This Day in Maine
This Day in Maine gathers together the news that matters to Mainers. The nightly show features stories from the award-winning Maine Public News team.
August 16, 2022: FBI Director visits Maine; Arrests in Portland over stolen copper
August 15, 2022: Renewables advocates welcome the Inflation Reduction Act; how the ongoing drought is affecting Maine's bees
August 12, 2022: Maine 2nd District Congressman Jared Golden supports Inflation Reduction Act; Mallinckrodt mercury pollution court case moves toward resolution.
August 10, 2022: Near-record heat over northern New England; the drought is devastating some Maine blueberry growers
August 9, 2022: More calls at Maine's domestic violence resource centers; A potential northern Maine mining project has many local residents concerned
August 8, 2022: A boost in revenue sharing for Maine municipalities; How drought could affect livestock producers
August 5, 2022: Inflation Reduction Act applauded by Maine's clean energy advocates; first Monkeypox vaccine clinic in state draws hundreds; new state law to provide property tax relief to seniors takes effect next week.
August 4, 2022: Most of Maine dealing with drought; a new program to help immigrants navigate Portland's bus system
August 3, 2022: Maine's U.S. Senators endorse new electoral count bill; Mainers face barriers in accessing substance use treament
August 2, 2022: Little relief in store from Maine's drought; Agencies expect dramatic increases in tidal flooding in future decades
August 1, 2022: The second case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Maine; Community college applications are up in the state
July 29, 2022: Governor Mills asks federal officials for increased funding for heating assistance program; UMaine gets federal funds to study vector borne illnesses; National Marine Fisheries Service proposes vessel speed rule to reduce ship strikes to en
July 28, 2022: Department of Environmental Protection report says Maine's on track to meet its climate goals; Democrats challenge former Governor Paul LePage's environmental record; Roman Catholic priest cleared by Diocese of wrongdoing to return to activ
July 27, 2022: CHIPS for America Act passes Senate, will boost computer chip manufacturing in the U.S.; Maine AFL-CIO opposes consumer-owned utility referendum; Maine DEP considers delay for PFAS reporting.
July 26, 2022: November elections are getting attention; Maine State Ferry Service cuts runs due to worker shortage; Downeast passenger train ridership is up
July 25, 2022: Maine Fraternal Order of Police endorses Republican Paul LePage and Democratic Congressman Jared Golden; conservation easement in western Maine completes the protection of nearly 200 thousand acres as a refuge for plants and animals
July 22, 2022: First Monkeypox case detected in Maine; Maine businesses lay out priorities for economic growth; Howland Research Forest demonstrates the role forests play in the fight against climate change.
July 21, 2022: Senator Angus King co-sponsors legislation to ensure access to medication abortions in states where abortion is legal; heating oil prices have Mainers worried about the winter ahead.
July 20, 2022: CMP's electricity corridor project back before regulators; 159 seal strandings could be linked to avian influenza; Bar Harbor residents weigh in on a petition to limit cruise ship passengers.