About a dozen residents and businesses ask the City Council to give the city manager more leeway in crafting a proposal to fund impending work.
After being convicted of a dozen sex crimes involving a minor, Gregory Vrooman of Nobleboro will spend 21 months behind bars.
Police say it is lucky that no one was injured during the mishap.
A judge today dismissed charges against a Somali refugee accused of sexual assault, saying that the state has not proved that he was an adult at the time of the crime.
Police say Sgt. Julie Bergan failed field sobriety and blood-alcohol tests after showing up for work drunk.
In the largest health-care fraud case in history, GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to hiding safety information and promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses.
The CNN journalist revealed on Monday that he is gay, ending years of reluctance to talk about his personal life in public.
A 16-year-old Maine girl who was shot in the arm during an apparent road rage incident on I-495 North has been released from the hospital.
John Vernon Jr., 28, has been charged with three counts of robbery, eluding an officer, driving with a suspended license, theft and criminal speed
The whale carcass was spotted last week and washed up on the south shore of Little Cranberry Island over the weekend.
The Insurance Superintendent said the companies must cease doing business in Maine and pay $260,000 in civil penalties in addition to restitution and interest.
The 5-year-old boy lost his hand last week in a freak accident involving a jump rope and car.
The Portland-based bank hopes to bring 1,600 jobs to South Carolina by 2016 as part of a large expansion effort.
A proposed charter school in downtown Portland has more questions to answer before the project can move forward.
The city is seeking feedback on its plan to buy the waste plant for $6.65 million and then shut it down.
The four-time All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner, who hasn't played in 2012, is rehabbing from left wrist surgery and a sprained ligament in his left elbow.
An apartment fire that closed parts of Congress Street and Cumberland Avenue and displaced at least three families was caused when two kids tried to light fireworks in a bedroom using a toaster oven, according to Portland Acting Fire Chief Stephen Smith.
FX says Thursday's debut of Sheen's sitcom, "Anger Management," was the most-watched series premiere in network history, and the second episode actually added viewers.
Amnesty International has criticized a new law that calls for the castration of anyone convicted of sexually abusing children in Moldova.
While some girls dream of turning frogs into princes, it was a frog that turned Alexis Baxter into a scientist.
The governor will tour Phantom Fireworks with the state fire marshal and discuss fireworks safety
The First will buy the 63 Union Street branch in Rockland and the 145 Exchange Street building in Bangor.
Bayne, the 2011 winner of the Daytona 500, has entered the TD Bank 250, which is the premier auto race in Maine.
Female golf pro Sarah Hunter was strangled and left in a Vermont cornfield more than 25 years ago.
For the past two weeks, morning radio personality Don Brown has slept in until 6 a.m. — three hours later than usual.
District 57 was left without candidates when both primary winners — Republican Andrew Worcester and Democrat Maeghan Maloney — withdrew their names from the race.
The Republican says the health exchanges in 'Obamacare' are a 'market-driven' solution that gives more people access to healthcare, but her GOP colleagues shun her.
A New Hampshire company that makes night vision goggles has been awarded a $50 million contract from the U.S. Army for 3,800 goggles.
The family's devotion to the Mormon faith is a part of Romney's life that the electorate rarely sees and Romney almost never mentions it in public.
Apple has paid $60 million to settle a dispute in China over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales of the popular tablet in the Chinese market.
“It’s a bigger job than any other board in town, because no one else has employees,” one selectman said. "That’s really stressful for people.”
The expedition will map as much as 800 square miles at up to 300 feet deep.
Police think the man may have fallen out of a pickup truck bed, due to a 911 call they received.
The average in Maine is now $3.39 per gallon, just two cents more than the national average.
Maine soldiers clad in camouflage and hard hats forged a road through the woods of Augusta over the last two weeks, opening up access for skiers, hikers and bikers.
The woman hopes wildlife officials will let her keep the pet if she has it vaccinated against rabies.
Many see funding – or the lack of it – as a major challenge for attacking Maine’s drug abuse epidemic.
Flights to Boston resume now that the two-month reconstruction of the main runway is completed.
Researchers say the ice’s disappearance in March was 'close to a month earlier’ than – well, forever.
The City Council weighs a proposal that would add costs for businesses with bigger paved areas.
A teenager from Maine was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon in Massachusetts during what police are describing as a road rage incident on Interstate 495.
Buyers get a brochure with rules and safety tips – and plenty of other laws can be applied to misbehavior.
Maine state police getting new cruisers / Couple struck by lightning in Acadia / Saco man apprehended in Gorham robbery ... and more news from around the state.
The placement of the new communications tower on the roof at the Munjoy Hill station surprises some.
With temperatures close to 90, the wet hose part of the competition helped to provide welcome relief.
When completed, the 34-megawatt Bull Hill will give First Wind enough capacity in Maine to supply the energy for 85,000 homes.
With passion and a bit of daring, Maine entrepreneurs have launched businesses in challenging economic times.
Those babies may actually be premature, say experts who linked a learning lag to less time spent in utero.
Temperatures approach 100 degrees in many areas, two days after storms knocked out electricity for millions.
The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust makes a final push to acquire 63 acres and preserve it.