Wednesday, June 19, 2013
City and business leaders laud its versatility and simplicity, but online communities and a local expert aren't impressed.
Experts: Portland really is excellent city
The policy comes after a series of articles about the Department of Environmental Protection.
'The Lobbyist in the henhouse' DEP series
By insuring more people, the bill, still viable with an override of Gov. LePage's veto, could offset the escalating costs of free care, they say.
OK, I admit it. The moment they rolled out Portland's new slogan Tuesday, I found myself somewhere between unimpressed and downright disappointed . . .
The governor wants to support a UMaine offshore wind pilot project over that of a Norwegian company, but a sponsor says failure to pass the bill would undermine other energy initiatives as well.
But a Saco senator calls the vote 'an insult,' as it goes against a legislative committee's recommendation.
It's a major breakthrough, but the Obama administration says the ultimate U.S.-Afghan goal is a full Taliban renouncement of al-Qaida.
Evidence indicates the rider was killed when he lost his balance while sipping water, police say.
Trek Across Maine riders pedal on in honor of cyclist
Despite legislative support, Rep. Rebecca's Millett's alternative bill won't be veto-proof.
Jessica Meir of Caribou, whose yearbook goal was to walk in space, is one of eight new candidates chosen by NASA.
A hiker and kayaker, Kenneth Wilson, 77, had moved to Gray with his wife in 1995.
In testimony, they defend the collection of telephone and Internet data as key to protecting the U.S. and its allies.
NSA leaker Snowden says he can't get fair trial in U.S.
Police investigating theft of Maine painting / LePage's veto on long-term care legislation upheld ... and more news from around the state.
Even well-dressed salads can benefit from a little bling from time to time.
It was a dramatic ending to a very long, rain-soaked day at Fenway, which started at 1 p.m. and ended shortly before 11 p.m.
The two men are working hard to support their families. Too bad a minimum wage hike is unlikely.
Nearly 300,000 young adults who lived illegally in the U.S. get permission to stay under a new program.
Maine Senate approves weakened gun bill, disappointing advocates