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Gov. Paul LePage said Friday at the Blaine House that Democrats' opposition to his constitutional amendment to repeal the income tax is "despicable." He also pledged to veto every bill sponsored by a Democrat until his opposition relents and accepts his constitutional amendment to eliminate Maine’s income tax.
POLL QUESTION

LePage: I’ll veto every Democratic bill until Legislature agrees to kill income tax

AUGUSTA | During a fiery news conference that lasted nearly an hour, Gov. Paul LePage pledged Friday to veto every bill sponsored by a …
Transgender athlete Leo Eichfeld, 14, listens to Mt. Ararat High School tennis coach Dan Foley before a match against arch-rivals Brunswick High School. Eichfeld came out this year when he joined the swim team.

‘I’m just a person right now’: Sports help transgender teen make his journey

TOPSHAM | Fourteen-year-old Leo Eichfeld smiles when he recalls going out for Mt. Ararat High School’s tennis team in March. Last year’s Class A …
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How 2 very different Maine towns work to meet the incredible demand for senior housing

People are aging faster than Maine can build homes for them. Here’s what Kennebunk and Fort Fairfield have done to deal with it.

Senate sustains veto, kills bill for new school science standards

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AUGUSTA | A bill to adopt new science standards focused on engineering and experimentation …

Homestead

Capturing a swarm of bees should be done by a beekeeper. Don't spray the hive. Call the Maine State Beekeepers Association.
THE BEE WHISPERER

Save June swarms: Call a beekeeper

June is a month all beekeepers love. Flowers are blooming, and bee colonies are building up strength fast. The queen bee can be laying up …

Business

Gov. Paul LePage

LePage rips ‘repugnant’ Democrats for delaying vote on PUC nominee

AUGUSTA | Gov. Paul LePage lashed out at Democrats during a long and wide-ranging news conference Friday at the Blaine House, calling them “repugnant,” …

Food

THE DAILY SIMMER

Eat a lobster roll, help Nepal

To get chefs to jump into action on the cusp of the busy tourist season, or any day of the year, isn’t easy or enviable. …

Crime & Courts

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