Nell Gluckman


Kathryn A. Foster

Plan to convert UMaine-Farmington to natural gas falls through

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 31, 2014, at 11:19 a.m.
Charles Fourcloud

Former finance director for Passamaquoddy sentenced to 18 months for stealing $20,000 from tribe

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 28, 2014, at 1:28 p.m.
David Flanagan, interim president at USM

USM faculty reduction will result in cuts at Muskie School, elimination of language programs

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 28, 2014, at 5:37 a.m.

Latest poll confirms Poliquin and Cain are neck and neck

on Oct. 27, 2014, at 9:58 a.m.
A UNH poll, commissioned by the Portland Press Herald, shows Poliquin with a 1 point lead over Cain in the race to replace Michaud in the 2nd Congressional District.
Bruce Poliquin, who is running to represent Maine's 2nd Congressional District, knocked on doors on a recent Saturday morning. He told Bangor residents he met that he wants to create a better climate for business in Maine.

Stark choice: Emily Cain, Bruce Poliquin race to win in 2nd District

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 25, 2014, at 6:42 a.m.
Daniel Bahun, a second-year student at the University of Southern Maine who is majoring in French, said he was standing outside Sullivan Gym as hundreds entered the building to attend a board of trustees meeting to "fight for the French program and my education here." The board voted to cut undergraduate French and graduate applied medical sciences.

Trustees cut French and applied medical sciences at USM

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 24, 2014, at 6:55 p.m.
Democratic state Sen. Emily Cain (from left), Republican former State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin and independent Blaine Richardson square off during the 2nd Congressional District debate on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the CBS 13 television studios in Portland. The three candidates for the 2nd District faced off in the last debate of the election Thursday night, Oct. 23.

Cain, Poliquin defend their records in final debate of heated 2nd District race

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 23, 2014, at 9:40 p.m.

WMTW says Emily Cain will skip debate because independent Blaine Richardson was not invited

on Oct. 23, 2014, at 3:23 p.m.
Emily Cain has pulled out of the final debate because the independent candidate, Blaine Richardson, was not invited.
Yellow Light Breen (center) of Bangor Savings Bank speaks at a press conference in Portland on Thursday. Breen is flanked by Chris Hall (left) of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Meredith Jones (right) of the Maine Community Foundation as Educate Maine released its "Education Indicators for Maine" report.

Report: Maine made little progress to improve education in past year

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 23, 2014, at 1:35 p.m.

CD2 candidates debate abortion, jobs and Obamacare

on Oct. 22, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.
Bruce Poliquin, Emily Cain and Blaine Richardson, all candidates hoping to represent Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, participated in their third debate in Presque Isle on Tuesday night.
David Flanagan

USM trustees back cuts as 24 targeted faculty members agree to retire

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 22, 2014, at 12:43 p.m.

Cain’s campaign releases internal poll results after NRCC pulls back on TV ad buy

on Oct. 20, 2014, at 2:28 p.m.
Internal polling data released by Emily Cain’s campaign puts Cain ahead of Bruce Poliquin. But when campaigns release this kind of data, it should be taken with a fairly large grain of salt.
Democrat Emily Cain and Republican Bruce Poliquin, candidates for the 2nd Congressional District seat.

Under crush of negative ads, undecided voters in Maine’s 2nd District appear key to election

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 18, 2014, at 5:35 a.m.

Cook Political Report changes forecast of CD2 election from “leans Democratic” to “toss up”

on Oct. 17, 2014, at 11:44 a.m.

In 2nd CD2 debate, candidates trade personal and policy attacks

on Oct. 16, 2014, at 11:06 p.m.

A coalition of Republicans announces support for Emily Cain

on Oct. 16, 2014, at 4:03 p.m.
Ryan Low, vice president for administration and finance at the University of Maine.

University of Maine to cut $7 million from budget

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 16, 2014, at 10:21 a.m.

Abortion, climate change and other questions for CD2 candidates

on Oct. 14, 2014, at 6:52 p.m.
Here’s a rundown of how the candidates answer the lightening round questions during Tuesday night’s debate.
University of Southern Maine President David Flanagan

Students, faculty speak out against program cuts, 50 faculty layoffs at USM

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 14, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
Democratic candidate Emily Cain, a state senator from Orono, and former state treasurer Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, are locked in a race that is much closer than many predicted.

Cain, Poliquin, Richardson to square off in 2nd Congressional District debate Tuesday

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 14, 2014, at 11:19 a.m.