The kids saw their food thrown out because of outstanding balances on their lunch accounts.
She was a substitute who taught art to fourth-grade students at Vickery School in Pittsfield.
Christie was hurt by a political-retribution scandal earlier this month.
Peter Budaj stopped 34 shots and the Montreal Canadiens ended Boston’s recent scoring binge with a 4-1 win.
The rare birds are moving south from the Arctic and being seen from Maine to Florida as they seek food.
A monitor will be appointed to oversee changes in a police-tactics policy that led to discrimination.
The nearly $400,000 cost this fiscal year to fund feasibility studies leaves some with a bitter taste.
Texas employment agencies were allegedly recruiting illegal Hispanic immigrants to work in Maine and at least six other states.
Frank E. Conroy was wounded fighting in France in World War I, and his Purple Heart had disappeared.
Both of Maine’s senators support the bill as coastal property owners face dramatic increases.
The fire left 84 Irving St. unsafe to enter, even for investigators.
Elizabeth Brooks says she is resigning to return to her native England.
The 2014 Westminster Dog Show will bring hundreds of canines and their owners to New York City Feb. 10-11. Take our quiz and match 10 of the dogs heading to the competition to their owners or breeders.
Deep-freeze hibernation also slows business at hair salons and coffee shops and reduces workers’ incomes.
Investigators conduct an eight-month operation and seize 202,000 game-related items, many of them made in China.
The bill would create a new dental health position in the state. Proponents say the bill is an attempt to increase access to dental care, especially in rural areas.
Housing is the most difficult issue, and conflicts between state and federal laws must be resolved.
Prosecutors allege Tanya Singleton helped Hernandez’s ‘right-hand man’ Ernest Wallace travel to Florida after the killing.
The American woman, sentenced to 28 years, remains in Seattle, and experts say it could be a year before Italy seeks her extradition.
Seventeen of 30 charges against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev carry the possibility of death, including using a weapon of mass destruction to kill.
Mesa Verde failed two of its last three inspections but was not told to shut down, city records show.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Michael Shaw, D-Standish, proposes to change the Maine Constitution to give cities and towns the option of allowing in-person voting before Election Day.
No fires or injuries have been reported, but the company stops sales while it swaps out the fabric on some models.
Nicole Maines’ school was wrong to require the fifth-grader to use a unisex bathroom, justices rule in a historic gender-identity decision that could be a model for other states.
Police allege Bieber was one of six people who were picked up by the limo from a nightclub and there was an altercation while en route to a hotel.
If finally approved, cities and towns could allow in-person voting and ballot counting before Election Day.
Court documents show former Sen. George Mitchell would serve as the group’s fiduciary during the railroad’s bankruptcy proceedings.
A ‘dental therapist’ trained to do more procedures could especially benefit rural areas, but opponents say there’s no problem to fix.
A search of Jonathan McDonald’s home uncovers what police call a ‘counterfeit plant.’
The schools, whose previous proposals were rejected, will take the next step forward, as will a school operated by followers of a Turkish imam. A Montessori school is rejected.
The National Guard is helping drivers recover their abandoned vehicles and provide them with fuel if necessary.
Officials in upstate New York say they’re negotiating with a different AHL franchise.
The economy gets a boost from the biggest increase in consumer spending in three years.
It is against federal law to travel on a plane with weed, even if it is legal where you are.
The judge also orders 46-year-old David Tracy to complete 75 hours of community service.
A dozen officers and a police dog arrived at the scene within minutes but were unable to locate the robber.
Prosecutors say Joel Rakower imported the piranhas in 2011 and 2012 and resold them to fish retailers in several states.
The Justice Department has said it intends to use information gleaned from a warrantless surveillance program against Jamshid Muhtorov.
Authorities allege that the 15-year-old raped and killed Colleen Ritzer after she asked him to stay after school for extra help.
The bill failed to get two-thirds support in the House last session, but was held over for reconsideration in this session.
There is no indication of how long he might be on leave or whether he will be able to do any work.
The annual Point-in-Time survey tries to count the homeless living in and outside the shelter system.
Is progress made at child care facilities given conditional licenses? With no formal updates, it’s hard to say. An advocate calls it ‘a pretty big hole.'
Man charged with 15 counts of possessing child porn / Body of missing Bangor man found in woods / Police identify woman killed in crash ... and more news from around the state.
The U.S. farm bill heading for final passage would allow it in Maine, but since industrial crops are still illegal, little study of it is expected.
The ACLU says a school requirement would erode families’ ability to make health care decisions.
In DNA related to skin, the genetic instructions can be as much as 70 percent Neanderthal.
The club’s former treasurer was arrested in September and pleaded not guilty in November.
The American student remains in Seattle as her third murder trial in Italy plays out in global media.
A weak response to a debt exchange offer could kill the deal affecting three Maine paper mills.
But the bill to delay a big rate increase faces House opponents who say it unravels needed reforms.
The MM&A railroad’s customers are few and far between, but it’s the only line connecting Montreal and Saint John, Canada.