Saturday, March 8, 2014
Chancellor James Page tells a legislative committee the system is trying to address a $36 million deficit and further cuts could complicate plans.
The woman, who was in the maximum security unit, got past four locks to join the other inmate, the sheriff says.
The man was conscious when police arrived.
However, guards and prisoner advocates say the officials’ claims aren’t true, that changes have made the prisons less safe.
Bill Nemitz: Violence in prison a fact of life ... but should it be?
A 72-year-old from Falmouth was cited after he drove the wrong way Wednesday, striking another car head-on, police say.
Dashboard cam captures trooper's split-second maneuvers
Across Maine and America most people will be setting their clocks forward an hour Saturday night.
But the ferry operator insists it’s still planning a May 1 launch.
Colorado firm to supply slot machines on new Nova Scotia ferry
Nova Scotia provides $2 million so new ferry to Portland can post fares, sell tickets
Moscow’s foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine’s new authorities
Brookfield Energy Group says it can work out a deal with Great Northern without the state’s help.
The cause of the outage in Milford, Old Town and Costigan was not immediately known.
With record profits and sales up 3 percent, the Freeport-based retailer also gave 8 percent bonuses to employees.
For L.L. Bean and others, cold winter means more business
Cracking down on pills led more drug users to turn to heroin, and the warnings were there years ago.
The city plans to file a complaint Monday about the company’s support of a bill that would hit Augusta in its wallet.
A monthlong investigation in central Maine leads authorities to a motel in Waterville.
Six arrested in Maine undercover drug investigation
Two arrested on heroin charges in Ellsworth drug raid
About 150 people of all ages try to learn the ropes at Circus Atlantic’s open house.
The Eagles bounce Gorham 6-1 to finish 21-0.
A smart City Council vote on DHHS easements, a costly shutdown, the too-strong dollar and other items that caught our eye this week.
The CEO of Malaysia Airlines subsidiary Firefly airlines says Sunday the plane’s whereabouts were still unknown.
Portland-to-Nova Scotia ferry fails to apply for permits
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