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Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations

Maine has one of the highest rates of non-medical vaccine exemptions in the nation
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Maine, Vaccinations, Onetime

Maine company wants to turn cow poo into gas to heat homes

CLINTON, Maine (AP) — A natural gas distribution company in Maine plans to get into the production side of things with a poop-to-gas renewable energy project to heat homes. Summit Utilities is partnering with Maine’s dairy industry through construction of an anaerobic digester in Clinton to produce natural gas. Farms will provide the manure. Kurt […]
Tags: News, Nation, Maine, Clinton, Kurt, Nation & World, CLINTON Maine

Pot backers ask Maine to put locals, small businesses first

Marijuana enthusiasts in Maine used a public hearing Thursday to implore the state to protect the small businesses and growers they think should make up the backbone of its budding cannabis industry.
Tags: Finance, Article, Maine, Associated Press, Patrick Whittle, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 71f30650-2bb2-5244-b68a-90b7ffed3b51

Measles in Maine means half the states in the US now have cases of this highly contagious disease

Maine health officials confirmed the first case of measles in the state, bringing the total number of states reporting the highly contagious viral disease to 25.
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Maps show how CNN lost America to Fox News

Map details dramatic shift from CNN to Fox News over 10-year period Does it show the triumph of "fake news" — or, rather, its defeat? A closer look at the map's legend allows for more complex analyses Dramatic and misleading Over the course of no more than a decade, America has radically switched favorites when it comes to cable news networks. As this sequence of maps showing TMAs (Television Market Areas) suggests, CNN is out, Fox News is in.The maps are certainly dramatic, but also a bit misl...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Media, Internet, US, America, Journalism, Cnn, United States, Maine, Alaska, Innovation, Reddit, Nebraska, Fox News

"It's About Free Will": 3 Conservative Women On Why They're Pro-Choice

Since 1973's Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision giving women the right to access safe abortions, Republicans have worked to incrementally suppress abortion rights. The recent abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia are just the latest pieces of legislation seeking to limit, if not completely ban, access to the procedure.However, the Alabama bill, which bans abortion at any stage of gestation, except in cases in which the woman's life is in danger, making no exceptions for cases of rape or incest, ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Supreme Court, Congress, Alabama, West Virginia, Georgia, Gop, Missouri, Maine, Ford, House, Bill Clinton, Fox News, Lgbtq, Republican Party

Maine Becomes 25th State Hit With Measles

880 people have contracted the disease since the outbreak began, according to federal health officials.
Tags: News, Maine

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward.

Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success.
Tags: News, Maine, Native Americans, Washington Redskins, Mascots, Chicago Blackhawks, Cleveland Indians, Snyder, Mills, Daniel M, Janet T (1947-

Maine House votes to allow more medical professionals to perform abortions

Maine's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would expand the number of medical professionals allowed to perform abortions in the state.
Tags: Cnn, Maine, House Of Representatives, Maine House

Maine lobster industry devastated by trade war

In the mist of a trade war, China imposed high tariffs on various imports, hitting the lobster industry in Maine hard. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.
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Maine lobster industry devastated

In the mist of a trade war, China imposed high tariffs on various imports, hitting the lobster industry in Maine hard. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.
Tags: News, China, Cnn, Maine, Stories, Miguel Marquez

Join this neighbourhood four square game — for adults

After family dinner on Sunday nights, one Windsor family is throwing it back to childhood with a neighbourhood game of four square.Karen Morand said it all started when their adult niece was headed abroad for a while — the niece and her friends taped out a four square court on the street out front of their house. Now, the court is painted on the road and the Morands invite their neighbours to play."We invite them to play and they say 'oh maybe later, maybe next time,'" said Karen. The ...
Tags: News, Karen, Maine, Cbc, Windsor, Eleanor, Charlie, Menard, Karen Morand, Charlie Morand, Morands, Massechusets

A La Carte (May 21)

There are a couple of commentaries in today’s Kindle deals; the Galatians volume is a great buy at that price. (Yesterday on the blog: The Benefits and Drawbacks of Following a Parenting Method) The Subtle Art Of Growing Chris Thomas writes about writing. “ Though the act of writing has helped, more significantly, understanding why I write has also shaped the craft. For me, writing is a way of saying , and saying is way of seeing . Crafting words helps hone ...
Tags: Tesla, Blogging, Maine, A La Carte, Ferguson Wilbert, Chris Thomas, Prosperity Gospel Church Prosperity

From Maine to Hawaii, abortion rights advocates will protest to 'stop the bans'

Abortion rights protesters trying to stop a wave of anti-abortion laws plan to flood statehouses, town squares and courthouses Tuesday.
Tags: Cnn, Maine, Hawaii

Limerick-Off Award (322)

It’s time to announce the latest Limerick-Off winners based on submissions (on this blog and on Facebook) in the last Limerick-Off. Congratulations to TIM JAMES, who wins the Limerick-Off Award for this funny limerick: She was short, came from Maine, and she drank, But by golly, in bed she could crank. Her man’s love life was flat, But she cured him of that. All he needed was one little Yank. Congratulations to FRED BORTZ, who wins the Special Intimidation-Themed Limerick Award for this clever...
Tags: Facebook, Maine, Humor, Deutsche Bank, Contests, Limerick, Donald, Kane, Angus, Hank, Said, Limericks, Limerick Award Winners, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Of The Week

