Things You Need to Know Today: Farmington Voters Ok Tax Break for Assisted-Living Center + LePage Town Hall Meet in S. Paris Tonight
Here are the things you need to know today......
The federal government will give Whitefield almost $400,000 to help remove the Coopers Mills Dam. According to WCSH, this comes after debate with the Whitefield and environmental and fisheries groups.
Farmington voters gave the ok for a tax break to for company to move head with an assisted-living center. According to centralmaine.com it will fill a need in the area and create up to 30 full time jobs.
A New York man wanted in connection to the death of Joseph Marceau last year in Augusta has been arrested. According to centralmaine.com, three other have already been charged..
From the Associated Press:
Gov. LePage’s next town hall meeting is South Paris. It is tonight Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in South Paris at 6 p.m.
A leaked memo from Gov. LePage's top adviser suggests the governor wants to cut as many as 1,700 state jobs in his next budget proposal. The Portland Press Herald reports that a LePage spokesman confirmed the memo but said it was a work in progress.
Hillary Clinton has capped a historic day in which she became the first woman to be nominated for president on a major party ticket. Yesterday, former President Bill Clinton took on the role of devoted political spouse, declaring his wife an impassioned "change-maker."