A board of the regulatory Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is slated to vote Dec. 17 on whether to reopen fishing. The board relies on a recommendation from a technical committee made up of scientists, regulators and other experts.
Scientists in Maine have unlocked a mystery that helps explain what's happening to marshes — and how to restore them.
Sea level rise is accelerating in Maine. In York County, hundreds of millions in property value is at risk
Sea level rise means threats to buildings and infrastructure, loss of beaches and intrusion of salt water into private wells.
A mid-sized project in York County that's part of the state's new "community solar" program is just about to go live.
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Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah says that the new omicron variant has not been yet been detected here and the delta variant continues to drive the fall surge.
The 60-to-4 vote at a special town meeting gives residents time to create an ordinance for aerospace facilities, after an upstart Brunswick company called bluShift Aerospace proposed a small-bore rocket-launch site on an island off the mainland.
Last December, the Maine Climate Council released a lengthy "action plan" for achieving ambitious climate goals. Since then, the state has made significant progress on some fronts but still faces sizable hurdles on others.
The Build HOPE project will cover internet bills, unexpected car or home repairs, and expenses that might force a student to quit school before they graduate. The nonprofit Maine Equal Justice will manage the fund.
Dr. Nirav Shah says many people are wondering how well current vaccines will protect against omicron. Getting the answer will take time, he says, but "If you're vaccinated, your immune system is not a blank slate anymore. Just as the virus can adapt, so can your immune system."
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U.S. employers added 210,000 jobs in November, as the unemployment rate fell. Data from the Labor Department suggest the economy was losing steam even before the appearance of a new COVID-19 variant.
Wesleyan University is among a small group of colleges requiring COVID-19 boosters for spring semester. Will other institutions follow?
The disappearance of Carolyn DeFord's mother is among countless cases of missing Indigenous women. Without closure, DeFord continues to grieve. But a special memory and a new grandson give her hope.
With President Biden approaching 80 years old, the political spotlight has been trained more brightly than usual on the pair. Here's a look at their political prospects.
Friday—We talk with readers and writers about good books to get for yourself or as gifts, and we want to hear your picks for the best & overlooked books of the year.
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