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Science & Technology
June 02, 2020
Trump comments raise governor's ire ahead of visit to Maine
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills urged Republican President Donald Trump to “check the rhetoric at the door" when he pays a visit ...
May 28, 2020
Buzz kill: Pot shops reopen, but some fear another shutdown
Marijuana shops in many states have enjoyed brisk business during the coronavirus pandemic. In New England? Not so much.
May 21, 2020
Officials: Loon killed bald eagle by stabbing its heart
A bald eagle died last year in Maine after being stabbed through the heart by a loon, wildlife officials said. A biologist ...
May 18, 2020
Post offices, beloved community hubs, fight virus-era threat
For some of the 2,000 or so year-round residents of Deer Isle, Maine, the fraying American flag outside the post office this ...
May 10, 2020
Polar vortex brings rare May snow, low temps to US East
Mother’s Day weekend got off to an unseasonably snowy start in the Northeast on Saturday thanks to the polar vortex bringing ...
May 09, 2020
Not giving it up cold turkey: Bird hunters just winging it
The coronavirus pandemic has canceled dozens of spring traditions, from college basketball's Final Four to Easter Sunday ...
May 02, 2020
Solar, wind energy struggle as coronavirus takes toll
The U.S. renewable energy industry is reeling from the new coronavirus pandemic, which has delayed construction, put ...
April 17, 2020
Investigation begins into cause of massive paper mill blast
State and federal investigators began searching Thursday for the cause of a paper mill explosion that shook the ground and ...
April 09, 2020
Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus
With a startling 6.6 million people seeking unemployment benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: ...
March 28, 2020
Whales face more fatal ship collisions as waters warm
Climate change is imperiling the world's largest animals by increasing the likelihood of fatal collisions between whales and ...
March 28, 2020
The Latest: UN says 86 staffers around world reported cases
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, ...
March 27, 2020
Maine sail-maintenance shop turns to sewing medical masks
On the coast of Maine, Eric Baldwin and his staff of two usually spend their days selling, repairing and washing sails for ...
March 18, 2020
Coronavirus baby boom another curve that could be flattened
Millions of romantic partners, cooped up together for weeks or months, with little to do other than watch reruns and play ...
March 14, 2020
US hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus
U.S. hospitals are setting up circus-like triage tents, calling doctors out of retirement, guarding their supplies of face ...
March 11, 2020
Another seafood expo shut down by coronavirus concerns
The Maine-based organizer of an international seafood expo is indefinitely postponing the event because of concerns about ...
February 16, 2020
Ring lost in Maine is found in Finland 47 years later
A high school class ring that was lost in Maine in 1973 has been found in a forest in Finland. Debra McKenna, 63, lost the ...
January 31, 2020
Paul, Lowry among the All-Star reserves, with 6 first-timers
The All-Star Game is going to have plenty of new faces. The NBA released the list of the players Thursday voted by the ...
January 18, 2020
Impeachment lands Sen. Collins in familiar spot: crosshairs
Facing perhaps her toughest reelection fight, veteran Sen. Susan Collins has parachuted into familiar terrain — the heart of ...
January 06, 2020
Counting whales from space pitched as key to saving them
An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them ...
December 29, 2019
Slippery salvation: Could seaweed as cow feed help climate?
Coastal Maine has a lot of seaweed , and a fair number of cows. A group of scientists and farmers think that pairing the two ...
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