A Maine town wants $600K from state to offset taxes lost by mill closure
The taxable value of the mill dropped to $86 million from $271 million after an explosion damaged one of its digesters in April 2020.
What We’re Following
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 every Tuesday.
Exchange rate hampers Canadian tourists’ return to southern Maine coast
The current exchange rate means that a Canadian dollar equals 73 cents here, pushing up the cost of traveling to Maine for tourism.
How a beloved Maine family beach is changing to keep up with the times
A fourth-generation member of the family, Julie Jenkins, along with her husband Duncan are renovating Jenkins Beach this summer.
The doomsday scenarios for Maine if we go off the federal debt cliff
As the oldest state in the nation by median age, a default would trigger catastrophic pauses on Social Security and Medicare in Maine.