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Small Maine communities reclaim their say over wind projects

A total of 39 Unorganized Territory communities have taken back the ability to nix wind power projects they don’t like.
Long Creek Youth Development Center on Westbrook Street in South Portland.

Long Creek superintendent resigns, citing personal reasons

Long Creek Youth Development Center Superintendent Jeff Merrill II has resigned less than a week after being placed on administrative leave.

Maine pols don’t want to disclose campaign contributors until after elections

Last year, candidates, PACs and ballot question campaigns disclosed more than $2.6 million of spending under what’s known as 24-hour reporting.
Community

Robt Sarazin Blake & The Letters w/ The Beggars featuring Chris Moulton

A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain will make for a messy morning commute across Maine Monday.
Outdoors

Snow, freezing rain to make for slick commute across Maine

The wet snow falling Monday morning will be followed by a light coating of sleet or ice, according to the National Weather Service.
After a spike in crashes, the Maine Department of Transportation will lower the speed limit on a stretch of Interstate 295 between Falmouth and Topsham.

Speed limit to drop on span of I-295 on Monday

The decision to drop the speed limit from 70 mph to 65 mph was prompted by a nearly 30 percent increase in crashes on a span of the interstate between Falmouth and Topsham.
Community

15 Maine Women to Compete for Mrs. Maine America Crown

Camden Hills Regional High School students get onto a bus after being dismissed from school Friday afternoon. Maria Libby, superintendent of MSAD 28, part of the Five Town CSD, said Wednesday that the vast majority of parents in her district support starting school later.
POLL QUESTION

More Maine schools are opting for later morning starts

Midcoast school districts are considering joining the ranks of others in Maine that have delayed the start of the school day.
A GameStop store is pictured in Pasadena, California.

GameStop closing at least 150 ‘nonproductive’ stores in 2017

It was not known Friday if any of the company’s 10 stores in Maine will be affected.

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