The city manager's proposed budget seeks $3.9 million more from property owners.
National security experts warn that 'the next Pearl Harbor is going to be cyber,' the Intelligence Committee member says.
Hearings on Monday will discuss bills about how charter schools are funded and if they should require voter approval.
Man guilty of selling pills, hiding income from SSA / Shipyard union says 14 days of furlough still too many / Packages mailed to Maine held 28 pounds of pot ... and more news from around the state.
The badly injured seal pup was rescued from a Massachusetts beach eight months ago.
Among those indicted were the ex-superintendent, six principals, two assistant principals and 14 teachers.
Efforts to tighten weapons laws also spur politicians in other states to reach out to firearms manufacturers.
One of the city’s liveliest music venues has been sold, and when it reopens, it will have returned to its Asian roots.
The accused Kennebunk prostitute reaches a deal that will allow her to avoid trial and any felonies.
Portland and Westbrook police are investigating additional allegations against 32-year-old Alvin Lee Weisberg.
Dylan Libby was arrested Jan. 27, 2010, for alleged burglary and theft, according to the York County Court Clerk. His final sentencing hearing was scheduled for May 14.
After hiding for 34 years, convicted rapist Gary Irving will finally pay for his crimes. And one of his relatives made it happen.
Kelli Murphy, of Fairfield, is charged with manslaughter in the July 8 killing of 3-month-old Brooklyn Foss-Greenaway of Clinton.
Churchill Downs will pay cash for the 10-month-old casino, whose ownership is faulted for selling to an out-of-state firm.
Success on the battlefield may contain the seeds of trouble for the more benign uses of drones at home.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 51,700 Maine workers were unemployed in February, down 300 over the year.
The drugs, with an estimated street value of $85,000, were ultimately bound for Massachusetts.
The EPA says reducing sulfur in gasoline and cleaning up auto emissions would yield billions of dollars in health benefits by 2030. But the oil industry and others are pressing the EPA to delay the rule.
Brandon L. Sherwood, 29, of Bingham, was charged Thursday night with starting the recent fire that destroyed the town’s public works garage.
The petition says it's unfair to ban "human target" games after just a few complaints.
The last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam 40 years ago today, and the date holds great meaning for many who fought the war, protested it or otherwise lived it.
Paul O'Connor, president of the Metal Trades Council at the Kittery, shipyard, says submarine maintenance work could fall behind schedule.
The rate for subsidized Stafford loans is set to increase from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1, just as millions of new college students start signing up for fall courses.
The Armed Citizen Project is part of a national campaign to give shotguns to single women and homeowners in the nation's crime-ridden neighborhoods.
'It's not fair. I work hard for my money and wish I would have been there to kick his butt,' says owner Louann Barnes.
Police say Donald York Jr., 30, of Knox appeared to be out of control and combative, and may have been on the drug known as bath salts.
The documentary 'Heroes Behind the Badge' will be presented in Westbrook on Friday as part of a fundraising event.
Mr. Abbott moved to Rockland in the late 1940s and founded the Rockland Animal Hospital, which he operated for 38 years.
All are Democrats, but independent Eliot Cutler and the governor prefer other ways to boost paychecks for low-income workers.
A nationwide law, no; but Supreme Court justices lean toward other changes that could widen the field.
No previous pope has ever washed women's feet, and current liturgical rules restrict the ritual to men.
The ship due to arrive Friday holds just 40 containers as direct service from Portland to Europe resumes after 33 years.