By Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
One of the Senate seats in play this November is that of Maine’s senior senator, Republican Susan Collins, who has long nurtured a reputation as bipartisan. But during the Trump era, her favor has fallen with some of Maine's fiercely…
By David Sharp, Associated Press
Ranked choice voting will be used for the first time in a presidential race under a ruling Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Court, which concluded a GOP petition drive came up short.
By Kira Kay
Despite low rates of COVID-19 infections, Maine has the largest racial disparity of infection rates in the country. Special Correspondent Kira Kay reports that Black immigrant Mainers have been disproportionately affected and that state aid needed to fight the virus…
With President Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in nearly every major national poll, Democrats see November’s election as a major opportunity. But the contentious political contests extend beyond the White House to the Senate. Jessica Taylor, senior editor…
In our news wrap Monday, a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage space of NASCAR’s sole Black driver prompted a show of solidarity. Bubba Wallace had successfully pushed to ban Confederate flags from NASCAR events. Also, the White House…
By Associated Press
Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the Maine primary.
Fishing groups had sued over the creation of Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, a 5,000-square-mile area that contains fragile deep sea corals and vulnerable species of marine life.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
Olive Kitteridge is overbearing and hard to love, as well as complicated and compelling. The character at the center of Elizabeth Strout's 2009 Pulitzer-winning novel is also back -- in a new book called "Olive, Again." Strout takes Jeffrey Brown…
By Miles O'Brien
The Gulf of Maine is known for lobsters, which form the foundation of an industry critical to the state’s economy. Due to climate change, the waters off southern New England have become too warm for the temperature-sensitive crustaceans, leaving Maine…
By Robert F. Bukaty, David Sharp, Associated Press
The blast around 8:30 a.m. was heard for miles and had enough force to blow a vehicle across an intersection.
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