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Members of Maine's Native American tribes rallied outside the State House on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, after tribal representatives in the House of Representatives resigned from their seats over conflicts with state government and Gov. Paul LePage.

Passamaquoddy, Penobscot tribes withdraw from Maine Legislature

AUGUSTA | Citing growing concerns about state government’s apparent lack of respect for tribal sovereignty, the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes announced Tuesday that they …

1 dead in Portland in spate of violent crimes

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A 19-year-old Scarborough man has died and another man remains hospitalized after being shot late Monday night at a Portland recording studio. …
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Louise Yoss exercises in the Silver Sneakers Zumba class at the Aaron Family JCC in Dallas, Dec. 12, 2013.

22 facts about the health of Maine seniors. (Bad teeth, but otherwise in excellent shape)

Nearly 50 percent of Maine seniors report they’re in very good or excellent health, ranking this state No. 4 in the country. What’s more, Maine …

Bill would allow Maine Amish hunters to wear red instead of orange

AUGUSTA | Emergency legislation was submitted Tuesday to allow Amish hunters to wear red …

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Medford teen on fishing trip found dead in Rainbow Township

A search of Bean Brook in Piscataquis County ended late Sunday …


To make your own yogurt, start with a live culture.

How to make your own yogurt

I decided to make yogurt over Memorial Day weekend. Halfway through my adventures in acidophilus, yogurt’s “friendly” bacteria, I almost gave up, ditched the project …


The Juice Cellar is now using cashew milk instead of almond milk in their smoothies. The change is in response to the owner Chris Roberts' concern about the drought in California and the amount of water needed to keep them in production.

Bangor cafe pulls almonds from menu due to California drought

Bangor- and Belfast-based cafe owner Chris Roberts has little connection to California, but he is trying to do his part to address the state’s four-year …



Men, follow this simple advice. It could save your life

Guest post by retired dermatologist J. Michael Taylor, MD, MPH According to a recent survey by the Skin Cancer Foundation, men over age 50 are …



Summer Sangria

“Are you going home for Memorial Day?” a colleague asked me recently. “Yes,” I said without a pause. I knew she was referring to Connecticut, …

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