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'American Pie' Singer Might Sue Over Story on Wife's Exhibit - U.S. News & World Report

'American Pie' Singer Might Sue Over Story on Wife's Exhibit  U.S. News & World Report

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Singer Don McLean is threatening to sue a weekly newspaper in Maine after it wrote about his former wife's photo exhibition about ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:59 pm


The Maine release second single “My Best Habit” from upcoming album - Alternative Press

The Maine release second single “My Best Habit” from upcoming album  Alternative Press

The Maine have released a new single "My Best Habit" from their upcoming album after teasing fans with lyrics from the track.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:17 pm


COOL JOBS: Generations of Maine fishermen keep shuckin' in the cold - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

COOL JOBS: Generations of Maine fishermen keep shuckin' in the cold  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Alex Todd and his family have been fishing lobster and scallops off of the Maine coast for more than ten generations.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:53 pm


Stony Brook looks to extend streak vs Maine - Washington Post

Stony Brook looks to extend streak vs Maine  Washington Post

Stony Brook looks for its 16th straight win in the head-to-head series over Maine.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:48 am


Singer Don McLean threatens Maine weekly for writing about ex-wife's exhibit on abuse - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Singer Don McLean threatens Maine weekly for writing about ex-wife's exhibit on abuse  Biddeford Journal Tribune

“American Pie” singer Don McLean has threatened a weekly newspaper with legal action for writing about his ex-wife's exhibition of photos about domestic ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 10:11 am


Water Pail - Maine Public

Water Pail  Maine Public

Today's poem is “Water Pail” by Megan Grumbling. Her first book, Booker's Point, was the winner of the 2017 Maine Book Award for Poetry and the 2015 Vassar.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 10:01 am


Health Affiliates Maine opens new intensive outpatient program in Saco - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Health Affiliates Maine opens new intensive outpatient program in Saco  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — A new Intensive Outpatient Program for those struggling with addiction and recover from substance use disorder has opened in Saco. Health Affiliates ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:04 am


Maine bill would prevent schools from shaming students over unpaid lunch debt - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Maine bill would prevent schools from shaming students over unpaid lunch debt  Biddeford Journal Tribune

AUGUSTA — Maine schools would not be permitted to deny a meal to any student – even if that student doesn't have lunch money or owes the school money ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:04 am


Maine should be proud of Collins - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine should be proud of Collins  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

I don't understand why a bunch of people can turn on Sen. Susan Collins for doing her job, which is very difficult at best. She deliberated very seriously about the ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Maine Compass: One Maine, with environmental justice for all - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine Compass: One Maine, with environmental justice for all  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Residents who are already dealing with poverty, racism or both shouldn't face the added stress of toxic chemicals.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Our View: Too many Maine schools still don't test for lead - Press Herald

Our View: Too many Maine schools still don't test for lead  Press Herald

There was a hearing Tuesday at the State House, but the real audience wasn't the legislators around the committee table – it was any Maine school that does ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Saco Sen. Chenette: Maine government should be responsive to the people, not to special interests - Press Herald

Saco Sen. Chenette: Maine government should be responsive to the people, not to special interests  Press Herald

Imagine a state government that operates with the best interest of Maine people, not one based on who writes the biggest check. Imagine a state government ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Lifelong Maine fan Trevor LaBonte will play against the Black Bears with Maryland baseball - The Diamondback

Lifelong Maine fan Trevor LaBonte will play against the Black Bears with Maryland baseball  The Diamondback

Trevor LaBonte's ties to the University of Maine run deep. His father, Richard, was the quarterback for the Black Bears football team from 1981 to 1984.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:12 am


Snapshots in Time: Excerpts from the Annals of Maine's Sporting Past - Lewiston Sun Journal

Snapshots in Time: Excerpts from the Annals of Maine's Sporting Past  Lewiston Sun Journal

