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Maine public advocate: T-Mobile merger, NECEC corridor would help fix our state's broadband crisis - Press Herald

Maine public advocate: T-Mobile merger, NECEC corridor would help fix our state's broadband crisis  Press Herald

Today, thousands of Mainers – 200,000, by some estimates – still lack reliable, affordable access to high-speed internet. Their lack of connectivity comes at a ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Maine Episcopal Diocese consecrates first openly gay bishop - Greenwich Time

Maine Episcopal Diocese consecrates first openly gay bishop  Greenwich Time

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of Maine has consecrated an openly gay bishop for the first time. The diocese says Rev. Thomas James ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 5:36 am


MAINE MOTIVATION: Healthy habits vs. quick fix diets - Biddeford Journal Tribune

MAINE MOTIVATION: Healthy habits vs. quick fix diets  Biddeford Journal Tribune

So you want to start eating healthy but you're not quite sure how to begin the process. Many people resort to 30-day challenges or drastic measures such as ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 4:38 am


Report on child care in Maine finds less funding, fewer providers - Press Herald

Report on child care in Maine finds less funding, fewer providers  Press Herald

Rural communities in Maine are particularly hit by the drop in family child cares across the aging state. Maine Public reports the state's number of licensed family ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 4:13 am


Grappling with Maine: North Platte to host the 34th annual Nebraska-Maine Friendship Wrestling Exchange on Tuesday - North Platte Telegraph

Grappling with Maine: North Platte to host the 34th annual Nebraska-Maine Friendship Wrestling Exchange on Tuesday  North Platte Telegraph

The country's longest running wrestling exchange between two states returns to Nebraska this summer, and North Platte is on the itinerary.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 3:27 am


Melanie Brooks - Maine Public

Melanie Brooks  Maine Public

Last Kiss - the cover by Pearl Jam By Melanie Brooks When I was a child in the late 1970s and early 1980s, my father used to sing to me at night to help me.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:54 pm


Hundreds Volunteer to Help Asylum Seekers in Portland, Maine - NECN

Hundreds Volunteer to Help Asylum Seekers in Portland, Maine  NECN

Some 1200 people have signed up to help Portland, Maine officials care for 287 asylum seekers, housed at the city's exposition center.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:57 pm


Schooners compete in Gaffers Race of coast of Maine - WGME

Schooners compete in Gaffers Race of coast of Maine  WGME

BAILEY ISLAND (WGME) -- Tall ships took to the open waters Monday for the third annual Gaffers Race. The ships left from Portland early Monday morning and ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:31 pm


Maine emergency director steps down - WABI

Maine emergency director steps down  WABI

Governor Janet Mills on Monday thanked Krauss for her *service*. Krauss' last day on the job was Friday.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:00 pm


Pregnant woman stabbed in the abdomen in Maine - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Pregnant woman stabbed in the abdomen in Maine  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

PARSONSFIELD, Maine (AP) — Officials say a 26-year-old pregnant woman in Maine has been stabbed in the abdomen in an altercation sparked by social ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:44 pm


Waterville's Maine International Film Festival announces opening night film, achievement award winner - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Waterville's Maine International Film Festival announces opening night film, achievement award winner  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The 22nd annual festival that runs July 12-21 will open with "Blow the Man Down," a movie made in Maine with a mix of "dark humor, suspense, saltiness," ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:37 pm


Attorneys argue over Maine ban on public funding of religious schools - Press Herald

Attorneys argue over Maine ban on public funding of religious schools  Press Herald

A federal judge will soon decide whether religious schools should be allowed to receive public education funds. The case has attracted interest from civil and ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:29 pm


Maine Passes C&I & Community Solar Legislation - The National Law Review

Maine Passes C&I & Community Solar Legislation  The National Law Review

Good news this week, in that Maine has officially paved the way for solar in the state, particularly for C&I and community solar. Two new bills (LD 1494 – RPS bill ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:18 pm


Legislative Update: Maine Lawmakers Pass Alcohol Reforms; North Carolina Seeks Alcohol Sales at College Sporting Events - Brewbound.com

