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Maine Cyber Range opens

Maine Cyber Range opens

AUGUSTA – The ribbon has been cut on the new Maine Cyber Range, aimed to train both students and professionals on cyber attacks.   Sen. Angus King (I – Maine) got a tour of a new cyber defense training facility at the University of Maine at Augusta.   “It’s pretty cool that Maine is actually a world leader … Read More

Sen. King on Israel banning two lawmakers from visiting

Sen. King on Israel banning two lawmakers from visiting

AUGUSTA – At an event in Augusta, Senator Angus King commented Friday on Israeli officials keeping two members of congress from visiting the Middle Eastern country.   Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, and fellow Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota were originally denied entry Thursday.   On Friday, Israel partially reversed that decision. Omar is still barred but Tlaib was … Read More

Marine spill response test

Marine spill response test

BREWER – The Maine DEP has had to use certain tools to clean up oil spills in the past, and Thursday crews tested how that cleanup could work if something went wrong in the Bangor area.   A giant, orange boom was laid out across the Penobscot River. On Thursday, the Maine DEP tested the boom … Read More

Strategies to cope with aggressive kids

Strategies to cope with aggressive kids

ORONO- According to Karyn Sporer, an assistant sociology professor for the University of Maine—extreme, acute cases of mental illness in aggressive children don’t just affect them, she said it impacts their family taking care of them as well. For the last seven years, she’s been traveling the country to talk to 42 parents and siblings … Read More

Penobscot: Bigfoot ‘did eat us.’

Penobscot: Bigfoot ‘did eat us.’

STATEWIDE — Tales of the seldom-seen, mythical apelike beasts known as Bigfoot, Sasquatch and other names are found in Maine folklore.

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