Boston will have to win Game 6 in Toronto or Game 7 at home to advance to the second round of the playoffs.
Each man is accused of three counts of arson in the most recent blaze to rip through the city's downtown.
Republicans say the administration tried to mislead Congress and the American people, but the White House insists that opponents are trying to politicize the issue.
The Island Times covered stories about the Casco Bay islands that didn't interest larger papers.
The level of heat-trapping carbon dioxide nudged up to a level unseen in at least 3 million years — since long before modern humans.
The pitcher has right tendon damage that could necessitate Tommy John procedure.
The people, believed to be intravenous drug users, died after apparently using a new synthetic opiate, officials say.
The disorderly conduct plea is part of a deal that avoids having all the children involved testify at a trial.
The hearing for Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov had been scheduled for Tuesday.
Police say he destroyed two homes and knocked down a utility pole, cutting electricity to thousands.
They say he installed padlocks on all doors to his home and used to beat his late common-law wife, descriptions in contrast to those of neighbors who say he was friendly.
A search of the car after the gun was spotted turned up marijuana in a glass jar, a digital scale, a rifle, a shotgun and ammunition.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev is buried in a private Islamic cemetery in a rural area, angering some local Muslims.
A coordinated marketing effort aims to encourage people to plan their vacations around multiple regional destinations.
The body is identified as Glenn Henderson, 43, of Sabattus, reported missing on Dec. 31.
A paramedic who helped evacuate people after the explosion is charged with possessing a destructive device, but it's unclear whether his arrest is related to the disaster.
Shelter workers believe they had been abandoned about a day before they were found.
Town officials' concerns include lack of parking and two walkways that could be dangerous due to traffic.
Stiff opposition is expected to the plan to cut the state's income tax rate in half and raise sales and excise taxes.
Biddeford receives funds to clean up a textile mill site; Portland and eight more recipients also benefit.
The funds likely will come from the governor's contingency fund, even though he said earlier this week that he would not tap that account.
The agency was being run by a George W. Bush appointee at the time, but says only low-level employees were involved in the 'inappropriate' targeting.
The Thresher Memorial Project Group had hoped to break ground soon on the park adjacent to Town Hall.
Selectman Anne Simmons-Edmunds, who backed a measure that would have required every home in the town to have a gun, will keep her seat on Byron's governing board.
"No one heard me. It was so bad for me. I never dreamed I'd see the daylight again," she says.
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute's Out of the Blue campaign aims to raise public awareness and demand for lesser-known fish.
The board is hearing from businesses owners and managers about specific state rules and regulations that may unreasonably impede business sustainability and growth.
Space station Commander Chris Hadfield of Canada tweeted that the problem, while serious, was stabilized and not life-threatening.
The University of Southern Maine, UNE, SMCC and Maine University School of Law held their Multicultural & International Graduation celebration in Portland on Thursday
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On a snowy day last winter, Rep. Craig Hickman stood on the balcony of the Maine State House, closed his eyes and dreamed of food . . .
Mr. Rosen, 85, grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., and worked as a cartoonist for multiple famous studios, but he settled down in Portland after getting married in 1956.
Court asked to reinstate death penalty for killer of 3 / Convicted gangster reputed to know of museum theft
The habit now surpasses the number of teenagers who drink and drive, research indicates.
A weeklong hazardous-device search course prepares law enforcement for possible terror activity in Portland Harbor.
Mainers would see a drop in property taxes – and tax credits would help low- and middle-class residents – but the bipartisan plan faces stiff opposition.
White House officials are also at the meeting, called to explore solutions to the growing problem.
Wardens plan to resume their search Friday for three men who fell into open water in December.