But the Portland resident’s costs multiply after he manages to detach the vehicle immobilizer.
It might come as no surprise in Brownville, but heavy rain and snowstorms have been getting worse in Maine for years.
St. Andrews in Boothbay Harbor is eliminating its emergency room and some other patient services.
Since 2008, the Maine Cancer Foundation has awarded about $4 million in grants.
A few arrests are reported but the concert at Scarborough Downs is largely trouble-free.
A three-day cooperative effort has begun to remove 25 granite blocks that once formed a dam on the Yarmouth waterway. And advocates hope it's just the beginning.
Traffic was restricted to one lane during the evening commute for a stretch south of Exit 10 and traffic had backed up to Exit 11 by 6:15 p.m.
Maine has seen more cases in the last six months than in all of 2011.
Several fans held up a bedsheet with "PHELPS GREATEST OLYMPIAN EVER" handwritten on it after the swimmer broke the all-time record.
A green Audi gets "booted" for outstanding parking tickets, then shows up a block away without the boot and difference license plates.
Thomas Nelson, the ex-director of the York County Community Action Corporation, faces up to 10 years in prison.
The Maine Academy of Natural Science in Hinckley has signed a five-year contract with the state's charter school commission.
Chief Michael Sauschuck will take 10 weeks of classes at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.
They got hitched while still in their teens, divorced 20 years and four children later, and are getting remarried after nearly a half-century apart.
Overall, Americans remain closely divided on same-sex marriage. The new Pew poll found 48 percent in favor and 44 percent opposed.
State police will stop traffic for as long as 25 minutes whenever necessary to ensure safety during Exit 53 bridge construction.
For Olympics organizers who pride themselves on putting on a carefully choreographed — obsessively controlled, some would say — 17-day show, the bursts of Twitter activity are like gamma rays escaping from a solar flare.
Parking will also be restricted tomorrow.
St. Andrews’ fate rests in the hands of the board of directors of MaineHealth. Local community leaders want more time to assess impact.
Cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, are way up in Maine and other states.
John Viehman had been with the company for six years.
The hearings will address bail conditions and whether the government had probable cause to arrest Casey James Fury, who worked at the shipyard as a painter and sandblaster.
The Americans had come into the last two Olympics as world champions, only to leave without a gold.
A new report contends that dramatic storms will become even more intense and frequent in years to come.
The measure would provide $511 billion for the base budget and $93.3 billion for the war in Afghanistan in the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1.
A pharmacy technician in northern Maine has been charged with stealing drugs from the pharmacy where she worked.
The state government will save more than $1 million per year in rent when two agencies move into a newly constructed office building at the edge of Maine's capital.
Mass.-based Hood Ice Cream will celebrate the dairy delight in four cities, including Portland, by offering free ice cream sandwich samples and coupons from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday.
Harpswell man is facing charges after reportedly smashing into a curb while trying to start his car early Friday morning.
After her grandfather suffered a heart attack and died while driving her home, 12-year-old Miranda Bowman managed to stop the truck and escape unharmed.
Police say the suspect entered the drug stores within minutes of each other and passed the pharmacists a note demanding prescription painkillers.
Police arrested 18-year-old Patrick Saunders of Somersworth and 30-year-old Allan Nicholson of Milton early Monday after their vehicle crashed in North Berwick.
eTickets enable passengers to skip the line at the ticket window and go straight to the gate by printing their tickets anywhere.
The marathon will start at Quoddy Head Station in the eastern Maine town of Lubec and cross over the Lubec Narrows onto Canada's Campobello Island.
FARMINGTON -- A Farmington man faces felony charges -- possibly in three separate courts -- after he allegedly stole boats from across the region and sold them on a local radio station flea market program.
MONMOUTH -- Paul Fox has been involved with putting on the Monmouth Fair since 1966, but the small country fair still gives him a charge each year.
Man charged in Westbrook murder refuses to enter plea / Five post-concert parties to feature 'special guests' / Hypnotist loses appeal of sex-assault conviction ... and more news from around the state.
The Senate majority leader says a vote to seat William Kayatta is unlikely before Election Day.
A 22-year-old baby-sitter is accused of raping a 4-year-old girl and recording the act on his cellphone.
A toddler who was found screaming on a porch on Silver Street on Monday morning, wearing only a diaper, was rescued by police and returned to his baby-sitter.
The state will build the traffic circle at the Windham Center Road intersection as part of a project that starts next year.
An online exhibit featuring vintage photos highlights an effort to enhance Little Chebeague as a destination.
Crisis counselor Bob Rockett stopped a man from jumping off a dam near the Maine Mall last week.
Avesta promises to use sprinklers and keep neighbors informed, but skepticism lingers.
The funnel cloud might have become a tornado if it had continued over land, according to the National Weather Service.
The Yarmouth Water District and its contractor face as much as $300,000 in fines for tearing down a 200-year-old house without getting a demolition permit or notifying the town's historical society.
One firm, tied to former Maine Gov. John McKernan, is part of a harsh critique in a Senate panel's probe.
The debate is over whether judges should have the discretion to allow for parole after long prison terms. The governor says 'yes,' the House says 'no.'
Dayton will answer a similar question Aug. 13. The school district will vote on the budget Tuesday.