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Early Adoption of New IAIABC Work Comp Claims Reporting Standard Coming in Six States, More on the Way

Middleton, WI (WorkersCompensation.com) - The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) is the leader in development of electronic data interchange standards for the transmission of workers' compensation data in the U.S. The most commonly used standard is IAIAB

WORKERSCOMPENSATION.COM - 2018-02-22 20:45:37

Lawmakers oppose new fees on Maine hybrid and electric cars

Democratic lawmakers rejected a proposal from Gov. Paul LePage's administration to make owning hybrid and electric cars more expensive in a committee-level vote Thursday. The 6-5 vote of the transportation committee fell along party lines, with Republican lawmakers opposing the panel's recommendati

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-02-22 19:52:27

Summer in February! 80 in Massachusetts, 78 in NYC

Astonishing summer-like heat cooked the Eastern U.S. on Wednesday, smashing all-time records for February warmth in cities in at least ten states, from Georgia to Maine. At least 24 cities recorded their hottest February temperature on record on Wednesday, including New York City (78), Hartford, CT

WUNDERGROUND.COM - 2018-02-22 19:58:00

Rockport police and fire chief save another life with Narcan

Rockport Officer Chris Taylor, assisted by Rockport Fire Chief Jason Peasley, successfully administered Narcan to a male overdose victim in Rockport shortly after 10 a.m., Feb. 22. The victim who was in critical condition upon arrival recovered and was transported by a Northeast Mobile Health to Pen

PENBAYPILOT.COM - 2018-02-22 20:30:00

Maine foundation adds to its Board of Directors

OGUNQUIT - Four new members representing a diverse cross section of age, professional experience and backgrounds, were recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Tramuto Foundation, a non-profit that for the past 17 years has provided college scholarships and grants to non-profit organization

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-02-22 19:31:27

Attorney General reaches settlement over airbag systems

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Attorney General Doug Peterson announced today a settlement with TK Holdings, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Takata, over allegations that the company concealed safety issues related to its airbag systems which were installed in a wide variety of vehicles. TK Holdings, Inc. filed a

1011NOW.COM - 2018-02-22 20:08:00

Farm offers hiking with goats

Just the mere sight of strangers gets these goats a-goin! These Maine goats are getting ready for their daily hike, and their human friends go right along with them. Watch the video above for more details. Just the mere sight of strangers gets these goats a-goin! These Maine goats are getting ready

KETV.COM - 2018-02-22 19:59:00

Three Seacoast couples vie for dream wedding

OGUNQUIT The 2018 Real Maine Wedding of the Year contest features a handful of couples with ties to the Seacoast vying for the chance to win a $100,000 dream wedding in Ogunquit this fall. The winners of the eighth annual contest will exchange vows in a three-day event that will take place at venues

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2018-02-22 19:34:41

Vise-Grover engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Vise of Boothbay Harbor are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kahla McIntyre Vise to John Dale Grover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Grover of San Antonio, Texas. Kahla earned a BA degree in classical studies at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. She is currently

BOOTHBAYREGISTER.COM - 2018-02-22 19:45:00

'Glad to have it over' Maine town reacts to cold-case guilty verdict

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine - Word that Philip Scott Fournier was convicted of murdering Joyce McLain on Thursday propelled Brett Doe to think back to that balmy night in August 1980. Like the 58-year-old Doe, the town was livelier then. A softball tournament was in town, and hundreds of workers were he

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-02-22 18:59:37

Trump’s call to ban bump stocks renews Maine debate

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Some Maine lawmakers are trying to revive an effort to ban bump stocks in the state, but others say moves at the federal level may make it unnecessary. President Donald Trump has directed the Justice Department to work toward a nationwide ban on the devices, which allow semi-au

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-02-22 18:58:19

Activists gather in Portland to support 'Dreamers'

Dozens of immigration activists gathered outside Senator Susan Collins' Portland office Thursday. (WGME) PORTLAND (WGME) - Dozens of immigration activists gathered outside Senator Susan Collins' Portland office Thursday. They want protections for so-called "Dreamers." They're hoping to send a messag

WGME - 2018-02-22 19:03:54

This Legislator Wants To Eliminate Marijuana Testing For Almost Everyone

Photo by 12019 via Pixabay Though legalization remains the loudest drum beat from cannabis activists, there's another issue that has recently gained steam: employers discriminating against marijuana users. Just last week, Maine announced that businesses could not punish employees or job applicants f

THEFRESHTOAST.COM - 2018-02-22 19:00:08

Jerry Storey: Incumbent unopposed for two-year seat

Jerry Storey Age: 79 Occupation: Retired Education: Yale University, anthropology; Columbia University, anthropology and Teachers College, education (joint degree program) Married / Family: Married, five children, five grandchildren How long have you lived in Shelburne? Five years Experience with to

SHELBURNENEWS.COM - 2018-02-22 19:06:24

UMaine men's hockey finish regular season at BC

Time, site: Friday, Saturday, 7 p.m., Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Mass. Records: UMaine 16-12-4 (10-9-3 Hockey East), Boston College 16-13-3 (16-6) Series, last meeting: BC leads 67-47-9, BC 5-0 on 2/17/18 Key players: Maine - LW Mitch Fossier (11 goals, 17 assists), C Chase Pearson (7 & 20), RW Edu

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-02-22 18:56:51

Moose, Loons Are Climate Change 'Canaries in Coal Mine,' Say N.H. Conservationists

Conservationists say two iconic New Hampshire animals - moose and loons - show how climate change will reshape the region in the years to come. They talked about their latest research - and how they hope people will respond to it - at the Audubon Society in Concord Wednesday night. It was the same d

NHPR - 2018-02-22 18:46:40

Long-time Northampton state representative Peter Kocot dies at 61

Peter Kocot, a long-time state representative from Northampton known for his integrity and quiet strength, died on Thursday. He was 61. Kocot has been a member of the state Legislature since 2002 representing the 1st Hampshire District. Kocot had been ill. House Speaker Robert DeLeo, D-Winthrop, ema

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-02-22 19:01:09

Alabama, Texas, Florida set to hold executions on same night

If executions set for Alabama, Texas and Florida are carried out Thursday as scheduled, it would mark the first time in more than eight years that three convicted killers were put to death in the U.S. on the same day. According to statistics kept by the Washington, D.C.-based Death Penalty Informat

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-02-22 18:57:40

An Adorable Saint Bernard Puppy Tries to Make Friends With the Resident Goats at the Sunflower Creamery

In Junr 2017, the proprietors of the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine brought home an adorable Saint Bernard puppy named Frances, who trotted into the yard and barn and really tried to win over the hearts of the resident goats of the farm. Being that Frances is deaf, she was unable to he

LAUGHING SQUID - 2018-02-22 18:42:21

Cold air, snowstorms likely to make comeback in Northeast following once-in-100-year warmth

Michigan child found dead in standing water Spencer Platt/Getty Images Pedestrians walk in the snow and wind in Manhattan in New York City. A major winter storm warning is forecast from Pennsylvania to Maine with the New York City area expected to receive up to one foot of snow. New York City schoo

MSN.COM - 2018-02-22 17:49:35