2:10 PM

Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

The boxer, who spent 19 years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction, had prostate cancer.

12:30 PM

Maine schools slash heating bills with stimulus project

The Forest Service credits its program with replacing 900,000 gallons of heating oil in 2012 and 2013 with Maine wood chips and pellets.

1:00 AM

Our View: Government by veto causes state to stall

On health care, energy and human services, Gov. LePage has been happy to stand pat.

12:50 AM

Maine's Tim Simons is a rising star on hit HBO series 'Veep' Several photos included in this story

The Readfield actor also has roles in several movies, including one in an edgy little indie in his beloved home state.

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Pine Tree Zones tax breaks costing state more than they deliver

An incentive program to attract companies to Maine and create jobs is expensive and ineffective, a new report says. Economists agree.
Do corporate incentives work? It’s a matter of opinion

1:02 PM

126th Legislature recesses with clear winners and losers

Despite veto battles on the horizon, lawmakers can say they’ve managed to make some Mainers’ lives better.

12:35 PM

Symbiosis: In Canaan, a young would-be dairy farmer gets expert advice and the use of a farm

Video clip included Older farmers get a teeming barn and a chance to pass on what they know.

10:48 AM

Maine Christians celebrate Easter

Sunny skies greeted celebrants at sunrise services Easter Sunday.

Action heavy at Kennebunk table tennis tourney

Several photos included in this story Video clip included Dozens of competitors from Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts battle it out at a tournament sponsored by the Kennebunk Recreation Department.

Bill Nemitz: Maine soldier’s memorial reminds us that battles continue

Veterans carry heavy burdens even after wars officially end.

Wabanaki basket makers’ livelihood, invasive beetle interwoven

The emerald ash borer targets the trees that the artists depend upon – and it’s on Maine’s doorstep.

2:10 PM

Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

The boxer, who spent 19 years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction, had prostate cancer.

Other Maine News Headlines

Moose charges snowmobilers in Maine

Video clip included A New Hampshire couple gets a scare near Jackman.

1:46 PM

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

The study challenges the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

1:00 PM

Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation in South Korea

The captain, who was arrested, took more than half an hour to issue an evacuation order, which several passengers have said they never heard.

1:12 PM

Ukraine, Russia trade blame for eastern shootout

At least three people die in the battle and others are hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

12:30 PM

Maine schools slash heating bills with stimulus project

The Forest Service credits its program with replacing 900,000 gallons of heating oil in 2012 and 2013 with Maine wood chips and pellets.

10:36 AM

Attacks kill at least 15 people in Iraq

The deadliest attack took place outside the southern city of Samawah, where two car bombs exploded simultaneously in a commercial area.

Life & Culture

Maine's Tim Simons is a rising star on hit HBO series 'Veep' Several photos included in this story

The Readfield actor also has roles in several movies, including one in an edgy little indie in his beloved home state.

Sports from the Press Herald

Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

The boxer, who spent 19 years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction, had prostate cancer.

Opinion

Our View: Government by veto causes state to stall

On health care, energy and human services, Gov. LePage has been happy to stand pat.

Nation & World

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

The study challenges the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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