ROBBINSTON, Maine (AP) — A pair of small earthquakes surprised residents near the border of Maine and Canada on Wednesday morning.
The earthquakes reached a magnitude of 2.4 and 3.0 and both...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A powerful storm with gusts topping 60 mph (96 kph) swept across coastal New England, knocking out electricity for more than 100,000 homes and businesses at the storm's peak...
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A lost dog's journey across the Canadian border and back was complicated by coronavirus restrictions limiting movement from a town on one side of the St. John River to a...
ST. STEPHEN, New Brunswick (AP) — With the border closed, a Canadian couple still found a way for their grandparents from Maine to see their waterfront wedding.
FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine (AP) — The closing of the Canadian border because of the pandemic is giving Maine golfers the run of a golf club that straddles the border.
FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine (AP) — The federal government is providing more than $4 million to a utilities district in far northern Maine to make improvements.
STEUBEN, Maine (AP) — The U.S Border Patrol and Coast Guard have arrested a Canadian man who stole a commercial fishing boat and motored toward Maine, officials said Tuesday.
TORONTO (AP) — A gunman went on a shooting rampage that left 16 people dead Sunday in the deadliest such attack in Canadian history. Here's a look at other mass shootings in Canada.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Abby Roque and Alex Carpenter scored early goals, and the United States women's hockey team held on to beat Canada 2-1 in the second game of their five-game Rivalry...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — An international railroad that includes a segment in Canada where a fiery oil train derailment claimed 47 lives in 2013 will soon have a new owner.
A salmon farming group is defending its effort to be transparent with the public about the problem of escaped fish in the wake of an incident in which hundreds of salmon got loose near the border...
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — A salmon conservation group says its researchers have intercepted more than 50 salmon it believes escaped from aquaculture operations near a river close to the...
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Canadian soldiers armed with chain saws fanned out across Halifax and the surrounding communities Monday to help clean up the tangled mess of fallen trees and power...
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The Latest on Dorian (all times local):
Dorian is continuing to weaken as it moves toward Canada's Newfoundland island, but forecasters caution...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is visiting Canada as part of a Louisiana delegation to the Acadian World Congress.
The event happens every five years and aims to celebrate...
MADAWASKA, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine will receive $36 million to help pay for the replacement of an aging bridge that connects one of its northernmost communities with the Canadian province...
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) _ OrganiGram Holdings Inc. (OGI) on Monday reported a loss of $7.6 million in its fiscal third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Moncton, New Brunswick-based...
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — A group that advocates for the conservation of Atlantic salmon says the North American catch has hit an all-time low, and signs are mixed about the salmon...
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a tractor trailer driver on Interstate 95 suffered an intense coughing fit that caused him to lose control of the vehicle and crash into a...
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — A conservation group in Maine and Canada says it's concerned about a recent uptick in the harvest of wild Atlantic salmon off of Greenland.
MACHIASPORT, Maine (AP) — A major player in aquaculture that has facilities in Maine says it has completed acquisition of one of the largest premium shrimp farms in Latin America.
Cooke Inc. says it has acquired Seajoy Seafood Corporation group, which farms shrimp in Honduras and Nicaragua. Cooke Inc. is the parent of Cooke Aquaculture, which is based in New Brunswick, Canada, and is one of the major companies in worldwide salmon farming.
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — A Canadian conservation group says a drop in the harvest of Atlantic salmon by Greenland's fishermen is good news for the species.
Atlantic salmon are considered endangered by the U.S. government, and only consistently return to a handful of American rivers, all of which are in Maine. Environmental groups such as the New Brunswick-based Atlantic Salmon Federation say one of the major threats to the fish is fishing harvest off of Greenland.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor says people are going to miss him when he's gone, and he's repeating his vow to run for a third term if he doesn't like the actions taken by his successor.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Canadian man has been sentenced to a month in prison for importing illegally harvested moose antlers into the United States.
FREDERICTON, New Brunswick (AP) — A Canadian man charged with killing two police officers and two civilians is telling judges he should be "exonerated" because of temporary insanity.
The four were shot dead Aug. 10 outside an apartment complex in the eastern city of Fredericton, New Brunswick. The shooting struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled by several instances of mass violence this year.
Matthew Raymond says he has evidence that will show his innocence.
SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick (AP) — A massive explosion at an Irving Oil refinery Monday morning shook the eastern Canadian city of Saint John, but caused no fatalities.
Irving Oil said several contractors are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Litsa Daeres, 34, who lives nearby, said she just started preparing Canadian Thanksgiving dinner when she heard a loud bang.
"My whole house shook," she said. "I thought my furnace had exploded."
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage was in stable condition and under observation at a Bangor hospital on Sunday after experiencing discomfort while visiting family in Canada.
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police charged a man Saturday for the deaths of two police officers and two civilians in a shooting that struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence.
Police in the eastern city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said that Matthew Vincent Raymond, 48, was arrested and charged with four counts of first-degree murder.
TORONTO (AP) — A shooting in a small Canadian city Friday that left four people dead, including two police officers who were responding to a call of shots fired, struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence.
FREDERICTON, New Brunswick (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick (all times local):
Police have identified the two officers who were killed in the small Canadian city of Fredericton after responding to a shooting at an apartment complex.
