Central Maine Power (CMP) is backing off its proposal to string high-voltage transmission lines over the scenic Kennebec River Gorge. CMP now says that it wants to build a tunnel under the gorge, as part of its $950 million project to bring hydro-electricity from Canada to Massachusetts.
Candidates From Both Parties Accused Of Lies In Maine Senate Campaigns
Democratic leaders in the Maine Senate are denouncing what they say are outright lies in campaign mailings that support senate Republican candidates. GOP leaders dismiss the claims, and they say that Democrats are spreading distortions as well.