February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

‘Double dipping’ law reform proposed

AUGUSTA (AP) — A state senator has proposed changing the rules that restrict educators and other state workers from collecting retirement benefits at the same time they are getting a full paycheck. More...

Cianbro looking to fill 150 construction jobs

PITTSFIELD (AP) — Maine’s largest heavy construction company is looking to hire 150 construction workers. Pittsfield- based Cianbro Corp. says it has a backlog of projects in Maine and needs workers to fill job openings. More...

Bill removes union rights for egg workers

AUGUSTA ( AP) — The House of Representatives has passed a bill that eliminates the right of workers at the former DeCoster egg farms to unionize. More...

Scarcelli sues stepfather — for not firing her mother

PORTLAND — Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Portland businesswoman Rosa Scarcelli is suing her stepfather and his company, in part because he refused to fire Scarcelli’s mother. More...

Museum Pieces in Lewiston

JOSH SHEA unloads a mounted caribou from the back of a truck on Lisbon Street in Lewiston on Tuesday. More...

Jail guard’s inmate assault trial begins

PORTLAND ( AP) — The trial of a Cumberland County jail guard accused of assaulting an inmate has started. Guard Nicholas Stein is accused of dragging and punching inmate Brian Cote last June. More...

Dog that attacked 2 children put down

WALDOBORO ( AP) — Police say a pit bull owned by a Waldoboro family that attacked the family’s 12-yearold girl and 13-year-old boy has been euthanized. More...

Police look for missing firefighter

BANGOR (AP) — Police in Maine are looking for a missing Florida firefighter who hasn’t been seen in almost a week. More...