AUGUSTA -- The Maine Warden Service's second in command died Tuesday after fighting cancer for more than a year.
WILTON -- A woman from the Knox County town of Hope was injured Tuesday morning after she slammed her car into the rear end of a parked tractor-trailer in a convenience store's parking lot.
Farmington selectmen adopted all recommendations proposed by the town budget committee to be presented March 18 at the annual Town Meeting.
The emergency legislation says that the state will control liquor revenue, with a private contractor handling other tasks.
WATERVILLE -- City councilors on Tuesday voted 6-0 to support a proposal to have the city assume management of Pine Grove Cemetery.
AUGUSTA -- Rep. Paul Davis said he appreciated Gov. Paul LePage's honesty during Tuesday night's State of the State address.
On the eve of today's vote by the Boy Scouts of America on whether to start allowing troops to admit openly gay Scouts and leaders, Maine troops and their sponsors wouldn't say what they plan to do.
SKOWHEGAN -- The executive director of the Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce and a pastor from a local church plan to drive to Houlton on Thursday and come back with a truck full of winter coats for low-income families.
BELGRADE -- The Board of Selectpersons approved a proposed budget with only a small tax increase for residents to vote on at the March annual Town Meeting.
WINSLOW -- Commuters traveling west across the Ticonic Bridge now can spy a part of the river that had been obscured for more than a decade.
AUGUSTA -- Investigators believe an unidentified witness could help solve the question of what sparked a fire that damaged a Penobscot Street apartment building last week, leaving 13 people homeless.
AUGUSTA -- A Waterville man pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated criminal trespass and two counts of assault in exchange for the state dismissing three other charges, including robbery.
RANGELEY -- Snowmobilers will try to break the Guinness World Record for the largest snowmobile parade Saturday as part of a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Northern New England.
FARMINGTON -- The following cases were closed from Jan. 2 to Jan. 16, 2013, in Franklin Superior Court.
BANGOR -- An Industry man was sentenced to 33 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a felon, according to an announcement Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II.
Gov. Paul LePage makes his opening remarks at Tuesday's State of the State address, at the State House in Augusta.
The governor says he will fast-track natural gas proposals and start grading public schools on an A-B-C-D-F grading system to hold them accountable.
AUGUSTA — A proposed renovation and expansion of the city-owned Lithgow Public Library needs an injection of $50,000 in city reserve money to keep the project moving forward, advocates say.
Mainers react on Twitter and Facebook.
BANGOR — An Augusta man admitted today to filming himself sexually assaulting one of his karate students and using his employer’s Internet connection to distribute images of child pornography.
The state commission that studied Maine's elections says there is little or no history of voter fraud.
The trip could help repair Obama's tarnished image in Israel, where many view him as cold to the Jewish state.
The inspections were prompted by a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak caused by drugs linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center.
The Maine Coon cat measured 48.5 inches from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail.
Attorney General Janet Mills says, 'We want to change behavior on Wall Street.'
City health officials say that advising how to avoid an overdose is different from encouraging use.
James Foley's parents made a plea to his captors last month for compassion and any information about their son's health and welfare, but have received no new information.
Eric Hamel, 22, was the triggerman in the killings of Victor Reed Sheldon and Roger Leroy Day Jr. in August 2009.
The vacancy will occur when Judge George Singal assumes senior status on July 31.
The Governor's Office released pieces of the speech on Twitter, making it the first time a Maine governor has used social media to promote the State of the State address.
Joel Hayden, who killed his girlfriend in front of their young son, is told he is beyond rehabilitation.
A confidential memo says that it is too risky to delay action against individuals who continually target Americans.
The drop comes after a the number of background checks hit a peak in December.
The Vermont Drug Task Force said it had been investigating the suspect for a month and had bought drugs from him.
Daniel Severance, 30, admitted on Monday to six unlawful sexual contact charges in a deal with prosecutors.
Suggesting he won't get all he's proposing, he says, "We don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something."
Tests on the dome's electrical feeders showed decay and "a chance of failure," state officials warned in a memo dated Oct. 15.
The two women took part in a plot to burn the store down so one of them could use the insurance money to open a day care center.
Nearly 40 percent of Maine’s 1.3 million people live in federally designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher has lowered the daily limit from 800 to 500 pounds for the season that begins today.
The enforcement action against a major rating agency is the first since the financial crisis.
One measure would regulate marijuana the way the federal government handles alcohol: In states that legalize pot, growers would have to obtain a federal permit.
The boards of those that rely mostly on taxpayer funding should be more open to scrutiny, the attorney general says.