PORTLAND, Maine - Two restaurateurs who pleaded guilty to hiring 10 or more people who were living in the U.S. illegally are going to prison.
A federal judge on Monday imposed sentences of 37 months in prison for Guillermo Fuentes and 30 months for his brother, Hector. They pleaded guilty to activities at the Fajita Grill in Westbrook and at the Cancun Mexican Restaurant in Waterville. The brothers also owned a third restaurant in Biddeford.
A U.S. foreign policy advisor - and one of the people credited with writing legislation to deal with mounting tensions with Russia - was in Portland today to share his latest insights. Kyle Parker is a native of Old Town, Maine, and a 1999 graduate of the University of Maine. He's also a a leading advocate on human rights. Parker spoke to students at the University of Southern Maine about his work, and the man who inspired him.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - A Maine Civil War soldier has a new grave, thanks to the actions of one of his descendants.
The great, great, great grandson of Cpl. Henry Farr learned about his relative through researching genealogy records. WLBZ-TV reports Mike Waters of Windham learned Farr died fighting for the Union Army in the Battle of Cedar Creek in Virginia on Oct. 19, 1864. Records informed Waters that Farr was buried on a plot of land in Scarborough.