The process was initiated without public notice, which may have violated the state's Freedom of Access law.
A developer says the plan for a size cap is overkill, since no large retail stores have shown interest in the town.
The city may ask a nonprofit organization to make an annual payment-in-lieu-of-taxes to help offset the cost of providing municipal services.
Cases have quadrupled this year, and while most involve youngsters, dozens of older Mainers have become ill too. The surge is attributed to many factors, including a lack of booster shots.
It's one of the largest animals on the planet, weighing about 50 tons. It will be dissected and its skeleton reassembled at the College of the Atlantic's whale museum.
The event raises funds for military families who have lost a loved one, but the fifth and final one is Sunday.
According to people with knowledge of the project, he'll star in a sitcom that's in development at Sony Pictures.
The man goes into a rage breaking several television sets before being restrained by private citizens.
The sausages with cheddar cheese may also contain pieces of glove, the company says.
Mitt Romney is trying to portray the outwardly calm President Obama as a man seething with animosity and power lust in an attempt to undercut one of Obama's biggest strengths — his personal likability.
Kenny Deras was also ordered to pay more than $101,000 in restitution.
The coach said Wednesday that it's OK for a player to take risks at times in practice to see how much he can do.
55-year-old Nick Brown is accused of operating under the influence, driving to endanger, theft and assault following a joyride in a golf cart after a concert in Bangor.
Thaxter, known for her role as Clark Kent's adoptive mother in the 1978 film 'Superman,' has died after a nine-year fight with Alzheimer's.
Researchers say increasing amounts of underwater noise, largely from shipping traffic, are enveloping rare right whales in "acoustic smog" that makes it harder for them to communicate.
Megan and Matt Hutson will help run the anti-gay marriage campaign. Matt previously led Bruce Poliquin's unsuccessful effort to win a U.S. Senate seat.
All-Star shortstop Dustin Pedroia also came to Bobby Valentine's defense, saying the team's failures are on the players, not the manager.
Arline Seavey, 25, was arrested Wednesday as she was released from Spring Harbor Hospital.
They say not only are the cuts illegal, but Maine finished FY 2012 with a $20 million surplus, so the cuts are unnecessary.
The four-star general is facing demotion for possibly spending hundreds of thousands of dollars improperly on lavish travel, hotels and other items.
The project will add 180,000 square feet of offices, residences and first floor retail space to Portland's Old Port.
The Air Force says a faulty control fin prevented he Waverider from starting its exotic scramjet engine and it was lost.
The Portland man has been arrested numerous times for allegedly masturbating in public.
Arrangements are being made to have the whale brought to land to preserve the skeleton for study and eventual display at the college.
The woman paid Billy Jack Adams, 34, more than $90,000 for unneeded or substandard home improvement jobs and yard work.
The punk band's supporters plan simultaneous worldwide demonstrations an hour before a Russian court decides whether to send the band's members to prison.
The bodies were discovered Monday in Bangor inside a 2001 Pontiac sedan that had been burned black.
The number is down slightly from the roughly 4,700 seasonal workers it hired last year.
Bodo Schmidt, of Morrisburg, Ontario, is accused of exposing himself on Sand Beach.
Apple investigators identified the suspect when he used his iTunes account to connect to the Internet on devices he stole from Jobs' home.
More than in any other post-World War II recovery, people who have jobs are hurting, too: Their paychecks have fallen behind inflation.
Under the plan, states would take over the program and Ryan's budget would reduce projected federal spending on Medicaid by about $800 billion over 10 years.
"Penn State has made a commitment to becoming a leader in the research, prevention and treatment of child abuse," President Rodney Erickson says.
As a midnight deadline approaches, spokesmen for both sides say talks were continuing but there were no new developments to report.
The family had a small light with them, but it was not sufficient for them to navigate the wooded trail at night.
The panel blames the government and allied militia for the killing of more than 100 civilians in the village of Houla in May, nearly half of them children.
The members of a New Jersey Army National Guard unit were on a training ground when the lightning struck around Tuesday night.
Obama campaign spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki said Romney's comments once again seemed "unhinged."
The Teamsters said it is reviewing the offer and would reach out to its local members in the coming weeks.
Authorities say one driver was in critical condition Wednesday at Maine Medical Center.
The blaze at 554 Main St. started in a recessed light fixture, the fire chief says.
Reney Henry, an electrician at Bath Iron Works, was riding his bicycle on Route 136 last September when he was hit from behind.
The lawyer for 24-year-old Casey James Fury says he and the prosecutor have been meeting to discuss the possibility of forgoing a grand jury indictment.
The 2011 crash left his teenage passenger paralyzed.
Scientists from around the world have taken up the challenge to design a waterless toilet for the 2.5 billion people around the world without modern sanitation.
Camp owners and other residents challenge Pan Am's proposed new maintenance fees for private crossings.
Prosecutors say between 2000 and 2011 Paul Corbin, 55, smuggled hundreds of pounds of marijuana into Maine from Canada.
Brian E. Cray, 22, of Gardiner rode a stolen all-terrain vehicle into the Kennebec River last February.
Saturday's race is a grueling 7.6 mile climb up the highest mountain in the northeastern United States.
The 54-year-old Edinburg man was flown to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor where he was in serious but stable condition.
Oakhurst Dairy also gives Robin Roberts Webster of Morrill $1,000 to donate to the charity of her choice.
The postmark will commemorate Sherman's 150th anniversary.
Both camps aim to be seen as the protectors of the health insurance program for seniors.
Portland’s new health inspector is challenging owners with tighter regulations, but many like her proactive approach.
The Bicknell's thrush, which can impede wind project plans, moves closer to possible U.S. protection.
The university will use a $10 million federal grant to study why pain becomes chronic and how to treat it.
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Jim Richards, son of the original owners of Don's Lunch Van, buys back the Westbrook business.
A man armed with a knife is shot and wounded by a state trooper.
A dozen young women step up to the challenge, trying out for the Red Claws dance team.
The 164-pound snake, an invasive species, was carrying 87 eggs.