• Maine December 31, 2022 4:44 pm

    Maine Could See Dueling Referendums About Power Ownership

    A group that wants to prevent the creation of a publicly-owned power company in Maine has submitted signatures to the state calling for a referendum to halt the project. The group is called No Blank Checks and it’s supported by the parent company of Central Maine Power, which is the largest utility in the state. The group’s petition calls...

  • Maine June 4, 2022 5:42 pm

    Construction Worker Killed in Collapse in Maine

    A construction worker was killed in Rockland, Maine on Saturday after a carport he’d been working with a crew to remove collapsed on him. The Portland Press Herald reported that Kendall Ross, 37, of Rockland, had been working to remove a carport from a residence on Crescent Street when a beam supporting the structure that connected it to the house…

  • Maine May 29, 2022 12:22 pm

    Maine Plans to Open New Shelter for Displaced Asylum Seekers

    The state of Maine plans to fund a temporary emergency shelter and renovated housing units in Portland, South Portland and Brunswick for asylum seekers, an adviser to the governor said. Senior Housing Adviser Greg Payne disclosed the plan as South Portland on Wednesday joined Portland in announcing it could no longer guarantee housing for asylum seekers. There would be...

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