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Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is urging national energy efficiency experts to focus more attention on the issue of consumer financing for home heating improvements.

Bowdoin College in Brunswick has announced plans to increase its minimum starting wage for employees in phases, to $17 an hour in 2022.

Jennifer Mitchell / Maine Public file

A longtime community organizer and school teacher from Solon is vying to become the Green Independent Party nominee in next year’s U.S. Senate race.

Maine Office Of Marijuana Policy / via Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine - The state of Maine has adopted a symbol that'll be used on marijuana products sold for adult consumption.

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine law enforcement officers have written up several hundred motorists for violating a law that prohibits motorists from using hand-held electronic devices.

The state announced Monday that it has terminated its MaineCare contract with a Biddeford-based provider following the death of an adult with developmental disabilities in August.

The deputy commissioner of the Maine Department of Corrections says he’s confident that what happened to Maine State Prison inmate Douglas Burr won’t and can’t happen again.

"Say NO to 145-mile CMP transmission line through Maine" via Facebook

Central Maine Power is gearing up to beat back a potential referendum on its controversial power line through western Maine.

PORTLAND, Maine - A lawyer for a 15-year-old high school student suspended for posting a rape awareness note on a bathroom mirror says it represents protected speech - and that punishing her would discourage victims from coming forward.

Alex Brandon / Associated Press

The USS Sequoia, a historic yacht used by presidents and known by many as “the floating White House,” is being barged to Belfast for a years-long stern-to-bow restoration that is expected to restore the ship to its former glory.

Lease Agreement For Submerged Land Brings Bucksport Salmon Farm Closer To Construction

Oct 21, 2019
Nick Sambides Jr. / Bangor Daily News

Whole Oceans has leased submerged land along the Penobscot River and put itself a step closer to starting construction on its $180 million Atlantic salmon farm in Bucksport.

PORTLAND, Maine - Central Maine Power and Emera Maine are still mopping up a handful of outages caused by a nor'easter last week.

ELLSWORTH, Maine - Maine is holding lotteries for licenses to participate in one of the most lucrative fisheries in the state.

BELFAST, Maine - A Maine organization that focuses on rehabilitation of criminal offenders will receive more than $900,000 from the federal government to support its work.

PORTLAND, Maine - The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine is expected to begin making the case that a school district in the state should not have suspended a student over activism about sexual assault.

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