Gas prices fluctuate as Ike idles refineries
Fire burns one-third of Milo's downtown
At least five businesses are damaged by the blaze that started in a building that housed a restaurant.
Off the no-progress school list
Staff at a Biddeford school analyzed weaknesses and developed different ways to improve student skills.
What's ahead for Franklin Arterial?
A committee will draw up a different future for the road that daily carries thousands of vehicles.
Biddeford crafts plan to retain high school accreditation
If the School Committee and City Council approve, a renovation proposal would go on November's ballot.
Lehman Brothers to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
The new leader of Pakistan is shaky, and U.S. military strikes can make him shakier.
But more will have to be done for services to keep up with growing demands.
LEIGH DONALDSONTax perks for corporations undermine the system's fairness
With top executive pay running at 300 percent of the average workers' income, things are askew.
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AUGUSTA Subsidy for Colgan is boost for airport
AUGUSTA -- Bigger, fancier planes will be flying passengers in and out of the Augusta State Airport starting in November now that the federal government has approved a new two-year contract with Colgan Air to continue providing subsidized commercial air service at the airport.
Maine Apple Sunday is chance to make sure a tradition endures
MANCHESTER -- The rain only increased in intensity throughout the morning Sunday, but the parking lot of Lakeside Orchards on Route 17 filled just minutes after an employee placed the "open" flag in front.
BELGRADE LAKES Town manager eyes protection for watershed
BELGRADE -- Town Manager Dennis Keschl refers to the Belgrade Lakes as the economic engine of the region.
Fort will celebrate Benedict Arnold's visit
AUGUSTA -- Old Fort Western will celebrate on Sept. 20 and 21 the 233rd anniversary of Benedict Arnold's attempt to capture Quebec in 1775 during the early days of the American Revolution.
Winthrop tackles drinking, drugs
WINTHROP -- A community group which formed after a series of suicides by young people from Winthrop is offering a panel discussion 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 to address underage and high-risk drinking.
One way or another, you can cast vote on Nov. 3
The idea was to give beleaguered town clerks across Maine a break, and also help absentee voters avoid those long voting lines that materialize the day before each election.
MaineHousing expands energy training class
AUGUSTA--MaineHousing is responding to the growing demand for people trained to help property owners increase their homes' efficiency.
Drugs, money, sex all part of unethical booty
It gives new meaning to the phrase, "crude oil."
JACK P. SHONKOFF, M.D., WILL BE THE KEYNOTE SPEAKE : MAINE DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION SPEAKER
Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., will be the keynote speaker at the Maine Development Foundation annual meeting from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Augusta Civic Center. For more information, www.mdf.org.
JACK P. SHONKOFF, M.D., : Maine's investment in its future
This is the story of Maine's economic future and the strength of its communities.
Financial leviathans in turmoil
NEW YORK - A failed plan to rescue Lehman Brothers was followed Sunday by more seismic shocks from Wall Street, including a government-brokered takeover of Merrill Lynch by the Bank of America for $50 billion.
After Ike, gas soars
HOUSTON - Pump prices jumped above $5 per gallon in some parts of the country Sunday as Hurricane Ike, which caused less destruction than feared, left refineries and pipelines idled and destroyed at least 10 offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
McCain: Supports parental choice of schools, including vouchers for private schools when approved by local officials. He is also in support of increased funding for community colleges.
'Like Disney World'
She was there, in the crowd, listening to John McCain accept the Republican presidential nomination. She met Karl Rove ("He was wonderful."). And worked a couple of long, 18-hour, exhausting, exciting days.
They are all 'green jobs' now
Maine, a recent report has stated, can generate 9,000 new jobs through a $100 billion "green economic recovery plan" of federal tax credits, investments and loans.
Election letters deadline: Oct. 24
The deadline for letters to the editor that endorse candidates for elected office is Friday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m.
Post 9/11, the conflict is not with a single enemy
On the seventh anniversary of Sept. 11, we will once again mourn; politicians will intone about fighting the war on terrorism. Some will even talk about World War IV.
"Unity 08" Still Active and Backing Obama
Organic Farmer Questions Proposed Pesticide Rules
GOP: King endorsement no surprise
Collins joins bipartisan gang to back energy plan
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