The sea urchin population might not recover without increasing the fish that prey on Jonah crabs.
The fire at 27 Branch Road leaves two people homeless.
Opponents of the proposed storage facility for imported fuel fear it will instead be used for exports.
Pallimed Solutions Inc. takes action after 'foreign matter' is found in drug vials during inspection.
The top floor of a 19th century factory in Massachusetts is the unlikely home for the new farm.
The $1 million for legal defense of the Maine Charter School Commission would come out of aid to public schools.
Over diminishing concerns of freshwater fishermen, the Legislature is considering three bills which would allow varying degrees of passage to alewives in the St. Croix watershed.
A Portland representative’s proposal to sell the house Gov. Paul LePage lives in to help pay for a tax-cut package the governor championed in 2011 was voted down – unanimously and quickly – by a legislative committee Monday.
Androscoggin, Cumberland, Knox, and York Counties will receive the money to reimburse 75 percent for at least 48-hours of snow removal and associated costs from the Feb. 8 storm.
Wellness Connection, which operates four of Maine's eight medical marijuana dispensaries, will be allowed to continue operating under conditions laid out in a consent decree.
Lead sinkers and jigs are the leading cause of death for adult loons in Maine, Audubon biologist says.
Jeannine Ann, 65, of Thorndike was driving an SUV that collided with a tractor trailer during a snowstorm on March 19.
With fewer urchins around to graze the seaweed following heavy fishing pressure in the 1990s, kelp beds proliferated, providing an idyllic nursery habitat for Jonah crabs.
The industry says the exemption, which reduces state revenue, has helped grow businesses and jobs.
The Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion will house the recently donated Lunder Collection, valued at more than $100 million.
Christopher Muse, a former Democratic representative from South Portland, was arrested Sunday after a woman reported the Friday night incident, police said.
Three seats -- District 3 and two at-large -- on the Portland City Council are up for grabs this fall.
Crews on Monday began installing one of two concrete conduits, each capable of preventing one million gallons of sewer and storm water from washing into the cove during significant rain events.
Police say Eimel Evans, 19, is wanted on charges of attempted murder, firearms possession, assault and gang assault.
Baseball beat writer Kevin Thomas fields your questions about the Red Sox and Sea Dogs.
The court says it will add a Michigan case that focuses on a voter-approved prohibition on affirmative action and the appeals court ruling that overturned the ban.
A $2.3 million lottery ticket was sold at the Cumberland Farms store on College Avenue in Waterville over the weekend, state lottery officials announced Monday.
Light rain and snow were falling in New Jersey this morning as the storm moved in after dropping 2 to 6 inches in Ohio.
Members of the Maine Charter School Commission press the board to explain how the firing of the school's founder might affect the school's financial standing, academic plan and possible enrollment.
The fire started at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday after a cat knocked over a lamp inside a bedroom.
Trevor Burns, who had been on a family vacation with his family when the shark attacked, says he's not sure if he would repeat such a heroic act.
Sunday's service will be the first at the United Parish Church since fire heavily damaged the basement kitchen on Sept. 1.
Kerry's visit comes as President Hamid Karzai has infuriated U.S. officials by accusing Washington of colluding with Taliban insurgents to keep Afghanistan weak.
Town residents say the automated calls from the NRA began last week and urge people to tell their state legislators to oppose gun control proposals.
Maine prices are now nearly 12 cents per gallon lower than at the same time last year.
Prosecutors are asking the high court to throw out the acquittals of American Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend in the murder of 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher, and order a new trial.
The girl hiked up a steep southern California canyon and "walked quite a distance in a very, very threatening environment."
Heart care is in the midst of a transformation. Many problems that once required open heart surgery now can be treated with a nip, twist or patch through a tube.
Rayeann Milliken suffered a punctured thigh after losing control of a snowmobile Sunday evening.
Confusion over what's required to enter one of the world's great museums is at the heart of a class-action lawsuit this month.
Peter Robinson, of Bradford, claims he acted in self-defense in the beating death of David Trask of Hudson.
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The spending pullback will undercut his vision for the economic recovery and is likely to impede growth.
Lottery officials today announced a liquor store in the city of Passaic, 15 miles northwest of New York City, had sold the ticket but said they hadn't heard from the winner.
The FTC wants big drug companies to stop paying others to delay releasing their generic versions.
Environmentalists oppose a bill that would exempt 'working waterfronts' from a state law.
Thanks to a funding increase, a program providing universal access to advanced classes can also take more students.
Rituals are followed and foods prepared for the holiday that will begin at sundown Monday.
Authorities suspect that the two fires on Saturday night were deliberately set by the same person.