Former Maine Senator and U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen is speaking out against President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. support from the Syrian conflict. In an appearance on CNN Thursday, Cohen said that the decision amounts to the U.S. abandoning its allies, a move he says puts the nation in danger.
Several U.S. senators continue to challenge President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. military from the Syrian conflict, despite the president's refusal to back down. Maine Sen. Angus King, an independent, is among them.
Several Maine groups are uniting to try to reduce childhood poverty in the state - and reduce it dramatically. Maine Equal Justice, Maine Community Foundation and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce are launching an initiative they say aims to cut childhood poverty in Maine by 50 percent.
'Eulogy For The Dyke Bar' Art Installation Caps Off Project Sharing LGBTQ Mainers' Experiences
A neon sign that spells the phrase "dyke bar," a hand-painted fake jukebox, a TV broadcasting people sharing bar stories and an entire wall of posters, pictures and letters thanking bar owners for their years of service — these are just a few of the items that make up Macon Reed’s installation "Eulogy for the Dyke Bar," on display at the University of Southern Maine’s AREA Gallery through Dec. 7.
Portland is moving one step closer to constructing one new, larger shelter to potentially house the city's homeless population. Portland officials on the Health and Human Services Committee voted Tuesday in favor of the one-shelter option.
Maine Governor-elect Janet Mills says improving health care will be a top priority when she takes office in January. Mills made an appearance Wednesday morning at Becky’s Diner in Portland, where she also said she would follow through on promises to address the opioid epidemic and climate change.