At their last meeting of the year, the directors of the Dirigo Health Agency voted Thursday to proceed with collecting the controversial $34.3 million savings offset payment from Maine insurance companies. The money is needed to assure the continued viability of the agency’s subsidized DirigoChoice health insurance product… Read More
AUGUSTA – There are few, if any, Mainers who do not watch television or listen to radio or use a phone or the Internet every day. The laws that govern everything from ownership of the media to public access are up for reauthorization this year, and two Maine… Read More
The Penobscot County court news on Page B2 of Friday’s paper contained incorrect information about Daniel J. Willette, 34, of Milford. The listing should have read that a charge of rule violation, operation of vehicle beyond 14-hour rule, was dismissed. He faced no other charges. Read More
AUGUSTA – U.S. Sen. Susan Collins has completed her tenth year in the Senate with a perfect voting record, according to a statement issued by her office. With the conclusion of the 109th Congress, the number of consecutive roll call votes that she has made… Read More
BANGOR – There will be no mail delivery Tuesday, Jan. 2, as the nation observes a day of mourning for former President Gerald R. Ford. Most federal offices also will be closed State and municipal offices will be open that day and classes are expected… Read More