BREMEN, Maine (AP) — The Maine Marine Patrol says it has recovered the body of a man who had been missing for a week after his skiff was found adrift in a harbor.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine has recently lifted long closures of several shellfish harvest sites due to the potentially fatal biological toxin known as red tide.
FRANKLIN, Maine (AP) — Police say that a Maine teenager was involved in a pair of crashes within minutes and that the second one nearly killed him.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gas prices are still dropping in northern New England, following a national trend.
The latest GasBuddy price reports show New Hampshire's prices fell 3 cents per gallon...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's independent senator is among a group of lawmakers calling on the Federal Communications Commission's chairman to do more to combat cellphone fraud.
ORONO, Maine (AP) — Nature lovers who encounter fluttering butterflies might also be able to contribute to research about the colorful insects.
PORTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A rash of burglaries has hit restaurants and stores in the city of Portland.
The Portland Press Herald reports that police have confirmed at least a half dozen break-ins...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Overcast conditions have again kept balloons grounded at the Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston and Auburn.
BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A coastal Maine town wants the cruise ship industry to fund local air quality monitoring.
Bar Harbor Town Councilor Gary Friedmann tells the Bangor Daily News he's...
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine will invest almost $6 million in federal money in community health centers and other institutions to try to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the...
New Hampshire man dies in Maine motorcycle crash
BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire man has died in a motorcycle crash in Maine.
The Cumberland County sheriff's office says 51-year-old Timothy McNamara was riding a...
Maine city mulls collection boxes for dirty syringes
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The city of Lewiston is considering putting up secure disposal boxes for used syringes due to a rise in the number of needles from drug use found on city property.
Tiny berry, big party in Maine, home of wild blueberry bash
UNION, Maine (AP) — Maine is wild blueberry country, and the state's celebration of the tiny fruit is taking over a town in Knox County for a week.
Motorcyclist hits horse-drawn carriage; seriously injured
JEFFERSON, Maine (AP) — A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after colliding with the back of a horse-drawn carriage in Jefferson.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says glare from...
Weather keeps balloons grounded at festival
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Rain and overcast conditions have kept balloons grounded at the Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston and Auburn.
Friday's first launch was scrubbed by unexpected...
Police extend beefed-up patrols near scene of double killing
CASTLE HILL, Maine (AP) — State police say increased controls are continuing this weekend as the investigation continues in a double killing in northern Maine.
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- The Washington TimesSara Gideon, Maine House speaker, announces Senate bid against Susan CollinsJune 24, 2019
- The Washington TimesJanet Mills, Maine governor, signs 'conversion therapy' ban into lawMay 29, 2019
- The AdvocateBig paving charge leads to arrest of Maine contractor in StamfordApril 16, 2019
Judge denial of request to halt Trump ‘gag rule’ is appealed
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Center for Reproductive Rights is appealing a federal judge's rejection of a request to block new rules for family planning grants.
Peaks Island rental golf carts must be all-electric by 2021
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine city will require that gas-powered rental golf carts used to get around a nearby island become all-electric by the summer of 2021 to address noise, traffic, exhaust...
Bates will use largest federal grant for video database
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine college will use the largest federal grant in its history to create a scientific video database.
Bates College is scheduled to receive nearly $4 million from...
Attorney: Indiana’s caretaker was ‘invaluable companion’
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — The attorney for Robert Indiana's caretaker denies allegations this week that the man took advantage of the artist.
Unemployment rate dips to 3 percent in Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate dipped to a record low based on preliminary figures for July.
Maine Real ID law rollout causes hiccups for some residents
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's secretary of state is working to clear up confusion created by the state's rollout of two different types of driver's licenses and state identification...
Correction: River Body story
BETHEL, Maine (AP) — In a story Aug. 15 about a drowning in Maine, The Associated Press misidentified the river in a headline. It was the Androscoggin River, not the Saco River.
Maine bicentennial celebration gets boost from NEH
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The National Endowment for the Humanities is going to help a pair of Maine cultural institutions engage more with the public about the state's bicentennial.
Maine finds homes for several hundred African asylum seekers
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Most African asylum seekers who made the perilous journey through Central America to the southern U.S. border and flooded shelters in Maine's largest city have new...
