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Maine news you need to know for Tuesday - Bangor Daily News

Maine news you need to know for Tuesday  Bangor Daily News

A 2-year-old's death, legal weed, goat yoga and more: Here's what we're talking about in Maine today.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:27 am


Maine man convicted in 1980 cold case returns to court - Bangor Daily News

Maine man convicted in 1980 cold case returns to court  Bangor Daily News

Jay Mercier, 63, who was convicted in 2012 of what was at the time the oldest cold case killing in the state, has returned to court for an appeal.. Maine news ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:04 am


Stewart's Ambulance Service/Transformative Healthcare Expands into 4 Maine and N.H. Seacoast Communities - Business Wire

Stewart's Ambulance Service/Transformative Healthcare Expands into 4 Maine and N.H. Seacoast Communities  Business Wire

Stewart's Ambulance *Service* and parent company Transformative Healthcare are expanding in Maine and N.H. with four new municipal 911 EMS contracts.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:48 am


Bills Targeting Maine's Services For Children, Disabled Up For Hearings - Maine Public

Bills Targeting Maine's Services For Children, Disabled Up For Hearings  Maine Public

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers are set to tackle bills to reform the state's services for children and individuals with disabilities.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:28 am


Funeral Set For Standish Marine Corporal Slain In South Carolina - Maine Public

Funeral Set For Standish Marine Corporal Slain In South Carolina  Maine Public

PORTLAND, Maine - A memorial *service* will be held in Maine for a 21-year-old Marine corporal slain in South Carolina.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:23 am


Bill aims to raise pay of Maine governor, lawmakers - WGME

Bill aims to raise pay of Maine governor, lawmakers  WGME

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- A bill would raise the pay for future lawmakers, including the governor. Maine's governor is currently the lowest paid in the nation at ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:23 am


Congresswoman Chellie Pingree - Maine Public

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree  Maine Public

Maine's 1st Congressional District Representative joins us to discuss the latest news from Washington, D.C., including her work on prescription drug.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Flood Warning remains in effort along Maine rivers - WGME

Flood Warning remains in effort along Maine rivers  WGME

A Flood Warning remains in effect along many of Maine's rivers. Rain, mixed with snow melting in the mountains is raising water levels. There are several rivers ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:52 am


Maine founders of International Appalachian Trail celebrate 25th anniversary - Bangor Daily News

Maine founders of International Appalachian Trail celebrate 25th anniversary  Bangor Daily News

Three of the founders of the International Appalachian Trail met up at Andy's Old Port Pub in Portland on Monday for an informal ceremony marking the 25th ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Favorited Maine artist comes to Old South Church - Daily Bulldog

Favorited Maine artist comes to Old South Church  Daily Bulldog

FARMINGTON - One of Maine's musical treasures, David Mallett, comes to Farmington as part of the Old South Church Concert Series on Friday, May 10. Mallett ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:04 am


Midcoast Youth Theater Presents Maine Premiere of MATILDA - Broadway World

Midcoast Youth Theater Presents Maine Premiere of MATILDA  Broadway World

Midcoast Youth Theater (MYT) is proud to announce their spring show and Maine's premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:48 am


Maine couple reacts to terror in Sri Lanka - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Maine couple reacts to terror in Sri Lanka  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday killed nearly 300 people.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:13 am


Maine H.S. softball: Lessard’s two-run triple gets Knights rolling - Foster's Daily Democrat

Maine H.S. softball: Lessard’s two-run triple gets Knights rolling  Foster's Daily Democrat

NORTH BERWICK, Maine — There was some minor trepidation in the Noble High School softball dugout when Gorham scored two runs in the top of the first ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:33 am


Fresh fish from the Gulf of Maine offered in Peterborough - Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Fresh fish from the Gulf of Maine offered in Peterborough  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

New Hampshire Community Seafood is entering its seventh season of providing *fresh*, locally-sourced seafood to the Granite State. With a pick-up location at ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:27 am


Maine releases draft rules for its recreational marijuana market. Read them here. - Press Herald

