More Maine Articles

  • Correction: Economic Growth-New England story

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about economic growth in New England states, The Associated Press reported erroneously the size of the economies. State economies cited in the millions of dollars are actually in the billions of dollars. A corrected version of the story is below: Data:...

  • Maine House Speaker's bills address aging issues

    Maine's Democratic House speaker is outlining a series of policy proposals aimed at helping the state's rapidly aging population.

  • Top bid for tallest New England lighthouse is $78K

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The tallest lighthouse in New England will likely soon have a new owner. The federal government on Sunday closed out an auction for Boon Island Light Station, with the top bidder offering $78,000 for the lighthouse built in 1855 on a tiny rocky island 6 miles off Maine's...

  • Codfish numbers at key fishery hits all-time low

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The level of codfish spawning in one of the most critical fisheries in the Northeast U.S. is at an all-time low. National Marine Fisheries Service scientists say the amount of cod spawning in the Gulf of Maine is estimated at 3 to 4 percent of its target level. That...

  • User car dealer enters consent judgment with Maine AG

    Mills AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) – Maine Attorney General Janet Mills announced a proposed consent judgment on Thursday against a used car dealer who allegedly engaged in unscrupulous business practices. Glenn Geiser and his affiliated businesses, My Maine Ride and Bumper2Bumper...

  • Scientists worry lobster conservation is faltering

    WEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Marine scientists and lobster harvesters in Maine's largest fishery say some fishermen may be abandoning a key conservation method practiced for nearly 100 years at a time of growing fears that a run of record hauls is coming to an end. The mandatory practice,...

  • Google confirms it sold barge docked in Maine

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Google Inc. is confirming that the barge it docked in Maine has been sold. The barge carries dozens of old shipping containers that were joined to create a four-story building. Google envisioned it as one of three floating retail stores. The Portland Press Herald says an...

  • Intern for Maine Democrat suspended for vulgar tweets

    Imagine the outrage if an intern for a Republican congressman sent tweets referring to women with derogatory words, discussing sexual acts or disparaging religion. Keep that outrage, wonder and then read on to learn about a Democratic intern.



From the Weekly Standard

  • GOP Establishment Senses Opportunity in New Jersey

    Do Washington Republicans smell blood in New Jersey? The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP's Senate campaign apparatus, issued a press release Wednesday knocking New Jersey's...

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  • Nobody’s Fault

    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

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  • A Privileged Press?

    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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