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  • Health care

    As deadline to sign up for ACA insurance looms, ‘robust’ numbers of Mainers enroll in plans

    Many Mainers are buying basic plans with no premiums, developed to adjust to Trump administration cuts in payments to insurance companies.

  • Local & State

    Medical examiner confirms causes of death in apparent murder-suicide of Manchester couple

    An autopsy found that the husband shot his wife in the head once, then did the same to himself.

  • Cops & Courts

    Central Maine woman convicted in manslaughter death of baby gets 13 years

    The judge says Miranda Hopkins 'demonstrated a refusal to take responsibility' for the beating death of her son.

  • Local & State

    Maine pays private Ohio firm to fill snowplow jobs

    The Department of Transportation continues to face a chronic labor shortage, especially in southern Maine.

  • Nation & World

    Deputy attorney general defends Robert Mueller to congressional committee

    At issue is whether the special counsel's team is tainted after it's revealed that an FBI agent was removed from the Russia probe last summer when it was discovered that he called Trump, when he was a candidate, an 'idiot' and 'loathsome.'

  • The Maine Forecast

    Clear viewing (before bedtime) for tonight’s Geminid meteor shower

    The longest and darkest nights of the year are upon us and this makes great viewing for the annual event.

  • Food

    Glögg: A festive Scandinavian drink to fill your home with Christmas aroma

    A Maine brewer and second-generation Swede shares a family tradition that brings a glow to St. Lucia's Day (today) or any celebration.

  • Local & State

    Is the flu near you? Check our Maine counties map

    See where the latest Maine flu cases are, county by county.

  • Editorials

    Our View: LePage’s Medicaid stance subverts the voters’ will

    The governor has had his chance to obstruct expansion of health insurance coverage to about 70,000 low-income residents. Now it's his duty to see that it takes place.


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