Maine Things Considered
Maine Things Considered 08/19/201408/19/14
Rising Jail Costs Prompt Maine Corrections Board to Seek More Funding; Efforts to Legalize Pot for Recreation Concerns Medical Marijuana Proponents;Maine Lawmakers Grill Riverview Superintendent; State's Route 15 Wins Dubious Honor: 'Worst Road in...
Maine Things Considered 08/18/2014
King Endorses Fellow Independent Eliot Cutler For Governor; Long Waits for Maine DHHS Services Blamed on Staff Shortages, Department Overhaul; Are Police Becoming too Militarized? Maine ACLU Raises Concerns; Doctor: Genetic Disease More Widespread in...
Maine Things Considered 08/15/2014
Ridership on Nova Star Ferry on the Rise; Maine Studying New Casino Possibilities; Birthday Gift for Maine Bridge: An Opera; The Telling Room: 'Uprooted'
Maine Things Considered 08/14/2014
State Scrambles to Save Old Town Pulp Mill, 200 Jobs; Criminal Sentencing in Maine: Are Minorities and Whites Treated the Same? Portland Public Works Crews Clear up After Record Rainfall and Flooding
Maine Things Considered 08/13/2014
GPS Regulation Proposal Divides Maine Congressional Delegation; Group Turns to Drones, Volunteers to Clean Up Trash in Gulf of Maine; World Acadian Congress Celebrates Region's Shared History and Culture
Maine Things Considered 08/12/2014
FairPoint Workers in Maine Stage 'Informational' Pickets; Robin Williams Death Highlights Depression's Indiscriminate Toll; Maine Attorney General Reviewing State's E-Cigarette Laws; Side Trips: The Desert of Maine
Maine Things Considered 08/11/2014
Pentagon Considers Site Near Rangeley for Missile Facility; Maine Town Flips Switch on Municipally-Owned Ultra-Fast Internet Service; Maine Commission Gets Earful About College Costs; Opposing Sides Gear up for Battle Over Bear Hunting Referendum
Maine Things Considered 08/08/2014
Maine Butts Heads With Feds over Funding for Psychiatric Hospital; Advocates Deliver Pot Petitions to Lewiston Officials; Pembroke Residents Wary of Tidal Project Proposal; our Years of Transcribing the Nixon Tapes: What a USM History Professor...
Maine Things Considered 08/07/2014
Delegation Says Many Veterans Issues Unresolved by New Legislation; LePage Meets with Legislature to Discuss Riverview, Alexander Report; Across the Aisle: Parsing the Gubernatorial Poll; Side Trips: Preserving the History of the Telephone
Maine Things Considered 08/06/2014
LePage Moves Forward With Plans to Test Welfare Recipients for Drugs; Public Invited to Weigh in On Tribal Waters Dispute; What Ever Happened to the 'Maine Potato Boy?'; Maine Island Community Celebrates 400th Anniversary
Maine Things Considered 08/05/2014
Maine Public Safety Launches Distracted Driving Enforcement Effort; Feds Nearing Permit to Limit Accidental Trapping of Canada Lynx; UNE Professor Presents Significant Dogfish Findings; Virtual Doctor Visits Considered Major Step Forward for Maine...
Maine Things Considered 08/04/2014
Maine-based plastics company says it expectes to add nearly 140 jobs to its Auburn location over the next two years; Statewide program dedicated to stemming the brain drain, gets $18m dollar federal grant; Why chemotherapy in pill form is going to be...
Maine Things Considered 08/01/2014
Lawsuit filed by municipalities over Gov. LePage's decision clampdown on aid to undocumented immigrants could be heading for federal court; Owls Head residents continue to have access to beach that had been claimed as private property; How a pair of...
Maine Things Considered 07/31/2014
Maine Candidates Continue Debate on Appearing in Debates; Across the Aisle: Maine's Political Debates; Is Bear Baiting Necessary or Unsportsmanlike?
Maine Things Considered 07/30/2014
In Maine Political Debates, Which Candidates Will Be No-Shows? 2nd District Candidates Diverge on Ideas for Undocumented Children; State Surplus Tops $49 Million; Fake Patients Let Medical Students Practice on Underserved Populations
Maine Things Considered 07/29/2014
Shenna Bellows Strolls Through Bangor on Campaign Walk
Maine Things Considered 07/28/2014
LePage: State Should Consider Giving Up on Riverview Certification; Sedgwick Author: LePage Pitches 'Welfare to Work' at Lewiston Homeless Shelter; Plymouth Residents Raise Stink over Sewage Processing Facility; Warren Lehrer: Demise of Books...
Maine Things Considered 07/25/2014
Popular CEO, fired by the Market Basket grocery store chain, gets chance to buy the company; Maine's congressional delegation supports delaying recess until veterans' administration crisis is tackled; Effort underway in Limestone to restore cemetery...
Maine Things Considered 07/24/2014
LePage's Top Judicial Nominees Win Panel's Unanimous Approval; Colbert Spoofs Maine Gov's 'Border Children' Concerns; Maine Side Trips: A Visit to the World's Only Museum of Umbrella Covers; Across the Aisle: LePage's Focus on Welfare and 'Border...
Maine Things Considered 07/23/2014
LePage Administration to Require Able-Bodied Food Stamp Recipients to Work; New President: USM's Business Model 'Obsolete"; Viability of Cutler Campaign Questioned in Wake of Finance Reports; National Hot Dog Day: Maine Vendors Serve up Classic Dogs...
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