Articles by Darren Fishell
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 22, 2016, at 7 a.m.
Independent challenger Evan McMullin disclosed his first Maine contribution — $1,050 from a Fort Fairfield donor — in September.
on Oct. 21, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
The latest poll of Maine’s presidential election preferences found Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump in a dead heat in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, a battleground that’s gotten much more attention than usual this cycle.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
If Maine legalizes marijuana, it doesn’t mean employees could light up during smoke breaks. But there will be more incentive for state officials to come up with a workable definition of what it means to be “under the influence.”
on Oct. 21, 2016, at 5 a.m.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 19, 2016, at 10:32 p.m.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 19, 2016, at 8:48 p.m.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 19, 2016, at 7:12 p.m.
Maine residents have put almost $2.7 million into this year’s presidential contest. More than half went to candidates who have already dropped out.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 17, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
It’s the same fight but with more ammunition.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 14, 2016, at 6:36 p.m.
“It appears clear that the intent of the legislation applies to persons 21 and over.”
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.
A Maine attorney representing the advocates of the measure say her office is wrong.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 11, 2016, at 3:04 p.m.
Campaigns promoting passage of Maine’s five citizen-initiated ballot questions are largely getting their money from outside the state, a dynamic at least one opposition group has criticized.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 10, 2016, at 6:09 a.m.
If voters legalize marijuana in Maine by voting yes on Question 1, it would sound the starting gun for businesses looking to capture part of an industry expected to grow to $200 million in Maine sales by 2020.
on Oct. 06, 2016, at 10:35 a.m.
on Oct. 06, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 04, 2016, at 12:39 p.m.
Maine regulators have launched an inquiry into how the current regional drought most severely affecting southern and central Maine could impact local water utilities.
on Oct. 04, 2016, at 11:18 a.m.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 03, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
“While providing high-quality broadband service is important to the company’s future, it cannot ignore service quality obligations to its [provider-of-last-resort] customers.”
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 03, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
David Heidrich urged the Franklin County commissioners to reject the proposal for revising the property tax break.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 02, 2016, at 7:28 a.m.
The 2nd Congressional District rematch between Bruce Poliquin and Emily Cain is already more expensive than the original.
By Darren Fishell on Sept. 30, 2016, at 6:40 a.m.
“That was really what people had to weigh: the cost versus the loss of control and loss of that on-island employment.”