12:31 PM

Couple charged by moose under investigation by Maine Warden Service Video clip included

The New Hampshire couple say they were not chasing the moose, which is against the law.

8:54 PM

Yankees pitcher Pineda ejected after Red Sox complain of foreign substance

It appeared Michael Pineda had illegal pine tar on his skin for the second time in 13 days.

8:53 PM

Squabbling marks U.S. rail safety effort

The oil industry says freight companies won’t share data. The government says it’s oil companies that aren’t providing information. And nobody wants to foot the bill for improvements.

Canada to phase out much-criticized rail tankers

1:00 AM

Our View: Maine trafficking law puts blame where it belongs

Boosting penalties for coercing vulnerable people into prostitution will fund efforts to help victims get out.

9:32 PM

Construction of climbing wall begins at expanding Portland park

The Nason’s Corner Park, which will include a large new $600,000 playground, is seven years in the making.

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9:11 PM

Portland man got rat-bite fever from Petco rodent, lawsuit says

Dominic Profenno Jr. claims in a lawsuit that he was bitten twice by an infected rat purchased from the chain’s South Portland store.

9:32 PM

Construction of climbing wall begins at expanding Portland park

The Nason’s Corner Park, which will include a large new $600,000 playground, is seven years in the making.

6:01 AM

Complaints rising over unleashed dogs in Portland's Baxter Woods

Several photos included in this story The park emerges as the latest flashpoint between people who want a place for their dogs to run free and others who say voice control is not enough.

8:58 PM

Maine judge rejects plea deal, citing ‘misery’ of drug trade

An Augusta woman is sentenced to nine months behind bars after pleading guilty to two counts of trafficking in cocaine.

8:02 PM

Ospreys return to Maine nest; webcam lets you watch up-close

Lifetime partners 'Steve' and 'Rachel' have returned to their nest on Hog Island in Bremen as they prepare for breeding season. Watch them on Explore.org's webcam.

9:21 PM

Maine nursing homes may get $14 million boost under budget bill

The facilities have been reimbursed for Medicaid expenses based on 2005 expenditures, but costs have risen since then.

8:31 PM

Former Augusta ER doctor loses appeal to Maine supreme court

A Richmond woman’s claim that her civil rights were violated now moves forward in Kennebec County.

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3:31 PM

Maine shipyard gets $57 million in Navy contracts

Bath Iron Works will use the money on fleet maintenance and design work on the Littoral Combat Ship.

9:57 AM

Maine teen accused in Long Creek uprising sues adult jail

Kody Williams, who was transferred from the juvenile facility when he was 18, files a lawsuit over conditions at the Cumberland County Jail.
Blip or trend? Violence spikes at South Portland youth detention center

9:18 PM

Scarborough power outage blamed on landscaping mishap

About half the town was without electricity for half an hour Wednesday shortly after noon.

With young lobsters in decline, concern for Maine fishery rises

Researchers believe warming ocean temperatures, an increase in predation and pollution could be responsible.

Triple-murder suspect with Portland link had common exchange visa

The circumstances of Ibragim Todashev’s entry into the U.S. and failure to comply with his visa terms are unclear.

Portland to give Baxter Boulevard to pedestrians, bikes on Sundays

Several photos included in this story Sundays on the Boulevard, which begins May 4, will give bikers and pedestrians unfettered Back Cove access.

Life & Culture

Construction of climbing wall begins at expanding Portland park

The Nason’s Corner Park, which will include a large new $600,000 playground, is seven years in the making.

Sports from the Press Herald

Yankees pitcher Pineda ejected after Red Sox complain of foreign substance

It appeared Michael Pineda had illegal pine tar on his skin for the second time in 13 days.

Opinion

Our View: Maine trafficking law puts blame where it belongs

Boosting penalties for coercing vulnerable people into prostitution will fund efforts to help victims get out.

Nation & World

Air Force wants to retire historic U-2 spy plane

It says the unmanned aerial vehicle Global Hawk can do the job.

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