AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine dentists are irate over proposed changes to state rules governing the use of in-office oral sedation for their patients. At a public hearing Friday before the Board of Dental …
AUGUSTA, Maine — In one of the nation’s most closely watched Senate races, six-term Rep. Tom Allen is challenging two-term incumbent Sen. Susan Collins in an election that will help determine whether the Democrats can hold on to their thin Senate majority.
Gas prices have had an effect on everyone’s pocketbook, but imagine if you had nearly 3,400 vehicles in your garage.
With energy a primary focus in Washington, a bipartisan group of 20 senators, including Susan Collins, have come together to offer a comprehensive new energy plan.
Why are we afraid of have hydropower from our 3,000 miles of rocky coast waters where tides rise 20 feet twice a day?
During elementary and middle school my daughter took a risk every time she raised her hand or was chosen randomly to read aloud in her classroom.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine — A man and woman from Pittsfield suspected in an armed robbery last month were among 17 people indicted Friday by a grand jury in Somerset County.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — Town councilors on Thursday voted to purchase a 51-acre parcel adjacent to the town’s middle school that could serve as a site for municipal wind power generation.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Over the past few years, the University of Maine at Presque Isle has undergone several changes.
FORT KENT, Maine — The driver of the SUV that struck and injured a pedestrian crossing Pleasant Street on Wednesday afternoon has been charged.
DEXTER, Maine — When a specialty helmet and an extrication tool disappeared from the Fire Department a couple of months ago, firefighters initially thought someone was playing a practical joke.
Barbara Fister, executive director of My Friend’s Place, an adult social program in Bangor, has announced the introduction of a new program, Memory Joggers, which is specifically designed for people “experiencing early memory loss,” she said.
I was thrilled to discover my column for this month fell on the weekend of my father’s birthday. I felt a tribute to him was in order, but how do you squeeze 79 years into 790 words?
I guess you have to call me just plain plum lucky.
This year, when a scrubby shrub in my garden surprised me by bearing beech plums for the first time, I had a friend on hand to teach me how to make jam from them.
The arborvitae Thuja occidentalis, a tree called cedar in Maine, can live for 300 years and lift its horizontal branches 60 feet or more into the sky.
Unlike this summer’s “The Incredible Hulk,” Ang Lee’s 2003 version is a long-winded disappointment that only finds its footing at the end — but by that time, it might as well be wearing clogs.
It’s not the most scientific of experiments, but I believe my theory on menswear can be proved by one photo: a man strutting down the catwalk in a floral embroidered linen shorts-suit.
Despite my fading Irish charm, plus the accelerating aches and pains, there are some days that I feel pretty good about myself. Then I hear about somebody such as, say, Simon Spurr, and I realize what a pathetic charade I am living.
Don’t put 2 teaspoons of salt in the Deep Dark Chocolate Zucchini Cake and please don’t worry that something was left out. That was a hiccup.
Halfway between Machias and Roque Bluffs State Park, a magical garden gate leads to the studio of Karen Johnson.