More than 780 asylum seekers have arrived in Portland since January, mostly from Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Maine’s top banking regulator told lawmakers on Wednesday that his agency has not detected any “material changes” at state-chartered financial institutions following recent bank failures elsewhere across the country.
After years of planning and debate, a new homeless shelter was unveiled in the outskirts of Portland Wednesday. The 208-bed Homeless Services Center will provide meals, day space, outside space, and wraparound services such as medical, dental, and psychiatric care.
The Down East town of fewer than 500 people has been eyed as the site of a multibillion-dollar veterans memorial park and a 1,400-foot flagpole, envisioned at the world's tallest.
The ad started running last week and shows the peril of entering the political arena.
Mining waste from a set of copper mines in Orange County has been polluting surrounding streams for over a century. Last month, the federal government announced new funding to help with the clean up. But many neighbors have asked why the mines need to be disturbed after all this time.
Green burials are growing in popularity in New England and nationwide as more people consider their carbon footprint in their daily lives – and long after they’re gone.
Maine residents are installing more heat pumps and solar panels — one major challenge in building the state's clean energy workforce is how long it will take to train everyone.
Even with today's technological advances, hand measurements by volunteer observers are still the most efficient, cost-effective way to collect day-to-day weather data.
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A new U.N. water report warns the world is headed toward a global water crisis if human-caused climate change and population growth aren't addressed.
State agents say Smith was murdered. Interest in his case has spiked in part because of where he died: about 8 miles from where Maggie and Paul Murdaugh were shot to death.
At Wednesday's argument, the justices struggled to reconcile their own previous decisions enforcing the nation's trademark laws and what some of them saw as a potential threat to free speech.
To address chronic teacher shortages, school districts across the country are creating residency programs to better recruit and train new teachers. One program in Jackson, Miss., is already paying off.
Two administrators at Denver's East High School were shot by a 17-year-old student Wednesday morning, police said. Police were searching for the suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous.
Thursday—The challenges facing asylum seekers arriving in Maine, and how services and organizations are trying to provide help
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