Efforts to speed Portland's process, including studies, have little effect, with approvals taking up to 148 days and complaints rolling in.
The Press Herald challenged the city in court after Portland refused to release public documents following a high-profile crash involving civilians.
State House observers believe the House and Senate will disregard LePage's pleas and ensure the government doesn't shut down.
A semi-pro football player was killed a mile from the home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, and investigators have focused their efforts on Hernandez's home.
Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge won't rule anything out for the next coach except himself.
They will work toward a resolution before a September court date as they face a fine of $250 to $500 for allegedly violating an ordinance that prohibits feeding wildlife.
"It's a bad day, a sad day for the democratic process," said Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Texas, whose state had been covered by the act.
The safe contains photos and a replica of a gavel given to the women's rights advocate at the first International Council of Women in 1888.
The fate of the NSA leaker sought by the United States could depend on many factors affecting U.S.-Ecuador relations.
Tsunami-like conditions were measured at tide gauges from North Carolina to Massachusetts on June 13.
What does it mean, this preoccupation with posting our own images for all to see? It could mean we've raised a generation of narcissists; or the democratization of portraiture; or it could mean nothing at all.
Investigators are trying to determine whether the cash disappeared in Switzerland or after the jet landed in New York.
The case involves a federal law intended to prevent Indian children from being taken from their homes and placed with non-Indian adoptive or foster parents.
The bill requires a state website to provide information about diagnosing and treating the disease.
But one black Alabama leader says, 'I'm very disappointed with it. Disappointed isn't even the word for it.'
Some say the decision is a major blow to civil rights and voting fairness, but many Southerners and Republicans celebrated the decision as overdue.
Raymond Gerrish, 29, crashed the vehicle, which was taken from a residence without permission, early Tuesday morning.
The widening project needs $250 million to complete, but the Legislature has not been able to come up with a way to raise the money.
The New Hampshire college started a project with other schools in 2011 to address the problem of extreme alcohol intoxication among students.
It won’t add jobs, but the Hathaway developer expects it to spur further development.
Sales prices also are up from a year ago, with the median price at $215,900.
The Scouts, ages 12-17, suffer varying degrees of burns at a remote camp in Gilmanton that had no structures where they could take shelter.
Texas executes an inmate about every three weeks – far more than any other state – even as other states cut back for fear of wrong convictions.
The two were spotted on security cameras under the vacant state mental hospital in Augusta on Saturday. They triggered an alarm, but were gone before police arrived.
The Army will also cut thousands of other jobs across the service, including soldiers in units that support the brigades.
As part of the plan, the president will instruct the State Department to approve the Keystone XL pipeline only if it won't increase net emissions of greenhouse gases.
Wade Robert Hoover argues he faces double jeopardy on 12 charges in a letter to the media.
The new Freehold, N.J., store will be the 19th retail store outside Maine, not including 10 outlet stores.
The prosecutor claims the five calls show George Zimmerman's mounting ill will toward people he viewed as suspicious who were walking through his neighborhood.
'I have absolutely no idea where my daughter is. That is entirely not OK,' he wrote on Facebook.
U.S. officials emphasized there's no hard evidence yet that Snowden was a Chinese agent or that China helped plan his flights to Hong Kong and then to Moscow.
The former congresswoman – who was shot in the head – and her husband are trying to raise awareness in favor of background checks.
The young man was getting divorced and had moved in with his parents, but police don't know what led to the violence.
Her capsized kayak was located at about 11:30 p.m. Monday less than a quarter-mile from a boat ramp in Stratham.
In a 5-4 vote, deeply divided justices said that the law relies on 40-year-old data that does not reflect racial progress in the U.S.
Corey E. Garver, who grew up in Topsham, was killed by an improvised explosive Sunday while on patrol.
An apparent propane blast that could be felt for miles kills one man, damages homes and showers debris on a stunned neighborhood.
The bill would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy and force many clinics that perform the procedure to upgrade their facilities and be classified as ambulatory surgical centers.
Markey had an advantage of about 8 percentage points over Gomez with most precincts reporting late Tuesday.
Russia's foreign minister wouldn't say where Snowden is, but angrily lashed out at the U.S. for demanding his extradition.
The daylight assault in a highly fortified zone of the capital is a brazen challenge to Kabul's authority only a week after NATO formally handed over security for the country to Afghan forces.
The two-day festival gets under way today in Boothbay Harbor.
Peak bat activity will be taking place through the end of July.
The decline in bird populations also poses a threat to Maine's tourism and recreation industry.
Mr. Salamone had a strong work ethic and a passion for family and the outdoors.
The concert hall is eliminated and the sports complex and parking garage are delayed as Portland developers refine their $100 million vision.
Screening for groups other than conservative organizations continued until earlier this month.
Municipal and school spending will increase the tax rate by 3.1 percent -- if state spending holds.
Poor air quality for Maine forecast by EPA / Leaking water pipe closes part of Portland hospital / Food distribution center relocating to Biddeford ... and more news from around the state.
The Natural Resources Council of Maine calls on lawmakers to override Gov. LePage's veto.
The Portland Public Art Committee has launched a new website in an attempt to educate people about the city's public art collection.