Gov. Paul LePage has signed legislation that supporters say is aimed at protecting seniors in municipal foreclosures for the non-payment of taxes. But LePage is critical of the bill, and he says he signed it only because it was better than nothing.
Maine Woods Products Industry Announces Goal To Increase Value To $12 Billion By 2025
Representatives from Maine’s wood products industry unveiled their plan on Tuesday to grow the state’s forest economy by more than $3 billion over the next seven years. The Forest Opportunity Roadmap is an ambitious plan that relies on innovation and technology.
BREWER, Maine - One of the largest health care systems in Maine is rebranding. Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems says the system and member organizations that are affiliated with it are becoming Northern Light Health.
Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor has lived up to its name this past week after a story, first reported in the Mount Desert Islander, circulated on the internet. That’s because owner Charlotte Gill has come up with a process to get lobsters high before they die. She is convinced that a small dose of cannabis can help calm crustaceans before they’re cooked in a traditional lobster pot.
Regulators Call Utilities’ Response To October 2017 Windstorm ‘Reasonable’
State regulators say the response by Maine’s major electric utilities to last October’s windstorm was reasonable, after investigating the utilities’ reaction to the storm, which left as many as 467,000 customers without power.
University of Maine System Trustees have approved a new degree program at the Presque Isle campus, which they say is designed to meet the need for highly qualified agriculture and agribusiness professionals.