By Beth Brogan on Feb. 17, 2017, at 6:17 a.m.
A Lewiston-based anti-LGBT organization leading an effort to remove protections from discrimination based on sexual orientation from the Maine Human Rights Act has been identified as a hate group in the 2016 Hate Map released Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 16, 2017, at 9:58 a.m.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 15, 2017, at 12:32 p.m.
The Maine Humanities Council will honor Lawless for decades contributing to public humanities.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 14, 2017, at 3:06 p.m.
A psychiatrist testified that a Gardiner man charged with killing and dismembering his father has improved substantially since being forcibly medicated.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 09, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
The changes “are designed to ensure L.L. Bean continues to be a thriving outdoor company for the next hundred years and beyond,” company Executive Chairman Shawn Gorman said in a statement.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 08, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.
Three midcoast men were arrested early Wednesday morning after police allegedly spotted them fleeing from a Brunswick home, where the resident had just reported a burglary.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 08, 2017, at 6:50 a.m.
When the expansion is complete, the garden complex will include a new visitor center and gift shop, a restaurant in the existing visitor center, a 16,000-square-foot horticulture research and production facility, and a nearly six-story conservatory, along with expanded parking, formal gardens and trails.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 03, 2017, at 12:29 p.m.
Ten peace activists arrested in June while protesting outside Bath Iron Works were found guilty of misdemeanors.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 02, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.
Abigail Gray Swartz painted a magazine cover that reimagines Rosie the Riveter as a black woman wearing a pink knit hat that has come to symbolize opposition to President Donald Trump’s policies and persona.
By Beth Brogan on Feb. 01, 2017, at 2:01 p.m.
Ten of the 12 people charged with misdemeanor obstruction of a public way last year pleaded not guilty in connection with the protest outside the shipyard’s south gate.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 31, 2017, at 9:26 a.m.
“The values they represent … is not ones any of us share and that we will absolutely, loudly drive them away.”
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 30, 2017, at 10:16 a.m.
The single-page, multi-colored flyer announces a Ku Klux Klan neighborhood watch and encourages people to call a “24-hour Klanline.”
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 26, 2017, at 4:06 p.m.
The device was discovered late Wednesday afternoon by someone walking in the area, the Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman said.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 26, 2017, at 6:10 a.m.
Paul Coulombe has expanded his holdings to the east edge of the harbor, recently closing on the nearly 100-room Rocktide Inn & Restaurant and an adjacent vacant waterfront lot.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 20, 2017, at 11:47 a.m.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 20, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 18, 2017, at 4:21 p.m.
Under conditions of a plea agreement, a 60-year-old Bath man charged with 19 counts of sex crimes against a child will serve two and a half years in prison followed by four years of probation.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 18, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.
The move is designed to reduce negative effects of continuous foghorns on area wildlife and residents.