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

3:29 PM

Yankees’ Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

He was ejected from Wednesday night’s loss at Boston after umpires found the pine tar on his neck.

Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar: ‘It won’t happen again’

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

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.

4:01 PM

Farnsworth museum opens 'The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea' Several photos included in this story

The exhibit put America’s ‘first family of art’ in context with its peers.

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3:27 PM

Maine study reveals patterns in domestic abuse homicides

A key finding is the strong likelihood that a perpetrator will show suicidal behavior before killing someone.
Read the Maine domestic abuse report

5:02 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 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.

5:04 PM

Tax return scheme hits more Maine doctors

As many as 35 doctors have had identities stolen, according to the state’s medical association, and the number will likely grow.

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.

4:28 PM

Maine gets nearly $30 million for sewage systems

But one state official says the state’s needs far exceed what’s available.

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.

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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.

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

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.

5:00 PM

Falmouth Route 1 project to begin April 28

The $11.7 million infrastructure project is designed to make the town’s commercial corridor more pedestrian-friendly.

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.

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