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By Michael Shepherd on Jan. 11, 2017, at 2:24 p.m.
The Maine Legislature’s roadmap for implementing marijuana legalization took shape on Wednesday, with legislative leaders striking deals to delay most of the law until 2018 and form a committee to consider bills on the subject.
By Steve Mistler, Maine Public on Jan. 10, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
Bean became the target of the group Grab Your Wallet following reports that she bankrolled a PAC supporting Donald Trump.
By Abigail Curtis on Jan. 09, 2017, at 6:18 a.m.
Mainers love their woodstoves, but that doesn’t mean that insurance companies love them, too.
MAINERS WE MET
By John Holyoke on Jan. 08, 2017, at 7:24 a.m.
A year ago, Tom Picard said that a series of layoffs — 10 in all since he began work in 1980 — had made life as a millworker tough.
By Adanya Lustig on Jan. 06, 2017, at 6:29 a.m.
Over the last 45 years, Maine had the greatest portion of people in their prime working years in 1999.
By Abigail Adams on Jan. 05, 2017, at 9:23 a.m.
The ordinance would not only be an extra tool for law enforcement, but would also enable landlords to work with their tenants to “keep them contained.”
By Adanya Lustig on Jan. 05, 2017, at 6:25 a.m.
Maine lost population unevenly over the last 15 years. Some counties hollowed out, while others grew in population.
By Ernie Clark on Jan. 04, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“Our guys are facing some tough challenges right now, but as I keep telling them, nobody cares.”
By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan, Reuters on Jan. 04, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Wednesday met with Republican congressional leaders to plot strategy on repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, a move that could leave tens of millions of Americans without medical insurance.
By Nick McCrea on Jan. 04, 2017, at 7:17 a.m.
The gaudy, lime green former home of Dos Amigos Mexican restaurant, at 144 Bayside Road, is getting a makeover and a new life, likely as a cafe and lounge.
By Emily Burnham on Jan. 03, 2017, at 12:51 p.m.
“We have big plans,” Luigi Del Conte said. “We’re just getting started.”
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 30, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
It is not only the unique ecology of the Damariscotta River and the slow-growth philosophy of Glidden Point that makes a great oyster but also the community that surrounds the river.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 29, 2016, at 4:08 p.m.
The Kmart department store on Hogan Road is closing in mid-April as part of a company plan that “accelerated the closing of unprofitable stores,” a company official said Thursday.
By Meg Haskell on Dec. 28, 2016, at 11:57 a.m.
As one year ends and another begins, many Mainers will contemplate making a New Year’s resolution.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 28, 2016, at 8:31 a.m.
The heaviest accumulations, as much as 3 inches per hour, would likely come around midnight into early Friday.
By Jackie Farwell on Dec. 28, 2016, at 6:27 a.m.
Maine’s experience reveals some of the problems with this general approach.
By Darren Fishell on Dec. 27, 2016, at 1:01 a.m.
In the first six months of 2016, Maine’s sluggish economic recovery hit a special benchmark: It rose up and out of the deep pit of the Great Recession.
By Jacqueline Woolley, The Conversation on Dec. 24, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The holiday season is upon us, and so are its attendant myths, most prominent of which is the Santa Claus story.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 24, 2016, at 1 a.m.
When it comes to a traditional Christmas celebration, having a freshly cut tree is the only way to go.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 23, 2016, at 6:38 a.m.
“I love Christmas. It’s such a nice time of the year. And everybody who comes in here is happy.”