Although statewide ballots won’t be as crowded as they were in 2016, Maine voters still face a number of decisions at the ballot box on Nov. 7. On Tuesday, Mainers will vote on allowing a casino in York County, expanding Medicaid, an infrastructure bond and a constitutional change to the state employee pension fund.
Here’s a look at the questions:
School Administrative District 75 will have missed an entire week of school, thanks to the tropical storm remnants that knocked out power across the Midcoast on Monday.
[img_assist|nid=1183322|title=|desc= DR. JASON EVANS, an associate professor at Stetson University in DeLand, right, and a group of students in his landscape ecology class examine the wreckage left behind by Hurricane Irma at the docks at St. Marys, Georgia, near where people normally gather for the trip to Cumberland Island National Seashore.
Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of “screen time.” And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon’s Echo speaker, the message is getting louder.
And while plenty of parents are feeling guilty about it, some experts say it might be time to relax a little.
Evgeni Malkin’s tiebreaking power-play goal in the third period lifted Pittsburgh past Edmonton.
Jaylen Brown has already figured out he’ll receive a lot less attention from opposing defenses when he’s on the floor with Kyrie Irving. Brown has also realized he’ll get some open shots, too.
You may have heard this one before, the Richmond High School girls soccer team is heading to the State Class D title game this Saturday.
The top-seeded Bobcats earned their eight straight berth in the title game by blanking No. 2 Greenville, 2- 0 Wednesday in the Class D South regional final.
Tom Brady didn’t go without a backup for long.
The Patriots signed former 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer on Wednesday to fill the role, a day after Hoyer was released by San Francisco following its acquisition of Jimmy Garoppolo in a trade with New England.
Hoyer began his career as Brady’s backup in New England in 2009.
New York’s only NFL team — yes, that would be the Buffalo Bills — are on the longest playoffs schneid in any major pro sport.
The previous time they made the postseason, the calendar was turning from the 20th century to the 21st.
From laughingstock to lift off.
Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar’s leader Thursday to the conflict torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence that has spiraled into Asia’s worst refugee crisis in decades.
In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged that their platforms were used by Russia to try and create division over such disparate issues as immigration, gun control and politics. House investigators released a trove of Facebook and Twitter ads that showed just how extraordinary the cyber intrusion was.
[img_assist|nid=1183285|title=|desc= A WOMAN HOLDS A CANDLE during an interfaith vigil for peace at Foley Square in response to the Manhattan truck attack Wednesday in New York.
BRUNSWICK — Jane E. Jefferson 76, died Monday at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born October 14, 1941 in Freeport to John A. and Doris (Jackson) Peacock.