AUGUSTA -- Trustees of a Fairfield union's trust fund say that an administrator who died in a car accident earlier this year had stolen more than $260,000 to cover up a theft from an Augusta union's trust fund.
WILTON -- A financial adviser and conservative columnist who resigned from a state commission last year after his arrest on a domestic assault charge was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday afternoon.
PORTLAND -- Representatives from The Nature Conservancy, the Forest Society of Maine and the Plum Creek timber company came together Tuesday to celebrate a new conservation easement that's considered one of the largest ever in the United States.
AUGUSTA -- Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate, despite pressure from groups opposed to MaineCare cuts, passed a budget Tuesday that eliminates health care coverage for more than 20,000 people, cuts prescription drug coverage for senior citizens and reduces funding for Head Start.
SKOWHEGAN -- Residents of the six towns in School Administrative District 54 will get a chance tonight to review plans to borrow $900,000 for health and safety concerns and to get final numbers on the proposed $32.3 million budget for the coming year.