7:12 PM

Eighty residents become America's newest citizens at Portland ceremony

They come from 30 countries as diverse as France, Iraq, Jamaica, Togo, Brazil and Great Britain.

View the countries of origin for Maine's newest citizens: Map

6:26 PM

Top-seeded Bruins focused as playoffs set to begins

Boston coach Claude Julien reminds his team 'about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the first round.'

5:50 PM

Review delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Federal agencies will get more time to consider the project following a recent ruling by a Nebraska judge.

1:00 AM

Our View: Raise shows what really matters to UMaine

The university chose to give an administrator a substantial raise while making other cuts.

5:32 PM

Vermont goat project links immigrants, farmers

New Americans look for meat they are used to eating in their home countries, and goat dairy farmers find a market for male kids.

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4:57 PM

Jon Imber, renowned New England painter, dies at 63

Video clip included After his diagnosis of ALS in 2012, Imber continued to paint, defying the limits of his disease.
Battling ALS, Maine artist learning to paint anew

2:02 PM

Maine soldier receives armored plate that saved his life

Video clip included Timothy Gilboe of Westbrook took a bullet in hand-to-hand combat in Afghanistan and lived to tell about it – when he has to.
Bill Nemitz: Hometown embraces its Silver Star hero

6:03 PM

Suspect in Mass. triple murder obtained U.S. visa through Portland agency

Ibragim Todashev and Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev are suspected of killing three people in Waltham.

5:19 PM

Three die in two crashes in Maine

Crashes in Vassalboro and Waldoboro occur Friday afternoon.

6:11 PM

Maine trooper has close call with wild turkey

As he approached a flock of birds on Interstate 95, one of them flew directly into his windshield.

6:24 PM

Maine to put ID photos on welfare benefit cards

The LePage administration says the action will prevent fraud and abuse, but advocates for the poor say such plans potentially harm those who rely on benefits.

6:49 PM

Maine may be fined $7 million over welfare work shortcomings

The U.S. wants $7 million for non-compliance that Gov. Paul LePage says he tried to fix, but others say a big fine is unlikely and the non-compliance is from 2011.
View Temporary Assistance for Needy Families work participation rates

Other Maine News Headlines

12:40 PM

Widow of horror writer Hautala upset after library declines archives

She says the papers of the best-selling author belong in his hometown of Westbrook.
Read Walker Memorial Library's letter to Holly Newstein

6:50 PM

Conflict emerges in study used by foes of Brunswick rail project

The engineer who concluded that noise levels would be excessive at the site in Brunswick has plans for a residential subdivision nearby.

12:46 PM

South Korean ferry’s sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

Several photos included in this story Police seek arrest warrants for the captain and two crewmembers, and the leader of the group of students aboard the ship is found hanging from a tree on a nearby island.
South Korean ferry evacuation was delayed; death toll rises
Transcript of distress call by South Korean ferry

4:56 PM

Maine conservative think tank CEO heading to Virginia

J. Scott Moody will lead a group that helps states develop budgets.

11:33 AM

Feature Obituary: Donald Dutil Jr., 68, popular music teacher for MSAD 55

Mr. Dutil, the district's band leader, inspired a love of music in his students.

Alleged Portland pimp charged federally with sexual exploitation of children

Paul Henry, 24, was arrested on Thursday after coming under investigation by Portland police in a prostitution and drug dealing case in February.

Life & Culture

Vermont goat project links immigrants, farmers

New Americans look for meat they are used to eating in their home countries, and goat dairy farmers find a market for male kids.

Sports from the Press Herald

Top-seeded Bruins focused as playoffs set to begins

Boston coach Claude Julien reminds his team 'about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the first round.'

Opinion

Our View: Raise shows what really matters to UMaine

The university chose to give an administrator a substantial raise while making other cuts.

Nation & World

South Korean ferry evacuation was delayed; death toll rises

The captain waited for half an hour after an official said to get ready to abandon ship.

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