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Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 06:22 PM EDT

People Flock to Maine to Watch Pumpkin Regatta

People Flock to Maine to Watch Pumpkin Regatta

Gentlemen, start your pumpkins. Only in Maine can you carve out a giant pumpkin, attach a motor to it, climb inside, and race it down the Damariscotta River. Every Columbus Day weekend, thousands of people...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 03:33 PM EDT

Susan Rice Considers 2020 Challenge to Sen. Collins in Maine

Susan Rice Considers 2020 Challenge to Sen. Collins in Maine

Susan Rice, who was President Barack Obama's national security adviser, said she'll decide after next month's midterm elections whether to run for the Senate from Maine in 2020 and try to unseat Republican Sen....

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 11:11 AM EDT

Former First Daughter Barbara Bush Gets Married

Former First Daughter Barbara Bush Gets Married

Former first daughter Barbara Pierce Bush tied the knot at the Bush family's compound in Maine over the weekend. The 36-year-old co-founder of a health nonprofit organization wed screenwriter Craig Louis Coyne...

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 08:21 AM EDT

Maine Bridge Bears Name of Deputy Killed in Duty

Maine Bridge Bears Name of Deputy Killed in Duty

A bridge over Maine's Kennebec River now bears the name of a deputy killed in the line of duty.

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 at 05:03 AM EDT

Vintage Plane From Maine to Move to NYC for New Life as Bar

Vintage Plane From Maine to Move to NYC for New Life as Bar

A vintage commercial airplane is set to undertake a long, slow journey from Maine to New York to become a cocktail lounge.

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 07:56 PM EDT

Body Identified as Missing Teacher, Death Ruled Suicide

Body Identified as Missing Teacher, Death Ruled Suicide

A body that was found in a Maine community has been identified by authorities as Kristin Westra, a teacher who had been missing for several days. According to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the body...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 09:09 PM EDT

Car-Moose Crash Kills One in Medway, Maine

Car-Moose Crash Kills One in Medway, Maine

A Winslow man was killed late Friday in the first fatal moose crash of the year for the state of Maine, state police said in a statement.

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 09:37 PM EDT

Critics Vow 2020 Fight Against Collins; Collins Pushes Back

Critics Vow 2020 Fight Against Collins; Collins Pushes Back

Republican Sen. Susan Collins isn't up for re-election until 2020, but critics are already vowing she'll pay a political price for her vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 04:17 PM EDT

Judge Tosses Fishermen's Suit Against Obama Ocean Monument

Judge Tosses Fishermen's Suit Against Obama Ocean Monument

A federal judge tossed a lawsuit Friday from a group of fishing associations that challenged the creation of an underwater monument in the Atlantic Ocean. The fishing groups sued in federal court in Washington...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 06:27 PM EDT

Sen. Collins Announces She Will Vote Yes on Kavanaugh

Sen. Collins Announces She Will Vote Yes on Kavanaugh

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine announced she will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Friday afternoon.

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