- Portland councilors approve lease for new Nova Scotia ferry Updated: May-03-16 3:50 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Portland city councilors unanimously voted to approve a lease agreement with a ferry line to resume service from the city to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
- Students confirmed for admission up 22 percent at UMaine Updated: May-03-16 3:47 am
ORONO, Maine - Statistics released by the University of Maine's flagship campus found that its incoming class confirmed for admission in September has increased by 22 percent compared to last year.
- Baby killed in crash on Maine Turnpike in Wells Updated: May-03-16 1:05 am
WELLS, Maine - A baby has been killed in a crash on the Maine Turnpike in Wells.
- Riverview superintendent hopes to end mandated extra hours Updated: May-03-16 12:09 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The new superintendent of the Riverview Psychiatric Hospital hopes to eliminate mandated extra hours for workers once he completes additional hiring.
- Fighting opioid addiction with marijuana moving forward Updated: May-03-16 12:09 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A proposal to use marijuana to battle opioid addiction is being processed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Trump running mate? Not so fast, says Sen. Susan Collins Updated: May-03-16 12:08 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine Sen. Susan Collins has found herself thrust into the discussion of potential running mates for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.
- Rep. Pingree of Maine in Cuba for trade mission Updated: May-02-16 3:48 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is in Cuba where she'll be joined by a group of American organic food producers and advocates.
- Travis Roy inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame Updated: May-02-16 3:19 pm
BANGOR, Maine - A former Boston University hockey player who was left paralyzed after his first game has been inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.
- Lobster fishing to be restricted in bid to save population Updated: May-02-16 3:12 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Southern New England's fading lobster fishery will be the subject of a battery of new regulations to try to save the crustacean's population locally.
- Affidavit: Wife present when youth minister abused child Updated: May-02-16 2:20 pm
CANAAN, Maine - Court documents indicated a youth minister's wife was present when he allegedly sexually abused a girl.
- Gas prices still increasing in northern New England Updated: May-02-16 12:16 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Retail gas prices are still on the rise across northern New England.
- Officials: Inmates dies at Maine Correctional Center Updated: May-02-16 11:53 am
WINDHAM, Maine - The Department of Corrections says a prisoner has died at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham.
- Bath Iron Works to build newest version of Burke destroyer Updated: May-02-16 10:53 am
BATH, Maine - The first destroyer with the capability of shooting down ballistic missiles and conventional airborne threats at the same time will be built at Bath Iron Works, officials say.
- Unity will be theme at Maine Democratic Convention Updated: May-02-16 9:34 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine Democrats are divided over the best candidate for president - Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders - but the theme will be unity as they gather for the state convention.
- Pet dog alerts sleeping family to house fire in Bridgton Updated: May-02-16 5:45 am
BRIDGTON, Maine - Fire officials are praising a pet dog for his heroics in alerting a sleeping family to a large scale fire that had broken out at their southern Maine home.
- College student starts business recycling dorm fridges Updated: May-01-16 3:54 pm
LEWISTON, Maine - A college student appalled at the dorm furnishings his roommates were leaving behind his freshman year has started a booming business recycling mini refrigerators.
- Undeterred by rescues, novelist ready to set sail again Updated: May-01-16 10:03 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A novelist who was twice rescued from storm-battered sailboats hopes his next adventure lacks in such drama.
- Maine hiker with breathing problems rescued in New Hampshire Updated: May-01-16 9:39 am
HARTS LOCATION, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Fish and Game officials say a hiker from Maine was rescued after experiencing breathing problems Saturday on a trail in Harts Location.
- Spring turkey hunt starts as Mainers go for the gobblers Updated: May-01-16 8:43 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's spring turkey hunt is about to get into full swing all over the state as hunters search for the bearded birds.
- Holocaust remembrance is being held in Maine Updated: May-01-16 8:37 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Holocaust and Human Rights Center is holding an interfaith observance to remember the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust.
- Man cleared of DWI arrested on same charge 2 days later Updated: Apr-30-16 2:13 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine man cleared of a drunken driving charge at his trial on Thursday was arrested Saturday morning on a new charge of operating under the influence.
- Maine police investigating shots fired as party breaking up Updated: Apr-30-16 12:52 pm
LEWISTON, Maine - Police in Maine are investigating multiple shots being fired as a party in Lewiston was breaking up early Saturday morning.
- Trade group recognizes Maine company's tidal energy system Updated: Apr-30-16 10:25 am
PORTLAND, Maine - The National Hydropower Association is recognizing a Maine-based tidal power company.
- Feds call for less monitoring of New England cod fishery Updated: Apr-30-16 9:28 am
PORTLAND, Maine - The amount of at-sea monitoring that New England's cod fishermen will be required to submit to will be reduced in the coming fishing year, federal regulators have decided.
- Knox County airport to get grant to fix decades-old lighting Updated: Apr-30-16 9:27 am
OWLS HEAD, Maine - Knox County Regional Airport will get more than $340,000 in federal money to make safety improvements.