Mark Rees' proposal is $10 million more than the current budget and would increase property taxes 3.3 percent.
The crude oil in a pipeline that ruptured last week in Arkansas didn't come from oil-sands deposits in Canada, the Petroleum Council says.
"I'll be able at last to do what I've always fantasized about doing: reviewing only the movies I want to review," says the always upbeat film critic.
They still believe Rachael Welsh filed a false assault report. An attorney says her name has been tainted.
Kenneth Joseph Maker II, 26, must also pay his share of $12,000 taken from the victim the night of the robbery.
A new poll has Republican Gov. Paul LePage winning several three-way race scenarios featuring Eliot Cutler as an independent.
"The moment of explosion is approaching fast," North Korea's state news agency KCNA declared.
Some family businesses are more resilient during downturns because of a focus on the long term as well as a commitment to their customers and employees.
A two-minute film that uses special effects to present Portland as a miniaturized toy-like town has local social-media circles buzzing.
Maine game wardens say they struggled to find the 64-year-old Mass. man due to heavy winds and snow squalls.
Drew, 30, who signed a $9.5 million one-year contract with Boston, missed most of spring training after suffering a concussion.
Garrett Brewer, 35, who died in his cell Wednesday, had expressed concerns about his diabetes treatment, his dad says.
Obama's decision grew out of a desire to share in the sacrifice that government employees are making, said a White House official.
A Maine man has pleaded guilty to killing a Florida firefighter and drug dealer in a dispute over money.
Passamaquoddy and state officials find a 'middle ground' as they work to resolve a heated licensing dispute.
More than 700 officers executed scores of warrants in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island, officials said.
Todd Wing has been an assistant with the program for five years.
Legislators back keeping information on individual permit holders private, but more general statistics may still stay public.
Portland-based Pan Atlantic SMS Group says 90 percent of those surveyed support mandatory background checks on all potential gun buyers.
The defense secretary says the military must reevaluate the size of its management and command structures, which continue to grow even as overall force numbers decline.
The Hallowell rally on Friday will protest the company's use of pesticides and its treatment of workers.
The Democratic majority rejects arguments that lowering the tax would stimulate economically beneficial investments to offset lost revenue
"Jimmy Fallon is a unique talent and this is his time," says Steve Burke, chief executive officer of NBC Universal.
Democrats say the ban is a public health issue, but Republicans say it removes parental discretion.
Five of the endangered loggerheads are going to Florida to be released into the ocean.
Police say a 19-year-old shot Margarita Fisenko Scott, 29, whose body was found weeks later outside a Portland motel.
Maine's Department of Transportation withdraws a preliminary repair estimate of $500,000.
The moves come a day after the governor's veto of a bill that would require state and federal agencies and private companies to honor payment agreements with county registers of deeds.
The video shows Mike Rice firing basketballs at players, kicking them, shoving them and yelling obscenities and gay slurs at them.
A CDC division director says she was assaulted by senior managers for refusing to shred documents that showed funding-awards corruption.
Selectman Charles Leavitt says the resolution doesn't contain political rhetoric, but acknowledges that Portland Pipe Line has expressed an interest in having its pipeline carry the oil.
The nine-city tour, called "50 & Counting," will open in Los Angeles and wrap up in Philadelphia on June 18.
Kerry will try to build on the rapprochement between Turkey and Israle and discuss regional concerns, including Syria and the Mideast peace process.
Democrat Stan Gerzofsky fears the $12 million layover building will bring noise and air pollution, health risks and decreased property values.
The president is stepping up his call for universal background checks as well as his demands for Congress to at least vote on an assault weapons ban and limits on large-capacity magazines.
Stanford already has a platform for delivering open online courses, but the university has decided to suspend work on it in favor of the software developed by the two East Coast universities.
Republican former Gov. Mark Sanford faces Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the sister of political satirist Stephen Colbert, in a special congressional election on May 7.
From the start, the case against Alexis Wright read like the TV Guide synopsis for one of those steamy Lifetime made-for-television movies.
Michael Lund, 22, of Richmond, died Tuesday from injuries sustained after crashing a dirt bike on Troop Road in Pittston Sunday.
Her nuanced positions attract critics on the right and the left, but recent polling indicates that Collins is popular among Maine voters in both parties.
Patrick Culleton, 21, died Tuesday when the car he was driving crashed into a tree near Western Avenue in Augusta.
The MDEA says it began investigating the pair nearly six months ago and arrested them after an undercover agent bought drugs from them at an Ellsworth motel.
The move to block South Koreans from going to their jobs at the Kaesong industrial complex is the latest sign of deepening tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Jury finds Bradford man guilty in beating death / Six bands earn spots in high school music competition / Rotarian headed to the White House for honor . . . and more news from around the state.
Mr. Hutchins was the founder and longtime owner of Hutchins Trucking Co. and was active in numerous service organizations.
The school board will vote on its budget tonight while the City Council will hold a public hearing.
What happened during those 35 years on the lam? Did Gary Irving get to Maine and somehow switch off his animalistic switch? Or are there other victims we don't know about?
Police say the fight was prompted by a dispute between a Waterville student and a Lawrence student on a social media website. One student filmed the fight and posted it on YouTube.
The Legislature's oversight committee is waiting until state regulators consider the school's licensing.