Current Obsessions: Design Icons

From NYCxDesign to a natural wine pop-up, here are 13 things on our radar this weekend. Above: Among the highlights at NYCxDesign and ICFF (opening tomorrow), we’re looking forward to Calico Wallpaper and Worsted’s installation (an excuse to pay a visit to Arcade Bakery), a visit to Lindsey Adelman’s new showroom, and Reform’s latest Ikea hack kitchens by well-known designers. “Is there art in a broomstick? Yes, says Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art” (and Remodelista). We’re planning a vi...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Maine, Mexico City, Ikea, New Orleans, Manhattan, Museum of Modern Art, Moma, Venice Beach, Margot, Caro, ICFF, Somerset UK, Design News, Current Obsessions

CLE For Thee But Not For Me

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has adopted a new mandatory CLE rule. RULE CHANGE: Effective May 1, 2019, Maine's Continuing Legal Education Rule, Maine Bar Rule 5, was comprehensively amended by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Members of the bar... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
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Maine to become first state to ban Native American mascots in public schools

Maine's governor has signed a bill making the state the first to prohibit public schools, colleges and universities from using Native American symbols as mascots.
Tags: Cnn, Maine

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans

Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed the bill to ban abortions, except when a mother's life is in jeopardy, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the 1973 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade that established a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy. Asked about the new law at a Thursday news conference in Washington, House of Representatives Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy of California said that while he opposes abortion, Alabama's law "goes further than I believe." "In ...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, California, Alabama, Maine, Republican Party, Susan Collins, U S Supreme Court, Roe, Kevin McCarthy, Washington House

Maine governor signs bill to ban Native American mascots

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says the bill she signed Thursday will become effective 90 days after the Legislature adjourns. Penobscot Nation Ambassador Maulian Dana says the law is “a huge step toward trust […]
Tags: News, Ap, Maine, Northwest, Legislature, AUGUSTA Maine, Janet Mills, Maulian Dana

Senate confirms abortion opponent as US judge in Louisiana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Louisiana lawyer Wendy Vitter as a federal judge, overcoming opposition from Democrats who criticized her anti-abortion stance and accused her of trying to hide her record on the issue. Maine Sen. Susan Collins was the only Republican to oppose Vitter’s nomination, which was approved 52-45 on Thursday. A […]
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, US, Ap, Nation, Maine, Louisiana, Susan Collins, Vitter, Wendy Vitter

Where to see the next 10 eclipses

Unless you’re from the Arctic Circle, it’s not often you get to stare up at a dark-as-night sky in the middle of the day. This is what makes total solar eclipses so special — and worth planning an astronomy-themed trip to see in person. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon travels between Earth and the sun, fully blocking out the sunlight for a short span of time. In 2017, the US saw its first total solar eclipse in almost 40 years, wowing spectators from Tennessee to Oregon. If you mis...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Mexico, France, Oregon, Saudi Arabia, China, US, Spain, Nasa, Earth, Afghanistan, South Africa, Pakistan, Chile, Maine

Susan Collins has faith Kavanaugh won't uphold Alabama abortion law

The senator from Maine stands by her belief that Kavanaugh will be compelled by court precedent when it comes to abortion rights.
Tags: News, Alabama, Maine, Susan Collins, Kavanaugh

Why We Still Need Maps: Purple Lizard Charts Recreation in the Mid-Atlantic

Our group of four are spread across a grassy helicopter pad in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Ohiopyle State Park. We are at a familiar place for many of the one-and-a-half million annual visitors to Ohiopyle, the back of a parking area at the takeout of the Lower Youghiogheny River, known as Old Mitchell Place. Yet at the moment we are having a difficult time figuring out where we are supposed to go. “So, that’s Sugar Run Trail there, and here at a right angle should be Mitchell,” says Michael ...
Tags: Hiking, Environment, West Virginia, Sport, Pennsylvania, Cycling, Maine, John Muir, Mitchell, George Washington, Mid Atlantic, Keystone State, Pacific Crest, Appalachian, Shenandoah National Park, Indian Creek

United States: Salary History Prohibitions Come To Maine - Orrick

Maine's new legislation serves as a reminder to employers that the national equal pay wave is still cresting.
Tags: News, United States, Maine, Maine Orrick

Maine Senate passes bill giving electoral votes to national popular vote winner

Maine's lawmakers passed a bill that would give the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who won the national popular vote, taking a step toward becoming the 15th state to enact such a law.
Tags: News, Maine, Stories, Maine Senate

Maine Senate passes bill giving state's electoral votes to national popular vote winner

Maine's lawmakers passed a bill that would give the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who won the national popular vote, taking a step toward becoming the 15th state to enact such a law.
Tags: News, Maine, Stories, Maine Senate

United States: Maine Moves Toward Mandating Earned Employee Leave - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Maine is one step closer to requiring that private employers with 10 or more employees provide "earned paid leave" that employees can take for any reason.
Tags: News, United States, Maine, Stewart, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak

Maine Senate passes bill giving state's electoral votes to national popular vote winner

Maine's lawmakers passed a bill that would give the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who won the national popular vote, taking a step toward becoming the 15th state to enact such a law.
Tags: Cnn, Maine, Maine Senate


A couple of weekends ago I was thrilled to have been invited to Snug Harbor Farm on the coast of Maine for a book signing. A gem of a specialty nursery. and worth a visit if you can make it - just an hour and a half north of Boston. We have some wonderful nurseries and sources for plants and accessories here in the Northeast but one, in particular, is quite extraordinary. Snug Harbor Farm located in Kennebunk Maine is one of the more special places worth a visit in you ever find yourself ...
Tags: Boston, Lifestyle, Maine, New England, Barney, Tony, Northeast, Matt, Matt Mattus, Kennebunkport, Snug Harbor, Kennebunk Maine, New Bedford MA, Snug Harbor Farm, Tony Anthony Elliott, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge