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  • July 9, 2012

    Key players to skip conventions

    There will be some notable absences among the dozens of political devotees from Maine attending the Democratic and Republican national conventions later this summer — namely, several of the people hoping to represent the state in Congress next year.

  • July 8, 2012

    Candidates likely to skip conventions

    Several of Maine’s high-profile political figures will campaign here instead of attending the events at Tampa or Charlotte, N.C.

  • July 6, 2012

    Federal cuts target bike, pedestrian safety funding

    Advocates for making Maine friendlier for cyclists and walkers are expressing concerns about federal funding cuts to programs that communities use often to pay for bike lanes, crosswalks and road safety programs aimed at schoolchildren.

  • July 5, 2012

    Builder launches surf buster

    BATH — A boat-building family best known for its high-end yachts has collaborated with a surfing rescue boat designer to produce vessels that could soon be used for search and rescue or special forces missions in even the roughest conditions.

  • July 3, 2012

    Sen. Collins christens high-performance rescue craft

    Maine’s U.S. Senator Susan Collins helped to christen – and then drive – a high-tech military boat built in Bath that is capable of being air-dropped from a cargo plane for special forces and rescue missions.

  • June 30, 2012

    Snowe speaks against Supreme Court ruling

    In the fall of 2009, Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe was at the center of the political storm over how to reform the nation’s health care system.

  • June 30, 2012

    Snowe laments lack of bipartisan effort

    In the fall of 2009, Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe was at the center of the political storm over how to reform the nation’s health care system.

  • June 29, 2012

    Delegation reaction no surprise

    The reaction from Maine’s congressional delegation members to Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the new Affordable Care Act largely mirrored their earlier stances on the law — and, by extension, their party affiliation.

  • June 29, 2012

    Snowe, once courted on law by president, calls for Obamacare repeal

    The reaction from Maine’s congressional delegation members to Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the new Affordable Care Act largely mirrored their earlier stances on the law — and, by extension, their party affiliation.