What follows is an interesting article from the Maine Woods dated March 31, 1905 and was originally taken from a story that appeared in the Bangor Commercial ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 6:39 am


More than 100 Maine schools pledge to serve seasonal and local produce - Bangor Daily News

More than 100 Maine schools pledge to serve seasonal and local produce  Bangor Daily News

Participating schools pledge to serve certain seasonal, local products in their cafeterias at least twice a month. So far, 115 schools have signed up to participate.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 6:00 am


Hear the Maine's funky, upbeat new 'You Are Ok' single, "My Best Habit" - Substream Magazine

Hear the Maine's funky, upbeat new 'You Are Ok' single, "My Best Habit"  Substream Magazine

Arizona's The Maine will be releasing their forthcoming seventh album, You Are Ok, on March 29th via the band's label 8123. In January, the band announced ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 5:05 am


Maine country music artist Slim Andrews sets airplay record - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine country music artist Slim Andrews sets airplay record  Lewiston Sun Journal

AUBURN — Maine country music pioneer Slim Andrews of Auburn set an airplay record for a Maine country music artist. Andrews received a Certificate of ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 5:00 am


Recap: Maine high school basketball tournament, Feb. 21 — Tourney Time — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Recap: Maine high school basketball tournament, Feb. 21 — Tourney Time — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

The semifinals are in full swing as teams battle in Bangor, Augusta and Portland to clinch a spot in the regional finals.. Maine news, sports, politics, election ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:26 am


Hydro-Québec offers US$170M in incentives for Maine transmission line - Montreal Gazette

Hydro-Québec offers US$170M in incentives for Maine transmission line  Montreal Gazette

The new proposal has won over the state's governor and two prominent environmental groups — at least for this stage of the approval process.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:09 am


Maine brewery joins charge to help veterans the best way it can - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Maine brewery joins charge to help veterans the best way it can  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Banded Brewing Co. in Biddeford released the "At Ease" stout Thursday, and will send 10 percent of the profits to Veterans Count Maine.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:39 pm


Inside Maine crime lab that helped catch suspected Alaska cold case killer - WMTW Portland

Inside Maine crime lab that helped catch suspected Alaska cold case killer  WMTW Portland

The Maine State Crime Lab played a critical role in the recent arrest of a Maine man in connection with a 26-year-old cold case killing in Alaska.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:09 pm


Maine Ranks Near The Bottom In Average Tax Refunds - wcyy.com

Maine Ranks Near The Bottom In Average Tax Refunds  wcyy.com

If you're wondering where your big refund went, you're not alone. Maine ranks amongst the worst states in average tax refunds.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:29 pm


Local residents sentenced to prison in Maine man's death - Leominster Champion

Local residents sentenced to prison in Maine man's death  Leominster Champion

Two residents of the Twin Cities — one from Fitchburg, the other from Leominster — were sentenced to prison Wednesday, Feb. 20 for the 2016 murder of a man ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:18 pm


Legislators may ease path to job licensing to bolster opportunity in Maine - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Legislators may ease path to job licensing to bolster opportunity in Maine  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

AUGUSTA — Faced with a stagnant, aging population and a growing shortage of workers in many fields, lawmakers are weighing a move to ease licensing ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 7:34 pm


Maine supreme court declines to dismiss defamation lawsuit - Bangor Daily News

Maine supreme court declines to dismiss defamation lawsuit  Bangor Daily News

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against a Maine activist who accused an orphanage founder in Haiti of being a ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 7:23 pm


Government shutdown cited as factor in decline of Maine home sales - Press Herald

Government shutdown cited as factor in decline of Maine home sales  Press Herald

Maine real estate agents believe the federal government shutdown that ended in late January contributed to a double-digit decline in sales of existing ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 7:06 pm


Maine's high court rejects appeal by teenager's killer in 1980 cold case - Press Herald

Maine's high court rejects appeal by teenager's killer in 1980 cold case  Press Herald

