For the past few years, Summit Natural Gas has held a program in which they offer grants to local non profit businesses in Maine that focus on wellness, economic, educational and cultural initiatives. There are 6 finalists that the public can vote on with the 2 winners getting $4,000 grants and the other four getting $1,000
USA Today has been holding a series of 10 Best Readers' Choice 2016 on a wide range of topics, over the summer Old Orchard Beach Pier was up for Best Boardwalk in America, it finished in 8th place. Right now, one of the readers' choice polls is for best covered bridge in America.
USA Today has a series called USA Today Top 10, the 10 Best editors and National park Foundation have nominated twenty of the best national park locales from across the country to viewing a sunrise or sunset.
USA Today has a Reader's Choice: American Summer Favorites series where you can vote online on a variety of categories. One of the voting choices is for 'Best Main Street In America'. Bath, Maine is one of the twenty nominated Main Streets that you can vote for.
When I think of a drive-in movie theater it brings back great family memories. You had to position the car perfectly on the little mound of sand, hook the speaker on the rolled down driver's side window and make the trek to snack shack.
Many local communities are holding elections on Tuesday, June 9. The school budgets are on the ballot in Augusta and many other towns and districts. Embden residents will vote on SAD 74 withdrawal. Waterville residents vote on whether to toss the pay-as-you-throw trash and curbside recycling program.
Candidates for Governor of Maine debated lat night at the Augusta Civic Center. In case you missed Gov. Paul LePage (R), Congressman Mike Michaud (D) and Independent candidate Eliot Cutler on WCSH/WLBZ last night (Oct. 15), you can watch it right here...
You might not know it from watching TV, but Americans also went to the polls on Tuesday to cast their votes on a myriad of issues not involving a certain residence on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. And some of those issues were a bit strange.
Today America settles the long battle for the White House between current President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney. The national polls are very tight, whereas state-by-state polling seems to suggest another four years for Obama.
Well, it's finally Election Day here in the old Land of the Free, and what better way to give yourself a pat on the back for getting out there and casting your all-important vote than with some free stuff, right?
As of now, 17 states have laws requiring voters to present photo ID before voting. Some have suggested these regulations may act to disenfranchise poor and minority voters, who could be less likely to have such identification. Last month a judge in Pennsylvania blocked the state from enforcing its voter ID laws in the 2012 election.
The Maine Secretary of State’s office has released the results from student mock elections throughout the state. The results include more than 185 schools but not the 60 others that hadn’t submitted their results to the Secretary of State’s office by the late Monday deadline.