Fredericton's deputy police chief Martin Gaudet says the officers saw two deceased civilians before being shot and killed themselves.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont will be the site of next month's annual meeting of the New England Governors and the Eastern Canadian premiers.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott will host the event, which is scheduled for Aug. 12-14, in Stowe.
Regional trade and energy issues are expected to be among the topics discussed.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two conservation groups said Tuesday a deal has been struck with commercial fishermen in Greenland and the Faroe Islands that will help thousands of vulnerable Atlantic salmon return to rivers in the United States, Canada and Europe.
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Thomas J. Whalen, Boston University
LUBEC, Maine (AP) — A historic Maine fishing industry shed that was dislodged from its pilings and set adrift by a blizzard and wound up in Canada is being saved.
LUBEC, Maine (AP) — A fishing-industry building on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places is half-submerged in waters near a Canadian island, and conservationists fear it could disintegrate before legal tangles are resolved.
MACHIASPORT, Maine (AP) — One of the biggest players in salmon farming says it has completed its acquisition of a company that harvests small fish for use as aquaculture feed.
Cooke Inc. of New Brunswick, Canada, says it has taken ownership of Houston-based Omega Protein Corporation. Omega is the largest harvester of menhaden off the East Coast of the United States.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Canadian brewery and a Vermont brewpub are locking horns in a trademark dispute over their moose-themed names and logos.
The Rutland Herald reports that Saint John, New Brunswick-based Moosehead Breweries has filed an infringement lawsuit against Hop'n Moose Brewing Co.
BLACKVILLE, New Brunswick (AP) — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is advising people who stole live lobsters from a crash site in New Brunswick that the critters might be contaminated and shouldn't be eaten.
Police from Blackville responded to an overturned truck on Highway 8 early Tuesday. The truck had been transporting live lobsters, and they spilled onto the road. Police say some lobsters were stolen before they could arrive to the scene.
A conservation group's discovery that no wild Atlantic salmon have returned to a key river in New Brunswick is prompting concern for the fish's population health in the U.S. and eastern Canada.
The New Brunswick-based Atlantic Salmon Federation has been monitoring the Magaguadavic River for the Canadian government since 1992. The group says this year is the first time since then that no wild salmon have returned to the river to spawn.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Canadian startup company whose invention lets dairy farmers check the quality of milk from individual cows is getting $1 million to set up shop in Buffalo.
SomaDetect is the grand prize winner of the fourth annual 43North competition. The New York state-sponsored contest is meant to bring economic development to western New York by awarding cash and incubator space to winners who pitch ideas from all over the world.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer accused of smuggling narwhal tusks was sentenced Wednesday to five years, two months in a U.S. prison for related money laundering counts.
Gregory Logan, 60, of St. John, New Brunswick, smuggled about 300 tusks valued at $1.5 million to $3 million into Maine in false compartments in his vehicle, federal prosecutors said. They were shipped from Ellsworth, Maine, to buyers across the country.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage is calling for a suspension of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber to ease prices as families and businesses prepare to rebuild after hurricanes Harvey and Irma — and with two more months of hurricane season to go.
The Republican governor blames "corporate greed" for driving up costs and says large lumber companies are in the position to price gouge.
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — Salmon have a lousy problem, and the race to solve it is spanning the globe.
A surge of parasitic sea lice is disrupting salmon farms around the world. The tiny lice attach themselves to salmon and feed on them, killing or rendering them unsuitable for dinner tables.
Meanwhile, wholesale prices of salmon are way up, as high as 50 percent last year. That means higher consumer prices for everything from salmon fillets and steaks to more expensive lox on bagels.
ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) — Members of the marine community in the U.S. and Canada said Thursday that a Canadian fisherman who died freeing a whale from fishing gear was a longtime whale advocate who bridged gaps between fishing and conservation.
LOWER WOODSTOCK, New Brunswick (AP) — Police are searching for the people who vandalized a New Brunswick schoolhouse originally built in 1872.
Maggy Thomas from the New Brunswick community organization that uses the building says she's speechless. WAGM-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2rTW9GI ) the graffiti was first found Sunday, and depicts racist and violent profanity.
BOSTON (AP) — A man who rode a rented snowmobile across the U.S. border into Canada in 2005 to avoid charges that he hid up to $4 million in cash after declaring bankruptcy has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Cyril Gordon Lunn was sentenced Wednesday in federal court after pleading guilty in January to concealing assets from his bankruptcy creditors and making a false statement under penalty of perjury.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The number of young lobsters is declining in the Gulf of Maine despite years of record-breaking harvests, a University of Maine marine scientist has warned.
CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, New Brunswick (AP) — The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is moving its popular "Open Tea with Eleanor Roosevelt" program to a new location.
The park is now holding one open event each day at the historic Wells-Shober Cottage instead of two smaller events at a separate location. Two daily reserved teas are also held at the cottage.
EAGLE LAKE, Maine (AP) — Maine is using a pair of weekends in January to open up snowmobiling opportunities with its neighbors.
Maine and New Brunswick Free Trail Weekend began on Friday and continues Saturday and Sunday. Snowmobilers from the state are able to obtain a free three-day trail permit to ride in New Brunswick, Canada.
New Brunswick riders will also be allowed to operate in Maine without a current Maine registration on those dates if they are legally registered in New Brunswick.