7:00 PM

UMaine administrator received $40,000 raise

The raise for Vice Chancellor and Treasurer Rebecca Wyke was approved even as deep cuts were made elsewhere.

10:36 PM

Shorthanded Celtics lose final game of tough year, 118-102

The Celtics’ season closes with fans talking a lot of ‘tanking’ and ‘pingpong balls.’

10:55 PM

Inside the Portland-to-Nova Scotia ferry: Sleek, colorful, refined, great views Several photos included in this story

Townspeople in Yarmouth line up for hours to tour the new ferry, which is due in Portland on Thursday.

1:00 AM

Our View: Under proposal, county jails would finally be unified

Gov. LePage should sign a bill that would put the corrections system on the right course.

8:22 PM

More vets using prosthetics to help legless animals Several photos included in this story

More veterinarians are using wheelchairs and prosthetics to improve the lives of dogs that have lost limbs.

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10:55 PM

Inside the Portland-to-Nova Scotia ferry: Sleek, colorful, refined, great views

Several photos included in this story Townspeople in Yarmouth line up for hours to tour the new ferry, which is due in Portland on Thursday.

9:40 PM

WMTW-TV to move offices from downtown Portland to Westbrook

Officials hope to combine the station’s two facilities after it leaves the Time and Temp building it has inhabited for 15 years.

11:09 PM

Poll shows LePage, Michaud in virtual tie in Maine race for governor

The survey gives the governor a slight lead -- his first in public poll -- but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.

8:42 PM

Kennebec River floods parking lots, basements

Several photos included in this story Video clip included The Kennebec River in Augusta is more than 5 feet above flood stage Wednesday evening, but no severe damage is reported.
Flooding claims one victim in northern Maine
Flooding closes Main Street businesses in Dexter
N.H. suspends search for missing man in Smith River

8:21 PM

At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

One of last year’s runners, who was competing as an amputee, returns to complete what he started – and he brings two friends.
Four Boston Marathon heroes a year later
Man charged with marathon hoax sent for psychiatric evaluation

10:34 PM

Ex-Maine State Police chief pleads not guilty to child sex assault charges

The judge allows Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail.

7:13 PM

Mercedes-driving Portland man charged with crack trafficking

Undercover agents purchased crack from Ian ‘Night’ Nono on multiple occasions, police say.

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5:22 PM

Husband didn’t point gun before police fired, Windham widow says

The woman’s attorney questions why Stephen McKenney was shot by a deputy, but the sheriff says her account differs from others.
Windham man killed by police had shown no distress to outside world

5:02 PM

Mainer's tax refund seized to pay decades-old debt

The government says it has halted a program to collect old debts, some of them owed by deceased relatives of those whose refunds have been seized, according to a report.
Offspring paying for families' age-old IRS debts

9:15 PM

Flames engulf Portland man’s car on I-95

A state trooper says he saw Godfrey Watchiba’s car with flames shooting out from under it as it traveled.

10:36 PM

Nearly 300 still missing in South Korea ferry disaster

Several photos included in this story Video clip included Nine were confirmed dead, but many expect that number will rise sharply because the missing have now spent more than a day unaccounted for.

8:50 PM

Jetport sees large increase in passengers leaving from Portland

The totals were up 6.7 percent over the same month in 2013, while the ‘load factor’ for flights also increased.

11:12 PM

Maine congressional candidates Cain, Poliquin close in fundraising

Cain, a Democrat, and Poliquin, a Republican, are well ahead of their opponents in the June 10 primary.

Life & Culture

Mellencamp to candidate: I’m for unions

Conservartive Republican Gov. Scott Walker has used the liberal rocker's music at a campaign rallies.

Sports from the Press Herald

Shorthanded Celtics lose final game of tough year, 118-102

The Celtics’ season closes with fans talking a lot of ‘tanking’ and ‘pingpong balls.’

Opinion

Our View: Under proposal, county jails would finally be unified

Gov. LePage should sign a bill that would put the corrections system on the right course.

Nation & World

High cost of fuel proves lucrative for U.S. airlines

It forces them to make efficiencies on the ground and in the air, and that has turned into solid profits.

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