Thousands of Chicks Dead on Arrival After Post Office Cuts

PORTLAND, Maine — At least 4,800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the U.S. Postal Service have arrived dead in recent weeks after rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier's operations, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said. Thousands of birds that moved thro...

Maine is 1st State to Ban Single-Use Foam Containers

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine has banned single-use food and drink containers made from polystyrene foam, commonly known as Styrofoam. Maine now becomes the first state to enact a prohibition, though dozens of communities across the country, including Berkeley and...