New research suggests Lyme disease is a bigger problem than realized in states such as Maine.
A USM student, Parker Blanchard died in a house fire in Windham.
They tell federal officials that new rules aimed at reducing foodborne illness could hurt small farms.
Nathan Godfried, who has taught history at the Orono campus for 17 years, was struck by a mowing blade hanging from a passing truck while bicycling along Route 2.
By the time officers arrive, the man, who was reported to be holding a rifle, had left.
'It' was the only gift refused from a donation of 70 books from a man whose father was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, but the library had approved an earlier copy for circulation.
Police identify the local men as Kenneth Lee, 63, and Shawn Greenleaf, 32.
The top banks today are bigger than they were in 2008, despite legislation intended to prevent institutions that are 'too big to fail.'
Two Republicans say the governor made the remark during a fundraiser in Belgrade last week.
A catastrophic failure of the rear suspension system ignited the fire that killed five nurses in May, investigators say, and no charges are planned.
They want details on how U.S. authorities access Europeans' data and the recourse that citizens have.
Fall high school sports teams returned to the fields today as practices got under way for the upcoming season . . .
Two pilots and two weapons system officers survived but there were some injuries.
The sudden exodus of around 30,000 Syrians amid the summer heat has created desperate conditions and left aid agencies and the regional government struggling to accommodate them.
The proposal includes $100 million for transportation, $35.5 million for education and $14 million for armory maintenance and renovations.
The fear in Washington: Any significant cut in military aid could prompt Egypt's ruling generals to scale back their protection of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and other diplomatic properties.
Two cases this year of the deadly parvovirus kept Little Paws Pet Shop from selling puppies and also brought protests from Maine Citizens Against Puppy Mills.
The judge says such evidence would result in a 'confusion of issues, unfair prejudice, waste of time and undo delay.'
Boxes full of prepared lobster meat, as well as bisques and spreads from Maine processors and dealers, were shipped overnight.
In a note accompanying the bill, Gov. Chris Christie said he believes people are born gay and that homosexuality is not a sin – a view that is inconsistent with his Catholic faith.
Charles Hope, a 36-year-old transient, remains hospitalized at Maine Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
A national committee member joins other Mainers who say that conservatives are ignored.
The tomato grower said the resignation of Tim de Kok was coincidental to the company's recent crop problems.
Alexis Wright's former business partner testifies briefly at the trial of Donald Hill, one of 68 people accused of engaging Wright in prostitution.
Author of 'Expecting Better' says data doesn't support some mainstream advice.
Previously, the CDC said the number ranged from 20,000 to 30,000.
The network has hired many veterans of U.S. television, and is promising a meaty diet of news that it believes will contrast with the opinionated talk that dominates American news networks.
Police said they were contacted by a pediatrician in June about bruises on the girl's arm and a bump on her head.
Maine's unemployment rate was below the national rate of 7.4 percent
Pfc. Bradley Manning's attorney suggests that any prison term shouldn't exceed 25 years because that's when the classified status of some of the documents he leaked expires.
It is the second shark attack in the state in less than a week.
The Army is trying to answer a new question: Who is resilient enough to return to Afghanistan, in spite of the demons they are still fighting?
After the detention of his partner, Glenn Greenwald says, 'I'm going to publish many more documents than before.'
The fire was in a building at 20 Shore Road, close to the busy town square.
The former president has been in detention since April 2011, and was sentenced to life in prison for his failure to stop the killing of some 900 protesters in the 18-day uprising against his rule.
Prices in Maine are now more than 15 cents lower than at the same time last year and almost a dime lower than a month ago.
The state says of the more than 450 reported cases of gonorrhea in Maine last year, about 70 percent were in Androscoggin and Cumberland counties combined.
Bob Filner, a Democrat, returns to louder calls for his resignation, and an even stronger fight to boot him out if he does not step down.
The killings, which took place near the border town of Rafah, came a day after 36 detainees were killed in clashes with security forces.
Prosecutors allege that Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp after an argument.
The report by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.
The state Marine Patrol says a Massachusetts man suffered a broken pelvis and a passenger suffered a cut on her head.
Police in Old Saybrook say the message was sent out by mistake over loud speakers around town Sunday afternoon.
The crash happened in an area of Devil's Highway, a series of dirt private dirt roads, shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday.
Agriculture Commissioner Walt Whitcomb says the new rules will mean big changes in how Maine produce growers and packers operate to prevent food contamination.
Authorities say both pilot and passenger walked away without a scratch when the single-engine plane made an emergency landing in Blue Hill on Sunday.
More than 2,500 of the birds are sighted every fall during Hawk Watch.
Officer fatally shoots man during armed confrontation / Sprinkler system prevents spread of fire in Falmouth building / Woman injured on rafting trip flown to hospital . . . and more news from around Maine.
Most of the infected New Hampshire patients are suing Exeter Hospital and other agencies involved.
Dwindling membership and falling revenues from bingo are forcing their hand, Maine veterans say.
Firing the same weapons they used in the service can be therapeutic for veterans, organizers say.
The native of Jamaica has a spot in an upcoming exhibition in Paris through his mix of influences.
Abi Hodgson, 28, will perform in the 'America's Got Talent' semifinals with the American Military Spouses Choir.
At issue is 'net metering,' which lets customers put excess power on the grid and run meters backward.
Growers say this year's yield varies with where a farm is in the state and which direction it faces.
President Obama faces uncertainty as he tries to navigate volatile developments in Egypt.
About 50 detainees held indefinitely pose one of the biggest obstacles to closing the prison.
Donald Hill, 53, a former Kennebunk High School hockey coach, claims that he and Alexis Wright were in a relationship.
Twenty-two states and a growing number of counties and municipalities have regulations outlining areas of responsibility for landlords and tenants dealing with infestations.
The state questions totals reported by companies running the system.
With the return of service to Lac-Megantic in doubt, the state is faced with losing an important economic link.