President Joe Biden’s administration is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev despite the president’s vocal opposition to capital punishment.
The Finance, Facilities and Technology Committee of the University of Maine System Board of Trustees has approved holding tuition flat for in state students. The $578 million spending plan will be the seventh year the UMS budget has held tuition rates flat for Maine students. Irene Neal, a student at UMFK, says if this is adopted by the board of trustees, it will be one less worry for students and their families.
The warmer weather is upon us and that has many heading outside to enjoy the heat. But..if you’re out too long you run the risk of developing heat exhaustion or heat stroke.. But, what is the difference between the two? Megan Cole explains.
Seasonal workers have been hard to come by for some businesses and organizations in the County. News source 8 reporter Megan Cole spoke with the director of communication for the department of Agriculture, conservation and forestry and has more on what they’re doing to get the help they need.
U.S. District Judge Lane E. Walker sentenced Kyle Sirois, 29, recently of Fort Fairfield, to 40 years in prison to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release. Sirois was also ordered to pay $24,000 in restitution. He pleaded guilty on October 3, 2019.
Maine’s Community College Foundation is working on a 1.2 million dollar Remote Work for ME project at community colleges. This project will provide rural Maine residents free training so they can work remotely. Megan Cole spoke with the president of the foundation and has more.