The committee puts off ordering an investigation into the meeting with unemployment officers.
Raid turns up pills, pot, 5-foot iguana, / Maine stalker with shoe camera sentenced / Waterville doctor cleared of malpractice on newborn ... and more news from around the state.
The feds rejected Gov. LePage's proposal to do away with four regional jobs-training boards, but approved a compromise.
The chief says police got a report of an underage patron being served at the controversial new saloon, which is owned by a city councilor.
Police said he was tackled by two brothers who had noticed what was happening as they sat in the waiting area.
His lawyers argue they should be able to present a trial defense claiming that a law enforcement official who has since died gave Bulger immunity from prosecution.
The three remaining councilors are notified that petitioners collected enough signatures.
San Diego moves up to draft Manti Te’o, and the Jets take West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith.
Jeff Bauman Jr., who lost both legs and some of his hearing, said Tamerlan Tsarnaev 'struck me as odd' and Bauman described Tsarnaev to police.
An assistant imam urges the community to come together in the Boston bombings' aftermath.
Everett Dutschke had his home and former business searched in connection with the letters sent to President Obama and other leaders.
Gov. LePage blasts the proposal, which links repayment of the debt to an expansion of Medicaid.
Noodle was treated for lungworm and gained 15 pounds during rehab.
Yarmouth High School places second in the U.S. News & World Report statewide ranking.
'Heaven better get ready for some great country music,' said fellow country superstar Alan Jackson.
The Rockport-based publisher will maintain control of Down East: The Magazine of Maine.
Her decision clears the way for U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud or former Gov. John Baldacci to enter the race.
A New York man is charged with killing Thomas Taylor outside an apartment building.
The new law makes the names, addresses and birth dates of permit holders confidential.
She was tagged along with one of her sons after Russia contacted the CIA with concerns they might have militant leanings.
Gorham police and fire officials responded to the written threat at about 2 p.m. It’s not clear where the threat was written.
Plans call for a 750-foot spur on the north jetty and trucking in 365,000 cubic yards of sand.
Meanwhile, projections for the current fiscal year are up by $43 million, driven by income taxes.
Two roommates face charges of possessing and growing marijuana.
But the public response typifies the heightened vigilance since the Boston Marathon bombings.
The suspects' parents, Anzor and Zubeidat, received food stamps from 2002-2004 and 2009-2011, and Tamerlan's wife also received them for a year.
The governor allegedly pressured unemployment hearing officers to make more pro-business decisions.
With President Obama's promised signature, the measure will erase one of the most stinging and publicly visible consequences of the budget cuts known as the sequester.
The West Kennebunk shelter is working with police to charge a woman with stealing Walton.
Vandalism is investigated at Dutremble's home, following his key gun-control vote.
En route to a job interview in Portland, a man must be rescued from a submerged Pontiac Grand Am in Lebanon.
He had 143 Top 40 hits and won two Grammy Awards in a career that spanned six decades.
Rescue workers find 19 more survivors in the rubble today as the death toll rises to 340.
But most economists say they think the GDP is slowing in the April-June quarter to 2 percent.
Warden Dan Dufault sets the Cessna down in a surprisingly good place to land a plane.
Police say a white man in his 20s walked into the Heathco's and Domino's pizza shops on Thursday evening and demanded money.
Students at the Army, Navy and Air Force academies are participating in elaborate cyberwarfare exercises as the military educates a generation of future commanders in the theory and practice of computer warfare.
An FBI spokesman would not say what investigators were looking for at the landfill near UMass-Dartmouth.
Police say the impact knocked both men to the ground and ripped off the passenger's side mirror and a cover off the car's bumper. The men, both of Sidney, were treated by rescuers for minor injuries.
Dr. Karen Bossie was accused of mishandling the delivery of a girl who suffered a nerve injury in one arm.
Gov. Paul LePage on Thursday signed into law a bill that allows a spring hunt in wildlife management district 27, which is located along the coast.
Anthony Pratt, 19, is accused of fatally shooting 29-year-old Margarita Scott, whose body was found weeks later outside a Portland motel.
The online database includes Maine-based producers, camera operators, location scouts, costume designers, makeup artists and script supervisors.
The Joint Select Committee on Maine's Workforce and Economic Future will tour the city's North Dam mill development on Friday.
Foes fear tighter limits on fishing gear will hurt anglers and the lucrative tourism industry.
The plan also would prevent transport of horses through Maine to plants in Canada that would turn them into food.
The death toll climbs to 275 in the collapse of a building where cracks had been seen in the walls.
Noyes Street homeowners will get the first chance to bid on the sliver of land owned by the city.
Man indicted in Bangor stabbing death / New law aims to stem youth suicides / House OKs bill to restore Drugs for the Elderly funding ... and other news from around the state.
More than 100 UNE pharmacy students have volunteered to catalog prescription drugs that will be collected Saturday in Belfast, Saco and Scarborough.
The research on Great Pond in Belgrade will offer early notice of conditions that lead to the blooms.