Gas leak in Gorham leads to evacuation of 10 homes

Officials had to evacuate 10 homes in a Gorham subdivision Thursday after a contractor broke a natural gas line.

Vermont lawmakers become first to require labeling of GMO foods

Maine has passed a law to require such labels, but it only takes effect when two neighboring states take similar action.

$12 million Route 1 project to begin April 28

The Falmouth infrastructure project is designed to make the town’s commercial corridor more pedestrian-friendly.

Maine teen 'superstar' mourned; crash investigation could take months

Investigators are trying to determine what caused Aundria St. Amand’s car to crash into the woods last week in Vassalboro.

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

The group wants Congress to require that concealed weapons permits issued in one state be recognized everywhere, even when the local requirements differ.

Vermont House OKs legal marijuana study

The Senate, meanwhile, struggled to come up with a standard to determine when a driver is drug impaired.

Nevada cattle rancher criticized for racist comments

Politicians from around the country who have rallied to Cliven Bundy’s defense denounce the remarks.

Connie Marrero, oldest living Major League Baseball player, dies at 102

A fan favorite in the early 1950s, Marrero was already a pitching legend in Cuba by the time he joined the Washington Senators at age 39.

Two arrested in Arundel burglaries

Information provided by neighbors leads police to arrest Andrew Martinolich of Biddeford and Richard Crossley of Massachusetts.

Vermont man wants confession to teacher’s murder tossed out

The man and his wife are accused of abducting and killing a popular teacher in a crime that shocked the community.

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