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October 11, 2017 11:30 PM Trump takes tax plan to the public as GOP senators struggle to find agreement

HARRISBURG, Pa. — President Trump on Wednesday took his case for massive tax cuts directly to the public, even as Senate Republicans struggle to unite behind the proposal ahead of a key Senate vote that could derail his entire approach. During a speech to truckers and others here, Trump touted what he alleges are the tax cuts’ benefits for the working 14

October 10, 2017 9:42 PM Senator Collins to say Friday if she will run for Maine governor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Susan Collins, one of the few remaining moderate Republicans in the U.S. Senate, is expected to announce on Friday whether she will run for governor of Maine next year in what would be a bid to replace conservative Governor Paul LePage. A Collins spokeswoman confirmed she plans to declare her intentions for the gubernatorial race following 21

October 6, 2017 7:43 PM Patrick Dempsey’s Maine Event: A Cycling Extravaganza

The actor talks about his charity ride and run in his home state—and why he loves to ride This weekend (Oct. 7 and 8) brings the Dempsey Challenge, the latest edition of actor Patrick Dempsey’s multi-distance cycling (and running) fundraising event in Lewiston, Maine, benefiting the Dempsey Center, which offers quality of life care to people impacted 13

October 6, 2017 1:33 AM Senate GOP Hits Resistance on Estate-Tax Repeal—From Republicans

Some in party are ready to negotiate over changes to the tax in drive to pass a broader tax overhaul WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans are running into internal resistance to their proposed repeal of the estate tax, making it a potential casualty of the trade-offs the GOP faces in its effort to overhaul the tax code. The party’s leaders included estate-tax 22

October 6, 2017 12:00 AM Trump plans to declare that Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest

President Trump is expected to announce next week that he will “decertify” the international nuclear deal with Iran, saying it is not in the national interest of the United States and kicking the issue to a reluctant Congress, people briefed on the White House strategy said Thursday. The move would mark the first step in a process that could eventually 16

October 5, 2017 4:19 AM $45M in tech grants available in Maine due to referendum

$45M in tech grants available in Maine due to referendum The Maine Technology Institute is holding a series of workshops on how to apply for $45 million in grant funding following a bond referendum. Voters approved the bond in June, and Brunswick-based MTI is soliciting projects from organizations that want to invest in research and development, infrastructure 20

October 1, 2017 5:20 PM Wynonna Judd Cancels Concert Due To 'Serious Medical Emergency'

Wynonna Judd reportedly had a "serious medical emergency" on Saturday night and it forced her at the last minute to back out from a concert in Portland, Maine. The performer was supposed to go on stage at the Aura nightclub in Portland late last night, and things got far enough for her opening band to get on the stage and start to perform, but just minutes 6

October 1, 2017 2:18 PM Wynonna Judd Can't Perform at Concert Due to 'Medical Emergency'

Wynonna Judd had a serious medical emergency Saturday night that torpedoed her concert. Wynonna was supposed to perform at Aura nightclub in Portland, Maine. Her opening band took the stage and completed its set and the scene was set for Wynonna to appear. But that didn't happen. Her production manager came out and said the singer had "a medical emergency" 15

September 28, 2017 3:08 PM Fishing plan with Canada gives US more cod, less haddock

PORTLAND, Maine – American fishermen may soon have less access to haddock and slightly more access to cod in a key fishing area, following an agreement between U.S. fishing regulators and Canada. The U.S. shares the total allowable catch for eastern Georges Bank cod and haddock with Canada. The bank is a piece of ocean located east of New England and south 20

September 26, 2017 2:45 AM ‘Little India’ Thrives in Central New Jersey

Oak Tree Road, once rundown and desolate, is a booming ethnic business district that attracts South Asian customers WOODBRIDGE, N.J.—When Chaman Nayar opened his Indian fabric business more than three decades ago on Oak Tree Road here, the neighborhood was rundown and desolate, plagued by boarded-up and vacant buildings. Today, Oak Tree Road is known 32