ST. ALBANS — A St. Albans woman was taken to the hospital early Thursday morning suffering from serious injuries after a car accident on Nokomis Road.
AUGUSTA — City councilors unanimously approved a tax break Thursday to help a local firm redevelop the MaineGeneral Medical Center hospital building which is about to be left nearly empty when a new regional hospital opens later this year.
Gov. Paul LePage is pointing to his record on mental health care spending as he lobbies the Obama administration and Maine's congressional delegation to follow his lead rather than support increased gun control in response to the shootings in Newtown, Conn.
A former Gardiner man once charged in connection with the killing of a Maine couple in California left a courtroom this week a free man -- just weeks after his friend and accomplice was sentenced to life in prison.
U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King are downplaying the significance of an advertisement by the National Rifle Association that urges Maine voters to convince their senators to reject President Barack Obama's gun control agenda.
WINSLOW -- While Michelle LePage prefers to stay out of the spotlight, she loves to make the customer the star at Johnny's Selected Seeds, directing behind the scenes to make sure clients have a good experience.
AUGUSTA -- A bill that would limit railroad liability for accidents at private crossings will not be approved as written, state legislators said Thursday after hearing from people opposed to the bill.
BATH -- Automatic federal budget cuts that are scheduled to take effect March 1 would affect defense spending disproportionately, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King said Thursday after touring Bath Iron Works, a major Maine employer that relies on defense contracts.
AUGUSTA -- A legislative committee voted 12-2 Thursday in favor of a bill that would allow local school boards to decide whether they want to require superintendents to live in their cities or towns.
SKOWHEGAN — The lawyer for an 11-year-old girl who is charged with manslaughter in the death of an infant last summer has filed a motion in District Court to have a competency hearing scheduled for next week closed to the public and news media.
WATERVILLE — A man robbed the KeyBank on Kennedy Memorial Drive on Thursday afternoon, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.
FAIRFIELD — Gov. Paul LePage’s proposed elimination of municipal revenue sharing is so drastic that the town Council has taken the unusual measure of passing a formal resolution urging state lawmakers to oppose it.
AUGUSTA — Chief Justice Leigh Saufley on Thursday urged legislators “to bring the courts into the digital age,” saying the Maine’s antiquated paper-based court records system soon needs an electronic conversion that will cost millions of dollars.
Members of the Education Committee say they don't want to create a new mandate when schools are already stretched thin on time and money.
For those 65 and older, the vaccine was only 27 percent effective this year, the worst level in a decade.
Couple and young child hurt when their car is slammed from behind.
The grants will fund projects designed to contribute to increasing the environmental knowledge and skills of students, teachers and families in the state.
Similar propositions have been defeated before in Maine, but now two other states have legalized it, demonstrating a wider acceptance.
The Legislature passes the bill with two-thirds support, enough to override a LePage veto.
The suit is filed on behalf of five Maine residents to stop cuts to a program that helps 6,000 low-income or disabled Mainers pay their medical bills.
Senate Majority Leader Seth Goodall says the governor's plan to take over the function paints too rosy a picture.
Meanwhile, Alexis Wright's landlord testifies that tenants complained about "moaning and groaning" and he found video-recording apparatus in her studio.
Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King say cuts to defense spending would hurt Bath Iron Works.
The cisterns are on a platform 10 feet above the roof. Someone would need a ladder and the ability to bypass an alarm and locked door to access them.
Thefts, bad checks, intoxicated person
A fisherman near Rye Harbor found what may be a large prehistoric tooth.
Prosecutors say Nicole Hennessy acted as a lookout for a man offered who was $4,000 to burn down the JP Corner Store in July 2011.
Gail Marlow says when she tries inputting her grandmother's birth year as 1908, Facebook changes it to 1928.
Cambridge, Mass.-based edX, which was founded by Harvard and MIT, says it will add six new institutions, including five outside the U.S., which will offer at least 25 additional courses.
The administration has one week to file a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court outlining its opinion on California's ban on same-sex marriage.
Some argue arming school employees would have saved lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School and at other school shootings.
Officials are recommending care in dealing with dead animals, including wearing rubber or latex gloves when field dressing game.
Chief Justice Leigh Saufley says that having paper files in Maine courts is no longer quaint.
WATERVILLE -- Delta Ambulance administrators have long regarded the company as invisible to the public in central Maine.
FARMINGTON -- Franklin Community Health Network will eliminate 35 to 40 positions because of mounting losses, according to its president and CEO, Rebecca Ryder.
The twist in the state's troubled investigation fueled a growing fascination with the case against the amputee Olympian, who is charged with premeditated murder.
FREEPORT -- The sudden closing of the Jameson Tavern, a favorite gathering spot for locals and travelers since 1801, has drawn surprising attention to the town's contentious claim that it was the "birthplace of the state of Maine."