Meanwhile, leaders are preparing a temporary bill to keep the government open through the weekend.
Mikhail Kalashnikov asked a church leader if he was to blame for the deaths of those killed by his weapon.
The lid could only be opened from the outside.
Motorists had to take lengthy detour around the flooded, oft-traveled area on Monday, police said.
A spokesperson says most of the shortfall is caused by the state’es Medicaid program.
Allan Fung says it happened when he was an 18-year-old college student in 1989.
It’s unclear whether the president’s wife will take on new or different tasks now that she won’t have to campaign.
Experts expected older, sicker people to be more heavily represented in the early numbers.
Speakers at Monday’s hearing say increased carbon dioxide and acid are imperiling shellfish stocks and costing Maine jobs and millions of dollars.
The farmers had filed a ‘pre-emptive’ lawsuit in case their fields ever became contaminated with Monsanto’s genetically modified, patented seeds.
Two virtual schools are among the applicants hoping to open new charter schools in Maine.
Overall enrollments so far show solid demand, but 43% are 55 or older. Officials expect more youth interest by March 31.
Jeffrey Noonan, 49, who was on suicide watch, caused his own death by removing a shunt used for kidney dialysis, officials say.
Residents receive letters demanding payment of taxes and penalties that they don’t owe.
Joseph Morrill used a police detective’s stolen gun to hold up a bank and a convenience store.
A state legislative committee considers the wisdom of expanding assessments on the visual impact of proposed wind projects.
Experts say many teens struggle with untreated mental illness, but schools are grappling with how to offer mental health services in a patchwork, underfunded system.
Police say it appears that a Volvo station wagon turned in front of the cruiser and was struck in a T-bone crash that rolled the Volvo.
The upgraded radar will be installed on ships built at Bath Iron Works in Maine and at the Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Mississippi.
Brunel Constant, 34, of Lewiston, was convicted after a two-day trial in federal court in Portland of a single count of illegal possession of a firearm by a felon.
About 6,000 to 10,000 customers – out of about 300,000 affected – were allowed to use the water again Monday.
The show will run for 12 new episodes and the cast includes several others from the original series.
Under the proposal, tribal fishermen would be forced to get state licenses or face possible prosecution.
The Board of Bar Examiners will argue that the celebrity defense attorney has yet to ‘own up’ to his past transgressions that led to him being disbarred in Florida in 2001 and Massachusetts in 2003.
The Patriots' QB holds a 10-4 edge in head-to-head matchups, but they each have a win against the other in an AFC championship game.
The deal comes at a time when the taste for bourbon – a type of American whisky – continues to grow both domestically and abroad.
A man threatened an employee and took cash from the CVS at Westgate Shopping Center on Sunday.
But operator Maine Fiber denies a lack of system connections is limiting access to high-speed Internet, and that it broke federal funding rules on the project.
A new special committee, with subpoena power and a special counsel, will be charged with finding out how high the plot went up Christie's chain of command.
Dunkin’ is working to expand in the western U.S., and said it has deals to open nearly 100 locations in California.
Police armed with tactical rifles used a police dog to search the Hillview Apartments area.
The chest was close to a television that had the volume turned up high.
Lanes Island is ecologically important because of the waterfowl, shorebirds and bald eagles nesting there.
Prices in Maine are 2.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago, and 3.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
John Bisbee works exclusively in 12-inch bright common spikes.
The minimum bid is $15.7 million for the railroad responsible for the July disaster in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that killed 47 people.
The fire was reported at about 8:40 p.m. Sunday in the men’s locker room at the Hamel Recreation Center.
Use this interactive chart to find out which dog breeds and names are most popular in nine Cumberland County cities and towns.
Students and school staff will use trucked-in clean water while cleanup continues on the 1,900 gallon spill.
Ryan J. McLaughlin, 26, of Gardiner is accused of robbing the pharmacy shortly after noon on both Nov. 11 and 13.
Overall, the program was fun, fast-moving and refreshingly uncluttered with the usual awards-show dross.
The guns were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the owner’s driveway.
The former wastewater superintendent reportedly says in the suit he was orally terminated without notice and with no hearing.
The castle has 58 towers, plus a waterfall and an enclosed slide. At night, the castle is lit by color-changing LED lights embedded in the ice.
It’s the second time in less than two months that a large jet has landed at the wrong airport.
If Charlie Weinstein continues on his current trajectory, he could represent the U.S. in his sport.
From special diets to costly medical care and more, owners pamper their pets – but there also can be limits.
The overflowing Saco River closes a road in Fryeburg, and York County reports about 70 vehicles were involved in crashes caused by the rainstorm.
The former congressman, senator and U.S. defense secretary will discuss the quest for peace, justice and equal Maine’s branch of the NAACP marks its half-century.
Maine moose population steady while New Hampshire lags / State agency seeking storm damage information / Closing arguments being made in murder trial
It is one of several measures that would expand gambling in Maine without approval by voters statewide.
Lawyers for Joel Hayden, 32, contend he should have been convicted of manslaughter instead of murder because of the ‘high dose of oxycodone and cocaine’ in his system.
A city application error leads to a funding shift that could close a city clinic and interrupt services for some 1,300 people.
The project, which could face a Planning Board vote Tuesday, could be overturned with city approval, which a court did for a separate case.
They say prosecute, don’t politicize the issue.
A fishing boat with frozen rigging is docked in Portland Harbor in this Press Herald photograph from January 1955.
The breed and name match the most common in the country as well, with Max the top male dog name.
The cancellation of the final snowboard cross qualifying event hurts Seth Wescott’s chances of making the U.S. team.