A federal decision exempts departments from providing insurance to volunteers, thus averting potential budget crises.
A Rhode Island family thinks the misidentification occurred in St. Maarten.
For a second year, runners will relay across the U.S. to aid victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
A stabbing and shooting come on the same day as the new police commissioner’s promise.
The water supply is contaminated when a foaming agent leaks from a chemical plant into a river, and authorities don’t know when it will be considered safe.
Those who support a MediCaid expansion say the numbers can be used to back their view and that the document builds in dubious assumptions.
The governor opposes the proposals mainly because they lack ways to pay for the programs.
The new regulations are aimed at boosting the industry, but critics are fearful of creating pollution.
The New Hampshire native gets a favorable clarification to the rules and is eligible for all races in Sochi.
A judge rules that the painting was stolen from a Baltimore museum in 1951.
Alex Tuttle advances to Saturday’s finals, while Wescott gets another chance on Sunday.
One of Gov. Chris Christie’s top officials watched in person and texted updates during the traffic mayhem.
The fire, roughly 20 miles from the Maine border, has been burning since Tuesday night.
The lead consultant who developed the bug-filled HealthCare.gov will be replaced when the current contract expires in February.
The company employs about 560 workers at the mill.
The Obama White House opposed the bill as an unnecessary and costly burden. It stands no chance in the Senate.
The season likely hasn’t peaked, but experts say it’s too early to know if it will be worse than usual.
Ice buildup is expected to be light as temperatures rise, but roads could be slick early Saturday.
The Indian Township woman faces an arson charge in connection with a fire in a suitcase full of clothes on her porch.
The former Boston mobster told his trial attorney that one of his greatest regrets was never marrying Catherine Greig.
A consultant’s study warns that expansion of Medicaid will bring Maine a significant economic burden, but critics dispute the numbers.
Ecomaine is eliminating annual assessment fees, which will cut costs in half for its members.
Experts say the New Jersey governor did almost everything right to control the damage from an apparent act of political revenge orchestrated by a top aide.
Leaders call on LePage to submit a budget and provide information.
At a ceremony, government, business and university leaders say the project is an example of how public-private partnerships should work.
The LePage administration wants to stop providing General Assistance to some immigrants awaiting work permits. Opponents call the change illegal and racist.
Composite photo illustrations using architectural models from the City of Portland show how the proposed buildings of the 'midtown' development would look from various locations in the Bayside neighborhood.
Attorney General EricHolder’s action will enable the government to extend eligibility for federal benefits to the couples.
Several southern Maine communities report crashes as a result of slippery roads.
Troy Murphy of Bethel was fifth overall and the top American in a World Cup event in Utah.
They also reveal that the attacker who killed a Maine man in Pennsylvania fled back in the direction of Maryland.
The former state official says the order was prompted by a newspaper's impending request for records on how grant funds had been reallocated.
The Manchester man and the boy’s mother told police they didn’t know the boy was handling the .22 caliber handgun.
The company had previously reported that 40 million customers had their personal information stolen.
One southbound lane has opened on the I-95 bridge to New Hampshire.
Because of the similar names, visitors and even emergency responders have gone to the wrong location.
John Thibeault faced a manslaughter charge in the April 2009 death of 64-year-old Sheldon Weinstein.
The rebel-on-rebel violence that broke out a week ago has spread across four provinces.
Devyani Khobragade is accused of forcing her housekeeper and nanny to work more than 100 hours a week for low pay and lying about it on a visa form.
Charged with robbing a widow of more than $1,000 in jewelry, he says, 'It was Christmastime and I couldn’t get the kids nothing.'
Airline cancellations, school closures, frozen and burst pipes, municipal overtime – all have taken a toll.
Residents in nine counties have been told not to bathe, brush their teeth or wash their clothes in tap water.
Each 900-horsepower truck has been modified with giant spiked tires to ascend 550 vertical feet over the nearly mile-long course.
Rumors have long circulated that President Francois Hollande might have a lover.
Windsor man enters plea in death of pedestrian / Auburn man is sentenced for baseball bat attack / Investigators are unable to find cause of blaze ... and more news from around the state.
It would apply to grocery and convenience stores, and seeks to reduce waste and litter. But critics see drawbacks.
There is concern that high civilian casualties in two cities would drive Sunnis to side with the militants.
Man wanted in domestic incident commits suicide / Octopus Pearl produces hundreds of offspring / Man smashes vehicle into gas station to swipe banana ... and more news from around the region.
An independent group will critique policies to protect kids in the wake of a missing-boy case.
He was fired while stationed overseas for taking too much time off to serve in the National Guard.
The city’s new financial assistance program comes as the city’s homeless shelters are overflowing.
James Robarge stands accused of murdering his wife just hours after she filed for divorce.
The Wabanaki, the passenger fleet's latest addition, arrives with some improvements.
One efficiency from consolidation is the shifting of births from the Sanford facility to Biddeford to help cover a budget shortfall.
The government reports the red ink was almost 40 percent less than the same period one year earlier.
Attorneys for Anthony Pratt Jr., who is accused of shooting Margarita Fisenko Scott, argue to have statements he made to police thrown out.