A video of Levi’s CEO Chip Bergh speaking at Fortune magazine’s Brainstorm Green conference is making headlines after it featured his comments on the company’s efforts to be more environmentally friendly, as well his advice to not wash your jeans. Levi’s has previously suggested people place their jeans in the freezer overnight to get rid of any bacteria, and said throwing them for a quick spin in the dryer will help them retain their shape, without fading.
The University of Maine System says former House Speaker Glenn Cummings has been tapped to serve as interim president of the University of Maine at Augusta.
A 22-year-old Maine man is in custody facing charges he assaulted a state police dog.
An unreleased Maine state report says alternative energy is among the industries with the best potential for job growth in the state.
Average gas prices in Maine have fallen less than a penny per gallon in the last week.