Justice Roland Cole says the release might affect the double-murder case against suspect James Pak.
Her grandson said Viles knew how to leverage her money and influence to gain donations from others.
The Florida foundation tied to Jeb Bush has influenced Gov. Paul LePage's education agenda.
Byron residents on Monday unanimously rejected the measure, which would have also required ammunition in every house.
The judge's ruling comes one day before the law was set to take effect. He says the rules were “arbitrary and capricious.”
The man who died was apparently involved in a missing persons case, but police are mum on details.
Two-time Oscar nominee John Malkovich will star as Blackbeard in NBC-TV’s pirate drama series “Crossbones," created by a Press Herald reporter.
Brown recently passed up an opportunity to run for the Senate seat formerly held by Secretary of State John Kerry.
The library built in 1928 is surrounded by grounds that include a public outdoor garden amphitheater, which was a gift to the library in 1931.
Zachary Tuttle, 22, was charged with robbing the One City Center location.
But an attorney for John Jaques says he plans to countersue the Baxter Academy on grounds of defamation.
The 2012 legalization of consumer fireworks is blamed for excess noise and scaring livestock.
Horace Barstow, of Norridgewock, is charged with sexually assaulting three children who attended his wife's day care.
Police charge a man in the fire that destroyed apartments at Colucci's Hilltop Superette.
The governor's willingness to consider Medicaid expansion is noteworthy because of the deep opposition he expressed just a few months ago.
Police say the drugs have a street value of $16,000.
The U.S. Geological Survey placed the epicenter in the desert about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
Proposals include requiring open-burning permits to shoot off fireworks and banning use within one mile of fields with livestock.
The Sunlight Foundation also says two other New England states' websites merit an F. Maine falls somewhere in between.
Jurors convict Kwame Kilpatrick of a raft of crimes, including a racketeering conspiracy charge that carries a maximum punishment of 20 years behind bars.
Food & Wine magazine runs the annual contest, which allows the public to vote from for one of 100 outstanding chefs from 10 different regions.
Alsaady Thoalfakar anchored the Deering team, winning four games and the individual high score in the novice division.
At issue are proposals for paying hospitals and terms of a new wholesale liquor contract for Maine.
Augusta philanthropist Elsie Pike Viles, who gave her heart and her money to support the things she liked, died Saturday at age 98.
The plan was unveiled 30 minutes before a full day of public hearings on Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to use a renegotiated liquor contract and revenue bond to repay the state's share of the hospital debt.
More than 80 Colby College students are summonsed, and police arrest two people on charges they provided a place for minors to drink.
Casey James Fury set fire to to a nuclear submarine in Kittery last year, causing $450 million in damage.
Police say as many as 20 teenage boys stood in front of the bus, preventing it from moving, while some boarded and punched the 53-year-old driver.
An analyst warns drivers not to get too comfortable with the falling prices, as one mishap could send prices higher.
Ram Singh, 33, had been among five defendants facing the death penalty if convicted of the attack, which horrified Indians and set off national protests.
The "very narrow, careful, and precise subject-line search" was conducted to find the source of a leak to the media about a cheating scandal.
Blarney Days events include music, poetry and film, an Irish soda bread baking contest, a tug-of-war competition and a celebration of the city's pubs and restaurants.
The Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs takes up a pair of bills to address Maine's $484 million Medicaid debt to the state's hospitals.
Youth rescued from river after report by passer-by / Manufacturer to move into airfield building / Man's body discovered after fire at mobile home . . . and more news from around Maine.
Lawyer pay and other judicial system issues will be discussed at 1 p.m. Friday at the State House.
Portland's proposed ban on Styrofoam containers stirs up discussion on the very personal matter of how a cup of coffee feels, looks and, ultimately, tastes.
A study of mummies says heart disease has stalked mankind all around the globe for 4,000 years.
Four town managers have come and gone in 10 years, and the atmosphere is getting uglier.
The North shuts down a Red Cross hotline that the North and South have used for general communication and to discuss aid shipments and separated families' reunions.
Weekly visits from the L.C. Bates Museum in Fairfield take its natural science exhibits into classrooms.
Two years after the tsunami and nuclear disaster, the nation is still struggling to recover.
The stance puts tea party conservatives at odds with those who want to find common ground with the president on the nation's fiscal woes.
Maine chefs and mixologists seek honors for their choicest creations at Sunday's Signature Event.
The singer-songwriter brings her 'Greatest Hits' tour to Portland.