Maine's Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday upheld the 2018 conviction of an East Millinocket man who killed 16-year-old Joyce McLain in 1980, finding that ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 5:38 pm


Consolidated Communications Bolsters Rural Maine Communities with Increased Internet Speeds and Access to Enhanced Services - Nasdaq

Consolidated Communications Bolsters Rural Maine Communities with Increased Internet Speeds and Access to Enhanced Services  Nasdaq

PORTLAND, Maine, Feb. 21, 2019-- Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., continues to deploy broadband Internet services to unserved and.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 5:00 pm


Here's Where You Can Find The BEST Pizza in Maine! - b985.fm

Here's Where You Can Find The BEST Pizza in Maine!  b985.fm

We've compiled a list of the BEST places in Maine to get pizza! No matter what area you're in, there's a pie for you!

Published on 21 February 2019 | 4:32 pm


27 of 28 firefighters in Maine town quit over safety issues - Minneapolis Star Tribune

27 of 28 firefighters in Maine town quit over safety issues  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Nearly all of a Maine town's firefighters have quit following a heated meeting with local officials.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 3:52 pm


Moving Ahead on Climate and Clean Energy at the Maine State House - Natural Resources Council of Maine

Moving Ahead on Climate and Clean Energy at the Maine State House  Natural Resources Council of Maine

Hear from the NRCM clean energy team about the work ahead this year at the Maine Legislature related to climate and clean energy issues.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 3:18 pm


Bill would prohibit Maine towns from banning short-term rentals - fiddleheadfocus.com

Bill would prohibit Maine towns from banning short-term rentals  fiddleheadfocus.com

Maine lawmakers are considering a bill that would prohibit cities and towns from passing most restrictions on short-term rentals that have exploded on websites ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 2:33 pm


Town-by-town: Thursday snow totals across Maine - WMTW Portland

Town-by-town: Thursday snow totals across Maine  WMTW Portland

It wasn't a big storm, but much of Maine saw a few inches of snow from Thursday morning's storm. Check out the latest totals from the National Weather *Service* ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 12:46 pm


Maine snow totals for Thursday's storm - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Maine snow totals for Thursday's storm  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Check out the snow accumulations around Maine and New Hampshire for Thursday's storm.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 11:42 am


Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage spent $22000 of taxpayer money at Trump's D.C. hotel - Salon

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage spent $22000 of taxpayer money at Trump's D.C. hotel  Salon

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage and his administration spent at least $22,000 in taxpayer dollars on rooms at President Trump's Washington hotel, according to ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 11:00 am


Maine's lobster industry braces for 'catastrophic' cuts to bait fish catch - Bangor Daily News

Maine's lobster industry braces for 'catastrophic' cuts to bait fish catch  Bangor Daily News

The new limit has prompted predictions of bait shortages and sky-high prices and has members of Maine's fishing community describing the situation as ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 6:00 am


Maine's 'Cupid of Chaos' may be prosecuted in New Hampshire first - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine's 'Cupid of Chaos' may be prosecuted in New Hampshire first  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

ALFRED – York County District Attorney Kathryn Slattery said New Hampshire is likely to extradite an Old Orchard Beach man who was arrested in Ohio on a ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 2:47 am


All but one member of a small Maine town's embattled fire department quits - Bangor Daily News

All but one member of a small Maine town's embattled fire department quits  Bangor Daily News

The town of Thorndike is left with a shell of its fire department after nearly all firefighters from the town suddenly resigned Wednesday night during a heated ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 2:28 am


Witnesses asked to come forward in turnpike crash - WMTW Portland

Witnesses asked to come forward in turnpike crash  WMTW Portland

A crash is causing delays Wednesday afternoon on the Maine Turnpike in the Portland area.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 1:46 am


Snow and ice take toll on Maine mailboxes - WGME

Snow and ice take toll on Maine mailboxes  WGME

NEW GLOUCESTER (WGME) – Maine has certainly gotten a lot of snow and ice this winter, and one of the casualties from all that snow are mailboxes that get ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 11:44 pm