Legislative Update: Maine Lawmakers Pass Alcohol Reforms; North Carolina Seeks Alcohol Sales at College Sporting Events  Brewbound.com

Maine Lawmakers Vote to Reform Self-Distribution and Franchise Laws. In the waning hours of the 2019 Maine legislative session last week, lawmakers voted ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:49 pm


Where in Maine? - July 2019 Down East - Down East

Where in Maine? - July 2019 Down East  Down East

In 1743, three brothers with a 100-acre land grant came from Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, to a pine-studded point in the Province of Maine, ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:47 pm


Maine Democrat to Challenge Veteran Sen. Susan Collins - TIME

Maine Democrat to Challenge Veteran Sen. Susan Collins  TIME

Maine's Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday announced that she's challenging veteran Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:25 pm


City of San Angelo communications director Anthony Wilson accepts job in Maine - Standard-Times

City of San Angelo communications director Anthony Wilson accepts job in Maine  Standard-Times

The City of San Angelo communications director is setting off for a new job in New England, according to a city press release.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:12 pm


Thomas James Brown ordained and consecrated as bishop of Maine - Episcopal News Service

Thomas James Brown ordained and consecrated as bishop of Maine  Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal Diocese of Maine] The Rt. Rev. Thomas James Brown was ordained and consecrated the tenth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine on June 22 ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:56 pm


Framingham Woman Involved in Fatal Crash In Maine - Framingham, MA Patch

Framingham Woman Involved in Fatal Crash In Maine  Framingham, MA Patch

WATERBORO, ME — A Framingham woman was involved in a fatal motorcycle crash in Maine on Saturday. The woman was driving an SUV and was hit by a ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:26 pm


Maine's new target: 80 percent renewable electricity by 2030, 100 percent by 2050 - Solar Builder

Maine's new target: 80 percent renewable electricity by 2030, 100 percent by 2050  Solar Builder

Maine passed a pair of bills to both solidify its solar energy market and spur its development. The first, LD 1711, (which we previewed here) is all about.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:05 pm


UB running back Emmanuel Reed transfers to Maine - Buffalo News

UB running back Emmanuel Reed transfers to Maine  Buffalo News

The University of Maine football program announced Monday that Emmanuel Reed, who played for the last three seasons at the University at Buffalo, will join ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:46 pm


Summer 2019 Maine Food and Drink Festivals - b985.fm

Summer 2019 Maine Food and Drink Festivals  b985.fm

Summer in Maine means warm weather, lighthouse visits, days at the beach, and of course, FOOD! We know how to do food right, here in Maine, and we ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:45 pm


Maine briefs: Maine university joins international aquaculture project; Maine to allow over-the-counter meds in vending machines - Times Record

Maine briefs: Maine university joins international aquaculture project; Maine to allow over-the-counter meds in vending machines  Times Record

Maine university joins international aquaculture project. BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A Maine university will play a role as the American representative in a new ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:34 pm


Maine's Real Lupine Revealed | First Light Wildlife Habitats - Natural Resources Council of Maine

Maine's Real Lupine Revealed | First Light Wildlife Habitats  Natural Resources Council of Maine

Learn about the history of lupine in Maine and how you can help bring back native lupine in the state, from wildlife ecologist Deb Perkins.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:23 pm


Maine single-family home sales, prices rise again - Mainebiz

Maine single-family home sales, prices rise again  Mainebiz

The single-family existing home market in Maine remains strong as the summer sales season gets underway, the Maine Association of Realtors reported Friday.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:26 pm


World UFO Day: UFO Sightings Reported In Maine This Year - q1065.fm

World UFO Day: UFO Sightings Reported In Maine This Year  q1065.fm

Has Maine has been a popular universal pit stop this year? According to reports, UFO sightings have been pouring in around the state. Today is World UFO Day, ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:26 pm


Recycling Reform for Maine - Natural Resources Council of Maine

Recycling Reform for Maine  Natural Resources Council of Maine

Maine's towns and cities should not have to choose between doing what is right for the environment and their bottom line. If we don't take action, then ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:28 pm


