Rail officials begin a pilot project to see if train riders want to rent two-wheelers to pedal around the peninsula.
Mayor Michael Brennan’s first Meet the Mayor session draws about 25 residents to City Hall to discuss their concerns.
It is the predominantly Catholic country's first legislative step away from an outright ban.
The judge also rejects a request from lawyers to suspend the trial because Bulger needs a break.
Timely hitting with two outs enables Boston to take three out of four from Seattle.
There is a $314 million maintenance backlog, a government report finds.
Maine Public Radio’s director of music, performance and public affairs has accepted a radio job in Chicago.
Police say they seized 100 bags of heroin, 36 oxycodone pills as well as digital scales and $1,000 in cash.
Judge Debra Nelson issued her ruling over the objections of Zimmerman's lawyers shortly before a prosecutor delivered a closing argument in which he portrayed the defendant as an aspiring police officer.
The bill would separate traditional banks from riskier financial institutions to protect consumers from Wall Street gambles.
The undercover operation targeted online sales of ivory, live animals and the pelts of endangered big cats.
Two men were spotted by police at the back of a credit union early this morning in Brunswick.
The Dow and S&P 500 surge past all-time highs after the Fed chairman promises 'a highly accommodative monetary policy for the foreseeable future.'
His wife says family members clung to the side of the boat getting 'stung by sea nettles in the dark' while they waited for rescuers.
The three areas under consideration are south of the Gulf of Maine and to the south and east of Cape Cod.
Orvis, a fly fishing specialty retailer, will open a store just a block from L.L. Bean's headquarters.
Cumberland residents are encouraged to apply to temporarily fill two school board seats left vacant by unrelated resignations.
Glassman's intellect and tenacity helped her become the first woman on Maine’s highest court.
The law expands the definition of human trafficking to include more crimes rather than solely the promotion of prostitution.
Advances in DNA analysis point to the longtime suspect in the series of murders committed in the 1960s.
That brings the total to 24 as the province's premier tours the town and criticizes the U.S. railway chief.
Prosecutor Zack Hafer objected to the delay, saying Bulger 'had 16 years to relax in California' while he was a fugitive.
Lincoln, Neb., police say the Patriots cornerback failed a field sobriety test and was taken to a detoxification center.
The judge agrees with the prosecution that jurors could consider a charge of manslaughter when they begin deliberations.
Rodney Lacroix, 24, was sentenced for his role in a ring that brought drugs to central Maine from New York City.
The dump truck lost control and hit the minivan, then rolled over on the driver's side of the minivan, police said.
Police say speed and alcohol may have led to the Wednesday night accident.
It appears the latest recession 'has caused a lot of young people to stop in their tracks and think about what's important in life,' says Jean Twenge, a psychology professor who co-authored the study.
San Francisco officials said ambulances could not come too close out of concern that the plane would explode.
The cause of the fire hasn't been determined. The state Fire Marshal's Office is among the agencies investigating.
He will join President Barack Obama on Monday to celebrate the 'Point of Light' milestone.
Wolfe's Neck State Park Manager Andrew Hutchinson said Wednesday the 5-week-old chicks were knocked 50 feet to the ground by the July 5 storm.
The inspector is accused of using the information – including Social Security numbers and dates of birth – to apply for loans in the officers' names, the federal indictment said.
Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill this week to provide free hunting, trapping and fishing licenses for veterans with a 50 percent disabled rating.
Subway worker suspended for allegedly sleeping on job / Tax on cigarettes will rise in N.H. / Woman acquitted of killing son ... and more news from around the region.
Two indicted on arson charges in downtown fires / Maine lawmakers fail to agree in battle over bonds for roads / Nonprofit agrees to pay $99,000 for improper billing ... and more news from around the state.
The girls are building engines, bridges, energy-efficient windows and experimenting with vermiculture in a program aimed at closing the gender gap.
Testing of mental abilities indicates the expanding number of those in their 90s will function better.
Nearly every scenario of him flying out of Moscow could lead to his apprehension.
Despite U.S. warnings, the ex-president is kept hidden and the military continues to arrest his supporters.
Michael Brennan extends his outreach with a 'Meet the Mayor' night on Thursday.
Anthony Pratt Jr. is accused of shooting his fiance in the neck, dumping her body at a Portland motel and fleeing to New York.
A government spokesman says that Pan-Am Railways failed to report oil volume for April and May.