Obama pledges to try diplomacy with Syria but respond with force if needed, and asks Congress to delay a strike authorization vote.
The Coast Guard has partnered with the Maine Office of Tourism and the American Lighthouse Foundation to sponsor the event.
The following cases were closed from June 17 to 21, 2013 in Skowhegan District Court.
Michael Palmer, owner of Ace Tire & Auto Center, and his brother, David Palmer, plan to buy the former John Martin's Manor at 54 College Ave.
Game wardens are urging property owners in a Richmond Road, Litchfield neighborhood to keep their trash out of reach of a hungry bear.
The Maine Academy of Natural Sciences unveiled a new project reflective of its agricultural mission Tuesday, as students from around the state returned to campus for the start of the school year.
Plans to renovate the site of the iconic Skowhegan Indian sculpture, and to change the sculpture's orientation, drew criticism from selectmen Tuesday, which was welcomed by the executive director of Main Street Skowhegan.
Augusta city councilors on Thursday will consider whether to set minimum standards and require inspections of rental units for those who receive General Assistance housing money from the city.
The new generation of ships will feature increased range and endurance, more powerful weapons, better surveillance and a larger flight deck.
The daughter of a couple buried at the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Augusta said the conditions of the cemetery were so disgraceful during a recent visit that she wanted to exhume her parents' bodies and take them elsewhere.
Vassalboro Town Manager Mary Sabins was recently elected to the Maine Municipal Association's 12-member executive committee, according to a news release from the organization.
He takes the roster spot of running back Shane Vereen, who broke his wrist on Sunday and has been placed on injured reserve.
Bravo's Southwest Bistro will open for dinner some night this week, in the same building as Cafe de Bangkok, before a full phase-in next week, owner Jim Remley said.
Summit Natural Gas announced Tuesday that it will supply Inland Hospital and Redington-Fairview Hospital with natural gas service.
The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has hired Hildie J. Lipson, of Wayne, a former executive at MaineShare, as its chief operating officer.
Charlene Williams has been promoted to president of Nancy Marshall Communications, an Augusta-based public relations and marketing agency.
Dentist John Poirier recently announced that Anna O'Keefe has joined his practice as an associate dentist.
Dentist William D. Powell recently announced that dentist Beth A. Nielsen has joined the practice.
Titcomb Mountain ski area recently announced that it has hired Megan Roberts and Jaime Ranger as managers.
IN CANAAN, Tuesday at 1:08 a.m., a harassment complaint was reported on Nelson Hill Road.
They hope to enlist the public's help in locating the suspect pictured in the video.
Claire Trask, 59, of Chesterville, was killed Tuesday when she failed to yield at a stop sign at routes 156 and 4 in Wilton, and her vehicle struck a logging truck, according to police.
Kenneth Johnson, 50, of Brunswick, walked away with minor injuries when he fell asleep while driving his car and slammed the car into a guardrail on Interstate 295 in Bowdoinham.
The governor says he plans to introduce more reforms to the state's welfare system next session.
Family, friends and former colleagues including Rep. Mike Michaud, Sen. Angus King and former Defense Secretary Bill Cohen gathered today at Arlington National Cemetery.
After listening to Obama’s speech, Rep. Chellie Pingree reiterates her opposition; Sen. Angus King isn’t prepared to take a position.
Since the recession officially ended in June 2009, the top 1 percent have enjoyed the benefits of rising corporate profits and stock prices.
The news magazine profiled some 1,800 schools for its 2014 rankings, which took into consideration acceptance rates and average student debt, among many other factors.
David A. Greene, executive vice president at University of Chicago, will take office July 1 as Colby College's 20th president.
After three years as interim AD in Orono, Steve Abbott will return to his role as Sen. Collins' chief of staff.
Benjamin Lee is on trial for stalking and threatening his estranged wife in Limerick last year.
The state says that 1,169 people died by suicide in Maine between 2007 and 2012.
But the Old Farmer's Almanac says a few regions, including Maine, may be spared the harsher conditions.
Health officials say residents statewide should take precautions, as the disease so far this year has been detected in eight batches of mosquitoes.
The prosecutor says that even though Bulger wasn't convicted in eight killings, relatives of those victims want to testify at Bulger's November sentencing hearing.
Easing some limits won't add to air pollution, the paper industry says, but health advocates disagree.
Regional School Unit 12 vote passes the $26.4 million budget by 20 votes after the initial budget was rejected in June.
The group includes four Republicans and five Democrats.
Harriet Soulen, 91, died overnight at Maine Medical Center.
'Radical rethinking' will be needed, an economist tells a Maine gathering taking a first step in developing solutions.
The attorney general says a Windham man made 'hateful' comments to a black woman in Portland.
On the first day of former Chelsea selectwoman Carole Swan's extortion trial in federal court Tuesday, contractor Frank Monroe testified she wanted a $10,000 kickback paid in "cash, big bills."
The innovative King Middle School teacher was honored Tuesday with an assembly attended by Education Commissioner Steve Bowen.
Police say the 20-year-old John Cushman made 'a lot of people nervous' and prompted employees at a pub to lock the doors with customers inside.
Seizing on that two-track strategy, a group of senators crafts a resolution calling for a U.N. team to remove Syria's chemical weapons by a set deadline and authorizing military action if that doesn't happen.
Joshua Snow was pulled over by Maine State Police on I-95 in January and found to be in possession of 500 oxycodone pills.
House Speaker Mark Eves is holding a discussion with lawmakers, health care officials and economists today.
Two University of Maine students and one alumnus died in the November 2012 crash that occurred when their plane clipped a pickup truck.
The men were convicted on all the counts against them, including rape and murder, and now face the possibility of hanging.
The civil liberty group Electronic Frontier Foundation says it will receive the documents and technicians will upload them to the group's website today.
Bartolo Ford was convicted in 2010 for trying to kill a police officer by ramming his cruiser with a dump truck.
The Pejepscot Historical Society received the medal in an anonymous package in July but questioned its authenticity. Historians have since verified it is the real thing.
Two key Republican constituencies – the tea party and business – are on opposite sides of the new educational standards.
Maine Biological Laboratories, of Winslow, may have helped Syrian dictator Bashar Assad build his biological-weapons capability when it illegally shipped vaccines containing an avian flu virus to Syria in 2001 and early 2002.