PORTLAND (AP) — Federal regulators say they have approved a change to fishing rules that will allow Maine and Massachusetts scallop fishermen opportunities to fish in state waters.
A railroad authority is exploring a pilot program that would bring seasonal Amtrak service to Maine farther north.
Supporters of Maine’s new ranked-choice voting law vowed Tuesday to fight a bill approved by lawmakers to delay, and possibly repeal, the voter-approved system.
Maine last year became the first state in the nation to approve statewide ranked-choice voting, which allows voters to rank candidates from first to last rather than voting for just one candidate.
BUXTON (AP) — Maine's two U.S. senators say the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $100,000 to a Buxton seaweed harvesting and processing company.
The senators say the money is going to VitaminSea to fund a concept study for larger scale commercialization of its seaweed products.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Groups fighting to give terminally ill people the right to physician assisted suicide in Maine are launching a petition drive to force a statewide referendum on the issue.
STOCKTON SPRINGS (AP) — A Maine writer has rallied a community to help fix a spelling error on the gravestone of a soldier stationed in the state in the 1800s.
Durham voters Nov. 7 will decide whether to enact a retail marijuana moratorium for six months.
On Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
BRUNSWICK — CHANS Home Health & Hospice will be holding an interfaith memorial event for anyone who has lost a loved one in the past year. A Time for Remembering will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 320 Church Road, Brunswick.
The director of the Bath Area Family YMCA said she is proud of staff who remained calm and followed lockdown procedures during an emergency situation on Monday afternoon.
Bath police had responded to a report of a 14-year-old boy threatening people with a handgun outside the YMCA. Police later found that the weapon was actually a BB gun that resembled a handgun.
In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the United States entering into World War I, Maine State Historian Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. on Saturday reflected on life on the Maine homefront.
Although World War I began in the summer of 1914, it wasn’t until the spring of 1917 the the U.S. officially entered the war under President Woodrow Wilson.
Brunswick’s planning board approved a sketch plan for a $2 million Cook’s Corner connector road on Tuesday.
Town Manager John Eldridge said last week the proposed construction of a connector road linking Gurnet Road and Admiral Fitch Drive at Cook’s Corner is intended to increase access to the growing Brunswick Landing site.
Lucky for Life:
Gimme 5: 1-11-17-27-35
Day Pick 3: 0-7-3
Day Pick 4: 0-4-9-9
Evening Pick 3: 7-2-8
Evening Pick 4: 6-4-9-2
As my family has grown up in recent years, and especially as my oldest sons have become teenagers, I’ve wondered how the kids’ childhoods will be remembered through their individual lenses of perception and memory.