4:25 PM

Jon Imber, renowned New England painter, dies at 63

Video clip included After his diagnosis of ALS in 2012, Imber continued to paint, defying the limits of his disease.

2:02 PM

Maine soldier receives armored plate that saved his life Video clip included

Timothy Gilboe of Westbrook took a bullet in hand-to-hand combat in Afghanistan and lived to tell about it – when he has to.

Bill Nemitz: Hometown embraces its Silver Star hero

1:00 AM

Julien, top-seeded Bruins focus on top prize with first-round series set to start

The President’s Trophy doesn’t shine like the Stanley Cup

11:49 AM

Maine’s unemployment rate falls to 5.9 percent

The state’s number of unemployed people has declined 6,700 over the year to 41,800.

1:00 AM

Our View: Raise shows what really matters to UMaine

The university chose to give an administrator a substantial raise while making other cuts.

2:34 PM

Reality show looks for a few good Mainers to build ‘Utopia’ Video clip included

Based on a show from the Netherlands, the series will task 15 people with creating a community from scratch.


Top Stories

3:01 PM

Suspect in Mass. triple murder obtained U.S. visa through Portland agency

Ibragim Todashev, along with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, were suspects in the killings of three people in Waltham.

3:50 PM

Three die in two accidents in Maine

Crashes in Vassalboro and Waldoboro occur Friday afternoon.

3:06 PM

Maine trooper has close call with wild turkey

As he approached a flock of birds on Interstate 95, one of them flew directly into his windshield.

3:56 PM

Maine fined $7 million over welfare work shortcomings

The U.S. wants $7 million for non-compliance that Gov. Paul LePage says he tried to fix, but others say a big fine is unlikely and the non-compliance is from 2011.
View Temporary Assistance for Needy Families work participation rates

12:40 PM

Widow of horror writer Hautala upset after library declines archives

She says the papers of the best-selling author belong in his hometown of Westbrook.
Read Walker Memorial Library's letter to Holly Newstein

12:46 PM

South Korean ferry’s sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

Several photos included in this story Police seek arrest warrants for the captain and two crewmembers, and the leader of the group of students aboard the ship is found hanging from a tree on a nearby island.
South Korean ferry evacuation was delayed; death toll rises
Transcript of distress call by South Korean ferry

12:01 PM

Conflict emerges in noise study used by foes of Brunswick rail project

The engineer who concluded that noise levels would be excessive at the site in Brunswick has plans for a residential subdivision nearby.

Other Maine News Headlines

11:33 AM

Feature Obituary: Donald Dutil Jr., 68, popular music teacher for MSAD 55

Mr. Dutil, the district's band leader, inspired a love of music in his students.

Alleged Portland pimp charged federally with sexual exploitation of children

Paul Henry, 24, was arrested on Thursday after coming under investigation by Portland police in a prostitution and drug dealing case in February.

6:34 AM

Former Biddeford pastor pleads guilty to child porn, gets probation

His entire five-year prison sentence was suspended for 12 years of probation.

Star treatment as new Nova Scotia ferry arrives in Portland

Several photos included in this story Video clip included The ship is escorted with fanfare into the harbor, where it will put the ‘port’ back in Portland when service to-and-from Canada begins, the mayor says.
Portland greets the Nova Star: Photos
Inside the Portland-to-Nova Scotia ferry: Sleek, colorful, refined, great views

2:34 PM

Reality show looks for a few good Mainers to build ‘Utopia’

Video clip included Based on a show from the Netherlands, the series will task 15 people with creating a community from scratch.

8:28 AM

12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest

Video clip included The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning to fix ropes for other climbers when the avalanche hit them.

Life & Culture

Reality show looks for a few good Mainers to build ‘Utopia’ Video clip included

Based on a show from the Netherlands, the series will task 15 people with creating a community from scratch.

Sports from the Press Herald

Julien, top-seeded Bruins focus on top prize with first-round series set to start

The President’s Trophy doesn’t shine like the Stanley Cup

Opinion

Our View: Raise shows what really matters to UMaine

The university chose to give an administrator a substantial raise while making other cuts.

Nation & World

South Korean ferry evacuation was delayed; death toll rises

The captain waited for half an hour after an official said to get ready to abandon ship.

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