Maine releases draft rules for its recreational marijuana market. Read them here.  Press Herald

More than two years after residents voted to legalize recreational marijuana, Maine released draft rules Monday that detail how the state's new adult-use market ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:52 am


Maine's latest attempt to ban conversion therapy gains momentum - The County

Maine's latest attempt to ban conversion therapy gains momentum  The County

A bill broadly banning the use of conversion therapy on minors won bipartisan support in a legislative committee Thursday.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:46 pm


Good Samaritans rescue man from capsized boat on Maine lake - WABI

Good Samaritans rescue man from capsized boat on Maine lake  WABI

LINCOLN COUNTY, Maine (WMTW) - Two men helped rescue a man Monday morning from his capsized boat on Damariscotta Lake, according to Jefferson Fire ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:17 pm


Maine home sales dip in March, following national trend - Bangor Daily News

Maine home sales dip in March, following national trend  Bangor Daily News

Piscataquis County experienced the biggest gain in unit sales.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:05 pm


Varsity Maine Honor Roll: April 23, 2019 - Press Herald

Varsity Maine Honor Roll: April 23, 2019  Press Herald

Mia Banglmaier, Kennebunk girls' lacrosse: After missing last season with a knee injury, the junior returned to action Saturday and won 12 of 18 draws and ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:59 pm


Maine gets federal support to address homelessness among MaineCare members - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine gets federal support to address homelessness among MaineCare members  Lewiston Sun Journal

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected Maine to participate in a federal program that encourages such partnerships to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:55 pm


This artist wants to bring a FART to Maine - Bangor Daily News

This artist wants to bring a FART to Maine  Bangor Daily News

It's an acronym for farming, art, rehabilitation and training.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:27 pm


'Fit out season' gets Maine's historic windjammers ready for summer season - WMTW Portland

'Fit out season' gets Maine's historic windjammers ready for summer season  WMTW Portland

In just a few weeks Maine's fleet of historic windjammers will be busy sailing for the season, but before that, each ship gets a makeover.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:20 pm


Fire destroys historic Maine general store - WMTW Portland

Fire destroys historic Maine general store  WMTW Portland

Fire leveled the historic Weld General Store early Monday morning, according to fire officials.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:10 pm


Maine East, Maine West recognized for civics initiatives - Chicago Daily Herald

Maine East, Maine West recognized for civics initiatives  Chicago Daily Herald

The Illinois Democracy Schools Initiative has recognized Maine West and Maine East high schools for their efforts to bring civic learning experiences to the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:09 pm


Man walking on tracks in Maine killed by Amtrak train - Boston Herald

Man walking on tracks in Maine killed by Amtrak train  Boston Herald

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian who was hit by a passenger train in Maine has died.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:08 pm


Arts and Culture Day held at Maine State House - WABI

Arts and Culture Day held at Maine State House  WABI

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Folks from all over the state gathered at the state house Monday for the first ever Arts and Culture Day. The Maine Arts Commission ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:04 pm


Maine, Vermont change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day - MassLive.com

Maine, Vermont change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day  MassLive.com

The two states join Florida, Alaska, South Dakota and Hawaii that don't acknowledge Columbus.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:59 pm


Committee signs off on changes to Maine's blueberry board - WABI

Committee signs off on changes to Maine's blueberry board  WABI

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Maine legislative committee has given its blessing to a proposal to change the makeup of the state's wild blueberry commission.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:56 pm


Maine House approves ban on single use styrofoam containers - The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine

Maine House approves ban on single use styrofoam containers  The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer. Over the past decade, Maine has become increasingly well known for its environmental awareness and restoration efforts.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:50 pm


It's that time, for the Great Maine Scavenger Hunt. - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

It's that time, for the Great Maine Scavenger Hunt.  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

PORTLAND, Maine — From York to Ft. Kent, you can get there from here. And Down East magazine wants you to stop at some of the lesser known attractions; ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:33 pm


Maine man admits to shooting at friend who came to retrieve his dog - fox23maine.com

