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A threat from Governor LePage to give major regulatory power over water back to the federal environmental protection agency would likely result in long delays in water permitting. So says Ken Moraff, the director of the agency's water quality office. The governor is frustrated by...

A High-Decibel Rally in Bath A lively midday union rally outside the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath. Workers wearing black t-shirts emblazoned with the words "we will strike." The word "dictator" was tossed around quite a bit, and there was a larger-than-life "anti-union rat" on...

Thumbs Down on Single-Use Bags In Freeport. a unanimous town council to move toward a ban or the imposition of fees on single-use bags. It's a move toward greater levels of recycling and less litter. The vote follows a lively wave of support for the plan...

The Winter That Won't Leave The calendar says spring, but there is a wintry look to the Midcoast today in the aftermath of the arrival of up to two inches of new snow. No significant problems as a result, but there was enough snow and slush...

Hospitals Worried The people who run hospitals in Maine are pushing back against the LePage administration's budget proposal, saying that millions of dollars in proposed Mainecare reimbursement cuts combined with a proposed property tax on non-profits would result in medical services being reduced or eliminated.  Jeff...

A particularly striking edition of our weekly radio face-off on the future of Maine. First you'll hear Republican governor Paul LePage defend his budget and tax-cut plans. Then John Richardson, the former Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives on what he finds to...

Brunswick police have released this picture of the robber who held up the Bank of Maine on Wednesday afternoon. They continue to look for him. Anyone with any information is asked to call Brunswick police.  ...