Here is the bite-sized news of the March 27 edition of the American Journal:
City Council gave preliminary approval to a new ordinance regulating tattoo parlors.
Westbrook police arrested an off-duty Portland police officer for reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon and domestic violence assault.
Wescott Junior High School Jazz Band placed second in its division at the Maine Music Educators Association State Middle School Jazz Festival.
Brendan Moran: Hannaford should've notified their customers of security breach sooner, banks and credit card companies should cover the costs associated with fraud, and consumers should understand electronic fraud is a way of life.
Rodney Quinn: Profiling is a double-edged sword.
Mike Mack: Support the Mission Possible Teen Center by attending its benefit gala.
Proposed school budget will increase by $1 million, or 3.3%, next year.
City Council denied the developer of a neighborhood being built in the Mitchell Farm area a waiver to avoid installing granite curbing.
Planning Board will be hosting its first meeting devoted to the proposed Stroudwater Place on April 1.
Idexx, Pike at odds over respective expansions.
- John C.L. Morgan