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The Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters group says it’s pleased with progress in the three years since the national monument was created by President Barack Obama. 

Tom Porter / Maine Public File

Maine fishery regulators are planning a second round of meetings with lobstermen in the state to prepare for potential new restrictions designed to protect endangered whales.

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Residents in Limestone are marking the 25th anniversary of the closure of Loring Airforce Base.

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg revved up a capacity crowd at the State Theatre in Portland Thursday, in the first of what's expected to be a series of visits from White House hopefuls to Maine.

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Maine taxpayers will have to spend more than $1 million to upgrade state computer software because Microsoft will no longer provide free security updates for the aging operating system.

Planned Parenthood

A few days after Planned Parenthood announced it would pull out of the federal Title X program ⁠— rather than comply with new Trump administration rules that would have prohibited it, in most cases, from providing abortion referrals or services ⁠— its Northern New England affiliate is working to let people know it is still providing all the same services it did before.

Police in Maine have arrested a school district's former top finance official on two counts of possession of sexually explicit material.

An ethics complaint has been filed against Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon for allowing her leadership political action committee to reimburse her for political donations in 2015 and 2016.

Brian Boru Public House Will Close After More Than 25 Years

Aug 23, 2019
Troy R. Bennett / Bangor Daily News

On Thursday, popular Portland pub Brian Boru Public House announced that it will be closing permanently. On its Facebook page, the business announced that at 1 a.m. on Monday, August 26, the business will close its doors for the last time.

Pete Buttigieg's campaign wasn't the only Democratic presidential one to target Maine Thursday.  Former Ohio Sen. Nina Turner addressed crowds in Portland on behalf of Bernie Sanders. 

AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife has adopted a rule that will limit the use of live fish as bait.

Julie Pike / Maine Public

PORTLAND, Maine - A Trump administrative directive to shift federal resources from Boston and Newark, New Jersey, could increase delays for asylum seekers in the Northeast.

Mal Leary / Maine Public

At a forum set up by the Trump campaign, several business owners endorsed the President’s economic policies as mostly helping them and the state to prosper.

LACONIA, N.H.  - The New England Patriots aren't saying much about safety Patrick Chung's indictment on a drug charge in New Hampshire or whether he's playing.

Medicaid expansion in Maine is starting to improve access to treatments for opioid use disorder.

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