WASHINGTON — With scant snowfall and barren ski slopes in parts of the Midwest and Northeast the past couple of years, some scientists have pointed to global warming as the culprit.
The George Polk Award is for a report on for-profit online education firms
FAIRFIELD — A young history enthusiast has spent a lot of time and energy to ensure that a grand old building of the past will be remembered far into the future.
SKOWHEGAN — Officials at Main Street Skowhegan say a new executive director is expected to be on board by mid- to late March.
SKOWHEGAN — Ten-year-old Nicholas Woodside sped down the hill and up a tall snowbank as his snowtube came to a stop. His father, Pat Woodside stood by, camera ready.
The East Pond Association is undergoing a strategy shift in fighting algae blooms on the pond.
IN ANSON, Saturday at 4:05 p.m., an animal complaint was reported on Skidmore Road.
WATERVILLE — After over a year-long hiatus, the Waterville Opera House is back in business.
WEST GARDINER — A former Maine legislator who left the State House last year after a decade of service is seeking to win the seat of a selectman who has been on the board for 44 years.
HALLOWELL — Schools across the state have struggled to maintain services as lawmakers have tightened the spigot from state coffers over the last few years, but the newest budget proposals from the governor’s office represent a major shift from state to local funding for schools and community services.
Gardiner Main Street managed to fill three of the six spaces available for its pop-up project, which offered free rent for new stores in November and December.
With the holiday season receding in the rear-view window, Maine retailers are reporting a mixed bag of shopping results even as they look forward to a new year that’s gotten off to a slow start.
AUGUSTA — Abigail Perry, director of the Augusta Food Bank, came to a recent meeting of the Emergency Heating Assistance Group because she didn’t know where else to turn for help.
The rogue tweets stopped after a little more than an hour, and Burger King said it had reached out to Twitter to suspend the account.
Riders waiting on the platform helped lift the man. The three men got up just in time.
A Coast Guard spokeswoman says the Bahamas is leading the investigation, with the Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board leading U.S. interests in the probe.
Gov. Maggie Hassan supports legalization with tight controls.
Some school officials are suspending or threatening to suspend small children over behavior their parents consider perfectly normal and age-appropriate.
In May, New England's fishermen will again see a cut to the number of fish they can catch, this time so deeply that the historic industry's existence is threatened from Rhode Island to Maine.
The case involving a 75-year-old Indiana farmer could have far-reaching implications for patents involving DNA molecules, nanotechnologies and other self-replicating technologies.
"Tribute" has 11 scenes, one for each panel of the mural, covering such topics as Rosie the Riveter and the Jay paper mill strike.
Since the fundraiser started in 2004, the Maine Innkeepers Association has raised more than $100,000 to help build homes for Maine families.
The Appropriations Committee last week unanimously endorsed the budget, improving prospects for passage by the House and Senate.
HARTLAND -- On a typical school day at Hartland Consolidated School, elementary-level students eat two of their three daily meals and an afternoon fruit snack.
Whether children watch violent shows or educational TV 'is as important as how much they watch,' says the study's lead author.
Aides say the president is pleased with the progress of congressional talks and isn't trying to nudge the process along.