Bill to prohibit Maine communities from banning short-term rentals draws fire - Press Herald

Bill to prohibit Maine communities from banning short-term rentals draws fire  Press Herald

A bill that would prevent towns and cities from banning short-term rentals like those advertised on Airbnb came under a barrage of criticism at the State House ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 11:01 pm


Maine man arrested in New Hampshire on OUI charge after collision - Press Herald

Maine man arrested in New Hampshire on OUI charge after collision  Press Herald

A man from Maine was arrested by Portsmouth, New Hampshire Police Department officers Tuesday night on a felony charge of aggravated driving while ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 10:28 pm


Here are the semifinalists for Maine's 2019 Mr. and Miss Basketball - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Here are the semifinalists for Maine's 2019 Mr. and Miss Basketball  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The two semifinal lists for Mr. and Miss Maine Basketball were released Wednesday.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 6:00 pm


Former Fairfield man appeals conviction for wife's murder to Maine high court - Press Herald

Former Fairfield man appeals conviction for wife's murder to Maine high court  Press Herald

A former Fairfield man who was sentenced to 55 years in prison last year for the 2016 murder of his wife is appealing his conviction to the state's highest court.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 4:34 pm


N.H. man hit by shotgun pellets while rabbit hunting in Maine - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

N.H. man hit by shotgun pellets while rabbit hunting in Maine  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Game wardens say a New Hampshire man was struck in the head with shotgun pellets while rabbit hunting in Maine. Authorities say ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 3:43 pm


Letter to the Editor: Publicly owned electric utility would benefit Maine ratepayers - Press Herald

Letter to the Editor: Publicly owned electric utility would benefit Maine ratepayers  Press Herald

We've seen in the news that there are problems with the way electricity in Maine is provided. Central Maine Power's billing and *service* issues have been front ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Alfred Rep. Sampson: Mandatory cursive lessons will help Maine students become better writers, readers, thinkers - Press Herald

Alfred Rep. Sampson: Mandatory cursive lessons will help Maine students become better writers, readers, thinkers  Press Herald

'It's in the best interest of children” is often declared by those promoting progressive new education reforms, but why does that frequently include a dismissive ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Maine Voices: It's time for Americans to renew our respect for federal employees - Press Herald

Maine Voices: It's time for Americans to renew our respect for federal employees  Press Herald

NEWCASTLE — The painful national experience of partial government shutdown reminded Americans that the federal government provides an immense array ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 9:00 am


The Wrap: Southern flair expected in this year's Maine Restaurant Week - Press Herald

The Wrap: Southern flair expected in this year's Maine Restaurant Week  Press Herald

The heart of Maine Restaurant Week, which runs from March 1-12 this year, is in the juicy details. And we have some of them for you, starting with the Incredible ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Gambling, tobacco groups among top spenders on lobbying in Maine - Press Herald

Gambling, tobacco groups among top spenders on lobbying in Maine  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — New lobbying reports show that gambling, tobacco, utility and marijuana groups are among the top spenders on lobbying so far this legislative ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 1:48 am


Public hearing held on bill aimed to stop vaping in Maine - WABI

Public hearing held on bill aimed to stop vaping in Maine  WABI

One such bill was presented today in Augusta that aims to essentially ban vaping.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 11:51 pm


Bill would require all Maine schools to test for lead in drinking water - Press Herald

Bill would require all Maine schools to test for lead in drinking water  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — Lawmakers are once again considering requiring schools to test drinking water for lead following the discovery of elevated levels of the harmful ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 11:24 pm


Legislative committee endorses bill to allow sale of CBD edibles in Maine - Press Herald

Legislative committee endorses bill to allow sale of CBD edibles in Maine  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — The Legislature's agriculture committee unanimously approved an emergency bill Tuesday that would allow Maine to treat hemp-derived ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 11:17 pm


