12:01 AM

Maine gun store may be shut for refusing to let ATF copy records

Phil Chabot of Pac N Arms in Sanford is suspected of illegal sales, but he has not been charged and believes he has been unfairly targeted.

12:17 AM

Red Sox lose to Chicago, 2-1 Several photos included in this story

A 1-1 standoff ends in the bottom of the ninth on a throwing error.

12:19 AM

Nova Scotia residents cheer arrival, and potential, of ferry to Portland Several photos included in this story

The town of Yarmouth gets its first glimpse of the Nova Star, which restores a vital economic link to the American mainland.

12:01 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.

12:01 AM

Soup to Nuts: Hatching local Peeps for Maine fans at Rosemont Markets Several photos included in this story

Traditionalists can savor hand-crafted versions as a strictly Easter-time treat.

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11:14 PM

Police detonate two backpacks near Boston Marathon finish line

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident, which led to the area being cleared of people.
Sorrow, pride mark Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

6:57 PM

Flooding predictions worsen for central Maine

The Kennebec River is expected to surpass flood stage late Tuesday and continue rising overnight.
Flood warnings expand in northern New England

10:09 PM

Maine Senate fails to override LePage’s veto of MaineCare rides bill

The vote along party lines is 20-15, which falls short of the two-thirds majority necessary for a successful override.

12:15 AM

Maine report urges steps to prevent shortage of health-care professionals

Several photos included in this story A Department of Labor’s Center for Workforce Research and Information report suggests boosting state health-care education enrollment and recruiting more workers from outside Maine.

11:32 PM

Maine agency to reassess $25 million bond for Thermogen startup

Because the company plans a significant change in its biomass fuel project, a new vote will be taken.

5:43 PM

Bill to remove some Maine highway signs sent to LePage

Officials say the state is at risk of losing some federal highway funding if the signs, which direct travelers to attractions and are popular with businesses, aren’t removed.
Maine lawmakers may keep some in-question highway signs

12:19 AM

Nova Scotia residents cheer arrival, and potential, of ferry to Portland

Several photos included in this story The town of Yarmouth gets its first glimpse of the Nova Star, which restores a vital economic link to the American mainland.

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11:24 PM

Historian from Maine repeats himself, wins second Pulitzer

Author Alan Taylor, who was inspired by the woods in Buxton while growing up, earns his second prize, for a book on slavery and war in Virginia.

Yesterday at 12:05 AM

Maine's planning 'gap' could be disastrous in Quebec-type rail emergency

First on the scene at a rural crude oil accident would likely be volunteer firefighters, many of whom are not versed on oil-spill response plans.

7:18 PM

Maine man held in rape of 4-year-old wants out of jail

Eric Bard of Sidney, who has been detained for 21 months on 21 charges, asks a judge to lower his bail.

7:12 PM

Maine police say three arrests tied to heroin ring

The men are accused of participating in a network distributing an estimated 500 doses of heroin a month in Rumford and Bethel.

2:04 PM

Maine Legislature enacts $32 million budget fix

The proposal includes a provision to help hundreds of developmentally disabled Mainers waiting for home- and community-based support services.

5:21 PM

Windham man killed by police had shown no distress to outside world

On Saturday, however, Stephen McKenney, 66, was suicidal, confronted Windham police, may have pointed a gun and was fatally shot.
Man shot by deputy died of head wound
Deadly force: Police & The Mentally Ill

Today's poll: Tax day

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