House District 40: Three compete for Democratic nomination A former state representative, a Clean Elections worker and a civil rights advocate are competing for a vacant seat representing part of Portland in the Maine Legislature.
Herbert Adams, Anna Kellar and Rachel Talbot Ross are running in the June 14 Democratic primary for House District 40, which encompasses the western half of the city’s peninsula and part of the Oakdale neighborhood.
The winner will face Republican Carol Taylor and Green Independent Russell Hoskins in the November election. More
House District 39: Two newcomers seek House nomination A self-employed lawyer and a small-business owner with a background in labor organization are each hoping to represent the eastern end of Portland’s peninsula and its islands in the Maine Legislature.
Both relative newcomers to politics, Andrew Edwards and Michael Sylvester will compete in the Democratic primary on June 14 to run for House District 39 in November against Republican Peter Doyle.
The seat is held by Democrat Diane Russell, who has to step down because of term limits and is running for state Senate. More
Portland looks at cart system, privatization of trash pickup The city of Portland will explore privatizing the collection of its trash and recyclables as part of a review that is expected to bring major changes to a waste management program that has become increasingly unpopular with residents and municipal officials. More
Senate District 27: Candidates have ideas for tackling state’s drug crisis Two state representatives and a rheumatologist from Peaks Island are fighting for the Democratic nomination to represent part of Portland in the Maine Senate.
Rep. Ben Chipman, Rep. Diane Russell and Dr. Chuck Radis will compete in the June 14 primary for Senate District 27, which covers the eastern half of the city and its islands. More
Rockport hires consulting firm to review police policy following fatal crash Rockport — As a result of a fatal car accident nearly four months ago and questions raised about an officer's adherence to the department's pursuit policy, counsel for the town has hired ... Cooley's coming upon the crash scene cannot be reasonably ... 03/31/2016 - 4:55 am | View Link
Rockport chief defends police chase that ended in fatal crash ROCKPORT, Maine — The town’s police chief said his officer acted properly in a Dec. 5 chase that ended with the car that was being pursued crashing ... that excessive speed was the reason for the crash and that alcohol and drugs did not play a role. 02/18/2016 - 12:00 pm | View Link
FBI investigating another fatal Chicago police shooting CHICAGO (AP) — The FBI is conducting a civil rights investigation into the fatal 2013 Chicago police shooting of a motorist ... since the release in November of squad car video showing a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. 01/9/2016 - 6:47 am | View Link
Wiscasset Police Blotter: Horses on the loose and frozen pipes Patrolman Perry Hatch checked on an alarm at Dunkin’ Donuts, finding the back door wide open. Police found footprint leading from the door to a car, but no footprints inside the business. The door locked when it was closed. Reserve Patrolman Paul ... 02/22/2015 - 2:45 pm | View Link
Police blotter Monday, Aug. 19: Officer Donald Smith issued a traffic ticket to motorists on Bath Road; checked buildings on Old Ferry Road, Gardiner Road, checked for a horse running loose on Lowelltown Road and checked on a report of a dog left in a car at Shaw’s ... 09/3/2013 - 4:30 pm | View Link
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Five city councilmen from Silicon Valley are among eight candidates jostling to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, whose 24th District includes huge swaths of open space and some of the world's largest tech companies.