As results are awaited, officials urge Mainers to take precautions against mosquito bites.
No one was harmed in the blaze, but the family lost "irreplaceable" belongings in the house they'd just moved into three weeks ago.
The city honors all things Baxter on an anniversary marking the completion of a remarkable state park.
The council also puts off a decision on whether to demolish the 1939 building.
The judge's ruling could shield the Vatican from monetary damages related to molester priests.
Jackie Bradley Jr., one of the Red Sox organization's top prospects, went down with an ankle injury Monday night and needed assistance leaving the field.
The Boston Red Sox have fired pitching coach Bob McClure and replaced him with Randy Niemann for the rest of the season.
Exit 24 is expected to reopen by 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford will have season-ending surgery Thursday on his left elbow.
The former Red Sox pitcher has signed with the Sugar Land (Texas) Skeeters of the Atlantic League and plans to pitch on Saturday.
Rep. Todd Akin fought to salvage his U.S. Senate campaign Monday, even as members of his own party turned against him.
Sprint already has taken nearly 10,000 Nextel sites off air.
The City Council will vote tonight on the fate of the former Central Fire Station on Thornton Avenue.
Meanwhile, other Maine politicians call on the Missouri U.S. Senate candidate to immediately resign from Congress.
A former business executive and the director of housing for Westbrook are the nominees.
Famous for her distinctive laugh, Diller was the cackling template for Joan Rivers, Sarah Silverman and so many others.
Daniel Thomas of Massachusetts was charged with operating under the influence after the Saturday crash.
So far, no human cases of the virus have been diagnosed in the state, although a mosquito surveillance pool in York County tested positive for the virus last week.
Police say Chavis Carter, 21, shot himself while handcuffed, in a case that has drawn national attention for its bizarre circumstances.
Steward Health Care System would become the first for-profit company to own a Maine hospital.
The company already employs about 350 people in the state.
Dan Billings wins praise from Republicans and Democrats alike for his even temper and empathy.
The former Red Sox pitcher has conceded that he himself was "absolutely" part of the reason 38 Studios failed.
The growth among business customers should begin exceeding the loss of residential landline customers later this year, says Paul Sunu.
Meanwhile, Bowdoin College in Brunswick is named No. 1 in the country for best food on campus and "quality of life."
The increases are awarded despite a wage freeze for state employees that has been in effect since 2009.
On Monday Apple became Wall Street's all-time MVP — it's Most Valuable Property ever.
She tells the Times her summer drives to and from the Pine Tree State allow her to observe the shifting manners along the way.
The home of the Masters golf tournament, which opened in December 1932 and did not have a black member until 1990, marks the 'joyous occasion.'
Investors are worried about Facebook's ability to garner mobile advertising dollars as users flock to smartphones and tablet computers.
An insulator failed at about 9 a.m. in a wooded right of way near the Camden substation, affecting one circuit, a CMP spokeswoman said.
Meanwhile, Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown called Akins' comments "outrageous" and said the congressman should drop his Senate bid.
Pesky, who is remembered for his generosity, friendliness and dedication to the Red Sox, will be buried next to his wife, Ruth, who died in 2005.
The Northeast, with lower religious participation, was the least generous to charities, with the six New England states filling the last six slots among the 50 states.
The school decides to hold a lottery to determine who will attend classes when the school opens Oct. 1.
Between Thursday and Sunday, about 500 people camped on a grassy field for the 22nd annual Hempstock, a four-day festival of peace, love, music -- and hemp.
Sanborn Quimby says his 15-year-old granddaughter, Harley McGinnis, left the family's Palmyra home early Thursday morning.
The concept's aim is to advertise to "a really captive audience."
Rich Edgecomb heard what sounded like a tree hitting his house on Sunday and instead found the burning car with the driver trapped inside.
Current prices are more than 14 cents per gallon higher than they were at the same time last year.
Diana Nyad's team tweets that she's "swimming strong" in calm seas at 50 strokes per minute.
Before jumping off a bridge Sunday, Tony Scott worked with Hollywood's top actors, including Tom Cruise, Denzel Washington, Will Smith and Robert Redford.
"It seems that the first victim of an Obama campaign is the truth," Romney told about 3,000 people at an outdoor rally in Manchester.
Authorities have identified all three of the people found dead inside a burning car as Maine residents.
The final forums are scheduled for Monday online, Tuesday at Westbrook Middle School, and Thursday at Brewer Community School.
The commission was formed after allegations that ineligible voters have cast ballots in past elections.
Rep. Todd Akin backs off from saying women's bodies have ways to prevent pregnancies from rape.
The new Veterans Memorial Bridge is handsome enough and features nice details as well as some excellent views.
The study notes similarities between the 90 schools that are considered most efficient in producing academic results.
An aggressive program by CMP is beginning to generate positive results in keeping our lights on.
'Tidal Moon' sits near the terminal at the Portland International Jetport. It's raw, tough and honest.
In Topsham, denizens of the harness racing world express deep dissatisfaction with the way things are. Watch the video
Of the three officials who are ending their service, none cites personal or political clashes within the group.
The Maine Republicans could find out this week if they'll be seated at the convention at month's end.
Dan Halloran cites Mayor Michael Bloomberg's effort to limit soda sizes as one of the Democrats' 'crazy ideas.'
Romney's challenge will be to prevent Paul's delegates from becoming a distraction at the convention.
The Taliban has made turncoat attacks a part of its strategy against international forces.