Maine man admits to shooting at friend who came to retrieve his dog  fox23maine.com

ROCKLAND (BDN) -- The Friendship man accused of stealing his friend's dog and then shooting at the man when he came to retrieve the pet has reached a ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:51 pm


Former Maine basketball star plays at invitational tourney in search of pro spot - Bangor Daily News

Former Maine basketball star plays at invitational tourney in search of pro spot  Bangor Daily News

Nick Mayo averaged 14.3 points and 4.0 rebounds per game during his three games at an invitation tournament in Virginia frequented by pro scouts... Maine ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:09 pm


Video: Slo-mo shows birds of a feather at a Maine bird feeder - Press Herald

Video: Slo-mo shows birds of a feather at a Maine bird feeder  Press Herald

Videographer Roger McCord spent four or five days monitoring the activity on a Cumberland Center bird feeder recently. He shot at mostly 20 times slo-mo in ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:03 pm


Jay Mercier, convicted in 2012 in one of Maine's oldest cold case homicides, back in court - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Jay Mercier, convicted in 2012 in one of Maine's oldest cold case homicides, back in court  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

SKOWHEGAN — Jay Mercier, the former Industry man convicted in 2012 in what was then the oldest cold case homicide in Maine, was back in court in ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:19 pm


Tick season officially arrives in Maine - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Tick season officially arrives in Maine  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — It's officially tick season in Maine. Chuck Lubelczyk, a field biologist with the Maine Medical Center Research Institute says deer ticks ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:09 pm


Maine students left with questions during spate of New England college closures - Bangor Daily News

Maine students left with questions during spate of New England college closures  Bangor Daily News

One student from Windham said she doesn't regret choosing to attend Green Mountain College, but now she doesn't know whether she will take a semester off ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:41 pm


Civic Pride & Community Building: What We Heard in Lewiston - Maine Public

Civic Pride & Community Building: What We Heard in Lewiston  Maine Public

On April 18th, Maine Public's Tell Me More Tour visited Androscoggin County, hosting a public event at Maine Public's Studio in Lewiston. We were pretty.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:39 pm


Maine AFL-CIO Becomes First State Federation to Support a Green New Deal Bill - In These Times

Maine AFL-CIO Becomes First State Federation to Support a Green New Deal Bill  In These Times

Members of the Maine State Employees Association, SEIU Local 1989, and members of the Maine AFL-CIO Protest outside the Holiday Inn By the Bay, to raise ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:59 pm


Truck Carrying Coca-Cola Goods Catches Fire in Maine - NECN

Truck Carrying Coca-Cola Goods Catches Fire in Maine  NECN

Maine State Police say a 2017 Kenworth tractor-trailer carrying Coca-Cola products caught fire and was destroyed on the Main Turnpike in Kennebunk early ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:09 pm


Maine Voices Live with Doug Hitchcox and Nicholas Lund - Press Herald

Maine Voices Live with Doug Hitchcox and Nicholas Lund  Press Herald

Maine Voices Live features 1:1 conversations between Portland Press Herald writers and notable Maine voices. Audience members can expect a memorable ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:00 pm


Police end active search for Wisconsin man who plunged into Maine river - Bangor Daily News

Police end active search for Wisconsin man who plunged into Maine river  Bangor Daily News

Bath police said Monday that the active search for a Wisconsin man who apparently fell into the Kennebec River on Thursday night has ended.. Maine news ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:59 pm


Wooden Easter Eggs From Maine Rolling At The White House Today - wokq.com

Wooden Easter Eggs From Maine Rolling At The White House Today  wokq.com

It's the fourth time in the last five years the company has had the honor of providing the official Easter egg for the White House. Wooden Easter Eggs provided by ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:33 pm


Boatbuilder lawsuit against Maine city tossed - Trade Only Today

Boatbuilder lawsuit against Maine city tossed  Trade Only Today

The city of Eastport, Maine, has won a court judgment against a Canadian boatbuilder in a dispute over damages the builder claims it suffered in a city-owned ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:29 pm


Common ground remains elusive on Maine's latest gun-control effort - Bangor Daily News