Moth Infestation Creates Real-Life 'Horror Film' For Midcoast Mainers - Maine Public

Moth Infestation Creates Real-Life 'Horror Film' For Midcoast Mainers  Maine Public

Behind Dr. Jane Robertson's home and chiropractic business off Route 3 in Belfast, leafless fruit trees dot the backyard, and the side of her house is.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:12 pm


EHS senior Burnett named Mr. Maine Baseball finalist - The Ellsworth American

EHS senior Burnett named Mr. Maine Baseball finalist  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth pitcher Matt Burnett was selected last week as one of eight finalists for Mr. Maine Baseball. Burnett was named a finalist last.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:59 pm


Maine Trustees Expected To Lock Horns Over Dais Seating - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine Trustees Expected To Lock Horns Over Dais Seating  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The majority voting bloc of the Maine Township board, which has engaged in regular arguments with the board's other voting members, has proposed ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:51 pm


Maine woman dies in single-car crash - WGME

Maine woman dies in single-car crash  WGME

JEFFERSON, Maine (AP) -- Maine police say a 21-year-old woman has died in a car crash. Police say Jefferson resident Laura Foley died Sunday evening ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:46 pm


Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon joins race to challenge Susan Collins in 2020 - Bangor Daily News

Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon joins race to challenge Susan Collins in 2020  Bangor Daily News

Her announcement makes her the second well-known Democrat to challenge the Republican incumbent.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:40 pm


Maine's House Speaker announces bid to challenge Sen. Susan Collins - WGME

Maine's House Speaker announces bid to challenge Sen. Susan Collins  WGME

AUGUSTA, Maine (BDN) -- Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon announced a 2020 run against U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in a long-expected campaign launch by ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:18 pm


Motorcycle club to visit Maine Med to check on rider injured in horrific NH crash - WGME

Motorcycle club to visit Maine Med to check on rider injured in horrific NH crash  WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Seven people were killed and another person was hospitalized in a motorcycle crash in Randolph, New Hampshire last Friday.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:52 am


Looking For Child Care? In Maine, You're Pretty Much On Your Own. - Maine Public

Looking For Child Care? In Maine, You're Pretty Much On Your Own.  Maine Public

One of the many challenges parents face in their search for affordable child care in Maine is that they are largely on their own. There is not much in the.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:33 am


Maine Once Had Public Child Care. What Happened To It? - Maine Public

Maine Once Had Public Child Care. What Happened To It?  Maine Public

On Monday, Oct. 20, 1943, a two-room nursery school opened in Brunswick. Though nursery schools were not particularly common at the time, this would not.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:05 am


Why A Maine Medical Technology Company Opened An In-House Child Care - Maine Public

Why A Maine Medical Technology Company Opened An In-House Child Care  Maine Public

Operating a medical technology firm and a child care might seem like incongruous pursuits, but not so for FHC, based in the town of Bowdoin.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:01 am


Maine Legislature marks session with a ban binge - Press Herald

Maine Legislature marks session with a ban binge  Press Herald

State lawmakers this session outlawed single-use plastic grocery bags, polystyrene food containers, and so-called forever chemicals in food packaging.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Our View: New Maine panel will take deeper look at deadly force - Press Herald

Our View: New Maine panel will take deeper look at deadly force  Press Herald

Every time someone in Maine is killed by a police officer, there is a mandatory investigation by the Attorney General's Office. And, so far, every one of those ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Maine bikers 'devastated' by deadly New Hampshire crash - Press Herald

Maine bikers 'devastated' by deadly New Hampshire crash  Press Herald

The horrific crash that killed seven motorcyclists in rural northern New Hampshire on Friday evening occurred less than 20 miles from the Maine border. Riders ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:14 am


Police investigate Massachusetts biker death in Maine crash - WABI

Police investigate Massachusetts biker death in Maine crash  WABI

WATERBORO, Maine (AP) - Police in Maine are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle that resulted in the death of the ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:07 am


