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Nick Sambides Jr. / Bangor Daily News

Researchers for the Atlantic Salmon Federation have captured and removed 53 Atlantic salmon from a New Brunswick river after an estimated 1,000 of the farm-raised fish escaped from a Cooke Aquaculture facility near Deer Island in the Bay of Fundy.

PORTLAND, Maine - A Vermont man convicted of impersonating a Somali man has been sentenced to two months in prison.

Linda Coan O'Kresik / Bangor Daily News

The state’s public universities in Fort Kent and Presque Isle share four administrative positions and run academic programs on each other’s campuses. They collaborate so much that the regional body that issues their accreditation — essentially the stamp of approval that shows the universities meet a basic benchmark of quality — has questioned whether they’re even separate universities any longer.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine has returned nearly $400,000 to the federal government over a no-bid contract granted under the former Republican governor's administration.

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine company is promising to install $400,000 in odor-control equipment on petroleum storage tanks in response to neighborhood complaints and a proposed federal consent decree.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

John Williams, the man who killed Somerset County Corporal Eugene Cole last year, has been sentenced to life in prison.

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State regulators deadlocked Wednesday on whether Central Maine Power's proposed powerline through western Maine would have unreasonable impacts on a remote pond in Beattie township.

A Maine business owned by a school board member is under fire after producing and selling apparel featuring a prohibited Native American-themed mascot.

Pesticide Criticized In Bee Deaths Could Also Kill Birds

Sep 12, 2019
Margaret Eng/Saskatchewan Toxicology Centre / via Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine - Scientists studying a widely used pesticide say even small doses of the chemical can have crippling health effects on migrating birds, and it might be contributing to declines in their overall populations.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine is not joining a tentative opioid-crisis settlement between the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and a number of state and local governments.

BOSTON - Commercial fishing of an important species of bait fish is going to be shut down in one of its key areas in New England for about six weeks.

Susan Collins Joins Another Effort To Stop Trump’s Border Emergency Declaration

Sep 12, 2019
Gabor Degre / Bangor Daily News

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine joined a second effort on Wednesday to end a national emergency declaration from President Donald Trump leading his administration to reappropriate billions in military funding for his effort to build a wall at the southern border.

PORTLAND, Maine - A federal program that funds ocean research is going to help establish a push for more scientific work about lobsters in Maine.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

For the last 18 years, three women have stood on Main Street in Freeport every Tuesday and waved the american flag to honor the members of the U.S. Military, and those who died in the 9-11 terrorist attacks. Wednesday, September 11, 2019 was their last day. The Freeport Flag Ladies are retiring and, hundreds of supporters joined the three to honor them for nearly two decades of work-in all kinds of weather.

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Southern Maine's democratic congresswoman says three museums in her district will receive federal funds to make improvements.

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