2:03 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

12:53 PM

South Portland’s tennis teams have a home after year of wandering

Construction forced the team to play away from home all year, but now there is no more looking for courts.

High school tennis teams to watch
High school tennis players to watch

1:16 PM

Maine Huts & Trails leader keeps it green

From the food she eats and serves to skiing and biking to work, Sarah Pine is all about being eco-friendly.

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.

1:19 PM

Rodrigo Y Gabriela to play State Theatre in Portland Friday

The Mexican acoustic guitar duo developed their act in Ireland.

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1:04 PM

Two teens arrested, 9 summoned after Westbrook drinking party

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

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

1:07 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.

Lobster forecast causes concern, not panic, for Maine’s industry

Lobstermen and dealers see a need to plan for a smaller catch in several years, but say the change may raise their prices.

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.

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.

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.

2:05 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

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7:09 AM

Maine spectator sues over racetrack injuries

The man was one of five hurt in 2010 when the track starting gate failed to retract rapidly enough.

8:28 AM

Route 1 viaduct gets $14 million for makeover

Work on the deteriorating structure, which carries traffic in Bath to the Sagadahoc bridge, is set for 2016.

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.

2:04 PM

Gorham gas leak causes brief evacuation of 10 homes

Several photos included in this story Utility crews were aided by strong winds that helped dissipate the gas in the air, town officials said.

11:22 AM

Doctors target of tax fraud in Maine, N.H., Vt.

Medical societies, including Maine’s, say Social Security numbers have been stolen and used to file fraudulent federal tax returns.

7:30 AM

Maine teen 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.

Life & Culture

Rodrigo Y Gabriela to play State Theatre in Portland Friday

The Mexican acoustic guitar duo developed their act in Ireland.

Sports from the Press Herald

South Portland’s tennis teams have a home after year of wandering

Construction forced the team to play away from home all year, but now there is no more looking for courts.

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

Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

Israel is furious over Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to form a unity government with the rival Hamas movement after a seven-year rift.

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