4:31 PM

Once-criticized provider wins new contracts for MaineCare rides program

The state had determined that Atlanta-based LogistiCare had made improvements, and DHHS awards it four of six contracts.

While out-of-state MaineCare rides broker receives $1.2 million extra, local groups lose money

11:34 PM

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, inching closer to second round Several photos included in this story

Jerome Iginla redirects a wrist shot into the net with 6:28 left in overtime, giving the Bruins a 3-1 series lead.

11:09 PM

Vermont lawmakers become first to require labeling of GMO foods

Maine has passed a law to require such labels, but it only takes effect when two neighboring states take similar action.

Battle over GMO food labels in N.H. to have impact on Maine

1:00 AM

Our View: Food hubs would link Maine’s small farms to new markets

Lawmakers should override Gov. LePage’s veto of a bill to make it easier to distribute local products.

7:55 PM

On eve of sainthood, relics of John Paul II abound

As the first globe-trotting pope, he left things scattered around the world, including a shirt stained with blood from an assassination attempt.

Five things to know about sainthood
History of relics replete with wars, blood, theft and money

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11:16 PM

Maine study reveals patterns in domestic abuse killings

More than half of the homicides reviewed were committed by someone who had exhibited suicidal behavior.
Read the Maine domestic abuse report

11:34 PM

Two teens arrested, 9 summoned after Westbrook drinking party

Several photos included in this story Police say they continue to investigate the Tuesday night party, which also could lead to student-athlete suspensions by Westbrook High School officials.
Westbrook High investigates students after underage drinking party

7:24 PM

Powerful Maine wind gusts knock out power to thousands

Portland records a gust of 47 mph, and electrical wires are toppled in several towns.

9:34 AM

Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case

A judge limits the request. Her lawyer says it’s likely an attempt to portray the Maine CDC employee as unstable.
Maine agency reviewing contradictions in document-shredding testimony

11:28 PM

Press Herald nominated for five regional Emmys

Videos about a police shooting and a couple coping with Alzheimer’s disease are among the nominees.

11:34 PM

Tax return scheme hits more Maine doctors

The identities of as many as 35 doctors have been stolen, according to the state’s medical association, and the number is likely to keep growing.

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

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

11:02 PM

Maine gets $30 million for sewage systems, but may need more

One official says the state’s needs far exceed the funds that are available.

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9:58 AM

Maine town evicting residents of trailers because of sewage issue

Several photos included in this story They will not be allowed to return to their homes until a sewage pumping station on the property is fixed.

11:09 PM

Gas leak in Gorham leads to evacuation of 10 homes

Officials had to evacuate 10 homes in a Gorham subdivision Thursday after a contractor broke a natural gas line.

11:09 PM

Vermont lawmakers become first to require labeling of GMO foods

Maine has passed a law to require such labels, but it only takes effect when two neighboring states take similar action.
Battle over GMO food labels in N.H. to have impact on Maine

8:15 PM

$12 million Route 1 project to begin April 28

The Falmouth infrastructure project is designed to make the town’s commercial corridor more pedestrian-friendly.

5:11 PM

Maine teen 'superstar' mourned; crash investigation could take months

Investigators are trying to determine what caused Aundria St. Amand’s car to crash into the woods last week in Vassalboro.

2:54 PM

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

The group wants Congress to require that concealed weapons permits issued in one state be recognized everywhere, even when the local requirements differ.

Life & Culture

On eve of sainthood, relics of John Paul II abound

As the first globe-trotting pope, he left things scattered around the world, including a shirt stained with blood from an assassination attempt.

Sports from the Press Herald

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, inching closer to second round Several photos included in this story

Jerome Iginla redirects a wrist shot into the net with 6:28 left in overtime, giving the Bruins a 3-1 series lead.

Opinion

Our View: Food hubs would link Maine’s small farms to new markets

Lawmakers should override Gov. LePage’s veto of a bill to make it easier to distribute local products.

Nation & World

Nevada cattle rancher criticized for racist comments Several photos included in this story

Politicians from around the country who have rallied to Cliven Bundy’s defense denounce the remarks.

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