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Notices of State Rulemaking – 5/24/17
Chapter 418: Solid Waste Management Rules: Beneficial Use of Solid Wastes Fact Sheet (PDF) :: Draft Rule (PDF) :: Comment on this Rule (accepted until June 26, 2017) Concise Summary: The Department’s experience in administering Chapter 418 over past years has highlighted the need to revise it for a variety of reasons. Amendments to Chapter […]
8 Maine artists receive awards at juried art show in Hallowell
HALLOWELL — The Harlow Gallery has announced its award-winning artists for Art2017, the 22nd annual juried art show on view at the Harlow Gallery , 160 Water St., through June 24. This year’s juror is Corey Daniels, curator and owner of the Corey Daniels Gallery in Wells. The following prizes were awarded at the May […]
Dill makes dubious case in favor of FBI director’s firing
James Comey is and was universally respected and admired by his employees and senior executives in the law enforcement and intelligence communities. He should not have been fired. Columnist Cynthia Dill (May 14) got it wrong: She starts with the conclusion that he should have been fired and then “reasons” backward – just like the […]
Maine Supreme Judicial Court rules ranked-choice voting unconstitutional
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s high court said Tuesday that the state’s first-in-the-nation ranked-choice voting system is unconstitutional, throwing the voter-approved law into jeopardy ahead of the key 2018 campaign when it was supposed to be implemented. In a unanimous, 44-page opinion issued Tuesday, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court’s seven justices agreed with Attorney General Janet Mills, Secretary of […]
Historic Gardiner building sold by Camden National Bank poised for a creative reboot
GARDINER — Under new ownership, plans are underway to install new tenants in a historic building in downtown Gardiner that until recently was owned by Camden National Bank. Located at 252 Water St., this was one of the properties acquired by Camden National Bank when it purchased the Bank of Maine in October 2015. The […]
Ernie Babcock discusses FBI credibility and the morale of career workers under Comey
A former FBI official discusses FBI credibility and the morale of career workers under Comey before the director was fired.