Anthony LeBretton of Pleasant Point had been swimming with family and friends in the Pennamaquan River.
Just weeks before the 2012 Summer Olympics, U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo has tested positive for a banned substance.
The House of Bishops voted 111-41, with three abstentions, to authorize a provisional rite for same-sex unions.
Walter Szulc laughed it off when his teenage daughter told him he should watch out for sharks at the beach over the weekend. He wasn't laughing a few minutes later.
Might & Main gets one of five Entreverge Awards from an organization that promotes the work of young business owners
The Turnpike has been reduced to one lane in Gray after a truck overturned this afternoon.
Isuzu said the rear-suspension link brackets can rust and become detached from the frame, possibly causing a crash.
A man and his dog are safe after a fisherman and his daughter rescued them from the river between Maine and New Hampshire.
Ever since Sherrie Hassenger's husband went missing with five other U.S. airmen over Laos in 1965, her wish was would come home...
The safety plan is designed to reduce misuse and abuse of long-acting pain relievers, including forms of morphine, methadone and oxycodone.
Jamilee Kus of Waterville is accused of stealing nearly $2,000 from a TD Bank branch near the Maine Mall last week.
When it comes to battling over pensions, the fragile economy of 2012 gives the business community a lot of leverage.
A 20-year-old inmate with 10 days left on his sentence bolted from a work crew, the jail administrator says.
Richard Connor, former editor of The Portland Press Herald, to lead Foster's Daily Democrat in Dover.
Nomination papers must be filed with the city between Aug. 13 and 27.
The announcement comes a day after President Mohammed Morsi recalled the legislators, defying the powerful military's decision to dismiss them.
Lt. Commander Gabriel Somma is credited with swimming out to a woman struggling against the current and bringing her back to safety.
The report says Trooper Jon Brown fired at 46-year-old Michael Curtis without realizing Curtis was communicating with the sheriff.
Armstrong is trying to save his seven Tour de France titles and his reputation as one of the greatest cyclists ever.
President Obama on Monday said he raised $71 million in June for his re-election campaign, after Republican candidate Mitt Romney reported $106 million during the same period.
Michael Smith, of Ipswich, says if he is forced to pay it, his company will close and his 14 employees will lose their jobs.
Maine law enforcement officials are looking for three inmates who walked away from two different prisons.
Thursday’s show will feature Portland indie rock band Phantom Buffalo and folk-pop performer Erin Davidson, who performs under the moniker dilly dilly.
Police say that when they tried to stop the cart, Mick Brown sped past them and shoved a security officer.
Irvin Gordon bought his beloved car on June 30, 1966, for $4,150 at the age of 25. "It was a whole year's salary," he says.
Jesse Villareal, 24, of Westbrook, fell while crossing an obstacle known as 'The Spinning Bridge' during Sunday night’s episode of the reality TV show.
Romney supports extending the federal tax cuts for all income earners, including millionaires and billionaires.
Police says a New Gloucester woman watched from outside her home as a man entered through a window and then came out the front door.
Both dogs were quarantined at the Coastal Humane Society following the attack last Thursday.
The shooting at an outdoor social gathering in Detroit killed a woman who would have turned 25 today.
Now, if your computer is infected, your only hope is your Internet service provider's help desk.
Authorities say the man tripped just as he took off Sunday, went into a spin and plunged into the tree.
Maine are still almost 27 cents lower than the same day one year ago.
A vehicle that struck an outside wall at the Oak Grove Center in Waterville on Sunday, causing damage to the wall and vehicle.
Ryan Blyther of Scarborough, doing business as Downeast Construction, faces OSHA fines for workplace safety violations.
Officers responded at about 10:20 p.m. on Sunday after getting a report of a fight in a parking lot involving about six people.
Police said 13 people were injured in the fireworks explosion.
Kalikow will replace Selma Botman, who voluntarily stepped down as USM president after four years on the job.
Ten toll increase options are now under consideration to raise additional revenue, including adding $1 to the toll at the York plaza.
For one week, young people attend a 'magical classroom' that connects them to an often distant natural world.
Massachusetts is looking to develop up to three resorts, which may siphon tourist spending in N.H.
Farmer's animals survive fireworks, despite 'terror' / Couple on motorcycle die of injuries from collision / Injured teen carried out from 100-Mile Wilderness . . . and more Maine news.
Sen. Susan Collins is three votes shy of 5,000 in a row, and she's never missed a roll call. Ever.
An autopsy conducted today by the State Medical Examiner determined that 47-year-old Mitchell Abadie died of natural causes.