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.

12:21 PM

Maine startup confirms commitment to Millinocket bio-coal project

Thermogen says the project will move ahead despite reduced financing.

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.

3:15 PM

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

Lovebirds and lifetime partners "Steve" and "Rachel" have returned to their roost on Seal Island in Bremen and their chicks are expected to hatch any day. Watch the action 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.

 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.

With young lobsters in decline, concern for Maine fishery rises

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

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

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.

1:18 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.

Drug bust among largest ever in Franklin County

Several photos included in this story Police seize more than $140,000 in cash and nine types of narcotics in Avon.

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.

Other Maine News Headlines

12:59 PM

Maine home sales rise nearly 13 percent

While sales in Maine outpace those nationally, bargain-hunting buyers push the median sale prices down.
Nationally, new home sales plunge 14.5 percent in March

12:21 PM

Maine startup confirms commitment to Millinocket bio-coal project

Thermogen says the project will move ahead despite reduced financing.

7:44 AM

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.

 2:08 PM

U.S. Supreme Court tosses out $3.4 million award to child porn victim

Losses were based on the ongoing Internet trade and viewing of images of ‘Amy’ being raped by her uncle when she was 8 and 9 years old.
Supreme Court deals blow to affirmative action

1:30 PM

Power returns after mysterious outage hits Scarborough business areas

The outage began at about 12:15 p.m. and affected the Route 1 and Payne Road corridors.

7:39 AM

Truck full of fries catches fire at Waterville Walmart

Several photos included in this story The city’s fire chief says overheated brakes are suspected as the cause.

Life & Culture

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

Lovebirds and lifetime partners "Steve" and "Rachel" have returned to their roost on Seal Island in Bremen and their chicks are expected to hatch any day. Watch the action on Explo ...

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

U.S. urges nonviolent inmates jailed for 10 years to seek clemency

The initiative is part of an Obama administration effort to trim the nation’s prison population and ease sentencing disparites, especially for drug crimes.

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