The Maine unveil release date for forthcoming track - Alternative Press

The Maine unveil release date for forthcoming track  Alternative Press

The Maine have recently taken to Twitter to tease fans for a single from 'You Are Ok' that appears to be dropping this Friday, Feb. 22.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 10:34 pm


Maine camp sued over camper's alleged sexual assault - Boston.com

Maine camp sued over camper's alleged sexual assault  Boston.com

The lawsuit alleges the camp's owner downplayed the assault as "minor horseplay." Read more on Boston.com.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:18 pm


Chick-fil-A truck attracts hundreds in southern Maine - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Chick-fil-A truck attracts hundreds in southern Maine  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

For three days only, Chick-fil-A fans in southern Maine can sink their teeth into waffle fries and dip their chicken nuggets into the mysterious and magical ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 6:40 pm


Small-town Maine fire department accused of endangering other firefighters' lives - Bangor Daily News

Small-town Maine fire department accused of endangering other firefighters' lives  Bangor Daily News

Allegations that the Thorndike Fire Department leadership is unprofessional and has endangered the lives of firefighters from other communities are having an ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 6:36 pm


How Maine's former governor became a Trump emoluments poster boy - CNN

How Maine's former governor became a Trump emoluments poster boy  CNN

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage was an early and enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump's presidential bid in 2016. "I was Donald Trump before Donald Trump ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 3:25 pm


Leominster, Fitchburg men to be sentenced for drug killing in Maine - Worcester Telegram

Leominster, Fitchburg men to be sentenced for drug killing in Maine  Worcester Telegram

HOULTON, Maine — Two Massachusetts men are due to be sentenced this week for a drug-related killing in northern Maine.Marcus Asante, of Fitchburg, ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 2:54 pm


People were being teased for asking questions about chickens, so this Maine farmer created a safe space to chat - Bangor Daily News

People were being teased for asking questions about chickens, so this Maine farmer created a safe space to chat  Bangor Daily News

Scott DeMoranville was reading through the comment section of a livestock website about six years ago when he noticed that people were being ridiculed for ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 1:19 pm


Maine man accused of killing Alaska woman in 1993 to face judge - WGME

Maine man accused of killing Alaska woman in 1993 to face judge  WGME

AUBURN (WGME) -- A Maine man accused of killing a young woman in Alaska more than 25 years ago is set to make his first court appearance on Tuesday.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 11:06 am


Maine Voices: Losing ACA pre-existing conditions protections would devastate thousands of Mainers - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Losing ACA pre-existing conditions protections would devastate thousands of Mainers  Press Herald

Up to 130 million Americans are at risk of losing health insurance protections for pre-existing conditions. This is a terrifying prospect to me as a family physician, ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 9:00 am


New accelerator program seeks to bring Maine bioscience discoveries to market - Press Herald

New accelerator program seeks to bring Maine bioscience discoveries to market  Press Herald

The National Institutes of Health believes that the U.S. is missing out on important scientific discoveries in smaller states such as Maine because they lack the ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Eight months later, missing Massachusetts dog found in Maine - Boston 25 News

Eight months later, missing Massachusetts dog found in Maine  Boston 25 News

An Ashby family thought they had lost their beloved dog, Kaiser, when he disappeared last summer.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 1:53 am


Maine joins lawsuit against Trump's emergency declaration - Press Herald

Maine joins lawsuit against Trump's emergency declaration  Press Herald

WASHINGTON — A coalition of 16 states filed a federal lawsuit Monday to block President Trump's plan to build a border wall without permission from Congress, ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 1:04 am


Amesbury teen who died in snowmobile crash is remembered as a leader in school and hard worker - The Boston Globe

Amesbury teen who died in snowmobile crash is remembered as a leader in school and hard worker  The Boston Globe

Troy Marden was killed on Saturday night when the snowmobile he was riding on Thompson Lake in Poland, Maine, hit a snowbank.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 9:58 pm


Maine among states suing over Trump's border 'emergency' - Bangor Daily News

Maine among states suing over Trump's border 'emergency'  Bangor Daily News

Maine will join more than a dozen states in filing a lawsuit against the White House over President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration late last ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 9:03 pm


Ex-Maine Governor Reportedly Spent $22000 at a Trump Hotel - TIME

Ex-Maine Governor Reportedly Spent $22000 at a Trump Hotel  TIME

Former Republican governor Paul LePage reportedly spent at least $22000 in public money at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C..

