After a downgrade in her first campaign, Gov. Janet Mills’ ranking with one of the most prominent gun lobbying organizations increased this year without much fanfare — reflecting the changing political terrain on gun rights since her first campaign. The release of the...
Maine prosecutors this month dismissed a felony indictment against a man accused of domestic violence after a defense attorney complained that one of the state's investigators monitored three confidential phone calls the jailed defendant made to his lawyer. Maine...
Reporting for this story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. Libby Davis’s mobile raw bar, Lady Shuckers, was born from her desire to shuck oysters — and change the industry paradigm. “Being pushed enough to work harder and say, ‘Well, if you want to shuck, you got...
When Mary Lou Warn discovered her teenager was vaping six years ago, he assured her it was safe. He had done his research, he said, and vaping was just flavored water. It was nothing like smoking. Warn tried to do her own research but there was little information...
Today, we’ll begin a periodic compilation of reporting on the state’s politics leading up to the Nov. 8 elections. The biggest political news of the past week broke early Saturday morning, when the New York Times reported that former Governor Paul LePage and his wife...
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