Gov. LePage is deciding the fate of a bill giving control to local boards on where superintendents must live.
The decision hinges on prior complaints and whether a judge views the two pit bulls as dangerous to public safety.
Friday is the 10th anniversary of the Old Man's fall, but his legend and symbolism lives on.
It took 16 years to extend gay marriage rights in this heavily Roman Catholic state, and now every New England state allows it.
She says a casino would outbid nonprofits for the top entertainment acts needed to survive.
How long it takes North Korea to reach that objective partially depends on how many resources it invests in that goal, a report says.
The Boston Celtics are looking across town for inspiration as they attempt to become the first NBA team to rally from an 0-3 deficit to win a playoff series.
The cause of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's death won't be made public until his death certificate is filed.
Authorities say a shortage of OxyContin is leading opiate addicts to seek riskier highs.
Argo Marketing, which operates customer-service call centers, will add 150 full-time jobs over the next 12 months.
On Tuesday, police charged a Yarmouth man with indecent conduct after he was spotted walking naked on one of the trails by Chief Brad Paul.
Dozens rally outside Hall Elementary to support the staff after the state gave the school a failing grade.
Gov. Paul LePage has not yet taken action on the bill, which allows school boards to decide if superintendents are required to live in town.
Senators say the bill, which carried no age restriction for marijuana use, was deeply flawed.
Officials say they know the motive for the arson, which destroyed three buildings and caused $1 million in damage.
All staff classified as non-commissioned will miss one work day without salary during May's first pay period. Employees aren't permitted even to volunteer to do their jobs during the furlough.
Emily's List launches a campaign to elect the first woman president and to add to the ranks of women in Congress and governors' mansions.
Clinton, 65, "has a rock-solid hold on the hearts of Democratic voters."
The federal agencies won't say what they are looking for, but say that it's unrelated to the Boston bombings.
A U.S. congressman says investigators have discovered persons of interest in Russia in the search for any link between Tamerlan Tsarnaev and extremist groups.
One exchanged text messages with suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, but it isn't clear from court papers whether authorities believe they were instructions to destroy evidence.
The committee also shoots down a Republican bill that would allow Mainers to carry concealed weapons without permits.
The multiple causes make it harder to do something about what's called colony collapse disorder, experts say.
The reputed mobster is scheduled to go on trial next month for his connection to 19 slayings. He has pleaded not guilty.
It's the second meeting between the two since Francis was elected March 13.
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says biologists have confirmed the presence of smallmouth bass in Kimball Pond in Vienna.
A CDC survey suggests that about 1 in 20 U.S. children have food allergies, a 50 percent increase from the late 1990s. For eczema and other skin allergies, it's 1 in 8 children, an increase of 69 percent.
The station, built in 1938, faced demolition before the city agreed to sell it to a nonprofit housing group.
Mexicans will be hanging on the president's words, but Obama also has in mind an important audience back in the United States.
He said the two will help fulfill his top priority to grow the economy and create middle class jobs, in part by opening new markets overseas to sell U.S. products.
Thousands joined May Day rallies in dozens of cities from Concord, N.H., to Bozeman, Mont., many of them offering support for legislation under consideration by Congress that would overhaul immigration laws.
An Augusta man and an Albion woman receive federal prison terms for selling cocaine and oxycodone in central Maine.
Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez is accused of shoving a 2-year-old after the child's mother refused to tip Quiroz-Lopez.
Gov. Deval Patrick said the state's new goal will be 1,600 megawatts of solar energy by the year 2020.
The attorney general says use of the Taser was within the limits of the law and its use did not cause the Sept. 17 death of 28-year-old Philip McCue.
Seth Mazzaglia, 30, of Dover is charged with killing 19-year-old Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott during an attempted sexual assault on Oct. 9.
From coast to coast, efforts include trying to improve police access to business security footage and traffic cameras, as well as adding cameras in certain cities.
Commissioner Stephen Bowen's tour today starts at a farm where Oxford Hills Middle School students take part in an experiential learning program.
The bill is sponsored by a Republican and supported by Democrats and the industry, but Melanie Loyzim testifies against it.
A coalition of women legislators and abortion rights activists held a press conference today to condemn the bills as anti-choice.
Analysts say Pyongyang could use Kenneth Bae, a devout Christian and a tour operator, as a bargaining chip as it seeks dialogue with Washington.
Some say that schools serving diverse student populations are being unfairly 'penalized.'
Four Maine sheriffs taking stand against pot legalization / Yarmouth man arrested for strolling naked on trails / Local author plans to share vampire expertise on TV ... and more news from around the state.
Nathan Philbrick uses the Heimlich maneuver that he learned in safety training to help a young bus rider.
The verdict is the largest in the history of the EEOC, which sued a turkey plant over egregious violations.
Democrat Markey points to his experience while Republican Gomez plays up his younger perspective.
They want Congress to pass a law to help some 11 million people find a pathway to citizenship.
A meeting Saturday in Skowhegan will include a chance to see the items seized from his campsite.