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Veterans who claimed mistreatment by doctor at Togus can proceed with lawsuits, judge rules

The decision by U.S. District Judge Jon Levy reverses a ruling he made two years ago.

A lawsuit alleging mistreatment of veterans’ ankle and foot problems at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Togus can go forward, a federal judge ruled Friday. 

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Jon Levy will allow lawsuits for five of the six vets to move ahead after he had dismissed the cases two years ago, ruling that a statute of limitations had expired before the lawsuits had been filed.

Haitian Man Detained By ICE For Unclear Reasons

A Waterville family is asking Gov. Paul LePage and members of Maine's congressional delegation to intervene on behalf of a Haitian man who was picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) earlier this month for reasons that are not clear. The man, Lexius Saint Martin, is now being held at a New Hampshire jail awaiting deportation.

Read the article on Maine Public

Crowd rallies outside Waterville City Hall to support Haitian immigrant

Lexius Saint Martin, 35, came to the U.S. as a child and was taken last month by ICE officials, who plan to deport him.

A crowd rallied on Saturday outside City Hall, calling on Maine’s top politicians to help Lexius Saint Martin, a Waterville man awaiting deportation to Haiti, return to Maine to his wife, children and unborn child.

Haitian Man Detained By ICE For Unclear Reasons

A Waterville family is asking Gov. Paul LePage and members of Maine's congressional delegation to intervene on behalf of a Haitian man who was picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) earlier this month for reasons that are not clear. The man, Lexius Saint Martin, is now being held at a New Hampshire jail awaiting deportation.

Read the article on Maine Public

Lipman & Katz Hosts Food Drive for Augusta Food Bank

AUGUSTA, Maine – Following one of the most powerful wind storms in Maine’s history earlier this fall, on November 17, Lipman & Katz joined with the staff from the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME), Voya Financial and Manpower for a local food drive to support the Augusta Food Bank. In total, more than 100 non-perishable food items were donated to the Augusta Food Bank.

Arthur Jones found not guilty of major felonies, found guilty of two lesser offenses

A jury cleared a city man of the two most serious offenses he faced but convicted him of two others in a verdict returned Wednesday night at the Capital Judicial Center.

Arthur J. Jones, 58, of Augusta, was found not guilty of gross sexual assault and aggravated assault. He was found guilty of unlawful sexual conduct and assault, which occurred Dec. 22, 2016, in Augusta.

Read the article at centralmaine.com...