1:00 AM

Maine gun store may be shut for refusing to let ATF copy records

Phil Chabot of Pac N Arms in Sanford is suspected of illegal sales, but he has not been charged and believes he has been unfairly targeted.

12:08 PM

Flynn was a scorer at Maine, now a defender in the NHL Several photos included in this story

Lynnfield, Mass., native Brian Flynn changed his game to stay in Buffalo.

12:42 PM

WMTW to move from downtown Portland to Westbrook

The channel 8 news station has been in the Time and Temperature building for 15 years.

1:00 AM

Our View: Under proposal, county jails would finally be unified

Gov. LePage should sign a bill that would put the corrections system on the right course.

12:49 AM

Soup to Nuts: Hatching local Peeps for Maine fans at Rosemont Markets Several photos included in this story

Traditionalists can savor hand-crafted versions as a strictly Easter-time treat.

Open Season

New poll: LePage has slight lead over Michaud in Maine gubernatorial race

A new poll by the Portland-based Pan Atlantic SMS Group gives Republican Gov. Paul LePage... Read more on Open Season.

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2:10 PM

Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail

Video clip included The 25-year-old suspect, whose mother says he is ‘bipolar,’ is sent to a state hospital for psychiatric evaluation.
Sorrow, pride mark Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

Mainer's tax refund seized to pay decades-old debt

The government says it has halted a program to collect old debts, some of them owed by deceased relatives of those whose refunds have been seized, according to a report.

2:56 PM

UMaine administrator received $40,000 raise

The raise for Vice Chancellor and Treasurer Rebecca Wyke was approved by system trustees in executive session.

12:12 PM

Mercedes-driving Portland man charged with crack trafficking

Undercover agents purchased crack from Ian ‘Night’ Nono on multiple occasions, police say.

Other Maine News Headlines

3:04 PM

Ex-Maine State Police chief pleads not guilty to child sex assault charges

The judge allows 73-year-old Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail he posted after his arrest March 17.

12:26 PM

Husband didn’t point gun before police fired, Windham widow says

The woman’s attorney questions why Stephen McKenney of Windham was shot by a deputy, but the sheriff says her account differs from others.
Windham man killed by police had shown no distress to outside world

1:55 PM

Flames engulf Portland man’s car on I-95

A state trooper says he saw Godfrey Watchiba’s car with flames shooting out from under it as it traveled.

2:06 PM

283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

Several photos included in this story Video clip included The high number of people unaccounted for – likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean – raises fears that the death toll could rise drastically.

Is landmark Portland whale mural endangered?

A fading but well-liked fixture on the Maine State Pier since 1993, the so-called Whaling Wall stands in the way of a new commercial venture.

12:35 PM

Jetport sees March increase in passengers leaving from Portland

The totals were up 6.7 percent over the same month in 2013, while the ‘load factor’ for flights also increased.

Life & Culture

Soup to Nuts: Hatching local Peeps for Maine fans at Rosemont Markets Several photos included in this story

Traditionalists can savor hand-crafted versions as a strictly Easter-time treat.

Sports from the Press Herald

Flynn was a scorer at Maine, now a defender in the NHL Several photos included in this story

Lynnfield, Mass., native Brian Flynn changed his game to stay in Buffalo.

Opinion

Our View: Under proposal, county jails would finally be unified

Gov. LePage should sign a bill that would put the corrections system on the right course.

Nation & World

Seabird familiar to Maine spotted for first time in Pacific

The nothern gannet is spotted on Alcatraz Island and other sites. Scientists believe it flew across the Arctic Sea in 2012 when ice coverage was low.

Today's poll: Whaling Wall

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