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WINDSOR, Maine - Dozens of busloads of students are headed to the Windsor Fairgrounds in Maine to learn about agriculture and livestock.

BOSTON - The recreational fishery for a species of fish that has experienced population collapse in recent history could reopen.

Susan Sharon / Maine Public

For the first time in 50 years, there is regular bus service between Farmington and Lewiston.

Maine once again ranks among the top five states in the U.S. for hospital safety, according to the latest scores from the Leapfrog Group.

Seth Wenig / Associated Press file

A bill establishing one of the more aggressive vaccination laws in the country is now one step closer to reaching Democratic Gov. Janet Mills after a vote in the Maine Senate on Tuesday.

PORTLAND, Maine - A consultant hired to analyze Maine's proposed legal marijuana laws says the state should be careful to make sure the rules shrink the black market for the drug and provide help for people with substance use disorder.

SIDNEY, Maine - Maine farmers aren't major exporters to China, but that doesn't mean they're immune from a trade war.

Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

A bill requiring the state’s Medicaid program and private insurers to cover abortion services has cleared the Maine Senate.

Joel Page / Associated Press File

An ambitious proposal to convert Maine’s private electric utilities into a consumer-owned entity got its first public hearing in Augusta on Tuesday.

CONCORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments over a controversial project that would bring hydropower from Canada to markets in southern New England.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The odds are stacked against a proposed constitutional amendment to expand Maine's system that allows voters to rank their candidates from first to last on the ballot.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers have passed a bill calling for public hearings on citizen initiatives before they head to the ballot.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The deadline for Maine moose hunters to apply for a permit has arrived, but exactly how many permits will be available is still undecided.

Maine’s highest court is considering a custody dispute over a former couple’s dog. Justices are being asked to issue an advisory opinion about pet custody when an unmarried couple ends a relationship.

A ten-year-long fight over access to Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport returns to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court Wednesday.

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