Shoppers won’t be lining up for Thanksgiving Day deals at stores in Rhode Island, Maine and Massachusetts. They can’t.
A six-term congressman and former paper mill worker hoping to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage next year announced that he’s gay — a response to what he called a “whisper campaign” by political opponents hoping to weaken his gubernatorial bid.
A harbor seal pup found abandoned in Maine will be released back into the wild in Rhode Island after spending several months in rehabilitation at the Mystic Aquarium.
Maine is now the first state to legalize buying prescription drugs from abroad.
An Augusta, Maine, man is pooh-poohing the city’s decision to nix a Dunkin’ Donuts by putting toilets in his yard.
Fish commonly found in warm ocean waters to the south have become more common in New England as ocean temperatures rise.
The state of Connecticut is choosing two clean energy projects to help diversify its energy portfolio.
According to Bangor Daily News, 29-year-old Heather Nichols was admitted to Eastern Maine Medical Center on Aug. 1 and gave birth to baby Ruby Ann 20 hours later with her husband Matt Nichols at her side. She had carried the baby through a normal pregnancy and researched everything to know about becoming a mother.
In an attempt to clear out a backlog that has Maine residents waiting nearly five months to receive concealed weapons permits, lawmakers say they’ll meet this fall to discuss ways to reduce it, including possibly extending the length of time the permit is valid.
A Maine-based railroad company whose oil train caused a fire and explosion that killed 47 people in a small town in Canada has filed for bankruptcy protection.