Maine Sen. Susan Collins says she is working with several colleagues on a new compromise to avoid a government shutdown starting this weekend by adding border security provisions to the bill.
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Supporters say Question 1 is a necessary “safety valve” to prevent electric customers in Maine — who are already paying some of the highest rates in the country — from being saddled with massive amounts of debt. But opponents say it's just another attempt to sabotage the push toward what they contend would be more reliable, lower-cost electricity for most Maine residents.
The Penobscot Bay Pilot reports that three buildings caught fire, including the Monhegan Boat Line, the Dip Net Restaurant and the Port Clyde General Store.
The last of Maine's big firearm manufacturers closed this month following the death of its founder earlier this year.
Gov. Maura Healey reflects on the work of the Council on Latino Empowerment, a language accessibility order she recently signed and how migrant farmworkers boost Massachusetts' economy.
The state's newly created Office of Affordable Health Care held its first public hearing today, highlighting the barriers that block access to medical care.
Scientists say one of the most effective ways for humans to reduce their personal carbon footprint is to cut back, or eliminate, air travel. The no-jet-set movement is relatively small, but some Mainers have stopped.
In an effort to achieve net zero carbon emissions by the year 2042, Bowdoin College is undertaking an ambitious plan to invest more than $100 million in renovations and a new electrified heating system for the campus.
Gorham, Scarborough, South Portland, and Westbrook strongly support the concept. But last summer the Portland City Council voted unanimously to ask the turnpike authority to stop work on the project.
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Citizenship for freedmen, descendants of Black slaves once owned by tribal members, has been a difficult issue for tribes as the U.S. reckons with its history of racism.
A federal appeals court blocked the redrawing of Louisiana's congressional map after a lower court found the redistricting plan likely violated the Voting Rights Act by diluting Black voters' power.
Almost a year after rapper, Takeoff, of the music trio Migos, was shot and killed, Quavo, his band mate and uncle, travels to Washington, D.C. to discuss gun violence prevention.
Backlash ensued after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer moved to relax its informal dress code last week. On Wednesday, lawmakers voted unanimously to codify business casual on the Senate floor.
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