Cloudy 42° F High: 50° | Low: 41° Full Forecast

  • Election 2018
    shadow

    With election looming, candidates for governor debate transmission line, non-citizen voting rights

    All four expressed concern about Central Maine Power Co.'s plan to run a 145-mile power line through the mountains of western Maine.

  • Politics
    shadow

    Attorney General’s Office backs Medicaid expansion lawsuit against LePage administration

    Attorney General Janet Mills, who is running for governor, has recused herself and is not named in the filing supporting the lawsuit accusing the administration of illegally blocking Medicaid expansion.

  • Election 2018
    shadow

    Moody camp doubts poll showing Mills with 8-point lead in race for governor

    The online poll has the Democrat leading her Republican opponent, but his campaign dismisses the results because the pollsters have strong ties to the Maine Democratic Party.

  • Politics
    shadow

    Crowdfunding to pressure Collins on Kavanaugh vote likely to face legal challenge

    The unusual threat to bankroll her hypothetical 2020 opponent is viewed by some as an illegal bribe and by others as typical political gamesmanship.

  • Business
    shadow

    LePage made secret trip to Spain to meet with leaders of CMP’s parent company

    The governor's press secretary says LePage and Iberdrola executives met to discuss 'ways to lower energy costs for Maine ratepayers.'

  • Election 2018
    shadow

    Front-runner King attacked from right and left during 1st debate in U.S. Senate race

    The independent incumbent's challengers, Republican Eric Brakey and Democrat Zak Ringelstein, team up to cast the independent as lacking in leadership.

  • Business
    shadow

    Regulators moving to ban exotic bait that could threaten lobster fishery

    The board agrees to develop a bait safety resolution based on Maine's rules that all lobstering states would enact by 2020.

  • Election 2018
    shadow

    Candidates for at-large City Council seat have differing views of Portland

    Joey Brunelle sees a lack of progress on many issues and gentrification pushing out those with moderate incomes, while incumbent Nicholas Mavodones sees a much-improved community that is now attracting national attention.

  • Opinion
    shadow

    Maine Voices: I’m the so-called rogue professor. USM was my rogue adjudicator

    I took responsibility for not following procedures in starting a pop-up political course, then university officials succumbed to pressure, accused me of partisanship and barred me from teaching.

  • Boston Red Sox
    shadow

    Their kids are confident, but longtime Red Sox fans still can’t forget the curse

    Fourteen years after Boston broke its long World Series drought, the heartbreak is just folklore for younger fans. But older fans who felt the pain find themselves ‘hopeful but ... frightened,’ even with the powerful 2018 team.

  • PORTLAND FOOD SCENE
    More News
    SEND US YOUR CONFIDENTIAL NEWS TIP

    Add your confidential information here: News tips; send an email to: [email protected]; or send postal mail to: News Tips, Portland Press Herald, 295 Gannett Drive, South Portland, ME 04106


    From our partnersWhat’s this? This marketing content supports advertising programs and sponsored events.



    • Wake up to the local News you need

      Enter your email and our daily headlines will be delivered to your inbox each morning.


    Portland Press Herald e-edition

    Home delivery and digital subscribers have access to the e-Edition at no additional cost.