The governor says he has filed a bill to separate the two issues.
After Democratic leadership said the governor told them he was vacating his offices because of the flap, LePage says he has no plans to move, yet works out of his residence – and blasts Democrats for 'censorship.'
New Hampshire residents can continue to use deadly force as a first option when responding to a threat in a public place.
This week, Tesla wired the U.S. government some $452 million dollars, using a portion of the $1 billion it just raised on the debt and equity markets.
An objection to a judge's decision to seal a police affidavit in the killing of 15-year-old Nichole Cable has been filed by a lawyer for MaineToday Media and The Associated Press.
Islamic hardliners say the man who appeared with bloody hands in a video following the attack on a British soldier is a convert from Christianity.
Forecast forces changes to KVAC track and field as well as tennis singles tournament.
As Kyle Dube is formally charged with killing Nichole Cable, 15, the judge seals an affidavit with case details.
Did the company's ads give the impression it is the state's cheapest provider? Regulators ask for answers.
In February, summer seems like just a legend. In May when the lilacs open out it’s clear the legend is coming to life, and for a few months, winter is the ancient myth. So is it written.
The president also announces a renewed push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba.
The legislation would require the creation of a “red team” to analyze data purporting to support a “targeted strike” against U.S.. citizens and report back to intelligence agencies within 15 days.
Major construction on Water Street will cause economic disaster in downtown Hallowell, several business owners said at a public forum on Wednesday.
Christopher Knight, 47, the man known as the North Pond Hermit, will not be in Kennebec County Superior Court Wednesday as scheduled, on charges of burglarizing Pine Tree Camp in Rome.
West Gardiner selectmen will host a public hearing Thursday on a proposed ordinance that would allow residents to recall elected officials.
The Green Party candidate had claimed Democrats tried to keep him off the presidential ballot in 2004.
Yuichiro Miura, a former extreme skier who also climbed the 29,035-foot peak when he was 70 and 75, reached the summit at 9:05 a.m. local time today.
The 1938 oil of a fisherman off the coast of Port Clyde, Maine, by N.C. Wyeth sells for nearly $844,000.
Maine State Police are planning additional patrols as well as several special enforcement efforts beginning Friday for the long Memorial Day weekend, including looking for drunk and aggressive drivers, speeders and enforcing Maine’s seat belt and no texting laws.
The 48-year-old mother kept talking to the two bloody attackers before police came, trying to keep them calm.
People chant at the start of a lunchtime rally to protest Gov. Paul LePage's budget plan on Wednesday, on the plaza outside west entrance of the State House in Augusta.
Gary Alan Irving spent most of those 34 years living under an assumed name in Gorham where he held a steady job, married and had children.
Home sales, and prices, across the state are on the rise, according to April sales data and local real estate agents, and central Maine is seeing the results.
One Midwestern utility said its computer systems were being probed constantly, in some cases by automated programs designed to detect weaknesses that can be exploited later.
Gov. LePage looks poised to veto the popular hospital payback plan in order to block Medicaid expansion.
With Memorial Day near, lawmakers are stepping up efforts to address a backlog that has some veterans waiting years to receive disability claims.
ALCOM, a Winslow trailer manufacturing company, calls claims by labor groups that it has illegally fired employees for trying to form a union "very false."
William Levesque, 57, of China, and several teens were charged after police broke up an alleged underage drinking party Friday.
Stephen Huff, 66, of Winthrop was injured Wednesday when he crashed his car on U.S. Route 202.
Abdul-Baki Todashev says he agreed to his son's request to remain in the U.S. "because it seemed like the safest country."
Authorities say the Lisbon man used his child's Social Security number on job applications, then failed to report wages to illegally receive welfare and housing benefits.
Authorities say 44-year-old Carey Gonyer sexually assaulted a boy for months before asking him for sexually explicit cellphone pictures.
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Nature Conservancy are marking the turtle crossings in Wells, South Berwick and York.
The Solar Impulse is making the first attempt by a solar airplane capable of flying day and night without fuel to fly across the country.
Waterville and Winslow high schools, average according to the state's new grading system, are ranked among the top 12 in the state by a national magazine.
Real Bronx Tours took mostly European tourists from Manhattan to see life in the South Bronx "from a safe distance."
The lowest rates are in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont, each with rates under 17 per 1,000.
A film crew is accompanying Stephen Bowen to produce videos showcasing student-centered, proficiency-based approaches.
Michael Brennan and the city's economic development director are visiting businesses today to discuss immigration reform and other issues.
Crews next week will begin putting another layer of pavement along Route 32 from Waldoboro to Jefferson, according to the Maine Department of Transportation.
Eagle Rental of Waterville will have to pay use tax on four Cadillac Escalades driven by company owner Dan Bickford and his wife Jane, who is company vice president and treasurer. the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday.
Rodney Bouffard will replace Patricia Barnhart, who was fired earlier this year.
Edwards-United Technologies, of Pittsfield, was one of five businesses in the state recognized by the governor's office and the state Department of Environmental Protection with a 2013 Environmental Excellence award Wednesday.
The resolve removes a requirement that the state Transportation Department conduct a feasibility study on the $2 billion project.
The following cases were closed March 4-8, 2013, in Skowhegan District court.
The following cases were closed March 12-April 2, 2013, in Franklin County Superior Court.
Augusta, Tuesday, At 5:24 p.m., there was an accident on Memorial Bridge.
The boss of tax workers who improperly screened conservative groups says she did nothing wrong.
The New England Economic Partnership says external factors such as Europe's recession and federal spending cuts are crimping the region's economy.
A Maine blogger will follow the British boy band around the U.S., report on its concerts and be paid to do so.
Police say Nichole Cable, 15, was killed by a 20-year-old Orono man, whom she may have dated at some point.
The judge tells the jurors to try to work through their differences Thursday, or else a new jury must be seated.
Vote totals reported by town clerks show that Regional School District 18’s proposed school budget of $32,281,753 passed handily at polls in the district’s five towns Tuesday.
Authorities estimate the damage at as much as $2 billion, with as many as 13,000 homes damaged or destroyed.
Gary Bird says he's '98 percent sure' there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble. The twister killed 24 people.
Ibragim Todashev, a mixed martial-arts fighter, was fatally shot after lunging with a knife at an FBI agent who was questioning him at his Florida townhouse, police say.
In an ultra-bloody attack, two men with butcher knives hacked another man to death near a military barracks.
Residents will have a final opportunity to be heard Thursday, before city councilors wrap up deliberations on a $52.6 million city and school budget that would increase property taxes by 6.6 percent.
Presque Isle and Richmond will be given a certificate and two road signs to tout the award.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Mainers need to focus their generosity in places that can provide the most help by donating money to volunteer agencies.
Teachers and administrators took issue on Tuesday with the weight given to student assessments in proposed regulations for teacher and principal evaluations.
Somerset County filed a civil suit against the state Board of Corrections on Tuesday for payment of more than $280,000 the county contends it is owed for operations at the Somerset County Jail.
Jefferson residents accepted the school budget as proposed and rejected the idea of the town owning the Clary Lake dam at Tuesday night's Town Meeting held at Jefferson Village School.
Lawmakers are trying to learn whether the IRS targeting was politically motivated. The inspector general and IRS officials have said there is no evidence of that.
The men say they just learned that church officials knew a priest was molesting children and did nothing to stop it.
The casino won't be required to apply for a new operator's license if the sale is approved.
One climber who is 80 years old, is on the mountain close to the summit. His 81-year-old rival is in base camp preparing to grab the title of oldest man to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain.
The senator will hold a 'Capitol Class' with students Brewer High School students today.