The Green Party candidate for president of the United States is in Maine on Wednesday to highlight a platform centered around a Green New Deal, economic equality, universal health care and a halt to nuclear arms.
Indigenous Lobstering Rights At Center Of Canadian Dispute
The lobster industry just north of Maine has been rocked in recent weeks by a dispute between indigenous fishermen and other lobstermen. This past week saw an escalation in that conflict and greater attention from political leaders.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and GOP challenger Jay Allen squared off in Augusta last night at a Maine Public 1st District debate that largely reflected the country’s partisan divide fundamental issues.
Central Maine Power’s controversial proposal for a transmission line through western Maine continues to draw attention from regulators and opponents. On Tuesday morning, the Maine Public Utilities Commission gave its final approval for a spinoff company to own and operate the project.
Larry Lord, the maintenance worker who was severely injured in an explosion at the LEAP building in Farmington last fall, has filed a lawsuit in Franklin County Superior Court against CN Brown and Techno Metal Post.
In her first state of the city address last night, Portland City Mayor Kate Snyder promised action on issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement and a City Hall occupation by people experiencing homelessness and their advocates.