Did the company's ads give the impression it is the state's cheapest provider? Regulators ask for answers.
Waterville and Winslow high schools, average according to the state's new grading system, are ranked among the top 12 in the state by a national magazine.
As Kyle Dube is formally charged with killing Nichole Cable, 15, the judge seals an affidavit with case details.
Home sales, and prices, across the state are on the rise, according to April sales data and local real estate agents, and central Maine is seeing the results.
People chant at the start of a lunchtime rally to protest Gov. Paul LePage's budget plan on Wednesday, on the plaza outside west entrance of the State House in Augusta.
ALCOM, a Winslow trailer manufacturing company, calls claims by labor groups that it has illegally fired employees for trying to form a union "very false."
With Memorial Day near, lawmakers are stepping up efforts to address a backlog that has some veterans waiting years to receive disability claims.
Gov. LePage looks poised to veto the popular hospital payback plan in order to block Medicaid expansion.
Edwards-United Technologies, of Pittsfield, was one of five businesses in the state recognized by the governor's office and the state Department of Environmental Protection with a 2013 Environmental Excellence award Wednesday.
Eagle Rental of Waterville will have to pay use tax on four Cadillac Escalades driven by company owner Dan Bickford and his wife Jane, who is company vice president and treasurer. the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday.
Christopher Knight, 47, the man known as the North Pond Hermit, will not be in Kennebec County Superior Court Wednesday as scheduled, on charges of burglarizing Pine Tree Camp in Rome.
In February, summer seems like just a legend. In May when the lilacs open out it’s clear the legend is coming to life, and for a few months, winter is the ancient myth. So is it written.
William Levesque, 57, of China, and several teens were charged after police broke up an alleged underage drinking party Friday.
Authorities say the Lisbon man used his child's Social Security number on job applications, then failed to report wages to illegally receive welfare and housing benefits.
The Solar Impulse is making the first attempt by a solar airplane capable of flying day and night without fuel to fly across the country.
Real Bronx Tours took mostly European tourists from Manhattan to see life in the South Bronx "from a safe distance."
The lowest rates are in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont, each with rates under 17 per 1,000.
Authorities say 44-year-old Carey Gonyer sexually assaulted a boy for months before asking him for sexually explicit cellphone pictures.
A film crew is accompanying Stephen Bowen to produce videos showcasing student-centered, proficiency-based approaches.
Michael Brennan and the city's economic development director are visiting businesses today to discuss immigration reform and other issues.
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Nature Conservancy are marking the turtle crossings in Wells, South Berwick and York.
Major construction on Water Street will cause economic disaster in downtown Hallowell, several business owners said at a public forum on Wednesday.
The resolve removes a requirement that the state Transportation Department conduct a feasibility study on the $2 billion project.
Rodney Bouffard will replace Patricia Barnhart, who was fired earlier this year.
Crews next week will begin putting another layer of pavement along Route 32 from Waldoboro to Jefferson, according to the Maine Department of Transportation.
Stephen Huff, 66, of Winthrop was injured Wednesday when he crashed his car on U.S. Route 202.
West Gardiner selectmen will host a public hearing Thursday on a proposed ordinance that would allow residents to recall elected officials.
The following cases were closed March 12-April 2, 2013, in Franklin County Superior Court.
The following cases were closed March 4-8, 2013, in Skowhegan District court.
IN ANSON, Tuesday at 10:55 a.m., a theft was reported on Lloyd Road.
The boss of tax workers who improperly screened conservative groups says she did nothing wrong.
A Maine blogger will follow the British boy band around the U.S., report on its concerts and be paid to do so.
Police say Nichole Cable, 15, was killed by a 20-year-old Orono man, whom she may have dated at some point.
The judge tells the jurors to try to work through their differences Thursday, or else a new jury must be seated.
Authorities estimate the damage at as much as $2 billion, with as many as 13,000 homes damaged or destroyed.
Gary Bird says he's '98 percent sure' there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble. The twister killed 24 people.