Published on 18 February 2019 | 2:45 am


Sunday's college roundup: Albany avenges men's basketball loss to Maine - Press Herald

Sunday's college roundup: Albany avenges men's basketball loss to Maine  Press Herald

BANGOR — Adam Lulka had 14 points and nine rebounds Sunday as Albany got past Maine 63-54 in an America East men's basketball game at Cross ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 2:08 am


Farmington dog sled race preserves long-standing Maine tradition - Press Herald

Farmington dog sled race preserves long-standing Maine tradition  Press Herald

FARMINGTON — Competitive dog sled racing in Maine isn't what it used to be. Nineteen years ago, human-canine teams could enter upwards of five ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 1:49 am


Facebook group lets huntresses in Maine share tales of stalking prey - Press Herald

Facebook group lets huntresses in Maine share tales of stalking prey  Press Herald

Christi Holmes is not what you might expect in a woman hunter. Start with the fact she was the University of Maine Homecoming Queen in 2008. Then consider ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Maine Voices: Maine's addiction epidemic encompasses more than opioids - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Maine's addiction epidemic encompasses more than opioids  Press Herald

PHIPPSBURG — All Americans, and certainly we Mainers, have a pressing public health emergency on our hands: the epidemic of addiction spread throughout ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Court document details how Alaska State Troopers tracked down murder suspect in Maine - Press Herald

Court document details how Alaska State Troopers tracked down murder suspect in Maine  Press Herald

Nearly 26 years ago, Steven H. Downs was just finishing his first year of college at the University of Alaska Fairbanks when a 20-year-old woman was brutally ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 2:36 am


Storm on tap for Maine late Wednesday night into Thursday - WGME

Storm on tap for Maine late Wednesday night into Thursday  WGME

STATEWIDE (WGME) -- Maine's next storm should arrive late Wednesday night and extend into Thursday. While not a major storm, slippery travel is likely, ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 1:07 am


Reports of elder abuse, neglect spike in Maine - WGME

Reports of elder abuse, neglect spike in Maine  WGME

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine's state employees' union says some of its workers are being overwhelmed by a spike in reports of abuse and neglect of adults ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 1:07 am


Pertussis cases more than doubled in Maine in January - WABI

Pertussis cases more than doubled in Maine in January  WABI

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) - Reported cases of pertussis more than doubled in Maine last month, with most of the cases taking place in three counties. Pertussis ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 1:02 am


How Maine's members of Congress voted - Press Herald

How Maine's members of Congress voted  Press Herald

Along with roll call votes last week, the House also passed the Presidential Library Donation Reform Act (H.R. 1063), to require information on contributors to ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 8:56 pm


Maine Voices: None of us can afford to sit back as climate change poses threat to all life on Earth - Press Herald

Maine Voices: None of us can afford to sit back as climate change poses threat to all life on Earth  Press Herald

BUCKSPORT — Any mention of climate change was lacking in last week's teleprompter bloviation by President Trump. He's a climate change denier, which ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Full Coverage: Maine state high school basketball tournament - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Full Coverage: Maine state high school basketball tournament  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Receive high schools sports news in your inbox from preseason to the state championship games by entering your email address below. Email*. I understand ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 3:30 am


