Category Archives: Other news

Maine’s top disease tracker resigns

The man who has led the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention for more than a year will resign his post for a private-sector job. Kenneth Albert, the agency’s director, resigned effective May 20, according to Maine CDC spokesman John Martins. He said the Maine Department of Health and Human Services is “working on a transition plan.” Albert, a nurse […]

LePage blames media for his decision to pull out of education commission

Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday that he will withdraw the executive branch completely from participating in a commission aimed at reforming Maine’s public schools funding formula because he is “fed up” with media coverage of his statements and actions as governor. “As of yesterday afternoon I have withdrawn the executive branch from that group,” LePage said Tuesday […]