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Strimling calls for non-citizen voting in Portland while highlighting Portland policies that went statewide

Portland – In a Facebook post highlighting policies that were put into effect in Portland before

Maine to decide on Local Option Sales Tax, policy groups say it hurts low-income people most

AUGUSTA – Whether you look at data from the left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

Portland City Council is sworn in, immediately goes after Trump

PORTLAND – In the course of one meeting, the Portland City Council inaugurated recently elected members

Maine Democrats choose Bangor defense attorney to succeed Mills as AG

AUGUSTA – Democrats in the Maine Legislature used four rounds of voting to winnow a field

At Old Orchard Beach Schools, performance down and costs are up

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – As the local school budget committee starts work a new budget for

Showdown: Lewiston vs Auburn Public Schools Academics and Spending

  LEWISTON – What if the great Maine public school athletic rivalries were applied to academics

Showdown: Bangor vs Brewer Public Schools Academics and Spending

  BANGOR – What if the great Maine public school athletic rivalries were applied to academics

Kittery Trading Post Greets Anti-Gun Protesters With Defiant Message

KITTERY – A group of anti-gun protesters who had previously threatened a boycott against Kittery Trading Post

LePage hammers Portland non-citizen voting proposal in weekly address

In his weekly radio address, Governor Paul LePage hammered Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling and Portand City

Non-Citizen Voting in Portland about to become a problem for all of Maine – here’s why

AUGUSTA – The proposal to allow non-citizens the ability to vote in Portland is almost certain

Stephen King’s Bangor Radio Station Dumps Liberal Talk Shows

BANGOR – If you hear 60’s and 70’s music on the radio in Bangor, it’s the

Bowdoin Professor Wants ‘Fool’ Trump Impeached For Public Statements

BRUNSWICK – In a bizarre Facebook post, a Bowdoin College professor is calling President Donald Trump

Cumberland County Tops Maine List of More Than 500 UFO’s Reported Over Past Decade

MAINE – In light of news in recent weeks that the United States government spent $22

Golden Tops Lewiston Lawmakers On Expenses At Almost $9k For 2017

AUGUSTA – State spending data shows Lewiston State Rep. Jared Golden collected the most in travel,

Bangor Lawmakers Collected Nearly $40k In Expense Reimbursements In 2017 Fiscal Year

AUGUSTA – One of the lesser known factors of serving as a legislator in Augusta is

Westbrook Democrat’s Employer Got New Work From State After His Election

AUGUSTA – Maine’s citizen legislature occasionally creates dynamics that look bad from the outside such as

Saco Democrat Proposes $60k Tax Credit For Lawyers

This is the first in what Maine Examiner plans to be an ongoing look at proposed

Sen. Justin Chenette Used Tax Dollars To Buy Campaign Ads From Himself

  SACO – Senator Justin Chenette of Saco is fond of making statements about fighting the

Maine People’s Alliance had pedophile at Lewiston school collecting signatures during Mayoral election

LEWISTON – Maine Examiner has acquired photographs that show convicted pedophile Douglas Lane, who was reported

Shane Bouchard wins election for Lewiston Mayor

LEWISTON – Shane Bouchard has won a narrow victory in the election for Mayor of Lewiston.

“Genderbread Person” presented at Maine Democratic Socialists Meeting in Portland

PORTLAND – At a Maine Democratic Socialists meeting at Portland City Hall last night, the Secretary

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