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  • Schools and Education

    Parents criticize plan to reconfigure Portland elementary schools

    They question the benefits and point to the disruption from converting 8 elementary schools to 4 schools for pre-K through second grade and 4 for third through fifth grade.

  • Local & State

    A new Mainer’s dream of U.S. citizenship is finally fulfilled

    Abdi Nor Iftin, who came to America in 2014 after winning a diversity visa lottery, became a naturalized citizen on Friday, along with 45 other people from 25 countries.

  • Business

    Maine’s public advocate decries CMP disconnect notices as ‘scare tactic’

    Central Maine Power says it is allowed to send the notices to customers with past-due bills, even though it can't shut off their power in the winter without permission from the Public Utilities Commission.

  • Alan Dershowitz
    Nation & World

    Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team

    The president adds two new attorneys – Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz – who are known for their involvement in consequential legal dramas of recent American history, and for their regular appearances on Fox News.

  • Business

    UMaine teams up with Dutch aquaculture firm to develop a land-based farm

    The university and Kingfish Zeeland sign a collaborative agreement related to a planned $110 million fish farm in Jonesport.

  • Lewiston-Auburn

    Conservative commentator Michelle Malkin draws standing-room-only crowd in Sabattus

    The conservative political commentator spoke about immigration policy and free speech Friday while addressing a gathering sponsored by the University of Maine College Republicans group.

  • Local & State

    Video: Another Westbrook ice disk appears to be forming in the Presumpscot

    While not quite the spinning wonder that went viral in 2019, this ice disk is taking shape in the Presumpscot River near downtown Westbrook.

  • Maine Voices

    Time for students to occupy the classroom and demand fair pay for adjunct teachers

    Part-time professors create courses, give lectures, spend hours grading and help students think critically – but they'd make more in fast food.

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