Long-term state idea: Energy use 'clusters'
The strategy, plus an emphasis on renewable resources, is part of a draft plan that envisions an energy transformation in Maine.
1st District: Undecideds cloud race
Election 2008: Polls show Chellie Pingree has a lead, but large numbers of voters are still making up their minds.
State to scrutinize contracts with colleges
No-bid contracts, while legal, have little oversight and officials want to verify the money is spent wisely.
Wall Street turmoil cuts into Colby endowment
HOUSE DISTRICT 60: Energy, economy top campaign issues
Both rank as priorities for the candidates seeking the House District 60 seat that represents Topsham.
County reform served best by Cloutier, Larsen
These experienced newcomers to county government can help make it better.
Leigh DonaldsonToo often contrary facts don't influence our beliefs
Our views of current events prove remarkably resistant to evidence or corrections.
School districts should still find partners
while the referendum process plays out.
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Mills eyes two state positions
FARMINGTON -- In November, a three-term representative in the Maine House, Democrat Janet T. Mills, hopes to be re-elected by voters in Farmington and Industry.
Major MaineGeneral donors express concerns
WATERVILLE -- Some area philanthropists have expressed concern about MaineGeneral Health's plan to consolidate operations in Augusta, with at least one saying the move will cost the medical center her financial support.
Auto dealers weathering the storm
Randy Miller has been selling cars for 35 years. He has seen the industry at its best and he has struggled through the worst, like the fear that gripped the nation as gasoline was rationed in the 1970s.
KENNEBEC COMMUTER: MTA tries to justify toll hike
A little bird (better known as our colleague Susan Cover) had a story in the newspaper not too long ago about the Maine Turnpike Authority raising the tolls next year.
Political speech, other tall tales still protected
After a two-year-long presidential race, we hardly need to remind our readers that election campaigns practically invented lies, distortions, untruths, half-truths, falsehoods, misrepresentations and fairy tales.
Collins: I want Lewiston
That Susan Collins wants to win her race for re-election should come as no surprise; that the incumbent Republican U.S. senator has a goal of winning the city of Lewiston, might.
Political campaigns flooding mailboxes
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mailboxes stuffed and it's not even the holidays? It must be election season.
Cleaning out the inbox …
Cheers and jeers from around the news:
Next president should support Israel-Syria talks
The next president will inherit a depressing litany of Mideast problems. But there is a chance to change that negative dynamic by zeroing in on a promising Mideast peace track that was never supported by the Bush team.