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People hold signs at a rally in support of Gov. Paul LePage outside the State House in Augusta in this January 2016 file photo.
The Point

National outrage over racial remarks bounces off LePage in Maine

Gov. Paul LePage catapulted himself into the national media spotlight again Tuesday with controversial comments widely viewed as racially insensitive.
Displays at Shango Cannabis shop on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales beginning at midnight in Portland, Oregon, Oct. 1, 2015.

Pot industry groups rush to make their names known in Maine

The survey of obviously marijuana-related Maine business names registered with the secretary of state’s office only captures a sliver of the business activity after the narrow Nov. 8 legalization vote, but it shows early signs of a rush to enter the market that’s still being formed.

Red Cross in critical need of blood donors

Organizers for Maine March, the local effort to get people to the Women's March on Washington, are from left Sarah Gaba, Cara Paulak, Genevieve Morgan and Sally Struever with son Jasper Eiermann. These women are headed to D.C., but there also will be two marches in Maine taking place the same day as the Women's March on Washington.

Sister marches planned for Augusta, Portland could attract thousands

“The idea is to be in complete solidarity with other marches around the country,” said Kathryn Yates, 66, of Portland.

Guest Speakers: Karrie Thomas, Collin Blunk, Laurie Chandler and Chris Gill – The Northern Forest Canoe Trail: A Thru-Paddler Panel Discussion


Guest Speaker: Scott Andrews, Ski Museum of Maine – Maine’s Nordic Skiing Heritage: 1870-Present


Guest Speaker: Anne O’Regan – Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail


2017 Maine Day slated in Zephyrhills, Fla.

FairPoint Upgrades Broadband Service in 6,700 locations throughout Maine

University Credit Union Announces Eight $1,000 Scholarships in 2017