Maine's styrofoam ban met with mixed response from Waterville-area businesses - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine's styrofoam ban met with mixed response from Waterville-area businesses  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WATERVILLE — Maine recently made headlines as the first state in the country to place a ban on Styrofoam food containers. While the news has been met with ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 7:25 pm


Maine Needed New, Young Residents. African Migrants Began Arriving by the Dozens. - The New York Times

Maine Needed New, Young Residents. African Migrants Began Arriving by the Dozens.  The New York Times

The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 6:00 pm


Wedding bells ring at Maine Veterans' Homes — Augusta - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Wedding bells ring at Maine Veterans' Homes — Augusta  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Tiffany Fletcher practically grew up at Maine Veterans' Homes — Augusta. Her father, Mark, has worked at MVH Augusta since 2016 and her mother Melissa has ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 5:56 pm


Maine Medicaid expansion not moving as quickly as expected - WGME

Maine Medicaid expansion not moving as quickly as expected  WGME

AUGUSTA (AP) -- Thousands fewer Mainers than projected have signed up for Medicaid in the first six months of a statewide expansion of the program.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 4:39 pm


Halsey sings along to her “favs” at the Maine, Mayday Parade show - Alternative Press

Halsey sings along to her “favs” at the Maine, Mayday Parade show  Alternative Press

Halsey further showed her love for the scene by rocking out at a Mayday Parade and The Maine show and putting it all online for fans to see.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 11:13 am


Maine Observer: A day of reckoning for a mayonnaise elitist - Press Herald

Maine Observer: A day of reckoning for a mayonnaise elitist  Press Herald

I grew up in a Hellmann's household. In the world of mayonnaise, Hellmann's was the undisputed foundation of a proper sandwich. Tuna salad, turkey, roast ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 8:00 am


The Maine Millennial: 'No Paw Left Behind' aims to put shelter pets in homes - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The Maine Millennial: 'No Paw Left Behind' aims to put shelter pets in homes  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Even animals with 'special medical needs' can be good companions if they are given a chance.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Maine rider among victims in NH motorcycle crash, chapter says - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Maine rider among victims in NH motorcycle crash, chapter says  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

TOPSHAM, Maine — A Maine motorcyclist died in Friday's crash in New Hampshire, according to the vice president of one of Maine's chapters of Jarheads MC.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 8:52 pm


Maine's New ISP Privacy Law and The Enforcement Conundrum - The National Law Review

Maine's New ISP Privacy Law and The Enforcement Conundrum  The National Law Review

Maine's new privacy law regarding broadband internet *service* providers, An Act To Protect the Privacy of Online Customer Information (LD 946, to be codified at ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 2:35 pm


In Maine, a persistent vision amid the pines - The Boston Globe

In Maine, a persistent vision amid the pines  The Boston Globe

A utopian art school notable mainly for its survival gets its due at the Portland Museum of Art.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Maine Episcopal Church elects first openly gay, married bishop - WGME

Maine Episcopal Church elects first openly gay, married bishop  WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) – The Maine Episcopal Church has elected its first openly gay, married bishop. Thomas James Brown will be consecrated at a ceremony ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 2:19 am


Troop A corporal named Maine's 'Trooper of the Year' - Press Herald

Troop A corporal named Maine's 'Trooper of the Year'  Press Herald

ALFRED — A Maine State Police Troop A corporal who made 70 drug arrests in 2018 has been named Maine State Trooper of the Year. Cpl. Adam Schmidt ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 1:09 am


Things to do in Maine this weekend: June 21-23 - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Things to do in Maine this weekend: June 21-23  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

No matter where you live in Maine there is a unique event near you. Great events this weekend including the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival, Taste of Summer ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:25 pm


Maine's Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020 - Leafly

Maine's Cannabis Stores Will (Finally!) Open in 2020  Leafly

After years of delay, the state adopted rules this week that will allow stores to open, finally. Here's what you need to know.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 9:17 pm


Find Out Why Maine is a Must - StyleBlueprint

Find Out Why Maine is a Must  StyleBlueprint

When you want to escape the Southern summer heat, head north for a Maine vacation. Here's how you can spend five glorious days there.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 9:00 pm


'You got to be spontaneous': Sen. Angus King takes road trip with four strangers - USA TODAY

'You got to be spontaneous': Sen. Angus King takes road trip with four strangers  USA TODAY

"You got to be spontaneous," King said. "You got to say 'hey, let's go for it.'"

