Housing tops House Speaker Eves’ ideas to help elders

Housing tops House Speaker Eves’ ideas to help elders

November 30, 2016 By Scott Thistle Portland Press Herald AUGUSTA — Outgoing Speaker of the House Mark Eves on Wednesday called on Gov. Paul LePage to release voter-approved bond money earmarked for senior housing and offered other ideas for improving the fortunes of...

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Our View: Senior housing needs more than maintenance

Our View: Senior housing needs more than maintenance

November 28, 2016 By The Editorial Board Portland Press Herald A group of retired volunteers at Habitat for Humanity have for two years been offering their services – for free – to midcoast seniors, calling themselves the Harpswell Aging at Home team. In all,...

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New Lead-Safety Law in Effect

New Lead-Safety Law in Effect

October 5, 2016 By Scott Taylor Lewiston Sun-Journal LEWISTON — Tough new lead safety rules call for more childhood blood testing, modification and fines for lead-tainted properties that don't get fixed, backers of the new rules said Wednesday.   It's all part of...

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