Friday, March 7, 2014
Chancellor James Page tells a legislative committee the system is trying to address a $36 million deficit.
Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte offers assurances that staffing levels are sufficient but offers little data.
Bill Nemitz: Violence in prison a fact of life ... but should it be?
Maine inmate charged with murder admits to prison killing
MDEA agents, along with Waterville and Oakland police, had been investigating the sale of the drug for the past month, according to state police.
Six arrested in Maine undercover drug investigation
Two arrested on heroin charges in Ellsworth drug raid
A 72-year-old man who was visiting his wife at Maine Medical Center collides with a nurse headed home from work.
This means justices may reconsider their decision that Kennebunkport’s Goose Rocks Beach is privately controlled and the public has no right to use it.
The company filed a motion last week seeking time to develop a plan to keep a freight rail line open that delivered nearly all of its bean supply.
In some ways, the debate over sanctions echoes the Cold War’s MAD doctrine – mutually assured destruction.
U.S. fighter jets, warship arrive in Ukraine region
Obama: West won’t let Kremlin carve up Ukraine
Maine apparently has one of the highest per-capita rates of UFO sightings in U.S.
UFO sightings by state: Interactive Map
In a letter to the governor, Neria Douglass says not selling the bonds will hurt the state’s finances.
Details emerge for LePage plan to replenish Maine's rainy day fund
The foundation has awarded nearly 23,000 grants worth almost $11.5 million since establishing the program in 2009.
Susan Collins was a co-sponsor of the bill, while Angus King supported a competing but less-sweeping measure.
Senate blocks change to military sexual assault cases
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson must try to escape the gravitational field of Carl Sagan.
Felix Doubront, making his second start for Boston, allows two hits in four scoreless innings with three strikeouts.
Helping thousands of families get ready for higher education is not just generous, it’s visionary.
The plight of the working poor struggling to get by in the shadow of great wealth sparks debate, anger and protest.
Maine bid to outlaw bear baiting will be in national spotlight
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