L.L. Bean to give $1.9 million to nonprofits FREEPORT — L.L. Bean is giving nearly $2 million to more than 100 community organizations.
The family-owned retailer’s board of directors approved gifts ranging from $5,000 to $225,000 to organizations involved in conservation and recreation, health and human services, education, and culture and the arts.
The company’s year-end allocation includes $1.9 million in grants to nearly 80 organizations for annual gifts, plus additional funding in small grants to dozens more. More
Sen. King to unveil legal assistance program for veterans U.S. Sen. Angus King is expected to announce an initiative to improve civil legal assistance for veterans, with a focus on women.
The independent senator and representatives from Pine Tree State Legal Assistance are scheduled to unveil the initiative at 1 p.m. More
Furries React To Gas Attack Although some participants at the Midwest FurFest convention thought the mass evacuation early Sunday was just part of the fun, investigators are treating it as a criminal matter. Nineteen people who became nauseous or dizzy were treated at local hospitals. 12/8/2014 - 6:59 am | View Link
Chlorine gas forces evacuation at Midwest Furfest convention Now detectives are investigating, and police say it appears that "an intentional act" was behind high levels of chlorine gas that forced the evacuation at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois, early Sunday morning. The hotel was hosting the ... 12/8/2014 - 12:03 am | View Link
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Broken gas line forces road closure, church evacuation El Morro Road is closed between S. Academy Blvd. and Delta Drive because of a gas leak. Pikes Peak Park Baptist Church has been evacuated. The Colorado Springs Fire Department says an excavation crew hit the line, causing the leak. It's unknown when the ... 06/11/2014 - 7:08 am | View Link
Apex gas leak forces evacuation of day care The leak was reported at about 10:45 a.m. at 2051 Shepherd's Vineyard Drive. PSNC Energy was able to shut gas off shortly afternoon, but there was no word on when the gas line would be repaired. About 90 children at a nearby Bright Horizons day care center ... 11/18/2013 - 4:42 am | View Link
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