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It's finally Election Day! If you are a television viewer, exposed to a non-stop advertising barrage, you may be overjoyed by this news. We Mainers today pick our next governor, among a field of three--Republican incumbent Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud, and independent Eliot Cutler. Senator...

This truck overturned today as the snow was falling on Meadow Road in Topsham. The driver was apparently not seriously injured but did require medical attention at the scene. Thanks to WCME's Mike Snow. ...

The first storm of the season has hit the Midcoast, and there's every likelihood that it will be far less intense than others to come. But there are significant concerns today. Both a winter weather advisory and wind advisory are posted by the National Weather Service...

What's Next? The standoff between the nurse who treated Ebola patients and the LePage administration is in something of a holding pattern, with Governor LePage promising to use the full extent of his authority to prevent the woman from having contact with the public. But so far,...

Conflicting Concerns The lines are clearly drawn in the battle between the nurse who recently returned to Maine after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, and the LePage administration. Kaci Hickox is promising a legal fight against the governor's intention to enforce a quarantine with a...

Maine: The new Ground Zero for the Ebola debate   Here in Maine we're seeing some high-stakes drama emerging from a broader national debate over questions about how we should best react to the Ebola virus. Top state health officials are saying that the nurse who recently...

The storm ends The rain has ended and the three-day Nor'easter is gone with it, making way for sunny skies this weekend and into the early part of next week. Here on the Midcoast, the threat of flooding failed to materialize, and the region's largest problem...

A hard rain is gonna fall The National Weather Service tells us that we in Maine are in the bullseye of a Nor'easter expected to dump four inches of rain on the entire state before it leaves on Friday, and a flood watch is in effect...

Checking up at Cook's Corner   Efforts are underway by the town of Brunswick to communicate with the management of Merrymeeting Plaza and Cooks Corner Mall in hopes of finding ways to locate new tenants for store space being vacated in the Cooks Corner area. Town business...

Eldridge vacation time still an issue In Brunswick, more action is expected this evening in the process of naming a new town manager. The town council has picked longtime town finance director John Eldridge for the job, but a contract has yet to be formalized, and...