1,300 fishermen wanted first new scallop licenses since 2009. Only four got them.

The state has chosen four fishermen from eastern Maine from almost 1,300 applicants who sought the first new scallop fishing licenses to be issued in Maine in the past nine years. The Maine Department of Marine Resources held a lottery this week to determine who among the nearly 1,300 applicants would be allowed into the lucrative scallop fishery this coming winter.

A third of all Americans expect to be in debt until they die

In this July 28, 2018, file photo, Luis Vazquez, an overnight support manager at Walmart in Dallas, poses for a photo with the Instapay app, developed by technology company Even, that assists him with his finances. Along with providing tools that allow employees to track their spending and save money, Even features Instapay, which allows users to advance some of their next paycheck up to 13 days before payday.

Hundreds rally across Maine to rebuke Trump, support Mueller investigation

More than 300 people gathered in Portland Thursday night as one of several rallies across Maine to demand Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election be allowed to continue, according to organizers and multiple media reports. The team led by former FBI director Mueller is probing, in part, whether there was any coordination between the Russian government and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump.

Bar Harbor voters decide to look into changing how they run their town

Bar Harbor voters on Tuesday decided to create a charter commission to consider possible changes to how their town's municipal government is organized. According to a copy of the town's sample ballot , among the options that might be considered by the commission are the "consideration of electronic voting at town meeting, streamlining the budget [development] process, and the purpose, function and structure of the Warrant Committee."

Bar Harbor voters decide to look into changing how they run their town

Bar Harbor voters on Tuesday decided to create a charter commission to consider possible changes to how their town's municipal government is organized. According to a copy of the town's sample ballot , among the options that might be considered by the commission are the "consideration of electronic voting at town meeting, streamlining the budget [development] process, and the purpose, function and structure of the Warrant Committee."