Discount shoe seller with 4 Maine stores is folding - Bangor Daily News

Discount shoe seller with 4 Maine stores is folding  Bangor Daily News

Payless ShoeSource Inc., a discount shoe retailer, is expected to liquidate its more than 2100 stores in the United States, including four in Maine, as early as ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 11:19 pm


Congrats To Maine On Moose-Calling Record - NPR

Congrats To Maine On Moose-Calling Record  NPR

Congratulations to the Maine Moose Festival. They announced that they had set a world record when more than 1000 people made moose calls.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 10:13 am


Commentary: As Maine looks to attract workers, paid sick leave would be a big draw - Press Herald

Commentary: As Maine looks to attract workers, paid sick leave would be a big draw  Press Herald

LEWISTON — It's not easy being a small-business owner. Half of all businesses don't last five years, and just one out of three makes it 10 years. I'm happy to say ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Our View: In Maine and nationwide, student hunger a continuing problem despite available fixes - Press Herald

Our View: In Maine and nationwide, student hunger a continuing problem despite available fixes  Press Herald

Millions of students eligible for the school meals program don't take them – and it's not because they have plenty to eat. It's widely agreed that stigma and ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 9:00 am


Bill would reinstate pre-1909 Maine state flag - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Bill would reinstate pre-1909 Maine state flag  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine's current state flag design was adopted more than a century ago in June 1909. Prior to that, for about a decade, it featured a more ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 8:12 pm


Maine Legislature considers banning vaping on school grounds - Bangor Daily News

Maine Legislature considers banning vaping on school grounds  Bangor Daily News

Members of the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee are considering a bill that would ban the use of e-cigarettes or vaping on school grounds.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 11:24 pm


Major trucking company with Maine depot files for bankruptcy - Bangor Daily News

Major trucking company with Maine depot files for bankruptcy  Bangor Daily News

New England Motor Freight, a trucking company that handles small shipment loads, including through a terminal in Scarborough, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 10:59 pm


Maine now holds the world record for simultaneous moose-calling - Bangor Daily News

Maine now holds the world record for simultaneous moose-calling  Bangor Daily News

First, a question: Did you know there was a world record for the most people calling moose at the same time? The answer: Until now, there wasn't.. Maine news ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 9:24 pm


Maine's Atlantic salmon likely to be on 'endangered' list for another 75 years - Bangor Daily News

Maine's Atlantic salmon likely to be on 'endangered' list for another 75 years  Bangor Daily News

A decade after the Penobscot River was included in the expansion of Endangered Species Act protection for Atlantic salmon originating in Maine, federal ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Cashing In on a Warming Arctic - The Atlantic

Cashing In on a Warming Arctic  The Atlantic

In Maine, some see the melting ice to the north as an opportunity.

Published on 12 February 2019 | 12:00 pm


Tip led to arrest in Ohio of Maine man accused of bigamy - Press Herald

Tip led to arrest in Ohio of Maine man accused of bigamy  Press Herald

Tip led to arrest of man accused of bigamy. A phone call from a tipster led to the arrest in Ohio of a Maine man facing a bigamy charge in New Hampshire, ...

Published on 12 February 2019 | 12:19 am


A change is happening in Maine with wide-ranging effects: State is seeing more deaths than births - The Boston Globe

A change is happening in Maine with wide-ranging effects: State is seeing more deaths than births  The Boston Globe

The gap is reshaping life here in myriad ways, from shrinking the workforce to intensifying the demand for elderly services, and it will only widen in the coming ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 1:05 pm


Maine Episcopalians elect openly gay bishop - Press Herald

Maine Episcopalians elect openly gay bishop  Press Herald

Hundreds of clergy members and laypeople convened Saturday in Bangor to elect a new bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Maine. Pending confirmation by ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Maine’s marijuana legalization timeline goes up in smoke - The Boston Globe

Maine’s marijuana legalization timeline goes up in smoke  The Boston Globe

Maine officials were hopeful the rules would be ready by April.

Published on 25 January 2019 | 8:00 am








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