Maine Public staff

Susan Walsh / Associated Press

Maine's congressional delegation is expressing mixed reactions to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Steve Mistler / Maine Public

Another of Gov. Paul LePage's handwritten notes - which he's sent in the past to legislators, lobbyists and constituents - has surfaced.

LePage sent the letter, dated Nov. 6, 2017, to state Sen. Tom Saviello, who last year led an effort to override LePage's veto of a new law imposing a 5-cent deposit on so-called nips, mini-bottles of liquor. 

"Here's a nickel for you. There (sic) everywhere!!!" LePage wrote, enclosing a crushed nips bottle with the note.

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

A Mount Desert Island man and two girls "narrowly escaped with their lives" after the snowmobile they were on sank in a Southwest Harbor Pond.

Maine Warden Service officials say Eli Strauss, 43, his 12-year-old daughter Julia and her friend Jolie Beal, also 12, went snowmobiling Wednesday evening. When the three failed to return home as expected, Strauss’s wife, Robin Strauss, contacted authorities at about 5:30 p.m.

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