Common ground remains elusive on Maine's latest gun-control effort  Bangor Daily News

Good morning from Augusta. A crowd is expected for Monday's hearing on legislative Democrats' biggest gun control push of the 2019 session — a revived “red ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:00 pm


Now Playing Maine roads underwater as river swells out of banks 00:20 - AccuWeather.com

Now Playing Maine roads underwater as river swells out of banks 00:20  AccuWeather.com

Roads along the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine, were flooded on April 21, as the rivers water levels continued to rise due to snow melt and heavy rain.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:39 pm


'Do What's Right,' Says Maine Beer Company's Dan Kleban - VinePair

'Do What's Right,' Says Maine Beer Company's Dan Kleban  VinePair

Former homebrewer Dan Kleban founded Maine Beer Company (MBC) with his brother, David, in 2009. To keep costs low, the Klebans started with a one-barrel ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:34 am


Maine interstate signs to provide real-time traffic info - Bangor Daily News

Maine interstate signs to provide real-time traffic info  Bangor Daily News

The Maine Department of Transportation and the Maine Turnpike Authority said signs with real-time traffic conditions are going to be ready in time for the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:02 am


'I saw my femur pop out of my leg': Maine boxer who was mangled by log truck returns to the ring - Bangor Daily News

'I saw my femur pop out of my leg': Maine boxer who was mangled by log truck returns to the ring  Bangor Daily News

Laying at the bottom of the ditch, Casey Streeter thought he might die. Blood gushed from his leg, mangled by a log truck's grappling claw. While he tried to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:44 am


Sustain Mid Maine Coalition: These cars are electric - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Sustain Mid Maine Coalition: These cars are electric  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine is rural, with a few city centers and the rest of the population dispersed over a large area; it really keeps us driving. The people of Maine spend roughly ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:28 am


Maine Voices: Bayside the wrong place for healing shelter - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Bayside the wrong place for healing shelter  Press Herald

In his March 31 column about Preble Street's proposed healing center, Bill Nemitz told the story of Jessica Lewin, a victim of trafficking who would benefit from ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Is South Portland the 'greenest' city in Maine? It's a leader, for sure - Press Herald

Is South Portland the 'greenest' city in Maine? It's a leader, for sure  Press Herald

SOUTH PORTLAND — The mood was hopeful last week as 14 municipal officials and environmental leaders from across Maine discussed the status of several ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:00 am


A New Animatronic Dinosaur Mini-Golf Course Is Coming To Maine - wcyy.com

A New Animatronic Dinosaur Mini-Golf Course Is Coming To Maine  wcyy.com

A new mini-golf course in Maine will feature breathing, roaring and almost living dinosaurs in their prehistoric putt-putt.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:50 am


Six New England colleges close in 3 years leaving students from Maine stuck - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Six New England colleges close in 3 years leaving students from Maine stuck  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

BUXTON, Maine — Colleges in New England are facing a dire forecast: in the next ten years, 15 percent fewer students will go to a four-year college. The data ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:59 pm


Working: Mt. Abram ski resort plans to build Maine's largest mountain bike park - Press Herald

Working: Mt. Abram ski resort plans to build Maine's largest mountain bike park  Press Herald

GREENWOOD — Over the next six years, Mt. Abram is building the largest mountain bike park in Maine from scratch, up to 16 trails accessibly by chairlift.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:02 pm


Maine leaders react in horror after Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka - WGME

Maine leaders react in horror after Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka  WGME

MAINE (WGME) -- Maine's congressional delegation and governor are reacting with shock and dismay over the bombing attacks Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 8:07 pm


For one Maine community, an Easter celebration is an all hands on deck affair - Bangor Daily News

For one Maine community, an Easter celebration is an all hands on deck affair  Bangor Daily News

For at least the last 25 years, a Rockland synagogue has partnered with an Episcopal church to put on an Easter dinner that is open to everyone in the ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 6:26 pm


Maine impacted by flooding in multiple areas of the state - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Maine impacted by flooding in multiple areas of the state  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

