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2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Maine Conservation Voters Action Fund) shows Governor Paul LePage and Congressman Mike Michaud statistically tied in the race for governor with Cutler trailing at 10%. The survey sampled 1,059 likely voters for a margin of error of +/-3%, at the 95% confidence level.
6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
The University of Maine is in the midst of a transition. There is a new president, a relatively new provost and a new lead financial officer at a time when millions of dollars are being cut from the budget.
10 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn
Two Maine health organizations are getting $600,000 to help consumers sign up for insurance under the federal health care overhaul law. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Fishing Partnership Health Plan and Western Maine Community Action will receive navigator grant funding.
14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
At the moment, it could be the determination of a major gaming interest pitching a casino as an economic windfall for a town or city. That determination would be subject, on a case-by-case basis, to the will of lawmakers and Maine voters.
In this weekend's Hometown Maine, WMTW News 8's Norm Karkos takes us to Pownal. This town of 1500 is home to one of Maine's great yet simple getaways: Bradbury Mountain State Park.
I've been around the block -- as in 100 plus countries and seven continents -- from Antarctica to Zanzibar, and I'm here to share the best of my travels. Along the way I was managing editor of Travel Smart.
Posters, prints and baseball hats bearing the image of Robert Indiana's HOPE image are sold to fans outside his home Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, on Vinalhaven Island, Maine.
Growing up in the Northeast, Maine always meant vacation, as it does for many: Sandwiching s'mores around a crackling campfire in Acadia, dipping toes into icy tidal pools in Port Clyde, and cracking lobster claws up and down the coast. As a Boston-based adult often caught up in the busyness of life that can plague us all, the sweet simplicity of a Maine summer escape starts to beckon when June fades into July.
Students at public schools across the state will get a letter to take home next month asking if they are members of military families. Parents who fill out the questionnaire will help school districts ensure that students who are eligible are getting the necessary accommodations, according to the Maine Department of Education.
Maine's three gubernatorial candidates are sharing the same stage for the first time during a Portland forum Friday morning, presenting their policy platforms on energy, the environment and Maine's heating policy and programs. The forum is not a debate, but will give each candidate 30 minutes to address the audience on those topics and respond to questions.
Peter Weston of Montville is running against Christine Burstein in the race for Maine State Representative for 96th District, which includes the towns of Belmont, Lincolnville, Liberty, Montville, Morrill, Palermo and Searsmont. The race is the result of redistricting of District 44 , the seat formerly held by first-term Rep. Jethro Pease, R, Morrill, who is not seeking reelection.
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry encourages people to attend "New England's Biggest Celebration," Sept. 12- in West Springfield, Mass.
The Maine State Society of Washington, D.C. seeks candidates for Maine Cherry Blossom Princess to represent the state and the Society in the 68th annual National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., April 5-11, 2015. Neither a beauty pageant nor talent competition, the festival is a unique opportunity for a young Maine woman to represent Maine and the Society at the largest, best-known non-governmental, civic and social event in the nation's capital which attracts national and international interest and participation.
A calico lobster, top, sits alongside a normal lobster in a bin at Bethel Bait Tackle & More in Bethel, Maine. Lane said the mottled creature was found in a crate of lobsters brought from the Pemaquid Lobster Co-op in Bristol during the previous weekend.
Belfast Free Library will present "Maine at Work," a free thought-provoking and humorous theatrical performance, Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Abbott Room of the downtown library, 106 High St. Using different historical characters, humor, little-known facts and current material gathered from the general public, playwright and actor David Greenham will explore the people and stories that have influenced how we think about jobs in Maine today.
The report that lawmakers on the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee began examining Wednesday suggests that there's room for an additional casino in southern Maine. It also finds that a smaller facility could be built in Aroostook or Washington County, with preference given to the tribes to operate it.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:17 pm
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