Maine

Lobster industry brainstorms market strategies

ROCKLAND — With overseas markets shaky at best, the leaders of Maine’s $1.4 billion lobster industry came together Wednesday to talk about how to...

World War II plane lands at Jetport

A B-24 Liberator makes its landing approach on Wednesday at the Portland International Jetport in South Portland. The World War II-era plane is the...

Portland officials consider expanding tax-shelter districts

PORTLAND — Portland officials plan to add more than a dozen properties to the city’s network of tax shelter districts, a move that could...

Group pushes for mountain bike trail in Topsham

TOPSHAM — A group of mountain bikers have revived the push to add a series of mountain bike trails in town. The Six Rivers chapter...

Semipro football team gets home field advantage

ATHENS — The Twin City Riot semiprofessional football team in the Bangor-Brewer area has named Athens as its new home field for practice and...

State denies teaching credentials to former Democratic lawmaker accused of inappropriate behavior

A former Westbrook lawmaker who resigned his seat amid allegations he engaged in inappropriate relationships with female students can no longer teach, coach or...

Cannabis & crustaceans? These lobsters may get baked before customers can cook them

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A local lobster pound owner believes she may have found a new, marijuana-based method for killing Maine’s signature seafood species more...

Westbrook OKs first phase of project that includes Market Basket

WESTBROOK — The Planning Board on Tuesday night unanimously approved plans for the first phase of what could eventually become a 100-acre mixed use...

Republican National Committee offers support to Shawn Moody

AUGUSTA — Touting Shawn Moody’s background as a “self-made man,” the Republican National Committee on Tuesday issued a statement of support for the Republican...

Janet Mills releases economic ‘action plan’

AUGUSTA — Gubernatorial candidate Janet Mills unveiled an “action plan” Tuesday that would create a “one-stop shop” for businesses, provide no-interest loans to help...
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