The first test of President Barack Obama's new foreign policy advisers wound up being a stark lesson in the president's ability to overrule them all.
Syria President Bashar Assad warned Monday that any military strike against his country would spark an uncontrollable regional war and spread "chaos and extremism."
The Walmart store in Augusta was evacuated briefly Monday afternoon due to what's suspected to be a faulty fire alarm.
The agreement puts programming back on the air in major markets just in time for NFL season.
Howard Hardy, vice president of the Oakland Historical Society, has been collecting locally made axes and scythes for more than 20 years, trying to make sure that the town's manufacturing history is not forgotten.
Waterville city councilors today will discuss whether to mandate sprinkler systems, fire inspections and other measures for downtown buildings.
The only event that remained on the Windsor Fair schedule Monday, its final day this year, was an afternoon beef and lamb auction, putting a damper on attendance on the fair's last day.
Augusta, Sunday, at 7:17 p.m, theft of a motor vehicle was reported on Fig Vallee Lane.
William Lee Austin, 26, of Augusta, was charged Sunday with theft by receiving stolen property, aggravated cultivation of marijuana and refusing to submit to arrest or detention.
Amanda Sergent, Dotty Hinckley, Vicky Grimaldi and Marie Moore, won the 10-week Lose It With The Y challenge, at Kennebec Valley YMCA this summer, by losing a combined 117.3 pounds, doubling the previous record in the program.
Ann Lindholm, of Winthrop, has turned the loss of her leg into action, and hopes to help others with a local chapter of the Amputee Support Peer Interaction Reclaiming Empowerment & Dignity group.
No one is hurt, police say, but the vehicle is totaled.
The 11th annual Franco-American Family Festival, set for Saturday in Winslow and Sunday in Waterville, is expected to draw people from near and far to socialize, eat tourtiere and other specialty foods, listen to music and reconnect with friends and family.
Fairfield and Oakland, two mid-sized towns in the Waterville area that share a border, are amassing clout, knowledge and recognition as their town leaders move into prominent roles in important statewide municipal organizations.
Former Chelsea selectwoman Carole Swan goes on trial in federal court next week for the second time in nine weeks, and the stakes are much higher than they were at her first trial, in July.
A man was arrested on West Ridge Road, near Cornville Regional Charter School, Monday after he reportedly threatened people at the school and then threatened a Somerset County sheriff's deputy.
"Duck Dynasty" is in its fourth season and has broken viewership records on A&E.
The second-largest acquisition deal on record isn't expected to have much of an effect on Verizon consumers or its operations.
Portland finishes with a 68-73 record.
A scholar believes that a slave Stowe harbored in her Maine home inspired the landmark novel.
The Southern Maine Labor Council's annual Labor Day breakfast included a celebration of the new Maine Lobstermen's Union.
Declining membership is the big challenge for the Maine Grange.
Classes begin Tuesday at the state's seven universities and two of the community colleges.
The 106-foot-long, two-lane bridge that runs over the Conway Lake outlet on U.S. Route 302 is on the state's "redlist."
Jayashree Kalmath's vehicle was struck by a private charter bus.
Miles the Moose and turnpike staff plan to hand out thousands of copies of a promotional edition of the Farmers' Almanac at the York Toll Plaza.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Kiko is forecast to degenerate into a remnant low later in the day.
Although the fire still is growing, it was 45 percent contained as of Sunday with full containment not expected until Sept. 20.
In her fifth try, Nyad reaches the Florida shore about 53 hours after leaving Havana.
PORTLAND -- With its shops, galleries and restaurants filling the brick sidewalks with cash-carrying pedestrians, downtown Portland is a popular playground for outgoing musicians in search of an audience -- and, if all goes well, a little cash.
One sector of Maine's job market has been expanding rapidly, although its growth isn't necessarily a positive sign for workers.