Somerset County filed a civil suit against the state Board of Corrections on Tuesday for payment of more than $280,000 the county contends it is owed for operations at the Somerset County Jail.
Vote totals reported by town clerks show that Regional School District 18’s proposed school budget of $32,281,753 passed handily at polls in the district’s five towns Tuesday.
Waterville city councilors voted 5-1 on Tuesday to approve a proposed $20.3 million school budget for 2013-14, sending the budget to voters for final approval June 11.
In an ultra-bloody attack, two men with butcher knives hacked another man to death near a military barracks.
Ibragim Todashev, a mixed martial-arts fighter, was fatally shot after lunging with a knife at an FBI agent who was questioning him at his Florida townhouse, police say.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Mainers need to focus their generosity in places that can provide the most help by donating money to volunteer agencies.
Teachers and administrators took issue on Tuesday with the weight given to student assessments in proposed regulations for teacher and principal evaluations.
Lawmakers are trying to learn whether the IRS targeting was politically motivated. The inspector general and IRS officials have said there is no evidence of that.
The New England Economic Partnership says external factors such as Europe's recession and federal spending cuts are crimping the region's economy.
Presque Isle and Richmond will be given a certificate and two road signs to tout the award.
The casino won't be required to apply for a new operator's license if the sale is approved.
The House and Senate approve a bill that would pay state hospitals back $186 million, and give basic health coverage to 60,000 Mainers using federal dollars.
If lawmakers want to be consistent, they should submit a bill to 'outlaw tobacco altogether' instead of just banning smoking in certain places, he says.
The senator will hold a 'Capitol Class' with students Brewer High School students today.
The men say they just learned that church officials knew a priest was molesting children and did nothing to stop it.
Scouting officials propose allowing openly gay Scouts but retaining the ban on gay adult Scout leaders.
One climber who is 80 years old, is on the mountain close to the summit. His 81-year-old rival is in base camp preparing to grab the title of oldest man to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain.
After 3½ years at the helm, Capt. L. Bryant Fuller will step down in a ceremony Friday.
Kennedy argued that the drugged-driving charge should be dismissed because she took the sleeping pill accidentally.
'I made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot of people down, but I also learned some tough lessons,' he says in a YouTube video.
The commissioner takes responsibility for the failure to come clean on the targeting of groups.
They oppose a bill that would allow carrying concealed weapons without a permit, which would also do away with background checks.
NorthStar ambulance employees Jeremy O'Neil, Steve Grant and Harold Schaetzle were recently honored by Rangeley Fire and Rescue for rescuing an injured man 30 miles from their base and transporting him 64 miles to the nearest hospital.
Shane Dolph Gurney, 36, of Jackman, is facing felony charges after police said he stole a car on Main Street on Monday and destroyed it in a crash about 20 miles away.
Residents are invited to meet and ask questions of candidates running for local office at a forum from 6:30 to 8 Wednesday at the Comfort Inn & Suites on U.S. Route 2.
Residents will have a final opportunity to be heard Thursday, before city councilors wrap up deliberations on a $52.6 million city and school budget that would increase property taxes by 6.6 percent.
Police are seeking one suspect, and possibly a second, in an assault at Walmart in Augusta, which sent a man to the hospital.
William Spaulding, 53, of Vassalboro, was taken to the hospital Tuesday after crashing his pickup truck head on into another truck, driven by Joshua Lamoreau, 34, of Monmouth, on Western Avenue in Manchester.
Twin Rivers, which has facilities in Madawaska and New Brunswick, produces specialty papers and lumber.
Jefferson residents accepted the school budget as proposed and rejected the idea of the town owning the Clary Lake dam at Tuesday night's Town Meeting held at Jefferson Village School.
Carole Orem-Hough of South Portland billed insurance companies for two counseling sessions a week when she saw the patient once per week.
IN EMBDEN, Monday at 4:49 p.m., a report of harassment was investigated on Timber Lane.