Karen Rand, who lost a leg in the bombing, is a former Westbrook resident.
Maine ski area needs new owner to avoid closure / Local man, 57, pleads guilty to indecent conduct / Segway inventor visiting Maine to promote robotics ... and more news from around the state.
Arne Duncan said New Hampshire has demonstrated that it has college- and career-ready expectations for all students and a high-quality plan to implement accountability.
A state agency will soon decide whether letting Anthem and MaineHealth be Obamacare partners is a good idea.
The privately funded $1.2 billion Northern Pass project plans to build a line that would transmit 1,200 megawatts of Canadian hydroelectric power into New England.
A day after an explosion rocked a Yarmouth neighborhood, reisdents returned home to survey the damage.
The longtime U.S. House Democrat will have some adjustments to make as John Kerry's successor.
Schools might be allowed – just this once – to bypass voter approval to spend unexpected state funds.
A new poster campaign is part of an effort to reduce the litter, and health risks, of discarded cigarettes.
The kayaker has to be treated for mild hypothermia after a kayak takes on water.
John Lackey certainly looked fully recovered from elbow-ligament replacement surgery Wednesday during a 5-3 Boston victory.
Marc Rich's pardon in 1991 on fraud and racketeering charges ignited a political firestorm.
He was one of the most frequent contributors to Rod Serling's 'The Twilight Zone,' and also wrote 'The Shrinking Man' and 'I Am Legend.'
In September, she will travel to Atlantic City, where she will represent Maine in the 2014 Miss America competition.
Kimberly McCarthy is put to death for stabbing to death a 71-year-old neighbor, and was linked to two other killings.
For the first time, the teenager provides details about the day his father died.
The president's trip threatens to be overshadowed by the deteriorating health of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Lawmakers are trying to stave off a twofold rise in the interest rates on federal student loans.
In the House, however, a bipartisan deal falters and majority Republicans begin moving ahead on legislation tailored to the wishes of conservatives.
The funds will cover 75 percent of the cleanup costs from a February storm.
Dean Kamen will attend an event at Fairchild Semiconductor in South Portland to announce the formation of the Robotics Institute of Maine.
Joseph Cassidy, a longtime faculty member, replaces his uncle William Cassidy, who has been serving as interim president since 2012.
Roy Fortin was one of three people charged during a crackdown this spring on what Saco police described as suspicious and illicit behavior at a commuter parking lot and Cascade Falls Park.
The win by the 116th-ranked Ukrainian is one of the biggest upsets in Grand Slam history.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. and range from $59.80 to $269.40.
Hordes of journalists armed with laptops and photo and video cameras have camped in and around the Moscow airport, looking for Snowden or anyone who may have seen or talked to him.
Pitchers Drake Britton and Anthony Ranaudo, infielder Michael Almanzar and catcher Christian Vazquez will play for the East team.
The budget override was a major reversal, but Gov. LePage sets a single-session record with 51 vetoes.
A day after a tremendous gas explosion, neighbors describe the powerful impact of the 6 a.m. blast that rocked their street.
Two U.S. intelligence officials say members of virtually every terrorist group is attempting to change how they communicate, based on what they've read in the media.
Parts of some trails are on private property and a campaign has started to raise $1.8 million to purchase the land.
Rachel Jeantel, 19, told how Martin told her he was being followed by George Zimmerman as he tried to walk home.
A motorcyclist and passenger are injured after being struck by a vehicle Sunday night.
The nonprofit Maine Winter Sports Center says it's looking for someone to take over ownership and operations of Black Mountain ski area.
The survey takes into account factors including economic stability, crime, weather, housing depreciation, air quality, environmental hazards and life expectancy.
Chants of 'Thank you' and 'USA' came from the crowd as plaintiffs in the cases descended the court's marbled steps.
President Barack Obama hailed the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, saying 'our country is better off.'
They override LePage's veto and enact a $6.3 billion budget, capping a long ideological fight on what the governor calls a 'real sad day.'
Fire Chief Michael Robitaille said structural engineers had determined that the six units farthest from the blast were safe to reoccupy.
Alan D. Powell Jr. died after being attacked by another inmate in the exercise area of the prison, officials say.
In a rare instance of public relations before football, the Patriots released a statement saying, "We believe this transaction is simply the right thing to do."
They say it's only fair same-sex married couples get the same benefits as heterosexual married couples, but the state's Catholic bishop calls it 'truly a tragic day.'
The celebrity chef has been dropped by the Food Network and as a celebrity endorser by Smithfield Foods.
In each decision, the high court endorses a position that helps the cause as well as individual couples.
The death is being investigated by the state police and the state Medical Examiner’s Office under the direction of the attorney general.
Aaron Hernandez "drove the victim to a remote spot, and then he orchestrated his execution," prosecutors say.
After the addition of provisions greatly strengthening border security, the legislation looks likely to command support from at least 14 Republicans on final passage Thursday or Friday.
The FDA is investigating reports of deaths linked to energy drinks, including five that cite Monster beverages.
John Morris admitted he took $7,000 in payoffs from Bulger.
The issues before the court are California's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis spent most of the day staging an old-fashioned filibuster, attracting wide support, including a mention from President Obama's campaign Twitter account.
If approved, Joseph Cassidy would replace his uncle as president of Washington County Community College.
The bill would have required the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and other state agencies to study and implement recommendations from a 2010 report.
Current students and siblings of Ocean Avenue students can continue to attend the school, which is the city's newest school.
Peter Corey is praised for his health consciousness in the face of special needs and his desire to give back.
The 6 a.m. blast was heard in South Portland, felt on Peaks Island and it shattered windows at the North Road Fire Station, about 700 feet away.
Maine leaves it up to homeowners to decide when service is needed.
The 11-year-old is the youngest person to face manslaughter charges in Maine in 25 years.
LePage vetoes two gun bills / Wildlife officials seek help studying lethal bat fungus / Mainer dies in ATV crash ... and more news from around the state.
The fugitive's Moscow stay gives Russia access to his files and leverage against the U.S., analysts say.
Maybe it's too soon, the temperature outside pushing 90 degrees and all, to talk about January . . .
The governor attempted to recruit the U.S. senator to persuade state lawmakers to oppose Medicaid expansion, but she declined.
The owner of Shelton Bros. says he lost money on the popular weekend event and says state liquor laws need updating.