BANGOR (AP) — A Maine conservationist who played a key role in creating the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is running for Congress.
Lucas St. Clair on Monday became the sixth Democrat to enter the race against Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the 2nd Congressional District.
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition filed by a New England fishing group over the cost of at-sea monitors.
Monitors are workers who gather data that inform fishing regulations. The government shifted the cost of paying for them to fishermen in some Northeast fisheries in 2016.
The town of West Bath in November will elect a new member to their board of selectmen, and two members to the West Bath School Board.
Two candidates are running to replace outgoing Selectmen Paula Nelson, who served three three-year terms on the board. She was reelected unopposed in 2014.
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Autumn E. Thompson of Bath graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology Aug. 20
Julia F. Carpenter of Brunswick was recently elected to the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Hamilton College
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BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital and Mid Coast Senior Health, along with community partners, took part in a full-scale mass-casualty drill on Sept. 27. The disaster preparedness drill tests the preparedness and response of local, regional, and state agencies in a potential crisis.
WEST BATH — A candidates night will be held Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at West Bath Town Office. Candidates for West Bath Selectmen include Kathleen Lavallee and Marc Travis. Candidates for West Bath School Board include Richard Davis, Robert McDaniel and Mary Wallace.
BATH — The sixth Maine Peace Walk for Conversion, Community and Climate will take place Oct. 13-21. Organizers say this year the walk will largely be centered in Bath and will call on Bath Iron Works to convert its production for “peaceful and sustainable” purposes.
Southern Maine Community College is paying tribute to its military veterans by reserving designated parking spaces specifically for veterans who have been wounded in combat.
The Maine Department of Marine Resources continues to monitor a Casco Bay algae bloom that’s sucked the oxygen out of a 14- acre swath of Maquoit Bay, killing shellfish.
In Brunswick, the bloom may impact 100,000 pounds of clams, resulting in a loss of a quarter of a million dollars in wholesale profit.
A property tax relief proposal came before the town council on Monday, but who would benefit from the plan is still up for debate.
JERSEY CITY, N.J.
Chase Elliott rubbed his head and leaned against his car, crestfallen as he replayed the final laps in his mind. Jimmie Johnson, his champion teammate, walked over to offer some encouragement and let Elliott vent.
Elliott had it, the first win in 70 career Cup starts in his sight, the white flag about to drop.
Jose Altuve ran away with the AL batting title.
The AL West race wasn't any closer.
Freeport’s 14-point lead was like getting an ominous call in the middle of the night for the Spruce Mountain Phoenix.
Austin Baltazar rushed for 221 yards and two touchdowns as the Morse High School football team rolled to a 56-14 Class C South victory over Belfast on Friday.
The Shipbuilders improved to 4-1 and host Freeport this upcoming Friday night for Military Appreciation Night at 7 p.m. The host Lions are 0-5.