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2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Can Angus King be Eliot Cutler's Oprah? Or, do endorsements matter?

Independent Eliot Cutler this week tried to translate an endorsement from U.S. Sen. Angus King into momentum for his third-place campaign for governor, timing the endorsement announcement just before a statewide TV advertising push .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Maine filmmaker hopes to leave audiences 'Tickled' with latest horror flick

Corey Norman, a Portland filmmaker who found success earlier this year with his first feature "The Hanover House," is returning to the director's chair for a short titled "Tickle."


Related Topix: Maine Government

10 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Union Art League sets jury date

The Union Art League is making plans for its annual show, "Maine - Pure and Simple," the first weekend in October.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Herald Gazette

How Maine Saved The Union

How Maine Saved the Union with author Jerry Desmond, at the Camden Public Library, as part of the library's Civil War Series.


Lincoln County News

Governor Tours Lincoln County Businesses

Maine Gov. Paul LePage talks with composite technician Scott Alley during a tour of the Hodgdon Yachts Inc. facility in East Boothbay Wednesday, Aug. 20. Gov. Paul LePage was in Lincoln County Aug. 20 to tour businesses in East Boothbay and Newcastle, speak at Republican headquarters in Damariscotta, and attend a fundraiser in Bristol Mills.


Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Lincoln County, ME, Boothbay, ME, East Boothbay, ME, Newcastle, ME

Republican Journal

"And we all had a real good time!"

Once again many Knox County Democrats are enjoying the afterglow of another just-right John Syrett Lobster Bake.


Related Topix: US News, Knox County, ME, Owls Head, ME, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican

The Harbor Times Soup

Annual open studio in Belmont

Everyday Pottery Studio will hold its annual Studio Open House and Garden Tour Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The studio and gardens are located at 103 Northport Road, off Route 52 via Ryan Road.


Related Topix: Events

Capital Weekly

When Wellness Connection of Maine opened nearly three years ago on...

When Wellness Connection of Maine opened nearly three years ago on Route 1 in a nondescript building, the medical marijuana dispensary began business with just four cannabis plants.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Brewer, ME, Hallowell, ME, Healthcare Law, Law

Bangor Daily News

Why Maine, and the rest of the US, should care about Scottish independence

Last weekend I attended the St. Andrew's Society of Maine's 36th annual Maine Highland Games in Topsham.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Topsham, ME, Opinion

State of Maine

Maine Communities Earn Grant Awards

AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is announcing that two municipalities have been awarded funding under the Community Development Block Grant Program administered by the Office of Community Development within DECD.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

This Hour: Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press

Maine's attorney general says a police officer was acting in defense of himself and others when he fatally shot a 66-year-old man in Windham.


Related Topix: Cumberland County, ME, Augusta, ME

Customer Interaction Solutions

Industry group leads push for Maine's southern counties to use...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 22--PORTLAND, Maine -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing for seven southern Maine counties to transition to lower-emitting reformulated gasoline, a proposal supported by the fuel industry-led Maine Energy Marketers Association.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Portland, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

Bangor Daily News

Fifth Maine museum connects past and present

Visitors to Peaks Island in Casco Bay approach the 5th Maine Regiment Memorial Hall, located in the Queen Anne-style cottage that survivors of the 5th Maine Infantry Regiment constructed in 1888.


Related Topix: Peaks-Island, ME, Portland, ME, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Bangor Daily News

Mountain Mama of Maine turns native plants into skincare, meet her at folk fest

Where most people see weeds and wildflowers, Janet Edwards sees valuable medicinal plants.


Related Topix: Anson, ME, Home Gardening, Home, Canada, Waldoboro, ME

Bangor Daily News

Heat of the Moment: Plans from State Officials, Energy Companies & Maine's Next Governor

Together with our partners and sponsors, E2Tech is pleased to host this special event to help business and homeowners make cost-effective and thoughtful decisions ahead of the heating season.


Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

Bangor Daily News

Maine-inspired restaurant to open new location in Maryland

Lobster ME serves lobster rolls featuring Maine lobster in a variety of flavors, including Cajun and Italian.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Seafood

Directions Magazine

GIS Government News Weekly: Mainea s Future, Wisconsin Traffic, Avenza Courts Indiana DNR

The Maine Futures Community Mapper is a web-based tool that helps Mainers: identify locations that are most suitable for future development, conservation, agricultural uses, or forestry; identify potential conflicts and compatibilities between different land uses; and envision their future landscape under different possible scenarios of change.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Indiana, Indiana Government, Agriculture, Science, Wyoming Government, Wyoming

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Eves' proposals would aid aging population

Building more affordable housing for Maine seniors and boosting Medicaid reimbursements to home care workers were among several policy ideas rolled out by House Speaker Mark Eves on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, North Berwick, ME

Bangor Daily News

New Bangor barracks for state police brings Troop E units together under one roof

Maine State Police Lt. Wesley Hussey addresses the crowd during the grand opening of the new state police barracks in Bangor on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Orono, ME

Sun Journal

Maine Democrats say state's GOP is deploying 'shoot first, aim...

U.S. Congressman Mike Michaud, D-Maine, holds a Maine-made New Balance shoe as he announced he would run for the governor's office during a stop in Lewiston last August.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Millinocket, ME, East Millinocket, ME


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