Under the plan, Biddeford would buy the downtown incinerator for $6.65 million by Nov. 15.
Adrienne Bennett becomes the communications director, and Evan Beal is hired as deputy press secretary.
One of those arrested, Agostino J. Samson, was previously charged with killing a man with a frying pan and leaving the body in a car to be hit by a train.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, allowing Americans to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their homes.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has hired a Boston attorney to investigate allegations that a doubles champion inducted in 1992 sexually abused girls he coached.
Prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file criminal charges against former U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson, who was involved in a trio of traffic accidents last month.
A Norway branch of the popular Maine sandwich shop says dropping its food-stamps eligibility will cost it as much as $30,000 per year.
The suspects and victim knew each other and the fight supposedly broke out because of the way the victim was behaving toward women who were present, police said.
Officials say 13 families have been displaced by a fire in downtown Lewiston that raced through three buildings.
Even though they're illegal in South Portland, police say there were more than 50 fireworks complaints in June, and the city has had enough.
He's arguably Maine's best-known native son. To his customers, he was known as "L.L." But 100 years later, it's still not 100 percent clear what those initials stood for.
19-year-old Kristina Lowe has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter for a crash that killed two passengers.
Gordon Collins-Faunce is accused of grabbing his 2½-month-old son by the head and throwing him into a chair.
The state should see less than half of the 53,000 vehicles it saw on July 4th of last year, according to the Center for Tourism Research.
James Cameron is a former drug prosecutor who was convicted in 2010 on child-porn charges and is scheduled to spend 16 years in prison.
Below is a series a photos from the life of legendary actor Andy Griffith, who has died at age 88.
A former FBI employee has written a book about seeing legions of angels guarding the site after the hijacked airliner crashed on Sept. 11, 2001.
The 20-month-old Maine toddler vanished seven months ago, and hasn't been seen since.
Britain's military lost contact with two RAF Tornado jets over Scotland on Tuesday and had begun a search to find them.
Maine's U.S. Senator Susan Collins helped to christen – and then drive – a high-tech military boat built in Bath that is capable of being air-dropped from a cargo plane for special forces and rescue missions.
Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is renewing his fascination with the Caped Crusader by appearing in a scene in the next Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight Rises,' which will get its first public showing in Vermont.
Of the 35 million Americans expected to travel by car this Fourth of July, a good chunk will reach for technology before an old-time paper map.
He was a singer, an actor, a stand-up comic and once even a schoolteacher, but we knew him best for creating Mayberry, the Camelot in bib overalls on “The Andy Griffith Show.”
Michael Hein, 42, was sentenced to seven days in jail for willful violation of the Maine Clean Election Act.
Michigan hopes to keep drunks off the road with the help from a special message in men's bathrooms.
From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of vehicles charged higher in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines.
A person familiar with the schedule says free agent guard Ray Allen – who the Boston Celtics hope to re-sign – will visit with LeBron James and the NBA champion Miami Heat on Thursday.
State Police say the adoptive son thought his mother was possessed by the devil, and he was trying to cast out the evil.
In a grievance filed Friday, Summit Natural Gas said the state also gave contradictory and ambiguous direction to companies trying to win a contract to supply natural-gas service in central Maine.
A Taunton social studies teacher accused of having sex with two 14-year-old students has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing.
The note from a young Canadian girl named Taryn had been tossed in the ocean in July 2000.
Former New Bedford mayor John Bullard takes over at a tough time for fishermen.
The Rumford fire chief says several of the apartment building's tenants have been displaced.
When Blaine McCormick redeemed a scratch-off ticket that paid $5, he deliberated about whether to pocket the cash or buy another ticket. Turns out, he made the right choice.
The Sarah Mildred Long Bridge connecting Kittery and Portsmouth, N.H., will be closing nightly for repairs starting the night of July 5th.
Farmhand Mike Christie lugs a newborn bull calf Monday from a pasture at a farm in Richmond . . .
The list includes a dozen chemicals proven to cause cancer in humans, including formaldehyde, benzene, vinyl chloride, arsenic and cadmium.
The center promotes Scott Moody to fill the leadership post following the departure of Lance Dutson.
Those new citizens came from countries ranging from Argentina, Bulgaria and China to Iraq, Poland and Somalia.
The companies are told to pay $260,000 in addition to restitution and interest and to stop doing business in the Pine Tree State.
For Jay Crosby, it's the feeling of freedom. It's floating high above the buildings and the catch-your-breath views. But over the last 10 years, fewer and fewer Mainers are joining Crosby in the friendly skies.
David Allan Morrison is charged in the 1986 strangling death of golf pro Sarah Hunter.
The federal case against GlaxoSmithKline involves 10 widely used drugs and is the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history.
Two young boys were lighting the sparklers with a toaster, the way their mother had her cigarettes, officials say.
Gorham robbery suspect faces charges in earlier thefts / Biddeford moves today's MERC hearing to City Theater / Rockland boy's hand reattached after freak accident ... and more news from around the state.
Residents make do, but storm repairs could take a week.
The vehicle comes to rest against an interior wall, but shoppers and the motorist, 77, are not hurt.
Officials call it the most serious fireworks-related injury since the ban on public use was lifted.
Darren McDunnah defrauded the church of $400,000 in 2004, and was supposed to pay $16,000 in restitution as part of his deal to avoid jail.
A 74-year-old Michigan woman is bound over for trial on a murder charge in the death of a teenager.
Thomas Warren says the state did not prove Mohammed Mukhtar was an adult. A juvenile system prosecution is still possible.
Potentially, the area to be mapped presents opportunities for fisheries and wind farms, tourism and shipping, among many other uses.
Douglas Cropper's supervisor says he sees no error in the trooper's rush to block a driver going the wrong way on I-295.
The commission charged with approving schools seeks more information on business plans.
President Obama and Mitt Romney both make arguments -- likely to continue until November -- based on suspect data.
Along with sewer bill increases, the fees will pay for city wastewater system improvements.
Gregory Vrooman was convicted of a dozen sex crimes against a girl younger than 14 years old.