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  • Business

    Reducing emissions from transportation is a long, difficult road for Maine

    A preference for pickups, paltry spending on public transit options and slow adoption of electric vehicles create significant obstacles for the state's ambitious goals.

  • Local & State

    This year’s Christmas tree has surprisingly deep roots

    The Norway spruce that graces Portland’s Monument Square for the holiday season was planted three decades ago by a young city arborist in his first year on the job.

  • Bill Nemitz

    Bill Nemitz: Echoes of Watergate – with one glaring difference

    Longtime Maine mover-and-shaker Severin Beliveau doesn't just remember the scandal that took down President Richard Nixon. He found himself in its cross hairs.

  • Local & State

    Maine Med’s new $8 million helipad saves time – and likely lives

    It offers two landing spots and quicker access for critically ill patients to the Portland hospital's emergency department.

  • Food

    Plum delicious – with hard sauce

    The Gaylord family in Wells puts Quaker Plum Pudding on the table every Christmas in honor of their mémé.

  • Books

    Maine winters make for a writer’s wonderland

    The beautiful and isolating season finds its way into the work of many Maine authors, both as setting and inspiration.

  • Outdoors

    Winter solstice: Celebrate the slow return of light

    In this technology-obsessed era, gatherings that celebrate nature are more important than ever.

  • Editorials

    Our View: Invest in people and build Maine’s economy

    The state's new economic development plan rightly focuses on building the workforce.

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