Published on 21 June 2019 | 8:59 pm


Maine Game Wardens encouraging folks to participate in Operation Game Thief - WABI

Maine Game Wardens encouraging folks to participate in Operation Game Thief  WABI

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - I met up with local game wardens today that showed off their wall of shame trailer. "Everything in here is illegal. All the firearms, the ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 8:18 pm


With eye on safety, Maine DOT clearing trees near I-95 exits - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

With eye on safety, Maine DOT clearing trees near I-95 exits  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

A department spokesperson said the work is doing this to increase visibility and reduce the amount of animals that get into traffic, among other reasons.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 7:47 pm


New Hampshire and Maine could soon approve sports betting - The Boston Globe

New Hampshire and Maine could soon approve sports betting  The Boston Globe

The sports betting market in New England is about to get more crowded. The Maine Legislature this week passed a bill to legalize wagering on athletic contests, ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 6:41 pm


Antigay Church Sign Sparks Backlash in Small Maine Town - Advocate.com

Antigay Church Sign Sparks Backlash in Small Maine Town  Advocate.com

An antigay Baptist church in Maine that posted an old homophobic platitude during Pride Month is receiving backlash, according to News Center Maine.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 6:37 pm


New numbers show spring rebound continued in May for Maine home sales - Press Herald

New numbers show spring rebound continued in May for Maine home sales  Press Herald

Maine's housing market continued to rebound in May, with sales volume and median sale price both increasing from a year earlier. Sales of existing ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 6:02 pm


Man steals truck in Maine to haul 'missiles up to Canada' - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Man steals truck in Maine to haul 'missiles up to Canada'  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

BANGOR — Police say a Massachusetts man stole a flatbed truck in Maine and drove 80 miles north, saying he was on a mission to haul “missiles up to Canada ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 3:09 pm


Maine's low unemployment rate continues trend in May - Press Herald

Maine's low unemployment rate continues trend in May  Press Herald

The state's unemployment rate for May continues a trend little changed for more than three years. May's preliminary rate of 3.3 percent is the same as one month ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 2:24 pm


Maine Missing Person Day set for June 22 - The Ellsworth American

Maine Missing Person Day set for June 22  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — It may not be surprising in coastal Maine that most of the local missing person cases are suspected to be accidents involving the water,

Published on 21 June 2019 | 1:11 pm


Maine to make it easier to get transgender health coverage - WGME

Maine to make it easier to get transgender health coverage  WGME

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine has begun to make it easier to receive coverage for transgender health services. Maine Public reports that the state Department ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:39 am


Maine Legislature approves recreational marijuana rules - WGME

Maine Legislature approves recreational marijuana rules  WGME

(BDN) -- The Maine Legislature approved amended rules for adult-use marijuana sales and oversight just hours before it broke for summer recess Thursday ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:14 am


Needy citizens go without as Maine city opens arms to migrants - Boston Herald

Needy citizens go without as Maine city opens arms to migrants  Boston Herald

As The Wall Street Journal reported in January of this year, Portland, Maine, is in a crisis from large numbers of people crossing the nation's southern border and ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 5:10 am


Maine’s Floating Offshore Wind Project Anticipates New Investor This Year - Greentech Media News

Maine’s Floating Offshore Wind Project Anticipates New Investor This Year  Greentech Media News

Maine Aqua Ventus, the most advanced floating offshore wind project in U.S. waters, expects to announce a new investor by this fall, following the signing of ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 12:53 am


