The decision will raise city taxes and force layoffs, but officials are pleased with the support for education.
But protests similar to the ones last year are not expected to target Maine.
From his perch on the ninth floor, Peter Chiarelli looked down on the ice at what he feared were the last few minutes of the Bruins' season . . .
An ex-teacher assistant is charged with abuse, and a Westbrook school board member with obstruction.
Cheering spectators filled the south lawn of the state Capitol, with American and rainbow flags fluttering in a sweltering breeze.
Opponents see it as a danger to society and in conflict with federal law, but the plan isn't dead yet.
Agribusiness giants like Monsanto will likely sue and have deep pockets, the AG says, but lawmakers still recommend passage.
New approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, and as Angelina Jolie said, "the results can be beautiful."
Dr. Kermit Gosnell gives up his right to appeal and agrees to two life sentences without chance of parole in the killing of three babies who were born alive.
The X-47B is considered particularly valuable because it can be used around the world without needing permission of other countries to serve as a home base.
Attorney General Eric Holder calls the extra scrutiny given tea party groups 'outrageous and unacceptable.'
Higher tax revenues and bailout repayments by mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are key reasons for the improved outlook.
The Maine college conferred 517 degrees at commencement Saturday.
Longfellow Elementary School students in the "Fish Friends' program started with 200 salmon eggs in February.
Civilian employees at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard are spared 11 unpaid days off.
At a news conference on a separate topics, he says he removed himself from the classified-leak probe because he himself had been interviewed by the FBI as part of the investigation.
The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital will use the $400,000 vehicle to transport seriously ill kids.
The Mayors' Coalition warns that the governor's plan would lead to sizable property tax increases.
But a Maine Lobstermen's Association official says market conditions have improved and the Canadian protests have no direct connection to Maine.
The Maine Warden Service on Tuesday could not locate the bodies of John Spencer Jr., 41, of Litchfield, and Ken Henderson, 40, of China, both lost in December after going though the ice on Rangeley Lake.
Because of the veto, cities and towns can require superintendents to live in their district. Numerous Republicans changed their votes to support LePage.
The report comes on the same day that Attorney General Eric Holder announced a Justice Department investigation to determine whether IRS officials broke any laws.
Reducing the blood-alcohol limit to .05 – as it is is most other first-world countries – could save more than 7,000 lives a year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says.
Sally Ann Schofield, a former state child caseworker from Chelsea, was convicted in 2002 of suffocating to death 5-year-old Logan Marr.
A 'very excited' James Craig will be chief of the department where he got his policing start in 1977.
Several officers at a time provided round-the-clock security at the Worcester, Mass., funeral parlor before Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body was whisked away for burial last Thursday.
No getaway car. The robber left the bank pulling a rolling suitcase.
More than 573,000 birds are killed by the country's wind farms each year, including 83,000 hunting birds such as hawks, falcons and eagles, according to an estimate published in March in the peer-reviewed Wildlife Society Bulletin.
Anthony Pratt Jr. is accused of killing Margarita Scott, whose body was found in her vehicle outside a Portland motel.
Cameron visits the makeshift memorial in Copley Square accompanied by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
For the last seven years, Susanne Lamb has tended to the park, built in memory of her son, Damon Lasley, who was killed in a motorcycle accident in 2004.
Michelle Corson, of Skowhegan, is charged with being an accomplice to first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Amanda Warf.
Nearly 20 forest rangers testified in favor of the bill last month, but the agency that oversees the rangers doesn't back the bill.
She pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s, opening the airwaves to discussions of love, marriage and parenting, as well as such taboo subjects as menopause, frigidity, impotence and sexual enjoyment.
Police say Kaleb Bowring, 20, of Madison, and Matthew Santamore, 22, of Vassalboro, confessed to robbing Tranten's Too last June.
The Oscar-winning actress says she made the choice with thoughts of her six children after watching her own mother die young from cancer.
Reasons for the dismissal of Vicki Dill, the town's first female fire chief, remain murky.
The tally by the Maine State Housing Authority represents an 8 percent increase over the 2012 survey.
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The package melds numerous ideas and would partly use Maine Yankee settlement funds to boost efficiency.
Portland, Scarborough and Cape request small increases, and the city seeks to cut jobs.
Farmers fear the company could sue for infringement of patents if its engineered seeds somehow spread to their fields.
Olympia Snowe argues for a return to the days when compromise was possible on major issues.
Police in Cumberland County have assembled a task force to respond to any underage drinking.
One receives an A, the other an F using test scores as criteria, exposing the system's flaws, critics say.
Robby Beaulieu faces multiple charges for the allegedly drunken high-speed chase that ended in a tumbling crash.