Gov. LePage's proposed $10.1 million cap for the current fiscal year could leave funding "a couple months short," says the director of DHHS' Office of Family Independence.
FAYETTE -- Residents rejected spending $6,000 for high-resolution photos of the town's topography at a special town meeting Tuesday night, at Fayette Central School.
WATERVILLE — Police and rescue workers responded to Oak Street around 3 p.m. Tuesday after a man attempted suicide by jumping off a third floor balcony, according to Deputy Police Chief Charles Rumsey.
WATERVILLE -- The following cases, listed alphabetically A-J, were closed from Dec. 3 to Dec. 14, 2012, in Waterville District Court.
FARMINGTON -- Farmington selectmen voiced concern Tuesday that Gov. Paul LePage's proposed budget would tighten an already stretched town budget and lead to an increased tax rate.
AUGUSTA -- Justice will be served within similar, if not quite the same shade, gray walls at the expanded Kennebec County Courthouse.
AUGUSTA -- Former independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler may take the first step toward a second bid for the Blaine House later this week.
Sen. David Burns, a Washington County Republican and a retired Maine State Police trooper, believes schools are "soft targets" for crazed gunmen because they know none of the teachers are armed.
WATERVILLE -- If you don't invest in education, eventually it'll catch up with you and cost a bundle.
FARMINGTON -- Police continue to search for a man believed to have walked out of Walmart with a 60-inch television.
OAKLAND -- Battling invasive milfoil in the Belgrade Lakes is too big of a job for one town, according to a letter to be discussed at the Town Council meeting tonight.
MaineToday Media is challenging what it considers a blanket policy by the state Attorney General's Office of withholding transcripts of 911 calls connected to open criminal investigations.
WATERVILLE -- Call it a ski boost. This weekend, area hotels and restaurants will get an economic jolt when 200 college athletes, their families and fans arrive for the Colby Carnival Nordic 2013 cross country skiing event.
WATERVILLE -- A man arrested earlier this month in connection with a burglary at the Ken-A-Set thrift store is now charged with three prior burglaries at the store as well as at three other downtown locations.
NEW PORTLAND -- Photo albums and a few other items are all that is left after a family of four lost their home to fire Tuesday morning.
GARDINER -- Area ice skaters have been taking advantage of the Waterfront Park's public rink this winter, thanks to a collaboration between volunteers from local churches and the city.
WATERVILLE — A man arrested Jan. 10 for burglarizing the Ken-A-Set thrift store is now charged with three prior burglaries at the store, as well as break-ins at Burger King, the Waterville Main Street office and Uptown Style.
The suspect escaped with undisclosed amount of prescription drugs, say police.
More than 6 in 10 Americans now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become U.S. citizens, a major increase in support from several years ago.
The Patriots' QB could be subject to a fine if the league believes his contact with Ravens safety Ed Reed violated any rules.
Three people were hit with bullets, and a fourth person appeared to suffer a heart attack during the chaos.
The fiscal cliff deal took care of some longstanding tax hassles, and preserved key credits and deductions for most.
Much to the dismay of abortion-rights advocates, a wave of Republican governors and GOP-controlled Legislatures have enacted new restrictions on abortion providers.
The independent plans 'something' this week. Separately, a poll indicates he'd be a spoiler in a three-way race.
Experts say it's highly unusual to see the endangered right whales off the coast of Massachusetts at this time of year.
The Republican governor sent a letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton saying he would allow the pipeline to proceed through his state.
Tuesday's police beat
Authorities say the 34-year-old nanny was caring for the baby alone the day she was hospitalized. The child was declared brain dead two days later.
Police say robbers forced their way into Martin's home Sunday night when there was at least one adult and several children there.
The Press Herald files an objection with the court, saying the judge's decision violates the First and Sixth Amendments.
Ismail Yaman claims his ex-wife, Linda, defied a Turkish family court's decision granting him custody of the children and fled the country with them in 2007.
The Lisbon man alleges his supervisor at a Lewiston Walmart treated him less favorably than workers who were not black.
The rules included two-minute bathroom breaks and fines for being late.
Officials say the steady rise of students completing their education is a reflection of the struggling economy and a greater competition for jobs.
Among the challenges ahead, will be three fiscal deadlines that demand cooperation with the Congress, including raising the debt ceiling.
The EPA's latest Toxic Release Inventory shows a decrease of 1.7 million pounds.
The weekly session will give constituents the opportunity to meet and speak with the senator.
They beckon Maine legislators to endorse an amendment against the Citizens United decision.
The teenager describes to a detective how he shot his parents and siblings, and planned to go to a Wal-Mart and randomly shoot more people.