News

AUGUSTA, Maine - Enrollment through Maine's Affordable Care Act marketplace appears to be down significantly from the same period last year.

PORTLAND, Maine - What is believed to be Maine's first medical marijuana convenience store is scheduled to open in Portland this week.

Abukar Adan / Maine Public

State regulators are partially unwinding what they had hoped was a solution to inequities in the way solar power users are compensated for excess electricity they supply to the grid.

SACO, Maine - Federal authorities have arrested a Maine man who they say tried to sell an undercover agent a homemade bomb.

Gabor Degre / Bangor Daily News

Due to restrictions from the Maine Department of Education, school administrators in the Camden-Rockport area likely will not be able to try replacing two snow days with “remote school days” until the end of the winter, if at all this school year.

Willis Ryder Arnold / Maine Public

Several Maine groups are uniting to try to reduce childhood poverty in the state - and reduce it dramatically.  Maine Equal Justice, Maine Community Foundation and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce are launching an initiative they say aims to cut childhood poverty in Maine by 50 percent.

At least a dozen people say they saw a bright fireball blazing across the night sky in New England. The American Meteor Society says it received reports from Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire and New Brunswick.

PORTLAND, Maine - The head of Icelandic shipping company Eimskip is leaving that job to lead the company's North American division in Canada and the United States.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

The LePage administration's plan to use $5 million dollars in funds designated for community mental health services to pay for a new psychiatric facility in Bangor is facing a challenge.

Andrew Harnik / Associated Press

Members of Maine’s congressional delegation say President Trump’s threat to partially shutdown the federal government next week over the Mexican border wall issue is nonsensical. Trump has threatened the move if he does not get $5 billion to build a wall along the Mexican border.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Environmental groups in Maine and around the country were swift to denounce a Trump administration plan announced Tuesday to roll back clean water rules designed to protect millions of acres of wetlands and thousands of miles of streams from pesticides and other pollutants.

Michael Dwyer / Associated Press/file

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. - Marine scientists say endangered North Atlantic right whales have been spotted in Cape Cod Bay for the first time this feeding season.

Maine's high court has upheld a lower court ruling imposing more than a half-million dollar penalty on the owner of a Portland apartment building because of a number of uncorrected fire, electrical and life safety violations that the court says posed immediate threats to the safety and health of the owner's tenants.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

A Dixmont man whose house was blown up by state police last June has sent notice to state and local law enforcement agencies and the Maine Attorney General's office that he plans to sue.

The claim alleges that police violated 61-year old Michael Grendell's rights when they responded to a call that he was suffering from mental health issues and needed help.

Record Number Of Maine Nursing Homes Closed This Year, Displacing Hundreds

Dec 12, 2018
CBS 13 / via Bangor Daily News

Roger Wilday’s family ran the Ledgeview Living Center in West Paris for nearly five decades, first managing the nursing home on behalf of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and then buying the facility in 1988. Now, the building sits vacant.

Pages