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As they are getting ready for a visit from from federal regulators Riverview Psychiatric Center have improved for both patients and workers according to US News.

Maine submitted a Medicaid expansion plan Maine voters approved but Gov LePage is urging the federal government to reject it according to US News.

Two men who allegedly broke into home in Winter Harbor and killed a dog have turned themselves according to US News.

A public hearing is happening Oct 16 and then Skowhegan voters will have their say Nov. 6 on borrowing $8.5 million for a public safety building according to centralmaine.com

Hallowell will have a public hearing on Monday on a plan for a paid overnight parking permit policy according to centralmaine.com

As Augusta is looking at upgrading the police station, officials are considering all the options of new construction, remodeling and location according to centralmaine.com

Gardiner is close to a final vote on a proposed temporary ban of medical marijuana stores according to centralmaine.com