Augusta – Less than 24 hours after signing a bill banning single-use plastic bags, Governor Janet Mills reversed her decision following outcry from some of her closest and wealthiest supporters.
Portland – After many setbacks and issues with possible locations to address Portland’s homeless problem, residents have settled on building the shelter in another city entirely.
Saco – Motorcyclist Chris Thompson was so discouraged after thinking about what might happen if he passed a homeowner spraying grass clippings into the road, he couldn’t wait to get home so he could let everyone know his displeasure.
Augusta – The opening game of Maine’s print media versus government softball season was called after a single inning due to an overwhelming score in favor of government.
Rockland – Guy, you know what I was thinking? We should grab a rack of Twisteds and spindle us up some of that skunky-bo-bunky kind-nug you got and go tear around up to Union or whatever.
I-295 – Shocked onlookers are reporting a sight never yet seen by Mainers: an official state vehicle travelling on the highway at the posted speed limit.
Schenectady, NY – After an invitation for a lifetime achievement award from UCLA was rescinded, folk singer Don McLean will be honored by the Council of American Creeps (CAC).
Augusta – Signs installed at the state border during the governorship of Paul LePage have long been criticized for giving people unrealistic expectations about Maine’s future.
Appleton – Simmer, the latest eatery to arise from Maine’s foodie movement, is getting poor reviews due to the fact much of the building’s structural components are hidden from view by finishing touches.
Unity – A homegrown college admissions scandal is rocking the Pine Tree state as evidence mounts against an Athens couple accused of falsely giving a leg-up to their college-bound son.