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If not Maine, where would you live?

A friend of mine who owns a home in Maine and a place in Massachusetts told me this week that he has had enough - he is seriously considering moving to another state south of New England. He cited the two aforementioned states' high cost of living, including taxes, health and car insurance, the cost

BOOTHBAYREGISTER.COM - 2018-03-21 15:45:00

Where It's At ... the Maine Flower Show

It's spring - according to the calendar, anyway. But, like me you've probably been planning your gardens all winter - and it's been a beaut for dreaming about warm sunshine, blue skies and being outdoors dressed in clothes that are not of goose down and polar fleece. Over the last 30 years I've bee

BOOTHBAYREGISTER.COM - 2018-03-21 15:15:00

Update on the war against PTSD comes to Skidompha Chats March 29

On Thursday, March 29 at 10 a.m. in the Porter Meeting Hall of Skidompha Library, Chats with Champions will present Randall Liberty, warden at the Maine State Prison in Warren. His talk is entitled "A Matter of Duty: The Continuing War Against PTSD." Please allow time for parking. Randall Liberty's

WISCASSETNEWSPAPER.COM - 2018-03-21 14:45:00

Robin Hunting and the Year of the Bird

A robin was calling in our yard this morning. A sign of spring? Not really, especially with several feet of snow still carpet the ground dampening our expectations. But the truth is, robins have been around more or less the whole winter. The ones we have had lately near our house are feeding on the

BOOTHBAYREGISTER.COM - 2018-03-21 15:00:00

The Grand hosting event raising money for ALS Association

ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - Perform Your ALS Off (Variety Show) is a fundraising event for the Bangor Walk to Defeat ALS. Proceeds to benefit the The ALS Association Northern New England Chapter. The event is taking place on Saturday March 24th at the Grand in Ellsworth. The show starts at 7pm. Anyon

WABI.TV - 2018-03-21 14:44:00

Cook County voters support statewide legalization of recreational marijuana

Voters in Cook County in northern Illinois backed the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois in a nonbinding referendum on Tuesday. Over two-thirds of voters in the county, which includes Chicago, agreed to the legalization of recreational marijuana in the nonbinding referendum, accordin

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 14:44:00

Food shopping is a challenge

Eat your fruits and vegetables. Choose lean meats and fish. Limit your sugar and salt intake. We all hear these messages daily, and have for many years. There's only one big problem: It costs money to eat right. That's our observation, anyway. We're lucky to have fresh fruits and vegetables this tim

BOOTHBAYREGISTER.COM - 2018-03-21 14:15:00

Sen. King looks at ways to fix Affordable Care Act

U.S. Sen. Angus King (I-ME) discussed efforts this week to reduce health insurance premiums and stabilize the marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Angus King He met with patients, healthcare providers, and others at Martin's Point Health Care in Portland. Maine, to hear their concerns. "

LIFESCIENCEDAILY.COM - 2018-03-21 12:30:12

Volunteers needed at two Maine sites for Park Day 2018

Civil War buffs and history fans can help spruce up two war-related sites in Maine as the Civil War Trust sponsors Park Day 2018. The CWT website, www.civilwar.org, describes Park Day as "an annual hands-on volunteer event to help Civil War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812 battlefields and histor

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 12:00:51

Some snow still on the way | CORY'S BLOG

Let's usher in the new season with a little bit of snow, shall we? Snow is still in the forecast, and areas along the coast and through Downeast Maine will see the highest accumulation. This will be a manageable, but a plowable snow for most of these areas. We're looking at anywhere between 3 to 6 i

NEWSCENTERMAINE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:48:00

High Number of Cook County Voters Support Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The results are in and it appears Cook County voters are in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana use in Illinois. Tuesday's referendum question asked if Illinois should legalize "the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing, and sale of marijuana and marijuana products for recreational

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 11:59:55

Some snow moves in tonight

How's the weather looking for your Wednesday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Ted McInerney. How's the weather looking for your Wednesday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Ted McInerney.

WMTW - 2018-03-21 11:23:00

If you savor scallops, good news: Price drop may be in store

PORTLAND, Maine - Good news for scallop fans. Already one of the most readily available higher-priced seafoods to consumers, the succulent shellfish could fall in price this year. American harvests of scallops have grown in recent years, from 33.8 million pounds in 2014 to 40.5 million pounds in 201

NWI.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Senators submit bill to crack down on youth homelessness

Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) PORTLAND, Maine - U.S. senators from Maine and Vermont say they have reintroduced a bill designed to combat youth homelessness and provide help for young victims of trafficking. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont say the

KFGO.COM - 2018-03-21 10:54:00

Lloyd's hires US Northeast regional director from BMS

Black joins Lloyd's from London broker BMS Group, where she served as a senior vice president on the risk solutions team. She has more than 20 years of experience, having served in senior roles with Ascot, Aon Benfield, AIG, and Chubb. In her new role, Black will be responsible for market developmen

INTELLIGENTINSURER.COM - 2018-03-21 10:13:47

Canadian high to keep Buffalo chilly, but safe from nor'easter

High pressure over northern Canada will keep things on the chilly side in the Buffalo Niagara region for the first full day of spring. Be thankful. It will also keep the fourth nor'easter of the month at bay to the south and east, National Weather Service forecasters said. Forecasters expect the sto

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-21 10:01:19

Running for governor? Here's you chance to make your case.

There's a strange bipolar effect that happens every election season. We want people to run for office. We want more choice. And then we bemoan the fact that so many people run - writing some folks off prematurely, even before they have a chance to make their case. In Maine, a lot of people are runni

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 09:30:36

Fisheries Group Tackles Heritage Law Changes

DIFW's fisheries working group dived into the many issues of Maine's Heritage waters where native brook trout and charr are protected, at the group's meeting on March 13. Francis Brautigam, DIFW's fisheries division director, chairs the meetings and leads the discussion. A few weeks ago Francis made

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 09:00:19

Oregon Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a Pulp and Paper Mill Worker with Mesothelioma in Oregon Instant Access to The Nation's Most Skilled Lawyers for A Better Client Compensation Outcome

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, March 21, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The Oregon Mesothelioma Victims Center is launching a new initiative designed to ensure a pulp or paper mill worker, who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Oregon has on-the-spot access to some of the most skilled and experienced mes

EIN NEWS - 2018-03-21 08:45:00

Theresa Blumen - Obituary

Theresa Blumen, age 86, of Boulder, Co., and previously of St. Johnsbury, Vt., died peacefully on March 16 after failing health. Her husband Bill predeceased her in 2002. She leaves two sons, Robert and wife Charlotte of California, and Alex, wife Gabi and granddaughter Lexi of Boulder. Two sisters,

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2018-03-21 09:00:00