The effort to attract talented students from as far as China – and from Maine – is part of a larger mission to build the school's profile.
Some raise concerns as the Education Committee looks at making this a line item in the state budget.
Down by as much as 26 points, Boston makes a game of it, but it's New York that will move on.
Time is running out for Vermont lawmakers to pass a bill that would require labeling them.
Polls show that senators who favored expanding background checks have gained in popularity.
New Hampshire police say two people are dead and a third was hospitalized after a fuel tanker collided with a car in Keene.
Fire tore through the upper floors of a Waterville Main Street building Friday, damaging two shops on the first floor and leaving three apartment tenants homeless. There were no reports of injuries.
The family of James Foley in Rochester, N.H., says he was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen.
The bill's sponsor says the money would help communities cover the cost of handling the registrations.
One judge rejects the decision of another judge the previous day, and says the 18-year-old charged with trying to join an al Qaida affiliate in Syria must stay in jail until trial.
Dias Kadyrbayev has been charged with trying to destroy evidence by allegedly disposing of a backpack and laptop belonging to the suspect.
Maine's independent senator says approaches like those used to fight the Cold War or al-Qaeda don't work when dealing with disaffected individuals.
The website, Findsportsnow.com, which is not connected to the city, asks for personal information, including credit card numbers.
The Americans for Tax Reform president says voting for the plan would violate its no-tax pledge.
But charter school supporters argue that would politicize the schools and make them targets for opponents.
Firefighters initially feared a teenage girl might be inside, but she was safely outside when found.
The previous record for the latest snowfall in Tulsa was April 18.
The new procedure is the government's first security change directly related to the Boston bombings.
Federal prosecutors say Dafle Abdullahi Ali lived in public housing, received food stamps and got Medicaid benefits while earning $100,000 a year.
The 'ticket to work' proposal aims to help prepare welfare recipients for the work force.
Forty-five people from other lands take the oath of allegiance and become U.S. citizens.
Meanwhile, the family of slain suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was making arrangements Friday for his funeral.
The unemployment rate falls to the lowest level in four years, giving investors new confidence after weeks of conflicting signals about the strength of the global economy.
The bill advanced by Gov. LePage with bipartisan backing would prohibit food stamp recipients from buying soft drinks and junk food.
Authorities say the two brothers were caught netting baby eels in the Hampton Falls River and ran from police.
The broad measure, sponsored by a Portland representative, would allow people 21 and older to possess 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana and six plants.
The 12-year-old boy, who faces three counts of arson after causing $1 million in damage, has been taken to a juvenile detention facility.
Councilor David Sinclair says that while the city has the authority to regulate where such a business can operate, it cannot completely ban it.
"It's unnecessary that exhausts are so loud they rattle windows," says police Chief Joseph Massey. "They do it mainly for attention."
Many inside and outside the industry say Internet gambling will lead many cash-hungry state governments to turn to the Web as a new source of tax revenue.
The government appears to be attempting to fend off accusations that it is in part to blame for the tragedy because of weak oversight of the building's construction.
The Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hear testimony on a bill modeled on laws in Washington state and Colorado.
Once known as the redwood of the East, the American chestnut was one of the most dominant trees in the eastern United States, growing as tall as 100 feet.
A psychological exam found Charles H. Veilleux could not understand he was the victim of a scam.
About 60 people gather at the station's Portland studio to debate gun control and share stories.
Twenty-six volunteers are expected Saturday as part of a project during Women Build Week.
Spanish professor fired after altering evaluations / NH makes potato official state vegetable / N.H. Senate turns down bill legalizing marijuana ... and more news from around the region.
The Tsarnaevs allegedly changed their minds because the Boston Marathon was 'ideal.'
Men face jail time in marriage fraud conspiracy / Hearings scheduled on 3 abortion-related bills / Saco police arrest second suspect on Cascade Brook trails ... and more news from around the state.
Slapping poorer communities with a D or an F and wealthier ones with an A only reinforces the obvious, rather than addressing the problem.
Peter Bragdon of Vassalboro won the grant for developing a way to take hay that cannot be used for feed and turn it into a home heating source.
The budget assumes the Legislature will not shift $1.3 million in pension costs to the city's school district.
The 15 1/2-square-mile blaze east of Los Angeles is only 10 percent contained, with more than 900 firefighters and air tankers struggling to quell it.
The surge in a decade marked by economic turmoil hits middle-aged whites especially hard.
Maine officials agree poverty affects test scores, but it can be overcome, they say.
People reach out to Clyde Berry of Benton. A woman even gives him a trailer to replace his mobile home.