More Mainers view immigrants as strengthening rather than burdening the state, but residents are divided along political and regional lines on immigration questions involving welfare, public health – and Donald Trump.
In a statewide Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram Poll, 48 percent of respondents agreed with the statement that “immigrants today strengthen our state because of their hard work and talents,” compared to 32 percent who believed immigrants “are a burden … because they take our jobs, housing and health care.” Not surprisingly, however, Democrats and Republicans had starkly different responses to the questions and to controversial statements on immigration made by Trump and Maine Gov.
SOUTH PORTLAND — Some business owners and future residents of the Mill Creek commercial area would be required to report their annual utility use under a proposed ordinance that aims to implement part of a new master plan.
The proposed Energy & Water Use Benchmarking ordinance would be the first of its kind in Maine and is modeled after similar laws passed by at least 20 cities across the United States.
Lionel Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, grabbed his shirt, clenched his teeth and put both hands over his face. A few minutes later he walked off the field, a dazed, pained look on his bearded face. The greatest player of his generation, perhaps soccer's best ever, he was still without
Authorities are investigating after an Amtrak train collided with a van killing five people, including three children, in Colorado on Sunday morning. The Colorado State Patrol released a statement saying a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country failed to yield right of way to the train and was struck at