Maine Sets Another Record for Overdose Deaths, Report Says

Judges Vacates Woman's Sentence in Baby's Neglect Death

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — More than 700 people died from drug overdoses last year in Maine, setting the third straight record, officials said. A report by the attorney general’s office Thursday notes there were 716 suspected or confirmed drug overdose deaths in 2022, compared to 636 deaths the year before and 504 deaths in 2020. … Read more

New England States Getting Hit by Latest Winter Storm

New England States Getting Hit by Latest Winter Storm

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Some of the New England states were getting hit with a winter storm Monday that was snarling roads, knocking down electric wires and keeping some children home from school. A winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service is due to expire Monday evening — which covers sections of southern … Read more

Feds Deny Emergency Call to Slow Ships, Ease Whale Strikes

Nevada Cannabis Regulators Issue Product Pesticide Advisory

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government has denied a request from a group of environmental organizations to immediately apply proposed ship-speed restrictions in an effort to save a vanishing species of whale. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is considering new rules designed to stop large ships from colliding with North Atlantic right whales. … Read more