MAINE, USA — April showers are inevitable in Maine, but this year with the amount of snow Maine has seen, major and minor floods are to be expected.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:31 pm


Maine woman wants to start a seaweed farm that would employ women in recovery - Bangor Daily News

Maine woman wants to start a seaweed farm that would employ women in recovery  Bangor Daily News

A Falmouth woman is proposing a 200-acre seaweed farm that believes she can win support from the seafaring community.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 4:30 pm


Northern Maine university may replace damaged wind turbine with solar panels - Bangor Daily News

Northern Maine university may replace damaged wind turbine with solar panels  Bangor Daily News

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is committed to green energy but not necessarily to replacing its wind turbine that caught fire a year ago.. Maine news ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 4:12 pm


Maine woman accused of setting cordwood pile on fire - Bangor Daily News

Maine woman accused of setting cordwood pile on fire  Bangor Daily News

A York woman faces an arson charge after police say a home surveillance camera showed her setting a cordwood pile on fire early Saturday morning.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 2:38 pm


Former NH lawmaker has moved to Maine and gone 'off-the-deep-end chicken crazy' - Bangor Daily News

Former NH lawmaker has moved to Maine and gone 'off-the-deep-end chicken crazy'  Bangor Daily News

Backyard chickens are a big thing. It's really a huge growing business, and growing more and more every year.”. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:54 am


Letter to the editor: Maine should ban use of devices by motorists - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Maine should ban use of devices by motorists  Press Herald

Perhaps you remember the 2008 distracted-driving crash in Cumberland involving a 24-year-old young woman as well as journalists Susan Kimball and Aaron ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Society Notebook: Maine Women's Fund marks 30 years of investing in the future - Press Herald

Society Notebook: Maine Women's Fund marks 30 years of investing in the future  Press Herald

On what happened to be Equal Pay Day, 540 supporters of the Maine Women's Fund marked the nonprofit's 30th anniversary with a luncheon and awards ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Auburn native hopes to put Maine seaweed on the map with weeklong festival - Lewiston Sun Journal

Auburn native hopes to put Maine seaweed on the map with weeklong festival  Lewiston Sun Journal

If Josh Rogers had his way, Maine would be known as much for its use of seaweed in dishes as it is for lobster. For the past several years, Rogers, who lives in ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 9:44 pm


Maine company all set for White House Easter Egg roll - Press Herald

Maine company all set for White House Easter Egg roll  Press Herald

NEW VINEYARD — The White House Easter Egg Roll will once again feature colorful eggs made in Maine. Maine Wood Concepts has created 100,000 wooden ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:52 pm


Bodwell to depart Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance - Press Herald

Bodwell to depart Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance  Press Herald

Joshua Bodwell, executive director of the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, is leaving the organization he has led for nine years to become editorial director ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:21 pm


Student medications stolen from Maine elementary school — Midcoast — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Student medications stolen from Maine elementary school — Midcoast — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Student medications were stolen from a Rockland elementary school during a break-in that occurred Saturday morning, according to police and school officials.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:07 pm


Rainfall, melting snow leads to flooding concerns in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Rainfall, melting snow leads to flooding concerns in Maine  Bangor Daily News

As rain continues to fall Saturday, the combination of warmer temperatures and melting snow has prompted meteorologists to issue flood warnings for parts of ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 5:25 pm


Midcoast chef receives top honor from Maine hospitality group - Bangor Daily News

Midcoast chef receives top honor from Maine hospitality group  Bangor Daily News

A group representing Maine's hospitality industry has named a longtime Rockland chef as its chef of the year.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 3:17 pm


Maine businesses already feeling consequences of visa complications - Bangor Daily News

Maine businesses already feeling consequences of visa complications  Bangor Daily News

In what is becoming an annual problem, visa complications are forcing some Maine businesses to consider curtailing services as the tourist season gets ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:09 pm


Maine welcomes home Standish Marine Saturday - WGME

Maine welcomes home Standish Marine Saturday  WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Tyler Wallingford, the Marine from Standish who was shot and killed in South Carolina, will return to Maine Saturday in a procession set ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 1:20 pm


