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The $132M electricity rip-off

The $132M electricity rip-off

Every household in Maine could have about 21 one-pound lobsters — or six one-pound lobsters and a pair of chamois-lined Bean Boots — for the price of a residential electricity ripoff that’s now in its seventh year. The ripoff isn’t the product...
Analysis: Governor Mills makes rare offer to Legislature

Analysis: Governor Mills makes rare offer to Legislature

The tug of war between the executive and legislative branches keeps taking new turns. In theory, the legislative branch is supposed to set policy through passing laws. Legislators can submit proposals for consideration and many of their bills are adopted. The...
Leading the charge

Leading the charge

Our family just joined the one percent in Maine: not the wealthy elite, but the select few who own plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicles (EVs). Now we’re wondering how to invite others along. Since we installed solar panels two years ago, I assumed that our next...