Potential Change To Maine Law Would Require Cable Companies To Offer 'A-la-carte' Options
A legislative committee is strongly endorsing a potentially groundbreaking move to require cable companies to provide "a-la-carte" subscriptions for individual cable channels. Cable operators say federal statute forbids it, but federal regulators say they have never ruled on the question.
The Maine Coast Heritage Trust is $1 million closer to buying most of Clark Island in St. George. The island is privately owned, but the public has been allowed to use its hiking trails and sandy beaches.
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine's seaweed business has grown like a weed in recent years, with proponents touting it as both a "superfood" and an economic generator for the rural state — but the industry is now facing sticky new restrictions.