Thursday, March 27, 2008

American Journal One-Liners

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

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