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.

2:58 PM

Softball: Scarborough has strong season opener with 8-0 win over Bonny Eagle

Senior pitcher Alyssa Williamson strikes out 13 and allows just one hit for the defending Class A champs.

5:42 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.

4:47 PM

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

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

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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.

5:50 PM

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

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

 9:49 AM

Portland board advances plan for East Bayside affordable housing

The zoning change would allow the 45-unit Bayside Anchor development to be built.

5:18 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.

5:28 PM

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

The facilities have been reimbursed for Medicaid expenses based on their 2005 expenditures.

4:47 PM

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

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

5:52 PM

Scarborough power outage blamed on landscaping mishap

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

Other Maine News Headlines

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

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.

With young lobsters in decline, concern for Maine fishery rises

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

4:49 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.

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

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

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

Sports from the Press Herald

Softball: Scarborough has strong season opener with 8-0 win over Bonny Eagle

Senior pitcher Alyssa Williamson strikes out 13 and allows just one hit for the defending Class A champs.

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

Official vows ‘to respond’ if Russians are attacked in Ukraine

Pro-Russian insurgents hold a U.S. journalist captive, accusing him of ‘suspected bad activities.’

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