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Pride Portland! Essential Weekend Guide

Pride Portland! Essential Weekend Guide

By Matthew Wexler | May 10
We've been waiting for a year to tell you that Portland, Maine, is -- by far -- one of the most celebratory Pride events that you're bound to encounter on the East Coast.

Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Voter-Approved Minimum Wage

Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Voter-Approved Minimum Wage

Apr 4
Maine lawmakers are starting to consider bills that would roll back the minimum wage law approved by voters in November.

An Improvised Maine Getaway

By Warren Levinson, Debbie Galant | Aug 1
A broken bone quickly sets a change in tone for one couple's Maine getaway, so they rewrote their expectations to create a Maine vacation that was friendlier to the differently abled.

Idea for Burt's Bees Land to Become Park Becoming Partisan

By David Sharp | Jun 1
A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in the expansion of public lands.

Gouda News: Maine's Cheese Making Boom Continues to Rise

By Patrick Whittle | Aug 17
The number of retail cheesemakers in Maine grew from 40 in 2010 to 80 this year, state officials said. And applications for more licenses are in the pipeline.

Openly Gay Governor Candidate Leads Pride Parade

By Alanna Durkin | Jun 21
A Democratic candidate who reluctantly came out of the closet last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of Maine’s biggest gay pride parade and festival.

Maine Fines National Organization for Marriage $50K

By Alanna Durkin | May 28
Maine’s ethics panel on Wednesday fined a national anti-gay marriage group more than $50,000 and ordered it to file a campaign finance report that would reveal the donors behind the 2009 repeal of the state’s gay marriage law after finding that it violati

Maine Panel Weighing NOM Fine

May 28
A Maine panel is considering whether a national anti-gay marriage group should be fined for potentially violating state campaign finance laws.

Maine May Fine NOM Up to $50,000

May 19
A national anti-gay marriage group that helped defeat a same-sex marriage law in 2009 in Maine could face more than $50,000 in fines for violating campaign finance laws.

Gay Rights Group Backs Michaud in Maine’s Gov’s Race

By Alanna Durkin | Jan 3
A governor’s race endorsement for U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud by the group that successfully pushed for same-sex marriage in Maine drew a swift rebuke Thursday from independent Eliot Cutler.

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