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Recent articles by Don:

MDOT sees Searsport as hub of new offshore wind power work

State officials are looking at the town and its port to become a center of Maine’s energy future. → Read More

What's next for the CMP corridor? Court.

So far November has been good to the opponents of the CMP corridor. → Read More

Freeport bingo players compete for turkey

The game is a tradition dating back decades, and many familiar faces appear each year. → Read More

Maine lobstermen have two weeks to pull traps from whale protection area

The ongoing legal battle has resulted in a ruling against the Maine Lobstering Union. → Read More

CMP corridor opponents push for immediate shutdown

Opponents of the corridor are pushing for the project permit to be suspended. → Read More

Most Mainers face big electric bill hikes next year

The chair of the Maine Public Utilities Commission knows it's awful timing to be approving higher electricity rates. → Read More

Maine bird species may become extinct in our lifetime as climate warms

The Saltmarsh sparrow and even the iconic Maine loon are threatened by a changing climate. Another species could just head north. → Read More

Seventy-six years after the war, Navy nurse shares her stories

One Navy nurse reflects on her life in the 1940s and a military career. → Read More

Maine family searches for answers, decades after deadly plane flight claimed 93 soldiers

It's been almost six decades since Flying Tiger Flight 739 went down en route to Vietnam. → Read More

CMP parent company files lawsuit questioning constitutionality of Question 1

Avangrid and NECEC Transmission is not done fighting for the Central Maine Power Corridor as it filed a lawsuit Wednesday, questioning the vote's constitutionality. → Read More

Costs vs. benefits: Will NECEC Corridor help or harm Maine?

NECEC claims customers would save $2.72 a month on their bills. → Read More

Vaccine mandate causes worry at Bath Iron Works

The union told NEWS CENTER Maine that meetings between union leaders and top management are expected to take place next week. → Read More

Maine lobster union gets legislative backing for court fight over whale closure

The lobstering union is going to federal court next Friday, hoping to get a temporary restraining order to stop the closure. → Read More

Maine tourist businesses 'worn out' after hectic season with too few workers

Hotel and restaurant owners in the Boothbay Harbor area after a whirlwind tourist season → Read More

New state record set at Pumpkinfest in Damariscotta

Edwin Pierpont of Jefferson set a new Maine record for giant pumpkins with a mammoth 2,121.5 pound pumpkin. → Read More

EMS staffing troubles at 'crisis' levels across Maine

Already low staffing rates and the COVID-19 vaccine mandate all causing troubles for county EMS managers all over Maine → Read More

'Walk a Mile in Their Shoes' tour begins to change Maine's child welfare system

Three child deaths in Maine that happened in June are still being investigated → Read More

Political Brew: LePage and Biden are top political topics

Our analysts this week are Republican Ray Richardson of WLOB Radio, and attorney and longtime radio talk host, Democrat Ken Altshuler. → Read More

Paul LePage supporter sees candidate in 'excellent position to be the next governor'

Radio host and Political Brew analyst Ray Richardson says LePage is 'laser-focused' on returning Maine to the economic policies he championed as governor → Read More

Deadline closing in for state redistricting plan

At the Monday meeting of the commission, members approved a plan for county commissioner districts. → Read More