The superintendent asks parents if they would be willing to send their kids to a less crowded school.
Lawmakers and LePage make progress but not enough to get the governor to begin signing bills.
Michael Pock wins the vacant District 1 seat by two votes.
The questionnaire uses fictional situations to discern where Scouting's membership falls on questions of homosexuality.
Capital projects are on hold and layoffs loom as facilities await Medicaid reimbursements.
An Augusta man has been arrested after he allegedly impersonated a police officer and proceeded to heave bleach into a woman's face, police said.
The city lost no time Tuesday getting started on the next round of the fight after a judge nixed the first-of-its-kind regulation.
'We're going to be making some tough decisions' on next year's budget, USM's president says.
Seven weeks after a tragedy on the snowmobile course marred the Winter X Games, ESPN has decided to scrap the best trick competition.
The 416-foot-long container ship Reykjafoss is scheduled to arrive in Portland harbor at 4 p.m. on Wednesday to deliver containers and truck chassis.
A northbound section of th Turnpike, between West Gardiner and Augusta, has reopened after police shut the road down to remove vehicles that had crashed.
Ronald Baker was charged with attempted murder for an incident in Lebanon, Maine, on Jan. 8.
Catch-up pay raises and cost shifting account for more than $3 million of the $8 million in cost increases.
Robert Wallace, a convicted felon, is taken into custody without incident.
James Holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding 70 others during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in July.
The Oriental Table on Exchange Street is expected to close at the end of March, and its future is uncertain.
A Maine man and a Canadian woman have pleaded guilty to robbing a pharmacy in Newport twice.
Town councilors meet in closed session as an effort starts to oust the four who 'voted to terminate a good manager.'
Supporters seek privacy protection for concealed weapons-permit holders, but critics fear that public oversight of officials will be compromised.
Hostess, based in Texas, shut down its plants and stopped making food in November following years of financial struggles.
Republicans say the bill, which would allow bars to open three hours earlier this Sunday, is representative of Democrats' misplaced legislative priorities.
The beneficiaries are The Trauma Intervention Program of Portland, the Root Cellar, and Share Our Strength of Southern Maine.
The team will go on to represent the state in a national tournament.
Superintendent Sandy Prince will present his proposed budget to the school board on Wednesday.
The proposal faces a fight from gun-rights advocates.
The report says the funds would provide health coverage to as many as 69,500 Mainers, create 3,100 new jobs and stimulate more than $350 million in economic activity.
More than 37,000 Mainers have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to grow to 53,000 by 2020.
The vote punctuates a dramatic political shift in Colorado, where voters approved a gay-marriage ban seven years ago. The measure is expected to be signed by the governor.
Ryan Spindell, from Portland, was co-director of a film called "The Root of the Problem," which will be shown as part of the festival's short film lineup.
After an attorney for one of the accused men claims the sex was consensual, the judge keeps the bail at $200,000.
Officials did not reveal the connection between the two men and said the details of the case are complicated.
A big crowd is expected at the 1 p.m. legislative hearing on a bill to permanently shield data on concealed-weapon permits from public inspection.
Authorities say the father and daughter were shot while he was changing her diaper.
The sober assessment comes as the communist regime announced that it was "completely scrapping" the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean War.
Lawmakers and veterans have complained that the medal was ranked above medals for those who served on the front line in harm's way, such as the Purple Heart given to wounded troops.
Jamal Bradberry, 36, is sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay $13,000 in restitution.
The NATO military coalition said in a statement that "initial reports" showed no enemy activity in the area at the time.
In order to meet required budget cuts, the Department of Defense is telling civilian workers they must take 22 furlough days over the next six months.
The proposed Distinguished Warfare Medal would rank ahead of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
The says James Holmes, 25, can change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity later, if he chooses.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals opens its first Behavioral Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey to treat dogs that have been freed from puppy mills or otherwise abused.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is also considering a ban on assault weapons and an increase in federal aid for school security.
Two women, Shenika Boyd, 33, of Manchester, and Kathy Tupper, 48, of Augusta, are facing cocaine trafficking charges after Maine Drug Enforcement Agents conducted property searches on Friday.
The studio overlooking the ocean is where Homer produced some of this most notable work.
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The cardinals held the first day of the conclave today deeply divided over the problems of the church and who best could fix them.
It includes a sculpture park at the late Maine artist's Cushing estate, and giving much of his work to nonprofits.
The four proposed towers in Bayside could each be 165 feet tall in a zone where maximum height now is 125 feet.
Extra rooms are reserved for the 1 p.m. hearing on the bill to ensure permit-holders' confidentiality.
Little is known about the boat – believed to be at least 160 years old – including how it ended up buried in the sand.
Most of the people who filled a workshop Monday express fears that include a greater risk of fouled waterways and polluted air.