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.

Earth-size planet with right temperature found 500 light-years away

The planet is the first Earth-size sphere found outside the solar system in the ‘Goldilocks zone.’

Hackers behind Target breach could take years to find

The Secret Service investigation is complicated by the international nature of digital heists.

Same-sex marriage ban tested in appellate court

A judge reviewing Oklahoma’s law appears to side with other courts that struck down bans.

LePage signs bill to remove some highway signs

Some municipal officials said the signs are vital to direct visitors, but the state stood to lose millions of dollars in federal highway funds.

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she’s very excited, a sentiment echoed by her parents.

Deal reached on calming Russia, Ukraine tensions – for now

Russia’s pledge to refrain from further provocation draws support but also skepticism from President Obama.

Maine 10th-grader suspended for 10 days for having squirt gun

The bright yellow squirt gun fell out of the student’s backpack.

Buxton woman who was assaulted, robbed offers reward

The woman and her husband are offering a $500 reward for information on three assailants.

N.H. death penalty stays for now

A tie vote means it still could be repealed later

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