- Hypothermia, drowning to blame for 2 Maine canoeists' deaths Updated: Aug-03-15 4:50 pm
JONESPORT, Maine - The deaths of two canoeists off the coast underscore a deadly fact: The North Atlantic remains cold enough to kill even on a picture-perfect summer evening.
- Police: Thieves steal $15K from an American Legion post Updated: Aug-03-15 2:53 pm
GRAY, Maine - Members of a Maine American Legion post say $15,000 was stolen from a safe when thieves broke into the building over the weekend.
- Motorcycle crashes into utility pole in Maine, killing rider Updated: Aug-03-15 11:23 am
DURHAM, Maine - Authorities in Maine say a motorcycle has crashed into a pole, killing its driver.
- Man accused of shooting wife due in court in Maine Updated: Aug-03-15 10:43 am
LONDONDERRY, New Hampshire - The trial of a New Hampshire man accused of breaking into a Maine home and shooting his wife and the homeowner is due in court next month.
- Comment period on Maine fishing rules changes ends Monday Updated: Aug-03-15 4:06 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine fishing and wildlife managers are ending the public comment period for dozens of proposed changes to the state's fishing regulations for the 2016 open water and ice fishing seasons.
- Police: 1 killed in tractor-trailer collision in Maine Updated: Aug-03-15 3:08 am
BUCKFIELD, Maine - Police in Maine say one person was killed after a car collided with a tractor-trailer truck.
- Veteran actress to step into Valerie Harper's role in play Updated: Aug-02-15 4:16 pm
OGUNQUIT, Maine - Performer Brenda Vaccaro will replace Valerie Harper in a play in Maine as Harper recovers from an illness and brief hospitalization.
- Maine man hires plane to fly banner protesting Brady ruling Updated: Aug-02-15 2:08 pm
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - A man hired a plane to fly a banner over NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's vacation home in Maine, telling him to go back to New York.
- Coast Guard says 2 canoeist dead after leaving Maine port Updated: Aug-02-15 12:47 pm
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - The Coast Guard officials say a Pennsylvania couple found dead after setting out on a canoe trip earlier this weekend were both wearing life jackets when their bodies were found.
- Maine gets $800,000 for substance abuse treatment services Updated: Aug-02-15 12:36 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Department of Health and Human Services is getting $800,000 to support substance abuse treatment and recovery.
- Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices? Updated: Aug-02-15 12:28 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs. But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely.
- Things to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeast Updated: Aug-02-15 11:46 am
Power produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U.S. Northeast's electricity landscape for four decades, and experts say its role will only increase. Some points about current production and proposals to bring more Canadian power to the region:
- Maine Lobster Festival wrapping up with cod carrying contest Updated: Aug-02-15 11:32 am
ROCKLAND, Maine - The Maine Lobster Festival is wrapping in Rockland, Maine, with a contest in which children carry cod fish.
- Virginia Gov. McAuliffe to speak at Muskie Lobster Bake Updated: Aug-02-15 9:43 am
FREEPORT, Maine - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will soon visit Maine for the Democratic Party's annual summer fundraiser.
- Kibet, Ayalew win Maine road race Updated: Aug-01-15 3:44 pm
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - Stephen Kosgei Kibet of Kenya and Wude Ayalew of Ethiopia raced to victories Saturday in the Maine 10K road race founded by Olympic hero Joan Benoit Samuelson.
- Kibet, Ayalew win Maine road race Updated: Aug-01-15 3:06 pm
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - Stephen Kosgei Kibet of Kenya and Wude Ayalew of Ethiopia won the men's and women's divisions, respectively, in a Maine 10K road race Saturday founded by Olympic hero Joan Benoit Samuelson.
- Ski resort would extend financing deadline if need be Updated: Aug-01-15 2:50 pm
RANGELEY, Maine - Officials with the popular Saddleback ski area say the resort would extend its self-imposed closing deadline if it does not secure financing for a new chairlift.
- Police: Man's fatal fall from balcony apparently accidental Updated: Aug-01-15 1:10 pm
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - Police hope an autopsy will confirm whether a 39-year-old Maine man died as a result from falling off a second-story balcony at his home.
- Bangor State Fair expected to bring 60,000 to Queen City Updated: Aug-01-15 11:16 am
BANGOR, Maine - The Bangor State Fair is in full swing with more than 60,000 people expected to head to Maine's Queen City for carnival games, livestock shows and a demolition derby.
- University of Maine pressed to serve more local food Updated: Aug-01-15 8:31 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A group of Maine food producers and organizations is pressing the University of Maine System to serve more locally grown food to students and staff.
- Planned Parenthood: No tissue donations in NNE Updated: Aug-01-15 8:13 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Planned Parenthood clinics in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire say they don't donate fetal tissue for research, even though they say it's legal to do so.
- Farm owner thought vehicle was fine before hayride crash Updated: Jul-31-15 10:32 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The owner of a farm where a teenager was killed on a Halloween-themed hayride last fall said he never would have allowed a vehicle with mechanical problems to haul people on the attraction.
- Maine supreme court wades into dispute over 65 bills Updated: Jul-31-15 4:49 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - With more than a dozen lawmakers watching, Maine's highest court waded into a dispute Friday between Gov. Paul LePage and the Legislature over whether he missed his opportunity to veto 65 bills.
- Maine landlord pleads not guilty in fire that killed 6 Updated: Jul-31-15 2:31 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The owner of an apartment house in Portland where six tenants died in the deadliest blaze in 40 years in Maine pleaded not guilty Friday to six counts of manslaughter.
- 2 remain hospitalized after boats collide on Maine lake Updated: Jul-31-15 12:13 pm
OTISFIELD, Maine - Maine wardens say two children remain hospitalized following a collision between two boats on Thompson Lake that sent eight people to the hospital.