NOAA unveils rule to protect right whales
The regulation includes a large-vessel speed limit of 10 knots in designated waters off the East Coast.
WMTW decides not to air entire video
The fatal confrontation is too graphic to be shown to viewers, the station says.
Stripers really are the ones that got away this year
The bass lingered south of Maine, frustrating fishermen who yearly spend up to $30 million here.
Kennedy: Hope rises again
The ailing senator and the candidate's wife, Michelle, open the convention with a call for change – Obama.
Clean Election candidate ordered to repay $2,000
A truck cap, roof rack and GPS are deemed personal, not campaign-related.
Northeast homes sales dismal
In Maine, out-of-state buyers are sparse, locals are worrying about oil, and foreclosure filings double.
Wausau Paper to eliminate 150 jobs in Maine
A known entity, Biden will appeal to blue-collar Democrats but may say something to regret.
The opposition to it by corporate voices makes sense, once you see it takes away their power.
Collins voiced views of many
Maine seat belt, helmet laws make no sense whatsoever
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AUGUSTA Developer seeks tax break
AUGUSTA -- A proposed 20-year deal discussed by the City Council Monday would give the developer of the Central Maine Commerce Center a tax break worth $56,000 or more a year while giving the city several road improvements, new jobs and a development that might not happen otherwise.
SENATE HOPEFUL COMES 'CLEAN'
AUGUSTA -- The state ethics commission voted Monday to require a state Senate candidate to reimburse the Maine Clean Election Act fund more than $2,000 for a series of purchases made using public money.
Independent, former Democrat, rallying Mainers for McCain
AUGUSTA -- Rep. Tom Saviello stood on the Statehouse steps Monday to say he's leading a new group called Maine Citizens for McCain.
New students welcomed in their first day at UMA
AUGUSTA -- Addison Lewis is not your typical first-year college student.
Biden won't help with votes, but his bite's an asset
A presidential candidate's selection of a running mate is supposed to tell us something about the candidate.
CRAIG HICKMAN OF WINTHROP : Bad cold not the best way to start Democratic convention
Editor's note: The writer submitted this column on Monday morning, before the convention actually began.
DAVID B. OFFER : Air Force generals get cushy digs 'befitting their rank'
The next time you squeeze into a airplane's seat with about two inches of legroom, sit back (if you can) and wish you were an Air Force general.
Energy workshop set for Jay
JAY - People are invited to an energy conservation workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Jay High School library.
Otis mill to cut jobs
JAY - Citing the price of oil and other rising costs, Wausau Paper announced Monday that it would permanently shut down one of its two Otis mill paper machines by the end of the year and lay off approximately 146 of the mill's 235 workers.
Jay assessing weighs mill shutdown's effect on tax rate
JAY - Town Manager Ruth Marden told selectmen Monday she would know more Tuesday about the impact on the tax base when Wausau Paper permanently shuts down one of its two paper machines this fall.
Collins kicks off campaign bus tour
BANGOR (AP) - Sen. Susan Collins' campaign has hit the road on a bus tour that will take her across all parts of Maine in the weeks ahead.
Saviello heads state 'Citizens for McCain'
AUGUSTA - State Rep. Tom Saviello, U-Wilton, announced Monday that he is chairing Citizens for McCain campaign in Maine, part of a national effort to attract support among Democrats and Independents for U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
Bethel has misread law on drug seizures
The ability to seize assets of drug traffickers is lucrative for police, justified by the simple, eye-for-an-eye principle of using forfeited drug proceeds to support drug investigations.
Gender had little to do with Clinton's defeat
There's nothing mellow about Hillary Clinton. She's the greatest polarizer since Richard Nixon. Her defenders are fierce, her detractors ferocious. It's not because she's a woman that she's "the might have been" as Democrats hold their convention in Denver, it's because of the kind of woman she is.
Keeping the peace
All voting should be private.
Based on research?
One hundred college presidents support lowering the legal age for drinking to 18 "based on research."
Funding Cutback Hits Assisted Living Facilities
Maine Convention Delegates Focus on Unity
School Lunch Prices to Rise
Maine Climatologist Heading For the Arctic Circle
Maine delegation: First gathering