Today is Monday. Temperatures will be in the mid-20s to mid-40s from north to south, with cloudy skies to the north and a little sun peeking through the clouds down south. See what weather is in store for the rest of the day here. Here’s the latest on gas prices in Maine.
Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
His electric bill more than doubled. Regulators are targeting the culprit.
Glenn Byron, 80, was in disbelief when he opened his most recent electricity bill and found it was $393.28.
Maine politicians want to give you new rights
Maine lawmakers are considering new rights to privacy, bodily autonomy, health care and freedom from hunger.
Federal disaster relief team is helping Bangor combat homelessness
The team’s efforts mirror those the Federal Emergency Management Agency deploys in the wake of natural disasters.
Downtown Caribou is at risk following devastating fire
Water Street in downtown Caribou had been in decline for decades before last month’s fire.
Sangerville struggling to determine fate of historic town hall
Built in 1901, the building is a key cornerstone of Sangerville’s industrial history, but is costly and inefficient to maintain.
Portland musician Dave Gutter wins his 1st Grammy
Dave Gutter, 48, has been a fixture in the Maine music scene for more than 30 years.
Hancock County school district will reconsider restricting access to LGBTQ books
The books “Gender Queer: A Memoir” and “Queer: The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide for Teens” may be moved to the guidance counselor’s office.
A new book fictionalizes a dark moment of Maine’s history
“This Other Eden” tells the tale of an interracial couple living on Apple Island, a fictionalized Malaga Island, in the early 20th century.
John Bapst boys’ hockey team is aiming for its 1st state championship
The Crusaders have soared to the top of the B North Heal Points standings, with seven regular season games remaining.
Winterport man made a shocking catch while ice fishing
Thomas Morrison was only 20 minutes into his outing when he caught an impressive 28-inch, 5-pound Atlantic salmon.
This cross-country ski loop in western Maine is a joyful winter outing
“I love the western Maine region because there are many trails that allow public access to residents and visitors,” BDN Outdoors contributor Sarah Sindo writes.
In other Maine news …
The Steller’s sea eagle is back in Maine
Massachusetts man dies after rollover crash on Maine Turnpike
Ex-boxer to serve 10 years in prison for stabbing Bangor woman
Bangor man accused of fraudulently towing cars for profit
Maine man accused of punching deputy in the face multiple times
Female inmates facing drug charges after women overdosed last month in Bangor jail
2 Massachusetts women arrested in Bangor for allegedly trafficking fentanyl
Record number of drug overdose deaths in Maine underscore gaps in access to treatment
Owner sells Bangor’s West Market Square coffee to employees
Tim Hortons reopens on Bangor’s Main Street after 14 months
Houlton joins project to boost small business innovation
College student completes unique cycling trip from Maine to Florida
Brewer boys basketball falls to Skowhegan in 1st loss of the season
3 Maine natives among UMaine football team’s newest recruits
UMaine men’s hockey stages a late rally to beat Merrimack in overtime
UMaine women’s basketball’s winning streak ends at UMBC
UMaine blows out UMBC in big men’s basketball victory
WATCH: Wilmer Skoog’s backhand goal gives BU men’s hockey 5-3 hockey win over UMaine