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Property owners dispute need for Orono student housing moratorium

ORONO, Maine — Some residents expressed a need for a moratorium to bar the conversion of single-family homes into student housing while new rules are established, but others, including property owners and managers, expressed concerns the town was overstepping its bounds. “I’m blown out of the water,” said Joanne MacKinnon, …

Property owners dispute need for Orono student housing moratorium

ORONO, Maine — Some residents expressed a need for a moratorium to bar the conversion of single-family homes into student housing while new rules are established, but others, including property owners and managers, expressed concerns the town was overstepping its bounds. “I’m blown out of the water,” said Joanne MacKinnon, …

No-confidence vote on Hampden mayor passes 6-0

HAMPDEN, Maine — Despite a ruling on Monday night that Mayor Carol Duprey did not violate the town’s code of ethics when she made negative campaign robocalls targeting two fellow councilors who are seeking re-election on Nov. 4, Hampden town councilors unanimously issued a vote of no confidence in her …

No-confidence vote on Hampden mayor passes 6-0

HAMPDEN, Maine — Despite a ruling on Monday night that Mayor Carol Duprey did not violate the town’s code of ethics when she made negative campaign robocalls targeting two fellow councilors who are seeking re-election on Nov. 4, Hampden town councilors unanimously issued a vote of no confidence in her …

Gubernatorial candidates exchange quips, policy in televised debate Monday night

PORTLAND, Maine — In a freewheeling and heated hourlong debate co-sponsored by CBS 13 and the BDN, Maine’s three gubernatorial candidates on Monday night all found openings between their respective scripts to fight a war of quips, aiming for laughs and applause from a live audience stacked with a mix …

Gubernatorial candidates exchange quips, policy in televised debate Monday night

PORTLAND, Maine — In a freewheeling and heated hourlong debate co-sponsored by CBS 13 and the BDN, Maine’s three gubernatorial candidates on Monday night all found openings between their respective scripts to fight a war of quips, aiming for laughs and applause from a live audience stacked with a mix …

Local sports results for Oct. 20, 2014

Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Soccer Belfast at Oceanside, 3:30 p.m. Brewer at Skowhegan, 3:30 p.m. Brunswick at Mount Ararat, 6 p.m. Camden Hills at Mount View, 3:30 p.m. Caribou at Madawaska, 5 p.m. Greenville at Piscataquis, 4 p.m. Hampden at Bangor, 7:15 p.m. Lawrence at Messalonskee, 3:30 p.m. Lincoln …

BDN and CBS 13 gubernatorial debate: Part 5

BDN and CBS 13 gubernatorial debate: Part 5

Portland police have issued more pot citations than before voters passed legalization ordinance

PORTLAND, Maine — Since Portland voters overwhelmingly approved a city ordinance last November locally legalizing possession of 2.5 ounces of marijuana, city police have issued 48 citations to individuals caught with the drug. In the previous 10-month period, for comparison, Police Chief Michael Sauschuck said his department issued 33 such …