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By Michael Shepherd on April 23, 2017, at 7:20 a.m.
A husky’s life is on the line in what may be Maine’s most unusual court case, and one of the only things that can save it is Gov. Paul LePage and a creative interpretation of executive power.
By Robbie Feinberg, Maine Public on April 22, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
A new report finds that students in Maine are restrained and secluded within their schools approximately 13,000 times per year. Educational advocates want to see reforms at the state level to bring those numbers down.
By Nick McCrea on April 21, 2017, at 3:44 p.m.
Maine posted a 3 percent unemployment rate for March, the lowest since the current method of measuring unemployment was adopted in 1976.
By Troy R. Bennett on April 20, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
To get the free sample, all you had to do was prove you were over 21 and say the magic, not-so-secret password “cannabis liberation.”
By Robbie Feinberg on April 18, 2017, at 4:19 p.m.
Some schools have swapped out the traditional grades of A’s, B’s and C’s with 1’s, 2’s and 3’s, and some parents are concerned that could affect their kid’s chances of getting into college.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 17, 2017, at 6:12 p.m.
“This could be a very long summer.”
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By Ryan McLaughlin on April 15, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.
Trevor MacLean paddled to his 13th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race victory, the most wins in the 51-history of the paddle from Kenduskeag Village to downtown Bangor, on a perfect sun-splashed day that featured challenging but fast water conditions.
By Michael Shepherd on April 14, 2017, at 12:11 p.m.
Maine State Treasurer Terry Hayes filed to run for governor on Friday, becoming the first serious candidate to declare for the 2018 race.
By Meg Haskell on April 13, 2017, at 8:54 a.m.
Birds sang sweetly and warm spring sunshine filtered through the trees outside the Eastern Area Agency on Aging one recent afternoon when a dozen women in their 60s and older gathered in a conference room to discuss race relations, the American transcendentalist movement and the horrors of war.
By Judy Harrison on April 12, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.
Dakota, the husky pardoned by Gov. Paul LePage, got an 11th hour reprieve late Tuesday.
By Emily Burnham on April 12, 2017, at 12:01 p.m.
“Prison is often a traumatic and terrifying place, and it’ll never be an easy place to be, but there are people at the Maine State Prison that are actively trying to make it less so.”
By Judy Harrison on April 11, 2017, at 2:03 p.m.
Judge Valerie Stanfill found that Maine law requires that a dog be euthanized after it is declared a dangerous dog and it attacks again.
By Kathleen Pierce on April 10, 2017, at 6:18 a.m.
In an effort to put a dent in the region’s burgeoning food insecurity problem, the organization that manages Portland’s community gardens started giving preference to low-income Portlanders.
By Lauren Abbate on April 09, 2017, at 7:22 a.m.
A boon to using goat’s milk for the base of the soap, as opposed to water, is that the milk is more easily absorbed into the skin.
By Steve Mistler on April 08, 2017, at 12:40 p.m.
“We have to have rules to keep from having chaos in that we have a lot of people on a very small piece of property.”
By Michael Shepherd on April 07, 2017, at 1:45 p.m.
Maine’s congressional delegation called President Donald Trump’s Wednesday airstrikes a fair response to the Syrian regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons in a civil war there, but three said Congress should be consulted before future military action.
By Jake Bleiberg on April 06, 2017, at 2:01 p.m.
ICE agents grabbed him, pushed him against the wall and handcuffed him before walking him out of the court, said lawyer Tina Heather Nadeau.
By Christopher Burns on April 06, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined her Republican colleagues in the Senate to trigger the so-called “nuclear option.”
By Abigail Curtis on April 05, 2017, at 6:01 a.m.
“The major problem is that Maine has a high reliance on wells, but very few people test their wells.”
By Michael Shepherd on April 04, 2017, at 4:44 p.m.
In his statement, King says he’ll also support Democrats’ planned filibuster, which he hinted at on a Sunday appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”