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~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

With the heavy rain in the forecast, Hallowell is being more proactive and getting the message out about possible flooding and other parking options according to Facebook.

Gov LePage ranked voting system "repugnant" to while a GOP congressman continues a federal lawsuit according to US News.

A federal tax lien is preventing a company from building a $30 million factory old Great Northern Paper's mill in Millinocket according to US News.

The U.S. Senate approved funds for several federal agencies to keep them operating through Feb. 8 according to US News.

Skowhegan residents and officials continue to at odds over the future of its public safety building according to centralmaine.com.

Somerset County commissioners still support for a proposed CMP transmission thu Maine dispite the concerns raised according to centralmaine.com.

With shoplifting up, Brunswick police have upset some by posting mug shots of shoplifting suspects online according to centralmaine.com.