Developers are increasingly focused on projects in the downtown, home to some of Biddeford's oldest buildings and former textile mills.
But since the governor switched his stance from November, the debate is now between Republicans and other Republicans.
With the groundfishing industry bracing for catch limits cuts, NOAA's spending on itself is under attack.
Exactly one year ago the temperature reached 70 in Portland. Now, Mainers are digging out from under snow.
Two environmental groups seek a court order they say would help Kennebec and Androscoggin salmon.
Gov. Hassan's spokesman would not comment Tuesday on whether there is a front-runner for the job.
After two years of failed talks, the union wants arbitration and the school has filed a work stoppage complaint.
But city councilors are worried about the need to obtain land near USM for the traffic circles.
Organizers announced Tuesday that they have canceled the four-day summer event because they failed to meet their fundraising goals.
The state's moderate Democratic governor Wednesday will sign landmark bills to require universal background checks and limit magazine capacity.
"Somebody will rat somebody else out. It's really only a matter of time," one expert says.
The region's growing dependence on natural gas – combined with supply constraints – "is unsustainable," Gordon van Welie says.
The governor says his two-year budget that provides about $84 million more in state funding to schools compared to the education budget when he took office.
Jamie Bernstein, daughter of the legendary Leonard Bernstein, will join the orchestra in March 2014 for a program called “Bernstein’s Sacred Side.”
They say a bipartisan, long-term deficit reduction solution is needed to avoid the impacts of the cuts, which are threatening jobs and families in Maine and New Hampshire.
Capt. Robin Walbridge, sailing the tall ship from Connecticut to Florida, was trying to outflank the hurricane. But instead of slipping around the storm, the ship crossed directly into its path, leading to two deaths.
The proposed ban, "using the most optimistic numbers, has less than 40 votes. That's not 60," he says.
The team's bus was involved in a collision with a car on Interstate 290 around 8:30 this morning. No one was hurt.
Chefs Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley of Eventide Oyster Co. take top regional honors in the annual Food & Wine contest.
The month's delay in full access to the park could have a big ripple effect in a local economy highly dependent on tourism.
Sen. Troy Jackson's bill to limit governors' pensions gets a cool reaction from both sides of the aisle.
The girls are accused of posting threatening comments on Twitter on Sunday, the day two high school football players were convicted of rape in Steubenville.
The Biddeford bakery’s fate is unclear.
Brunswick joins Scarborough, Portland and Westbrook in declaring parking bans.
The mortar round exploded in its firing tube during an exercise, and investigators are trying to determine the cause of the malfunction.
In many cases, those who stick with therapy improve as much six months and one year later as those who are given arthroscopic surgery right away, researchers find.
Rebels have denied the accusation and say regime forces fired the weapon.
Even when dementia isn't the direct cause of death, it can be the final blow – speeding someone's decline by interfering with their care for heart disease, cancer or other serious illnesses.
An analysis of federal payment records found that the government is still making monthly payments to relatives of Civil War veterans – 148 years after the conflict ended.
But a prosecutor claims circumstantial evidence left no doubt that notorious Rockefeller impostor Christian Gerhartsreiter was the killer.
The attacks, mostly by car bombs, targeted small restaurants, day laborers and bus stops in Baghdad, signaling that insurgents remain a potent threat to Iraq's security forces and long-term stability.
And Maine's community colleges have the lowest average rates among two-year schools in the region.
Princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass today, in which he mapped out his priorities as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.
"Once I hear the word April, I am really offended when I hear the word snow," says one Massachusetts resident.
Inmate claims self-defense in second inmate’s death / OOB mobile home damaged in early-morning blaze / Man sought after fleeing from cruiser in restraints . . . and more news from around the state.
Mrs. Sawyer worked on the maternity ward at Maine Medical Center for more than 30 years, taking care of newborns.
Million-dollar donation to fund RISD faculty post / Irish ex-president to be college's visiting scholar ... and more news from around the region.
The 5.5-ton ultraviolet disinfection unit is part of a $12.8 million effort to eliminate pathogens from the public water supply.
School districts say paying part of the costs will force them to lay off staff and cut other services.
Proposed spending for non-school services would actually decline next year if all goes to plan.
They say the measure passed by the Senate could help to support law enforcement budgets.
The city must find ways to prepare for the future and compete against charter schools, Jaimey Caron says.