Maine Legislature pulls all-nighter, passes pot sales rules - Associated Press

Maine Legislature pulls all-nighter, passes pot sales rules  Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature missed its goal for wrapping up its session Wednesday as lawmakers worked late to pass online sports betting ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 11:17 pm


Forbes names Hannaford top employer in Maine - WABI

Forbes names Hannaford top employer in Maine  WABI

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Hannaford Supermarkets was just named the top employer in the state. Forbes magazine ranked Hannaford the number one ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 9:50 pm


'Wheel of Fortune' is coming to Maine to find future contestants - Lewiston Sun Journal

'Wheel of Fortune' is coming to Maine to find future contestants  Lewiston Sun Journal

Wheel of Fortune's Wheelmobile, the show's promotional vehicle, will be coming to Maine to find future contestants for the game show. Open auditions will only ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 9:39 pm


Maine pawn shop owner to appear on History's 'Pawn Stars' - WMTW Portland

Maine pawn shop owner to appear on History's 'Pawn Stars'  WMTW Portland

A Maine pawn shop owner will make an appearance on Monday's episode of "Pawn Stars" on the History Channel.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 8:58 pm


Lawmaker apologizes for yelling at Maine House speaker - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Lawmaker apologizes for yelling at Maine House speaker  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The incident occurred during debate over funding for asylum seekers.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 7:31 pm


A Maine lake house gives three generations both togetherness and privacy - The Boston Globe

A Maine lake house gives three generations both togetherness and privacy  The Boston Globe

This family's four-season home, close to grandparents, is inspired by turn-of-the-century waterfront camps.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 6:52 pm


On the coast of Maine, designing a casual, livable place to retire - The Boston Globe

On the coast of Maine, designing a casual, livable place to retire  The Boston Globe

After decades of admiring the Scarborough property, empty nesters breathe new life into what was once a seasonal camp.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 6:45 pm


Maine becomes the latest state with a 'Student Loan Bill of Rights' - Yahoo Finance

Maine becomes the latest state with a 'Student Loan Bill of Rights'  Yahoo Finance

Maine is the latest state to pass a law amid frustration with federal inaction over the supervision of student loan companies.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 6:15 pm


Maine and Vermont Pass Plastic Bag Bans on the Same Day - EcoWatch

Maine and Vermont Pass Plastic Bag Bans on the Same Day  EcoWatch

Governors in Vermont and Maine signed bills on Monday that will ban plastic bags in their states next year, The Hill reported. The Maine ban will go into effect ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 5:18 pm


Mills expected to sign pot rules into law, put Maine on track for retail sales next year - Press Herald

Mills expected to sign pot rules into law, put Maine on track for retail sales next year  Press Herald

With just hours left until summer break, Maine lawmakers approved adult-use cannabis rules. The proposed guidelines, which went to Gov. Janet Mills for ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 1:55 pm


Bills to energize renewable-power development in Maine go to governor - Press Herald

Bills to energize renewable-power development in Maine go to governor  Press Herald

Clean-energy supporters are celebrating the pending passage of two bills that they see as catalysts to advance a new wave of renewable power development in ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 11:01 pm


Members of the "Silent No More Against Maine DHHS" Facebook group protest in Augusta - WABI

Members of the "Silent No More Against Maine DHHS" Facebook group protest in Augusta  WABI

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Members of a newly-formed Facebook group were at the State House Wednesday protesting the Maine Department of Health and ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 9:08 pm


Maine broadcasting family patriarch dies at 102 - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Maine broadcasting family patriarch dies at 102  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Philip Thompson, the husband of former Maine Broadcasting System President Mary Rines Thompson, died Wednesday at 102 years old.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 8:09 pm


Maine House votes to relax welfare restrictions on asylum seekers - Press Herald

Maine House votes to relax welfare restrictions on asylum seekers  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — The Maine House voted Wednesday afternoon to relax Maine's welfare policies to allow asylum seekers and other legally present non-citizens to ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 7:42 pm


Collins Is the Maine Event in 2020 - The American Prospect

Collins Is the Maine Event in 2020  The American Prospect

As she travels around Maine gauging her re-election prospects, Susan Collins is bound to face some very angry women still seething about her vote to confirm ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 12:56 pm


