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Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 12:29 PM EDT

After Phishing Attack, Computer Services Being Restored on Maine State Computers

After Phishing Attack, Computer Services Being Restored on Maine State Computers

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said computer services are being restored in Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions after a phishing attack. Dunlap said Thursday no public data has been...

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 12:33 PM EDT

Referee Hit in Face by Cannon Blast Suffers Injuries

Referee Hit in Face by Cannon Blast Suffers Injuries

A referee who was hit in the face by a cannon blast during a Maine Maritime Academy football game is recovering from his injuries. The referee was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 06:41 PM EDT

Meet the First Maine Woman in Space

Meet the First Maine Woman in Space

Astronaut Jessica Meir became the first Maine native to leave Earth's atmosphere Wednesday as she headed to the International Space Station on a monthslong mission.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 at 12:42 PM EDT

Pedestrian Struck, Injured by Vehicle Driven by Maine Police Detective

Pedestrian Struck, Injured by Vehicle Driven by Maine Police Detective

A pedestrian in Maine suffered minor injuries when she was hit by a vehicle driven by a Maine State Police detective in Augusta.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 07:36 PM EDT

In Push to Veto Maine Vaccine Excemption Law, Some Say They Were Misled

In Push to Veto Maine Vaccine Excemption Law, Some Say They Were Misled

An advocacy group is trying to stop a Maine law that would give vaccine exemptions for religious and philosophical reasons from going into effect, but some people are saying they'd been misled. Mainers for...

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 at 03:13 PM EDT

Family of Fireman Killed in Explosion 'So Moved' by Support

Family of Fireman Killed in Explosion 'So Moved' by Support

The family of the Maine firefighter killed last week in a propane explosion in Farmington are thanking the community for the support it's showed, from the procession that carried him home to Farmington to the...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 04:58 PM EDT

1 Week After Blast, Last 2 Maine Firefighters Out of Critical Condition

1 Week After Blast, Last 2 Maine Firefighters Out of Critical Condition

Two firefighters remain in the hospital a week after they were seriously injured in a deadly explosion in Farmington, Maine, but their conditions were finally upgraded from critical on Monday while one of their...

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 06:16 PM EDT

Maine Gov. Janet Mills Tells UN State Will Go Carbon Neutral by 2045

Maine Gov. Janet Mills Tells UN State Will Go Carbon Neutral by 2045

Maine Gov. Janet Mills told the United Nations General Assembly on Monday that her state will combat climate change by going carbon neutral by 2045. Mills, a Democrat, was invited to talk about Maine's efforts...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 07:51 PM EDT

Another Firefighter Leaves Hospital After Deadly Blast

Another Firefighter Leaves Hospital After Deadly Blast

Another firefighter injured in a propane explosion in Farmington, Maine, was released from the hospital, Friday, but two remained in critical condition, including the town's fire chief. Officials announced...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 10:52 AM EDT

Large Cannabis Conference in Northeast Coming to Maine

Large Cannabis Conference in Northeast Coming to Maine

The largest cannabis conference in the Northeast is coming to Maine's largest city next month. The New England Cannabis Network says the 5th Annual Maine Cannabis Convention will take place in Portland on...

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