Saturday, February 16, 2008

The Augustan: Saturday, February 16, 2008

Maine Department of Environmental Proctection helped clean up kerosene spill in Presumpscot River.

Attorney General: Gardiner police officer and Maine State Trooper's use of lethal force was justified.

PPH: Task force on wind power compiled a mostly beneficial report.

County jail officials concerned about the elimination of community corrections funds from the governor's proposed supplemental budget.

Stephen Bowen: Voter approval of school budgets must remain part of the state's school consolidation law.

KJ: Maine State Museum's idea of free admission for any museum visitor toting a piece of firewood is a good one.

The goals contained in the report written by Governor Baldacci's task force on wind power are lofty.

Maine Department of Marine Resources closed Maine's clam flats due to concerns about chemical run-off brought about by this week's heavy rains.

- John C.L. Morgan

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