traffic advisory: Route 8 is closed northbound in Ansonia at exit 19 because of an accident involving two tractor-trailer trucks. The state DOT says problems could continue into the afternoon rush hour. Read More
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.