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Weekdays at 4 p.m. join host Nora Flaherty and hear Maine’s only daily statewide radio news program. Maine Public Radio's award-winning news staff brings you the latest news from across Maine and the region, as well as in-depth reports on the most important issues.

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Weekdays at 4 p.m. join host Nora Flaherty and hear Maine’s only daily statewide radio news program. Maine Public Radio's award-winning news staff brings you the latest news from across Maine and the region, as well as in-depth reports on the most important issues.

    In New Report, Janet Mills Starts Maine Down Path To 80% Carbon Emissions Reduction By 2050

    In New Report, Janet Mills Starts Maine Down Path To 80% Carbon Emissions Reduction By 2050

    After more than a year of work by hundreds of Mainers, Gov. Janet Mills’ Climate Council released a roadmap on Tuesday for the state’s efforts to stall the worst effects of climate change and adapt to those that can’t be avoided.

    • 4 min
    Maine Skiers Being Asked To Wear Masks, Warm Up In Cars To Earn Their Turns

    Maine Skiers Being Asked To Wear Masks, Warm Up In Cars To Earn Their Turns

    Last week, a handful of Maine’s ski areas opened for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the lifts in the spring.

    • 5 min
    Investigative Reporting Shows Weak System Of Accountability For Maine Sheriffs

    Investigative Reporting Shows Weak System Of Accountability For Maine Sheriffs

    In Dec. 2017, Oxford County Sheriff Wayne Gallant resigned after several well-documented allegations of sexual harassment against members of his staff and others — at least five people in total.

    • 4 min
    In Letter, Western Maine Teachers Describe Struggle With Remote Learning, Call For More Resources

    In Letter, Western Maine Teachers Describe Struggle With Remote Learning, Call For More Resources

    Many educators across Maine continue to absorb the stress of a school year that’s been unlike any other.

    • 6 min
    Coast Guard Identifies 4 Fishermen Lost At Sea In Portland-Based Boat's Sinking

    Coast Guard Identifies 4 Fishermen Lost At Sea In Portland-Based Boat's Sinking

    Maine’s close-knit groundfishing community is grieving after four fishermen were lost at sea this week. This follows the loss of two others earlier this year.

    • 1 min
    How Maine's Solar Power Boom Could Unintentionally Stunt Adoption Of Climate-Friendly Technologies

    How Maine's Solar Power Boom Could Unintentionally Stunt Adoption Of Climate-Friendly Technologies

    It turns out there’s a downside to Maine’s solar power boom — a potential $160 million annual hit for electricity consumers here. And it’s a cost hike that in turn could conceivably slow the state’s efforts to reduce global warming pollution from cars and buildings.

    • 6 min

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