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- Business WireThe First Bancorp Reports Record Net Income of $6.4 MillionJuly 17, 2019
- Business WireWEX Brings Mobile Fuel Payments to Shell Fleet CustomersJuly 10, 2019
Top court upholds former DA candidate’s license suspension
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Supreme Court has upheld the suspension of a lawyer who unsuccessfully ran for district attorney last year.
USS Santa Fe arrives at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The USS Santa Fe has arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine sailed into the shipyard on Thursday for planned...
L.L. Bean heir and wife donate $1M to Maine hospital
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An L.L. Bean heir and his wife are contributing $1 million toward the relocation of Mercy Hospital.
James and Maureen Gorman said Northern Light Mercy Hospital is...
National Weather Service confirms tornado in rural Maine
KOSSUTH TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — Recent unsettled weather in Maine has produced the first tornado of 2019 in the state.
The National Weather Service says an EF1 tornado touched down Monday in...
Maine AG says state must play role in coal fight with Trump
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's attorney general says it's especially important for his state to fight an ease of restrictions on coal-fired power plants because of the vulnerability of its air and...
Docs: Robert Indiana had $13M in bank as house crumbled
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana had $13 million in the bank even as his house sank into disrepair before his death, with pigeons living in the roof, water damaging books, rotting...
New England dioceses join reporting system for sexual abuse
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Several Roman Catholic dioceses in New England announced Wednesday that they were joining an independent system for reporting misconduct or abuse by church leaders.
Man pleads guilty to lesser charges in fatal ATV crash
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A man charged with manslaughter in connection to an off-road vehicle crash that killed a 19-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.
Police increase patrols near scene of Maine double homicide
CASTLE HILL, Maine (AP) — State police in Maine say they've increased patrols near where detectives are investigating the fatal shootings of two men in a pickup truck.
Border Patrol agents seize drugs, cash from abandoned car
SHERMAN, Maine (AP) — Officials say Border Patrol agents in Maine seized cash and drugs from a vehicle found abandoned near an Interstate 95 checkpoint in the town of Sherman.
Man implicated in ’90s rapes found on Maine island, arrested
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A man who fled the state years ago has been arrested in a remote town in Maine and charged in connection with a pair of unsolved rapes, authorities in Massachusetts said...
Maine CDC: Legionella bacteria eliminated from water source
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says tests indicate chlorine eliminated the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires' disease from the Orono-Veazie Water...
Veterinary technology company stumbles in first full quarter
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine-based animal health technology and services company has fallen short of financial expectations in its first full quarter of operations.
Maine transportation official says bond needed for projects
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's top transportation official says next year's entire highway repair program is at risk if lawmakers don't return to Augusta within the next two weeks and put a...
Warden charged with assault at concert faces more charges
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine game warden who was charged with assaulting a concertgoer is facing additional charges of unlawful sexual touching and disorderly conduct.
Harbor search for missing man reaches Day 3 in Maine
BRISTOL, Maine (AP) — An airplane has flown overhead as the search for a missing Maine man enters its third day in waters off Bristol.
The search began Monday evening for 63-year-old Glenn...
Police: 1 dead in Mount Desert collision
MOUNT DESERT, Maine (AP) — Police say a man has been killed in a head-on collision on Maine's Mount Desert Island.
Police tell WABI-TV that 72-year-old Edward Wells, of Bar Harbor, was...
Deadline for Maine’s deer hunters to apply for permits
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's window for deer hunters to apply for a permit is closing this week.
The state uses "any deer" permits to allow hunters to harvest a deer of either sex. The...
Buttigieg headed to Maine for campaign fundraiser
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is coming to Maine for a campaign event later this month.
The South Bend, Indiana, mayor is scheduled to appear at a Portland...
Divers searching harbor for missing man in Maine
BRISTOL, Maine (AP) — Divers are searching for a man whose empty skiff was discovered in Bristol, Maine.
The Maine Marine Patrol and state police divers are searching for 63-year-old Glenn...
Police investigate double homicide in far northern Maine
CASTLE HILL, Maine (AP) — Police say two men were shot to death in a pickup truck in a tiny town in northern Maine.
Troopers initially thought they were dealing with a collision between the...