Maine custodian guides Hampden chess teams to victory in real-life ‘Queen’s Gambit’
Like the show’s main character, played by Anya Taylor-Joy, Hampden students are being introduced to chess by their school’s custodian.
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What you should know about PFAS in Maine
What to know about PFAS in Maine and other answers to your questions about “forever chemicals.”
Read our ongoing coverage of Maine housing and real estate
Here’s a roundup of what we know so far about about the housing crisis that has hit the state.
Tracking COVID-19 cases and vaccinations in Maine
See the latest status of cases, deaths and vaccinations in Maine with our tracker charts that are updated Tuesday through Saturday.
The political disagreements at the heart of Bangor’s COVID aid inaction
Bangor is only beginning to spend its $20.5 million in COVID aid, frustrating those on the front lines of homelessness and addiction crises.
Bucksport robotics team eyes international competition after Rhode Island win
The Bucksport robotics competitors are now the ninth ranked team in the world, and are expected to compete internationally this summer.
Another deadly tick-borne disease is now endemic in Maine
Cases of babesiosis — a disease carried and transmitted by deer ticks that can cause fever and chills — have skyrocketed in recent years.