With a comprehensive bipartisan solution passed by the Senate, Democrats say they won't settle for a watered down version from House Republicans.
In her remarks, Mrs. Obama tied the push to get the uninsured to sign up for health care to her campaign against childhood obesity.
Evolution Rock and Fitness wants to build an indoor rock climbing gym on Warren Avenue.
As many as 20,000 people line up to get into the U.S. Botanic Garden to see the rare 8-foot-tall bloom of the titan arum.
Citing ‘innuendo and rhetoric,’ representatives of oil-based businesses warn about financial implications for South Portland.
A defective marine cable in the Kennebunk River was too difficult to fix, and FairPoint is switching customers to an above-ground, fiber-optic cable.
The agency hasn't received reports of injury or illness connected with the products, which aim to cash in on the nation's diabetes epidemic.
The scheme involved shipping packages containing drugs and cash between California and New England for two years.
Fulfilling a campaign promise, Gov. Maggie Hassan signs the law, but it could take awhile for dispensaries to get up and running.
The order applies to trains carrying hazardous cargo like the one operated by a Maine rail company that crashed, killing 47.
However, the federal ruling says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must revisit a secondary standard aimed at protecting forests and other vegetation from ozone pollution.
Dustin Pedroia likely would have received more money if he had become a free agent, 'but I want to be at a place where it's special to me and this place has been that.'
But he stands with his wife to say that he will remain in the race for mayor of New York City, which he leads, according to recent polls.
Former town official Carole Swan, on trial for fraud charges, testifies in her own defense.
The proposed mixed-income complex would have 19 spaces instead of one for each of the 57 units.
Kate describes herself as 'very emotional,' while William jokes, 'He's got her looks, thankfully.'
An elegant fighter and man, Griffith's brilliant career was overshadowed by the fatal beating he gave Benny Paret in a 1962 title bout.
A report by Sallie Mae finds students relying more on grants and scholarships to cover spending that was about $21,000 per student in 2012.
In an unscientific experiment by Honest Tea, 99 percent of people (including tourists) who used an honor-system kiosk in Kennebunk paid the dollar if they took a bottle of tea.
The contract is for engineering and design services on the USS Independence, a littoral combat ship.
On the shopping list are two front-end loaders, two snow plows and a snow-sweeping vehicle.
Former legislator Rick Bennett has respect from all sides, experts say.
The review suggests that menthol use is more likely to initiate smoking by younger people and that menthol smokers have a harder time quitting.
His attorney concedes Eric Gwaro hit Sherri York, but he says he was provoked and wasn't trying to kill her.
Already by 10:30 a.m. today, as much as 2 to 3 inches of rain had fallen in some parts of southern Maine.
The Westbrook company said second-quarter growth was driven by strong sales in its pet group.
Police said no questions or requests for identification are made.
The new family was expected to remain in the hospital until Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning.
Across China, grand government buildings with oversized offices and fancy lighting have mushroomed in many cities, alienating many ordinary citizens.
The lawsuit against Rail World and its Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway also names CEO Edward Burkhardt. It seeks at least $200,000 in damages.
A Dartmouth spokesman says the college is cooperating with the U.S. Department of Education investigation.
Bank of Maine's chief executive says the sale will allow the bank to focus on its remaining branches in central and southern Maine.
Stephen 'The Rifleman' Flemmi is questioned more closely about the killing of his stepdaughter in James 'Whitey' Bulger's racketeering trial.
The sight of unfinished roads and grass growing from the foundation of a large new rocket assembly building could be welcome news for Washington.
Ten passengers were treated at the scene, and six were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after the plane's nose gear collapsed on landing Monday.
The duties of Sgt. Sean Murphy, who has already served a one-day unpaid suspension, are restricted until an investigation is completed.
Since the recession, more college-bound students have eliminated schools from their searches based on costs and have relied less on their parents once they get to campus, a report finds.
Never before has there been a recorded sighting of a Rufous-necked wood-rail in the United States.
Prosecutors say 38-year-old Samuel Hall opened a bank account in his brother's name and unlawfully sold prescription and over-the-counter creams online.
The party says Gov. Maggie Hassan is the only Democratic woman now serving as governor.
The city expects fewer ships this year but more visitors, mirroring a trend in the industry.
Truck transporting prisoner hits, kills bear / Van fatally strikes woman pushing her granddaughter ... and more news from around the region.
Maine's gas prices rise another 7 cents / Police say 43 storage units were burglarized / Two workers seriously hurt in 20-foot fall from ladders ... and more news from around the state.
The body of Ricky Cole, 47, was discovered Thursday inside the mobile home he was renting in Augusta.
The biggest wind farm in the state could bring significant cash, but it could also mar the rural scene in northern Somerset County.
Restoring as many as eight 'high-value' positions may be one option considered in a Portland referendum.
His middle-class themes had been set aside while he dealt with the fiscal crisis and gun debate.
Two Mainers plan to build their diesel-electrics for those who want an energy-efficient, lobster boat-style pleasure craft.
One of the wettest Junes on record in central Maine puts hay farmers way behind schedule.
He is remembered for enthusiasm, humor, colorful exploits and some financial controversy.