A new report recommends that states like Maine switch to presidential primaries in hopes of involving more voters.
The $11 million bill seeks funding for current and new initiatives to increase training for workers.
John Mixon is awarded an undisclosed financial settlement over 'unfounded' claims that he mishandled Run for the Fallen finances.
Last year, the price reached unprecedented levels. Ultimately, the catch was worth $38 million – an average of just under $2,000 a pound
Officials say Eric Scoville fell about 70 feet while climbing alone and un-roped at Frankenstein Cliffs.
Some retailers and consumers were concerned that the name was "sexual in nature."
The practices occurred at the Fajita Grill in Westbrook and the Cancun Mexican restaurants in Biddeford and Waterville.
The board granted tenure to faculty from six of the seven universities, and approved an additional $1 million for a project at UMaine's Memorial Gym.
One of the victims suffers facial injuries after three suspects make off with cash and jewelry.
Prosecutors say Franklin Higgins struck the man with a vice clamp in the prison workshop on May 24, 2011.
Lawyers for Mark Strong Sr. says prosecutors never spelled out specifically how Strong's actions promoted prostitution.
Police say Kevin Lawlor, 31, of Standish got out of a cruiser and ran, his hands still cuffed behind his back.
But the thieves can't be prosecuted, it says. It's also offering a $5 million reward for help finding the famous artworks.
It's the same nuclear sub that sustained $400 million in damage in an arson last spring.
Workers at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard plan a rally Wednesday against federal cuts that could cause the Navy to cancel the repairs.
State and lobster industry officials have said the surcharges are sorely needed to boost marketing of lobsters.
Any bidder would be able to charge for the use of his $200 million, state legislators are told.
The chef/owner of Primo is the only James Beard Award nominee from Maine this year.
While LD 90 gets broad support, the Committee on Maine's Workforce and Economic Future has not yet identified how the state would pay for the various initiatives.
A large tree branch fell on wires attached to the building at 85 Water St. and caused an electrical fire Sunday at Oakland Redemption & Discount Beverage.
In an online video, she says that gays and lesbians are "full and equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizenship."
Portland could hit the 100-inch mark for snow this season, as a late-season storm slams Maine.
A Minnesota woman must pay record companies $222,000 for the unauthorized downloading of copyrighted music.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated 51,700 people in Maine were unemployed in January, down 600 over the year.
If confirmed, Thomas Perez would take over several major proposed initiatives, including an overhaul of immigration laws and an increase in the minimum wage.
No one was injured in the Monday morning fire.
The portrait of the artist wearing a cap with a large white feather was long thought to have been done by one of Rembrandt's pupils.
University police were called to the dorm around 12:20 a.m. after a fire alarm went off. While they were on their way to the scene, a 911 call came in about a man with a gun.
The head football coach and the owners of a house where an infamous 12-minute video was filmed could still be investigated.
The girl was hit in the leg and taken to the hospital. She is expected to survive.
Quebec provincial police have tracked down the helicopter and captured one of the inmates.
Leymah Gbowee of Liberia will deliver the University of Maine School of Law's second annual Justice for Women Lecture.
Current prices in Maine are a little more than a nickel lower than a month ago.
The smartest apps now enable kids to chat informally with select groups of friends without bumping up against texting limits and without being monitored by parents, coaches and college admissions officers.
The National Weather Service says the snow is expected to start late Monday and pick up overnight.
The Sandy River Recycling Association, which serves 18 towns, will be increasing its fees, in some cases doubling them.
Steve Davis led Oklahoma to back-to-back national championships in the 1970s.
Under the bill, possession of less than an ounce could still be fined up to $100 and those under 18 could be required to attend drug rehabilitation classes.
The prosecution's case is circumstantial, based on a bag of bones and fuzzy memories of San Marino, Calif., residents who knew the defendant.
The southbound ramp leading from the turnpike to the spur is scheduled to close for about three weeks beginning today.
Twenty-five faculty members from across the state are being considered for tenure.
Police say the man was a transient who was a guest at the motel but had not been living there on a long-term basis.
Developers financed with cheap debt are seeking to profit from a growing work force
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Town officials turn down a free vote-tabulating machine and opt to keep hand-counting.
Now a grand jury will look into charges against others who received videos and texts but didn’t tell police.
Republican Rep. William O'Brien says the governor's plan is too costly and overreaching.
A legislative committee wants to ensure that use of restraints and pepper spray are the exception.
Kevin Moras alerted the third-floor tenant and helped her and two children escape.