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Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is facing two challengers this November, and one of them is Republican Eric Brakey.

Delays In New Recycling Plant Force Hancock County Towns To Dump Trash In Landfills

Oct 10, 2018
Gabor Degre / Bangor Daily News

Construction delays of a $69 million recycling plant have forced the rerouting of trash from eight Hancock County towns to two landfills.

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In June 2017, Pete Zuck of Belfast began noticing that something was chewing the seeds and winter squash he was storing in a little-used back room at his home.

PORTLAND, Maine - The organizers of a job fair hope to get jobs for people in recovery from substance abuse.  The day-long Thursday fair at Portland Expo will feature at least 25 employers.

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Maine Sen. Susan Collins has taken a lot of criticism for her vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Beginning in early January, low-cost air carrier JetBlue will end its year-round service to Portland and only offer flights to New York’s JFK during the summer season.

The company that owns the paper mill in Rumford has announced it plans to invest $111 million in the next two years.

Nearly half of all homicides in Maine are the result of domestic violence. That’s the finding of a new report.

Some activists and concerned citizens are calling for a boycott of Maine products and tourism following U.S. Sen.  Susan Collins' vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

PORTLAND, Maine - A military aircraft that looks like a cross between a helicopter and an airplane has drawn attention in Portland, Maine.

SANFORD, Maine - The most expensive school ever built in Maine is set to open this week.

Irving Oil says the company has not yet determined what caused  an explosion at Canada's largest Oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick.

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick - A massive explosion at an Irving Oil refinery has shaken the Canadian city of Saint John in the province of New Brunswick.

Maine Actress To Make Debut This Week As TV’s First Transgender Superhero

Oct 9, 2018
Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Orono native Nicole Maines made history with her family in 2014, when they won a lawsuit against the Orono school district, winning the right for transgender students in the state of Maine to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.

BANGOR, Maine - Police in Maine say a report of an attempted abduction actually involved a 77-year-old woman asking for directions.

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