News

MSSPA Facebook

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals has opened a new $2 million equine rehabilitation facility on its campus in Windham.

Robbie Feinberg / Maine Public

Students across Maine can now be recognized for being proficient in multiple languages as part of a new initiative from the state’s Department of Education.

Democrats Ask DA Candidate To Drop Out Over Allegations Of Misconduct

2 hours ago
Jake Bleiberg / Bangor Daily News

Just more than a week before Election Day, the Maine Democratic Party has asked its nominee for district attorney in Cumberland County to withdraw from the race over allegations of sexual misconduct with colleagues at a previous workplace.

The Maine Center for Disease Control says an individual who stayed at two shelters in Portland in October was infected with hepatitis A, prompting officials to offer free vaccinations to those who might have been exposed to the virus.

Maine Public

It is no secret that advertising on social media is driven by data, and that the personal information trail that users leave behind is mined in order to target them with ads. Political strategists are now also tapping into this approach to “sell” candidates, and they’re willing to invest a significant amount of money to turn those messages into votes.

Trump’s EPA Wants To Rewrite Standards For Tribal Waters In Maine

10 hours ago
Linda Coan O'Kresik / Bangor Daily News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to rewrite its own water quality standards for the Maine rivers where members of the Penobscot Nation and Houlton Bands of Maliseets have sustenance fishing rights.

Matt Stone for Maine

A Republican candidate for the Maine Senate is attempting to clarify comments about supporting the idea of special detention facilities for people with opioid dependency.

WINDHAM, Maine - New England's largest horse shelter has reopened after a $2 million expansion project.

Due to unforeseen circumstances involving the availability of a number of candidates who were planning to participate in Maine Public’s Second Congressional District Debate, Maine Public has decided to postpone the Second Congressional District Debate at the Gracie Theater in Bangor that had been scheduled for Sunday, October 28 at 4:00 p.m. Maine Public is attempting to reschedule the Second District debate at a location and time to be announced.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has ordered United States and state of Maine flags be flown at half-staff in respect for the eleven victims of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh.

Toby Talbot / AP Photo

State regulators Friday suspended hearings on Central Maine Power's (CMP) proposal to build a 145-mile high-voltage transmission line in western Maine. The move comes after project opponents complained that CMP had overwhelmed them with a last-minute "document dump" too big to wade through within the allotted time.

More than 8,000 Maine residents are without power following an October Nor'easter with high winds that blew through coastal areas.

The remnants of what used to be Hurricane Willa are creating a miserable weekend in Maine and New Hampshire.

Jen Lynds / BDN

Two men from Nova Scotia are in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody following an incident at the Houlton border crossing.

State forecasters say the Maine economy continues to grow at a pace slightly ahead of original projections, which will translate in additional revenues.

Pages