Letter to the editor: Small-business owner supports Maine paid-sick-day bill - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Small-business owner supports Maine paid-sick-day bill  Press Herald

I'm a small-business owner and I support L.D. 369, state Sen. Rebecca Millett's bill to guarantee earned paid sick days for Maine workers. I grew up in Gorham ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Maine Voices: Developing financial literacy makes cents for people of all ages - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Developing financial literacy makes cents for people of all ages  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — April is Financial Literacy Month in Maine and throughout the country. While financial literacy and the concepts associated with it should be ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Maine man among former Colorado police officers traumatized by school shootings - Bangor Daily News

Maine man among former Colorado police officers traumatized by school shootings  Bangor Daily News

Al Joyce, who now lives in Otisfield, Maine, was on the police team that stormed the classroom and saw the aftermath of the Platte Canyon High School shooting.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Smooth local spirits are the new passion for a Maine couple who helped launch national craft distillery movement - Bangor Daily News

Smooth local spirits are the new passion for a Maine couple who helped launch national craft distillery movement  Bangor Daily News

For Jesse and Kacey Lupo, opening Mossy Ledge Spirits in Etna, their distillery and tasting room, has been a long labor of love.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Maine names new state wildlife division director - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine names new state wildlife division director  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Nathan Webb has been named the state's wildlife division director, a promotion from his job as wildlife resource assessment section supervisor, the Maine ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:11 pm


Maine hires second marijuana consultant for $10000 - Press Herald

Maine hires second marijuana consultant for $10000  Press Herald

Maine has cut a deal with the losing bidder for the state's marijuana consulting contract, agreeing to pay it $10,000 to drop its administrative appeal and analyze ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:54 pm


Search continues for Wisconsin man who fell into Maine river - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Search continues for Wisconsin man who fell into Maine river  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

A search is continuing for a Wisconsin man who fell into Maine's Kennebec River.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:18 pm


Maine has 171300 jobs related to international trade, study says - Bangor Daily News

Maine has 171300 jobs related to international trade, study says  Bangor Daily News

Maine jobs related to international exports and imports totaled 171300, with 31 percent of them linked to trade with neighboring Canada and Mexico, a new ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:56 pm


Maine taxpayers should no longer pay for mercury dental fillings - Bangor Daily News

Maine taxpayers should no longer pay for mercury dental fillings  Bangor Daily News

If amalgam were a necessity in dentistry, it would be one thing – but today, the opposite is true.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:16 pm


Maine Democrats face harder sell to enact Gideon's signature family leave bill - Bangor Daily News

Maine Democrats face harder sell to enact Gideon's signature family leave bill  Bangor Daily News

Good morning from Augusta. The push for a paid family leave program from House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, formally kicks off today in the Legislature ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:08 pm


Inside Maine’s disastrous rollout of proficiency-based learning - The Hechinger Report

Inside Maine’s disastrous rollout of proficiency-based learning  The Hechinger Report

Ragan Toppan, a junior at Deering High School, took part in a walkout last fall to protest a change in the school's grading policy. Kelly Field, for The Hechinger ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:07 pm


Maine news you need to know for Friday - Bangor Daily News

Maine news you need to know for Friday  Bangor Daily News

Hospital leaks patient info, Mueller report reactions, Bar Harbor parking and more: Here's what we're talking about in Maine today.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:53 am


Maine is on the verge of replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day - Bangor Daily News

Maine is on the verge of replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day  Bangor Daily News

A bill to officially change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day in Maine received final approved by the Senate on Thursday, paving the way for ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:19 am


Shortage of emergency dispatchers prompts Maine to consider improving benefits - Press Herald

Shortage of emergency dispatchers prompts Maine to consider improving benefits  Press Herald

A nagging shortage of emergency dispatchers who answer calls to police and fire departments around the state has prompted legislation that could improve the ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:00 am


