Critics say the approval process of projects along Maine’s vast coastline is too permissive, resulting in sprawling aquaculture farms that conflict with the state’s traditional fishing industries, such as lobstering.
While life as a parent is often busy, it’s taken on a whole new sense during the pandemic.
“Never before have I seen such widespread, bipartisan support for previously radical ideas like universal child care, taxing the rich and comprehensive paid leave,” Bryan Bennett writes.
The plan will allow downtown restaurants to request using the parking spaces in front of their business for additional seating through a “parklet” program.
“This data and the continued killing of Black men remind us that disparities in policing can have needlessly fatal consequences. It should not be radical to suggest that these patterns must stop,” the BDN Editorial Board writes.
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When: Friday, April 30 at 12:30pm via ZoomOnline event; Free to the public While the ocean has suffered many losses and huge problems remain, important progress is being made in marine conservation. Examples include striking recoveries of once threatened species, increasing rates of protection of marine habitats, more sustainably managed fisheries and aquaculture, reductions in […]
PRESQUE ISLE — Now that COVID-19 vaccines are available to all those in Maine who are age 16 or older, Northern Light AR Gould Hospital has adjusted some clinic hours to be more accessible to those in school or working during the day. A clinic is planned this Wednesday, April 14 from 2-6 p.m. at […]
Under the approved proposal, the city would place up to four portable outdoor toilets at yet-to-be-determined locations, and the city would partner with members of a local advocacy group to maintain them.
PORTLAND — Sarah Doucette has joined leading financial security company Northwestern Mutual – Portland, ME as financial representative, effective March 29. In her new role, Doucette will join a team of specialists offering a wide array of products. In offering comprehensive financial planning, she will provide expert guidance and innovative solutions for a variety of […]
William “Billy” Evans was killed earlier this month in an attack near the Senate side of the Capitol building, where he and another officer were manning a barricade.
HALLOWELL – NAMI Maine, a statewide nonprofit organization providing education, support, and advocacy for people living with mental illness and their families announces that registration is now open for two separate online courses for people who have an adult family member living with a mental health condition. Both courses begin during the first week of […]
The B-17G Flying Fortress bomber crashed in October 2019, killing seven people.
Darius, a Continental Giant rabbit, disappeared from his backyard enclosure over the weekend.
The suit seeks to stop the Census Bureau from applying the method known as “differential privacy” to the numbers that will be used for redrawing congressional and legislative seats later this year.
PORTLAND — The MEMIC Group is now accepting applications for its Harvey Picker Horizon Scholarship Program for children and spouses of workers who have been seriously injured on the job. MEMIC has awarded $210,000 in scholarships since 2001. As one of the fastest growing workers’ compensation insurers with eight offices along the Eastern Seaboard, MEMIC […]
The pro-corridor spending so far this year was led by Clean Energy Matters, which spent more than $4.6 million, primarily funding media buys and voter outreach.
Kim Potter resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center. Potter, a 26-year veteran, had been on administrative leave following Sunday’s shooting.
Chauvin lawyer Eric Nelson has argued that the now-fired white officer did what he was trained to do and that Floyd died last May because of his illegal drug use and underlying health conditions.
The jail is working with the Maine CDC to contain the virus’ spread.