Tuesday, June 18, 2013
'Product stewardship' regulations – even those with industry and bipartisan support – meet staunch resistance from, among others, a commissioner with former ties to corporate interests.
Political parties split in response to newspaper series
Efforts to reduce risks to kids run into a powerful foe
Sources describe a department under duress
The lobbyist in the henhouse: Whose interests is Maine’s DEP commissioner serving?
The policy comes after a series of articles about the Department of Environmental Protection.
The City Council's public hearing comes in response to a petition for legalized recreational marijuana.
But a Saco senator calls the vote 'an insult,' as it goes against a legislative committee's recommendation.
In a major breakthrough, the Taliban and the U.S. announced Tuesday that they will hold formal talks on finding a solution to ending 12 years of war.
Jessica Meir of Caribou, whose yearbook goal was to walk in space, is one of eight new candidates chosen by NASA.
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
The registration fee increase – from $40 to $45 a year for residents – could still face a veto.
'It's probably the worst decision I've made in my entire life,' Michael Femling tells the judge.
The bill would extend health insurance to more than 60,000 low-income Mainers under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Maine insurance bills pass, but face likely vetoes
LePage's finance chief wants to avoid government shutdown
John Martorano says he is a "nice guy" who was only trying to help his family and friends when he pumped bullets into victims while working with Bulger and his gang.
Army Gen. Keith Alexander tells the House Intelligence Committee that two recently disclosed surveillance programs are critical in the terrorism fight.
NSA leaker Snowden says he can't get fair trial in U.S.
Their love of kayaking prompted him and his wife to move to Maine in 1995.
The Thursday concerts, which start at 5 p.m., feature two to three local bands each week.
The agreements cover the head coach, two assistant coaches, athletic trainer and equipment manager.
A newspaper investigation shows an agency that puts corporate interests ahead of people.
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