July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Shutdown brought DC-style politics to Maine

Beyond the Headlines

The only bill out of the near 2,000 submitted that we must write and pass in the Maine Legislature is the budget, which outlines the operation of state government and services for the following two years. More...

A good guidebook makes the difference

Library Links

Those who know me (or are Facebook friends with me), know I love to spend most of my free time outdoors, hiking, biking, kayaking and paddleboarding. How do books fit with an active lifestyle? More...

New state budget benefits Biddeford

Legislative Lowdown

The budget process for the state of Maine was more divisive and difficult this year than it has been in the past. We missed our deadline of midnight on June 30 and did not finally pass a state budget until 1 a.m. More...