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Maine member of Trump fraud commission not backing down

For months now I’ve been covering Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap’s participation in President Donald Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity for the Portland Press Herald. In that time, Dunlap… Read more »

Bill to “fix” problems in and around Acadia National Park moves forward on Capitol Hill

For those following the effort to resolve jurisdictional and territorial conflicts in and around Acadia National Park, I had an update recently in the Portland Press Herald. The bills that… Read more »

Maine member sues Trump’s voter fraud commission for access to proceedings

Today Maine’s member of President Trump’s voter fraud commission sued the body in federal court after its staff for weeks ignored his request for documents and information about its deliberations…. Read more »

Around Acadia National Park, many await Congressional fixes on boundary limits, fishing rights

In this past edition of the Maine Sunday Telegram, I wrote about legislation waiting attention on Capitol Hill that would resolve tensions over a variety of issues around Acadia National… Read more »

Five women, including three with Maine ties, allege groping by George H.W. Bush

With power out across much of Maine — including my house — I’ve been remiss in posting this Portland Press Herald story from the weekend where we broke the fourth… Read more »

Scientists say Atlantic right whales on trajectory to be extinct in 23 years

The North Atlantic right whale, the world’s second most endangered mammal after the species’ Pacific cousin, has has a disastrous year here in the northwest Atlantic. Sixteen of the whales… Read more »

Talking American Character, Lobster Coast on CSPAN

The indefatigable team at CSPAN’s City Tour came to Portland, Maine this summer and the segments they produced are airing this weekend, spotlighting our little city.I was pleased to record… Read more »

On the non-profit that ended debtors prison (and a whole bunch more) in Maine

Greetings on another awful mass-shooting morning in America, this time in Las Vegas. Remember this doesn’t happen this frequently in any other advanced industrial democracy when you hear there’s nothing… Read more »

Congress poised to reject many Trump program eliminations

This winter and spring, President Trump rolled out a budget proposal including the complete elimination many domestic programs, including a number whose absence would be noticed in Maine. These included… Read more »

Gulf of Maine warming concentrated in summer, which is getting longer

I’ve been remiss in posting that in this past week’s Maine Sunday Telegram I reported on new scientific research that reveals a new level of detail of how the Gulf… Read more »