Maine news

Waterville’s Thomas College has received the largest donation in its history, to go toward launching new programs and scholarships.

Dale Crafts is a businessman and former member of Maine's House of Representatives. He is the Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in Maine's 2nd District. He join us for a Your Vote 2020 interview.

The mayor of Portland, along with several city councilors, have come out against the five referendum that appear on the city’s November ballot.

If passed, the questions would introduce rent control, increase the minimum wage, ban facial recognition technology, implement strict environmental standards for building projects that receive city money and restrict short-term rentals. Mayor Kate Snyder says these are important issues, but they need to be dealt with in a deliberative way, with expert input rather than by a simple yes-or-no vote.

Jay Allen, a family physician who is retired from the U.S. Army, is the Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in Maine's First District. He joins us for a Your Vote 2020 interview.

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A committee in Bangor is recommending the city remove a monument to a Portuguese explorer along the Bangor waterfront.

Oakfield HIstorical Society

This show is a rebroadcast of an earlier program (original air date October 2, 2020); no calls will be taken. It is part of our coverage of topics relating to Maine's bicentennial.

Our 11 a.m. broadcast is being pre-empted by special coverage of the Supreme Court hearings. 

In this last installment of our series on Maine history, we examine Maine's evolution in the latter half of the 20th century through September 11, 2001. How did Maine influence national politics, with leaders such as Margaret Chase Smith, Ed Muskie and George Mitchell? How did Maine’s economy and demographics change?

PORTLAND, Maine — With less than a month to go before Election Day, a coalition of housing and social justice groups is ramping up its effort to boost five referendum questions that will appear before voters in Portland on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting 30 more cases of COVID-19 in the state, over Friday's totals.

PORTLAND, Maine-  A disabled Florida woman has paid a virtual visit to Maine and left a trail of lawsuits in her wake.

BANGOR, Maine - The city clerk's office in Bangor is decamping to the much roomier Cross Insurance Center in preparation for a swell of residents looking to vote.

BREWER, Maine- The Brewer City Clerk has removed the city's ballot drop box as the city works to sort out a ballot mix-up.

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In light of the ongoing pandemic, the city of Portland has issued guidelines for how to safely participate in trick-or-treating activities this Halloween.

School officials in Skowhegan have chosen a new high school mascot — the River Hawks — after years of controversy over its former name.