Maine's Missing Person Day focuses on families who can't find closure - WGME

Maine's Missing Person Day focuses on families who can't find closure  WGME

(BDN) -- Virginia Sue Pictou Noyes disappeared more than 26 years ago, but her family has not stopped looking for her. Noyes, then 26, traveled to Bangor with ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 10:37 am


New director of Maine CDC outlines priorities, starting with hiring - Press Herald

New director of Maine CDC outlines priorities, starting with hiring  Press Herald

Shortly after Dr. Nirav Shah started as the new director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Portland began seeing a sudden influx of ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Fishing communities from Maine to North Carolina may need to change catch species - National Science Foundation

Fishing communities from Maine to North Carolina may need to change catch species  National Science Foundation

Fishing communities require new approaches to fishing, studies find. fishing harbor at Matinicus Isle, Maine. The fishing harbor at Matinicus Isle, Maine.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Man convicted in killing of Maine sheriff’s deputy - Boston Herald

Man convicted in killing of Maine sheriff’s deputy  Boston Herald

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man accused of placing a gun against the neck of a sheriff's deputy and pulling the trigger was convicted of murder Tuesday after a ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 9:35 pm


Maine, Vermont pass plastic bag bans on same day | TheHill - The Hill

Maine, Vermont pass plastic bag bans on same day | TheHill  The Hill

Governors in Maine and Vermont on Monday signed bills into law that ban single-use plastic bags, making them the fourth and fifth states to pass such ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 8:03 pm


Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020 - PBS NewsHour

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020  PBS NewsHour

Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday with the goal of limiting plastic pollution.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 10:43 pm


Portland, Maine, turns ‘crisis’ to ‘opportunity’ for African migrants - PRI

Portland, Maine, turns ‘crisis’ to ‘opportunity’ for African migrants  PRI

Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in an emergency shelter at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Maine. Both Portland and the state of Maine have ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 9:45 pm


National popular vote bill dies in Maine | TheHill - The Hill

National popular vote bill dies in Maine | TheHill  The Hill

Maine legislators on Monday killed a measure that would have awarded the state's electoral college votes to the winner of the national popular vote. A bill to ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 6:01 pm


Maine State Museum to host Bike Day - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine State Museum to host Bike Day  Lewiston Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — Yes, it's true — women rode to suffrage on bicycles. Join the Maine State Museum, Bicycle Coalition of Maine and the Maine State Library in a free ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 4:00 am


Moose crashes through pizza shop's window in Maine: 'He moose have been hungry' - Fox News

Moose crashes through pizza shop's window in Maine: 'He moose have been hungry'  Fox News

Sorry, big guy. Restaurant's closed. Police in the town of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, say a moose crashed through the window of a now-closed pizzeria at about 1:30 ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Maine House kills bill to require background checks for private gun sales - Press Herald

Maine House kills bill to require background checks for private gun sales  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — The Maine House defeated a bill Thursday that would have required background checks for private gun sales in the state. The 66-80 vote ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 6:30 pm


Maine becomes 10th jurisdiction to legalize medically assisted suicide - ABC News

Maine becomes 10th jurisdiction to legalize medically assisted suicide  ABC News

Maine is now the latest state to allow medically assisted suicide, and advocates believe that there are many more states to come. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Justice Department sides with Maine families suing for right to use public funds for religious school - Washington Post

Justice Department sides with Maine families suing for right to use public funds for religious school  Washington Post

The Justice Department is throwing its support to three families suing Maine's education commissioner, alleging he discriminated against them by not allowing ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide - ABC News

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide  ABC News

Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Maine Abortion Law Lets Nurse Practitioners and Others Perform Procedure - The New York Times

Maine Abortion Law Lets Nurse Practitioners and Others Perform Procedure  The New York Times

The governor of Maine signed a bill on Monday that will expand access to abortions in the state by allowing health care professionals who are not physicians to ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:00 am








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