- National Park Service director coming to Maine Updated: May-05-16 2:11 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The director of the National Park Service is coming to Maine for a public meeting on a proposal to create a national monument in the state.
- Maine's meaty mollusks likely bring strong scallop season Updated: May-05-16 2:05 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery is enjoying high demand from the culinary world for its prized meaty mollusks, and the 2016 season that ended last month is likely to go down as another strong year.
- Governor's adoption of Veto the dog violated shelter rules Updated: May-05-16 1:38 pm
LEWISTON, Maine - A woman who had her heart set on taking home the same stray dog that Republican Gov. Paul LePage adopted is angry that the animal shelter broke its own rules by making the canine available to him a day before it was available to the public.
- Maine might boost number of deer hunting permits Updated: May-05-16 11:03 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine wildlife biologists say the state's deer herd can stand more hunting pressure in the wake of a mild winter and recent permit cutbacks.
- Woman killed in car-tractor trailer crash in Porter, Maine Updated: May-05-16 8:07 am
PORTER, Maine - Maine State Police say a woman was killed when her car struck a tractor trailer along Route 25 in Porter, Maine.
- Colby College plans to install more than 5,000 solar panels Updated: May-05-16 7:16 am
OAKLAND, Maine - A forthcoming plan to place more than 5,000 solar panels on land owned by Colby College in central Maine is set to become one of the largest solar energy projects in the state.
- St. Albans man denies fatally shooting his uncle last month Updated: May-05-16 7:15 am
SKOWHEGAN, Maine - A 24-year-old St. Albans man has denied accusations that he fatally shot his uncle in the head following an afternoon of drinking last month.
- LePage mulls Senate run if not selected by Trump Updated: May-05-16 1:37 am
LEWISTON, Maine - Maine's governor says he hopes Donald Trump picks him to be part of his administration if the presumptive Republican presidential nominee is elected. If not, Gov. Paul LePage says he has other plans.
- New rules for fishermen in growing Jonah crab business Updated: May-05-16 12:17 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Fishing regulators say there will be a new limit on how many Jonah crabs fishermen will be allowed to harvest.
- $15M slated for Maine company to bolster Navy facilities Updated: May-05-16 12:15 am
KITTERY, Maine - A Biddeford company will get $15 million from the U.S. Navy for projects at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and other New England naval facilities.
- Portland Pirates to move from Maine to Springfield Updated: May-04-16 5:17 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League are poised to leave their Maine home in favor of Springfield, Massachusetts.
- Fishing panel urges Obama not to set Atlantic sea monument Updated: May-04-16 3:43 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A key interstate fishing commission is calling on the White House to shoot down or dramatically limit a proposal for a national monument in the Atlantic Ocean.
- The governor's good day: A new dog and a legal victory Updated: May-04-16 3:14 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - For Republican Gov. Paul LePage, the good days have been few and far between in recent weeks.
- Police investigate fatal crash in Lebanon, Maine Updated: May-04-16 1:09 pm
LEBANON, Maine - Police are investigating the death of a Waterboro woman who was killed when her van collided with a tree in Lebanon.
- Zoning changes would promote solar arrays in South Portland Updated: May-04-16 10:29 am
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Planning officials in South Portland, Maine, have proposed changes to the city's zoning regulations to allow for more commercial and residential solar power installations.
- Windham man pleads not guilty to charges in wife's death Updated: May-04-16 6:48 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A 33-year-old Maine man has denied allegations that he fatally shot his wife inside their Windham home in January while the couple's three children were upstairs in their rooms.
- New York man sentenced for smuggling opioids into Maine Updated: May-04-16 6:46 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A New York man has been sentenced to serve more than eight years in federal prison for smuggling opioids from his home state into southern Maine for distribution.
- Maine island residents allowed to send bloodwork by ferry Updated: May-04-16 12:19 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine residents will be able to use locked boxes on state ferries that allow for transportation of medical samples.
- King, Capito want more broadband speed for rural areas Updated: May-04-16 12:17 am
BRUNSWICK, Maine - U.S. Sens. Angus King and Shelley Moore Capito are asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to increase broadband speed definitions for a grant program that serves rural communities.
- Lawsuit accusing Maine governor of blackmail is dismissed Updated: May-03-16 7:11 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Republican Gov. Paul LePage of using blackmail to force a charter school operator to rescind a job offer to a political opponent, a flap that roiled the Legislature and led to an impeachment effort.
- Maine's GOP governor, veto record-holder, names new dog Veto Updated: May-03-16 5:29 pm
LEWISTON, Maine - Republican Gov. Paul LePage, the state's all-time veto champion, has named his new dog Veto.
- Team USA to wear made-in-Maine shoes Updated: May-03-16 1:55 pm
LEWISTON, Maine - Team USA is going to be sporting red, white and blue boat shoes made in Maine at the summer Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro.
- Commission wants to protect Maine lobsters' future Updated: May-03-16 12:29 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Scientists will study northern New England's key lobster fishing areas in an attempt to protect the crustaceans from the kind of collapse they have experienced farther south.
- Police investigate Turner crash that kills 1, hurts another Updated: May-03-16 10:15 am
TURNER, Maine - Police in Androscoggin County are investigating a crash that killed a 27-year-old Chesterville, Maine, resident and sent another person to the hospital.
- Trump running mate? Not so fast, says Sen. Susan Collins Updated: May-03-16 9:23 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Sen. Susan Collins said she's amused to find herself thrust into the discussion of potential running mates for Donald Trump.