10 new glamping sites will hit Maine state parks next month - Boston.com

10 new glamping sites will hit Maine state parks next month  Boston.com

“Stylish” may not be the first word associated with campsites, but that could change around Maine state parks soon. As part of a new partnership between the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:47 pm


Panel endorses changing Maine blueberry commission as tensions rise - Press Herald

Panel endorses changing Maine blueberry commission as tensions rise  Press Herald

A proposal to expand and diversify the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine has cleared its first legislative hurdle as the industry struggles through an economic ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:48 pm


Maine medical marijuana retail operation prompts some confusion - Press Herald

Maine medical marijuana retail operation prompts some confusion  Press Herald

CHINA — Town officials and the owner of a medical marijuana business are in disagreement involving recreational sales. Changing state policies appear to ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:46 pm


Video: Watch Maine's congressional delegation react to Mueller report - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Video: Watch Maine's congressional delegation react to Mueller report  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, issued a statement Thursday evening saying the attorney general's "attempts to mischaracterize the conclusions of the Special ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:21 pm


Cyberattack hits Augusta municipal operations; City Center closed - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Cyberattack hits Augusta municipal operations; City Center closed  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Officials say a nasty, intentionally deployed virus shut down public safety computers and made the city's entire network unusable, but the phone system and ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 3:42 pm


While deaths still outnumber births, US Census says Maine's population rose in 10 counties - Bangor Daily News

While deaths still outnumber births, US Census says Maine's population rose in 10 counties  Bangor Daily News

The number of people coming to live in the state offset Maine's relatively high mortality rate.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 1:42 pm


How Maine's congressional delegation is setting up for the Mueller report release - Bangor Daily News

How Maine's congressional delegation is setting up for the Mueller report release  Bangor Daily News

Good morning from Augusta. Maine's congressional delegation will be here by coincidence on Thursday, just after a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:59 pm


Maine news you need to know for Thursday - Bangor Daily News

Maine news you need to know for Thursday  Bangor Daily News

Maine's population grows, Maine astronaut going into space, Kenduskeag Canoe Race prep and more: Here's what we're talking about in Maine today.. Maine ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:49 am


Commentary: Get toxic chemicals out of Maine's food - Press Herald

Commentary: Get toxic chemicals out of Maine's food  Press Herald

“What do you eat?” That's what a Maine legislator asked me last month at a science briefing about synthetic chemicals that contaminate food and harm human ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Maine company launches renewable energy system to power remote communities - Press Herald

Maine company launches renewable energy system to power remote communities  Press Herald

BRUNSWICK — Maine-based Ocean Renewable Power Co. has already powered more than 30 percent of the remote Alaskan community of Igiugig, but with ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 10:08 pm


Maine gets federal support to help homeless - Press Herald

Maine gets federal support to help homeless  Press Herald

Federal and state agencies are joining forces to improve housing opportunities for homeless Mainers who receive Medicaid and struggle with mental health and ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:40 pm


How Maine Democrats aim to clamp down on charter schools - Bangor Daily News

How Maine Democrats aim to clamp down on charter schools  Bangor Daily News

Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers on Tuesday voted on three charter school regulation bills that, while inconsequential in the immediate future, ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 1:04 pm


With blueberries in trouble, Maine eyes commission overhaul - Lewiston Sun Journal

With blueberries in trouble, Maine eyes commission overhaul  Lewiston Sun Journal

PORTLAND — Maine lawmakers might try to pump some life into the state's troubled wild blueberry industry by overhauling the makeup of the commission that ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 3:39 pm


Maine Wildlife Park in Gray opens for season Monday - Press Herald

Maine Wildlife Park in Gray opens for season Monday  Press Herald

GRAY — Four days ago, when there was lots of *fresh* snow on the ground, the bears laid low, turtles were still in the fridge hibernating and one sociable ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 8:00 am


More than 20 Maine children have died since 2017 amid concerns about their safety - Bangor Daily News

More than 20 Maine children have died since 2017 amid concerns about their safety  Bangor Daily News

At least eight of the children died with open abuse or neglect cases before Maine DHHS.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am








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