Articles by Anthony Brino
By Anthony Brino on April 26, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.
LD 820 would amend the controversial 2012 Maine Metallic Mineral Mining Act and add a range of new conditions for permitting metal mining.
By Anthony Brino on April 25, 2017, at 5:41 p.m.
Pleasant River Lumber company is expanding its Jackman sawmill in anticipation of increased demand for American lumber amid the U.S. government’s plans to levy tariffs on Canadian softwood.
By Anthony Brino on April 25, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
By Anthony Brino on April 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
LD 820, a bill introduced by Sen. Everett “Brownie” Carson, D-Harpswell, would amend the 2012 mining law to add a range of new conditions for permitting metal mining.
By Anthony Brino on March 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Rep. Dave McCrea, D-Fort Fairfield, wants to let Amish community members hunt wearing red rather than blaze orange in accordance with religious customs.
By Anthony Brino on March 21, 2017, at 3:47 p.m.
Since 2010, The Northern Border Regional Commission has funded 26 projects in Maine with a total of $5.4 million in grants
By Anthony Brino on March 21, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
Two Maine men were arrested in Massachusetts on Saint Patrick’s Day, accused of transporting heroin from Connecticut to Maine.
By Anthony Brino on March 20, 2017, at 7:52 p.m.
More than 40 citizens, plus additional representatives from environmental groups, voiced their opposition to large scale metal mining.
By Anthony Brino on March 17, 2017, at 12:40 p.m.
A Presque Isle man with a knife was shot and killed by police Friday in an altercation.
By Anthony Brino on March 17, 2017, at 12:26 p.m.
As lawmakers again consider whether to approve regulations allowing open pit metal mining under a controversial 2012 law, the Natural Resources Council of Maine is supporting a new bill that the group says would offer better environmental protections.
By Anthony Brino on March 10, 2017, at 1:49 p.m.
A potentially record-breaking March chill is sweeping across Maine this weekend.
By Anthony Brino on March 09, 2017, at 4:59 p.m.
Despite Gov. Paul LePage’s puzzling claim about wasted Maine potatoes, some of his concerns about energy costs are shared in the industry.
By Anthony Brino on March 04, 2017, at 8:10 a.m.
Mainers who want to tell lawmakers what they think about how to regulate large-scale metal mines in the state will have an opportunity.
By Anthony Brino on March 03, 2017, at 6:38 p.m.
The Van Buren-based local food processor Northern Girl has ceased operations and is looking for a buyer.
By Anthony Brino on March 03, 2017, at 4:57 p.m.
The Maine Military Authority is set to receive $7 million through the governor’s supplemental budget.
By Anthony Brino on March 02, 2017, at 11:42 a.m.
This winter started with ample and lush skiing snow at Bigrock Mountain and elsewhere, but it’s progressing with more uncertainty, above-freezing temperatures and rains.
By Anthony Brino on Feb. 26, 2017, at 9:05 a.m.
“I haven’t noticed any sort of change or awkwardness” since Trump’s inauguration, Christopher Yockey said.
By Anthony Brino on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.
A $7 million financial rescue package for the Maine Military Authority in Limestone cleared a major hurdle Friday, when the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs committee approved a supplemental budget for a future vote by the state House and Senate.
By Anthony Brino on Feb. 21, 2017, at 7:27 a.m.
A beginning entrepreneur from Caribou is reopening the former Winnie’s eatery in Presque Isle.
By Anthony Brino on Feb. 20, 2017, at 4:27 p.m.
The reconstruction of a 5.6 mile section of Route 11 between Portage and Eagle Lake will create one of the state’s longest truck lanes.