Sally Jewell has earned recognition for her environmental stewardship at REI.
Politicians, particularly those who work in Washington, D.C., are frequently accused of being out of touch with the people they represent.
WINSLOW — Police used pepper spray to subdue a man Tuesday after he allegedly resisted arrest.
FARMINGTON -- The past offers both a cautionary and promising tale for people studying climate change.
WATERVILLE -- The January thaw might have melted most of the snow at Quarry Road Recreation Area, but Mother Nature has no monopoly on snow-making.
AUGUSTA -- Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to set up an A-to-F grading system to rank Maine schools was criticized by Democratic leadership as "overly simplistic" and not effective in helping improve schools.
ST. ALBANS -- A St. Albans mechanic said he lost $100,000 in tools and equipment in a fire Wednesday morning that swept through his two-story garage.
AUGUSTA -- A conservative think tank says Gov. Paul LePage's two-year budget contains a "subtle tax increase" that could be "detrimental to Maine's taxpayers."
John Hills, who owns a small business in Portland, said it's not uncommon for him to get customers' checks in the mail on Saturdays.
WATERVILLE -- A secretary who allegedly stole a doctor's prescription pad and forged prescriptions to obtain narcotics will appear in court next month with two other people charged in the case, according to police.
VIENNA — A Farmington Falls woman killed in an early morning crash Wednesday on Tower Road may have been driving to her mother’s house, police said.
AUGUSTA -- Gov. Paul LePage wants you to know that Maine taxpayers spent more than $32,000 on food served last year at the Blaine House, the governor's mansion.
AUGUSTA -- In a last-minute addition to his State of the State address, Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday pitched a new idea that would cost Maine schools at least $700,000 a year.
HALLOWELL -- Local residents said Wednesday they have benefited from the work provided by the inmates from the Central Maine Pre-Release Center, and they urged their local representative to find a way to keep the program in central Maine.
WATERVILLE -- The dog rescued on Wednesday from Long Pond is doing well at the local shelter after spending more than 10 minutes in the frigid water.
FAIRFIELD -- Seventeen-year-old Alexander West has attended four high schools in the last four years. Finally, in his senior year, he said he has found the place that's right for him.
They come a week after Brown, a Mass. Republican, announced he wouldn't be running for John Kerry's seat.
A Jay man already facing numerous charges after a weekend standoff with police also has been charged in connection with a pursuit by Monmouth police last month.
Analysts also criticize his plan to suspend municipal revenue sharing for two years.
The full text of the Governor's speech, as prepared for delivery in the State House on February 5, 2013.
Police say a woman approached the window on foot and said something to the clerk that led the worker to hand over cash.
The group, “Coalition for a Safer Maine – No More Newtowns!," was launched today at a State House press conference.
Divided jurors take an overnight break and will resume seeking a verdict Thursday in the case against two Falmouth parents.
Nonprofits were closely watching the case to see if the Maine boarding school would be forced to pay property taxes on facilities it rents to outside groups.
Wednesday's police blotter
A Farmington Falls woman died early this morning after her car crashed off Tower Road in Vienna, state police said. Police believe speed was a likely factor.
The money has been put in a trust fund while the company files a plan on how it will use the award to benefit ratepayers.
The Georgia State Patrol was still trying to piece together what started the series of wrecks involving 27 vehicles.
'The organization needs time for a more deliberate review of its membership policy," a spokesman says.
The grocery chain's parent company says the reductions will not affect employees in stores.
Threatening, harassment, unwanted persons
The USPS will continue to deliver packages six days a week but delivery of other mail will be cut back to five days a week.
The president is expected to nominate Sally Jewell, CEO of outdoor equipment company REI, to head up the Department of the Interior.
The Scottie Dog was the most popular of the classic tokens in an online contest sponsored by game-maker Hasbro. The iron got the least votes and was kicked to the curb.
Authorities say Katrina Mitchell was passed out on a couch when the family's Rottweiler fatally mauled her 7-month-old daughter.
Wardens arrested convicted felon Paul Brackett for carrying a loaded handgun and having two rifles with ammunition in his vehicle.
Officers eventually caught up to 27-year-old Kenneth Dunn after he crashed into a stone wall.
The low water has caused heavy economic losses by forcing cargo ships to carry lighter loads, leaving boat docks high and dry, and damaging fish-spawning areas.
The 15-member bipartisan committee is tasked with developing legislation to strengthen Maine's work force and help small businesses thrive.
It was unclear whether the group of 12 Spaniards who fell prey to the attack had been targeted because of their nationality.
The Democratic-led outcry was emboldened by the revelation in a newly surfaced Justice Department memo that shows drones can strike against a wider range of threats, with less evidence, than previously believed.
Also, bomb technicians scouring his rural property found two explosive devices, one in the bunker, one in a plastic pipe that negotiators used to communicate with the man.