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Governor, First Lady Celebrate Veterans Day

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage and first lady Ann LePage are participating in Veterans Day events.

The governor was meeting Wednesday morning with veterans and families at the Maine Veterans' Home in Augusta. He also was hosting a closed-door afternoon meeting at the Blaine House with veterans who recently returned from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Ann LePage was speaking at a Veterans Day commemoration at the Windham Veterans Center and delivering remarks at another celebration in Falmouth.

The governor praised Maine's veterans for making sacrifices to ensure that future generations "have the opportunity to pursue their vision of the American dream."