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Sunday, January 22, 2017
  • An estimated 3,500 Mainers will take red-eye buses, carpool, or fly to Washington, D.C., for the Saturday, January 21, Women’s March on Washington on the day after Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the . . .
  • Rockland City Council is expected to hold a public hearing on Monday, January 9, on two proposed revisions to the city’s short-term rental rules, with a final vote on the changes also expected at that night’s regularly scheduled meeting. . . .
  • Lessons From The Big Ditch
    About 20 minutes from the hotels, restaurants, mule stables and the 10,000 visitors that were at Grand Canyon National Park on December 8, we parked at the end of a four wheel drive road.
  • Yellen’s Fed Faces a Tricky Rates Dilemma in 2017 That May Trip Up Trump
    Note from the editor of The Conversation: On December 14, Federal Reserve’s policy-setting committee raised its target interest rate a quarter-point to a range of 0.5 percent to 0.75 percent, only the second such move in eight years. . . .
  • Rockland Council Postpones Vote on Food Sovereignty Ordinance
    Rockland City Council voted Monday to postpone until January 9 a vote on a proposed ordinance to exempt face-to-face sales of locally produced food from state and federal food safety regulations. The “Local Food and . . ."
  • It’s been a month since Maine voters approved a referendum to legalize the cultivation, sale and possession of recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older by over 4,000 votes. But it will be a long time before Mainers will be . . .
  • In a 2-1 decision, a federal court has dismissed an appeal by House Speaker Mark Eves (D-North Berwick) against Gov. Paul LePage for threatening to withhold funding from Good Will-Hinckley in retribution for hiring the Democratic . . .
  • Camden Protest March —
    On Saturday, November 19, a couple hundred people marched through downtown Camden and rallied in Harbor Park to protest the election of Donald Trump.
  • GOP Makes Gains in the House, Democrats Pick Up Seats in the Senate
    There’s no question that it was a rough night for Democrats as the Trump tsunami blew through the state. Conventional wisdom about presidential years favoring Democrats and faith in the countless polls and data analytic . . .
  • The Northeast Ocean Plan will be the first coordinated ocean strategy of its kind in the country when it is adopted by the National Ocean Council. That is likely to happen before Thanksgiving. The Ocean Plan will not create . . .
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