The credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has warned that the decision by Maine voters to expand Medicaid might make it more difficult for the state to keep its budget balanced.
Veterans Day is Saturday, and services, parades and observations will be held throughout the Midcoast and the nation to honor those who served. In honor of Veterans Day, The Times Record spoke with two local veterans about their careers in military service. Here are their stories:
A solar array in Woolwich, approved at April’s Town Meeting, will be finished and operational by the end of the year.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency charged three people Tuesday with selling heroin and crack cocaine from a Brunswick home.
[img_assist|nid=1184599|title=|desc= A PATIENT SUFFERING from dengue fever lies in a hospital bed in Peshawar, Pakistan. Cases of dengue fever — a painful mosquito-borne spread disease — have doubled every decade since 1990 with 58.4 million cases and 10,000 deaths in 2013. Dr. Howard Frumkin, a former environmental health director at the U.S.
Crying babies push the same “buttons” in their mothers’ brains no matter what their culture, a new study suggests.
The research found that mothers in 11 countries tend to react the same way to their bawling child — by picking up and talking to the baby — and that the way mothers respond seems to be programmed into their brain circuits.
What killed off the Neanderthals? It’s a big debate, and now a study says that no matter what the answer, they were doomed anyway.
Our close evolutionary cousins enjoyed a long run in Europe and Asia, but they disappeared about 40,000 years ago after modern humans showed up from Africa.
Klay Thompson scored 28 points with six 3-pointers, Stephen Curry had 22 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, and Golden State beat Minnesota for its fifth straight win.
Even without injured Kevin Durant, the defending champs began to look like their dominant old selves.
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SANTA CLARA, Calif.
When the schedule came out, folks in Seattle and Phoenix pointed to the Seahawks Cardinals game on tonight as a pivotal one in the NFC West.
Forget that: Arizona, plagued by injuries and mediocre play, has been a huge disappointment.
Indeed, the Seahawks haven’t exactly been world beaters, either, bothered by untimely penalties and a sporadic attack.
Tom Brady isn’t masking his respect for the Broncos, even as Denver enters its prime-time home matchup with New England riding a four game losing streak.
The Celtics are piling up injuries almost as quickly as they are victories this season.
Aron Baynes matched his career high with 21 points, Kyrie Irving scored 19 and Boston overcame injuries to Al Horford and Jayson Tatum to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-96 on Wednesday night for their 10th straight win.