is supporting Gov. Paul LePage’s pick for finance chief. More...

Audubon seeks return of stuffed hare, turtle

PORTLAND (AP) — In what sounds like a cruel twist on an ancient fable, Maine Audubon is seeking the return of a stuffed hare and turtle that it uses for educational purposes. More...