In his State of the Union, the president calls for investing in infrastructure and early education, ending the Afghan war and tax loopholes, upping the minimum wage, voting on gun control and not increasing the deficit "a single dime."
AUGUSTA — Uproar over a New York newspaper publishing names and addresses of concealed weapon permit holders has spread to Maine, where lawmakers say lax access laws could lead to wrongdoing.
SKOWHEGAN — Selectmen on Tuesday night voted to accept the resignation of police Chief Michael Emmons, who will become chief of police at VA Maine Healthcare Systems’ Togus campus, in Augusta.
HALLOWELL — Municipal officials across the state have said Gov. Paul LePage’s proposed budget will force severe cuts to services or steep increases in property taxes.
A Pittsfield woman has sued a former employer for not rehiring her after she told them she uses marijuana for medical reasons.
If you're a white-footed mouse, 2 feet of snow might be a welcome forecast, but if you're a black-capped chickadee or a white-tailed deer, it's bad, bad news.
AUGUSTA — A former hazardous materials cleanup specialist for the state has pleaded guilty to destroying records of the final three years of cleanups he was involved in.
FARMINGTON — Under the proposed state budget, Mt. Blue School District taxpayers will continue to pick up state funding shortfalls, Superintendent Michael Cormier said Tuesday evening at the Mt. Blue School Board meeting.
OAKLAND — The camps that have been sharply divided over proposed increases in the Regional School Unit 18 budget found something to agree on during a first-of-its-kind meeting Tuesday night: The more people who get involved with the district’s budget process, the better.
IN ANSON, Monday at 6:38 p.m., violation of bail was reported on Arnolds Lane.
AUGUSTA -- The following people were sentenced last week in separate hearings in Kennebec County Superior Court:
PORTLAND -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday afternoon on the state's appeal in the case of Mark Strong Sr., one of two key defendants in the high-profile Kennebunk prostitution case.
Republican Chuck Hagel now needs approval from the bitterly divided full U.S. Senate to became secretary of defense.
Were potential witnesses intimidated by warnings about self-incrimination and did the jury rush to convict a man of burning down a topless coffee shop in Vassalboro?
The president's move to bring troops home coincides with a major shakeup in his war command.
Some passengers have described unsanitary conditions, including water and feces on the ship's floors.
Jon Fenton, 25, made a tearful apology in U.S. District Court as more than 20 of his friends and family were present to support him.
The Portland-based tidal energy company gets a shout-out as one of the world's most innovative energy companies.
Medical groups joined brain injury survivors and others in asking the Transportation Committee to pass the bill sponsored by a Biddeford Democrat.
Under the three-year deal, the state is expected to get a rebate of $150,000 a year.
Fellow service members told mourners that Kyle was more than an excellent sniper — he was a devoted family man known for his sense of humor, compassion, selflessness and generosity.
A blast tied to a propane leak levels an apartment building in Bath, killing one person, and leaves neighbors shaken.
But many of those in attendance will be listening for the president's message on gun violence.
Police say Mary Baroni's grandson showed up at the funeral home about 30 minutes before her funeral and asked for a few minutes alone to say a prayer . . .
The men escaped in July from Charleston Correctional Facility and were recaptured three days later in Glenburn, about 20 miles away.
The college can't turn a former assisted living facility into a dorm unless the town approves the change.
The underground test, which set off powerful seismic waves, drew immediate condemnation from Washington, the U.N. and others.
The parents of Darien Richardson, a 25-year-old Portland woman who died of complications from a gunshot wound, will advocate for "common-sense gun law reforms."
Raymond Bellavance is appealing his sentence of 30 years in prison for burning down the Grand View Coffee Shop in Vassalboro in June 2009.