The owner of Village NetMedia publications announces the newspapers will shut down immediately, putting 56 employees out of work.
Bowdoin erases an early deficit but eventually falls victim to an undefeated opponent.
The bill would eliminate some jobs, but the governor's spokeswoman said the bill has nothing to do with the recent MaineCare computer glitch.
Town officials have released correspondence between the town and state, which they say proves LePage isn't telling the truth.
In the past, the former Maine governor and current U.S. Senate candidate has also supported Republicans, including George W. Bush during the 2000 election.
The Erie Zoo's gorilla, Samantha, had been without a full-time friend since the death of Rudy, a male gorilla, in 2005.
Sales grow of 5.5 percent over the past year, prompting the company's board today to grant employees a 3 percent bonus.
Maine State Police trooper Robin Parker, who pleaded guilty last month to driving under the influence, must avoid any disqualifying conduct for three years.
The app, called Octane, gives drivers the locations of nearby gas stations and up-to-date fuel prices.
A dozen earthquakes shook northeast Ohio from March 2011 through New Year's Eve. The largest was magnitude 4.0.
Pope Benedict says a weakened appreciation for marriage between man and woman has contributed to "grave social problems bearing an immense human and economic cost."
Winter moths can cause massive defoliation, and have already been detected in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Detroit residents are abandoning their dogs because they can't afford to keep them, creating "a homeless epidemic of these animals."
Two area men are facing charges in connection with a pair of pharmacy robberies last month.
83 percent of the respondents rate Google as their preferred search engine – up from 47 percent in 2004
Since the beginning of December, the country has added 734,000 jobs as the economy continues to gain strength.
Employees of a Waldoboro bank prevented a robbery this week by spotting a suspicious man outside and quickly locking the bank's doors so he couldn't get in.
Critics say the new system merely serves to block anyone from monitoring whether the church is ending its practice of posthumous baptisms.
The 21-year-old man was charged with breaking into homes and businesses in Norway, Otisfield, Waterford, Stoneham, Greenwood and Sweden.
A judge rules that the LePage administration must stand trial before the Labor Relations Board on charges that it negotiated in bad faith and interfered with workers' rights.
One person was killed, six were wounded and a seventh suffered unspecified injuries. All of the wounded are expected to survive.
Questions about cost and access to birth control have been swirling for weeks now, intensifying after a Georgetown University law school student testified before congressional Democrats in support of a federal policy to pay for contraception.
After reports Thursday of the storm fizzling out, a surge of activity prompted space weather forecasters to issue alerts about changes in the magnetic field.
Police say 44-year-old Tracy McPhee of West Enfield was sending and receiving text messages in the moments before Wednesday night's crash.
Gov. Paul LePage and Col. Robert Williams, chief of the state police, will speak at today's graduation, at the academy in Vassalboro.
Windham police said the bus was stopped with its yellow lights flashing on the morning of Dec. 22.
Shelley Bacon checks a vacuum pump in a maple grove Wednesday afternoon in Sidney. She said that plastic tubes are hooked up to about 1,800 trees stretching a mile up from the road. The sap will later be boiled into syrup at her family’s business, Bacon Farm Maple Products, at the corner of Pond and Goodhue Roads in Sidney. The state will celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on March 25.
AUGUSTA -- A Somerville woman on Thursday admitted bringing Klonopin pills with her to jail and stealing items from a pharmacy in Waterville and a dress from an Augusta store.
VIENNA -- The $497,517 municipal budget proposal voters will tackle at the annual Town Meeting Saturday is up $16,000 from last year to fund more road work.
GARDINER -- City councilors have accepted a boundary line agreement with Farmingdale that won't affect property owners, but may create minor confusion for code enforcement.
Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.
AUGUSTA -- A former state legislator will spend 45 days in jail for pulling a gun on a stranger last May in a parking lot in Waterville.
PITTSTON -- Voters on at the annual town meeting on March 17 will be asked to exempt active-duty military personnel from paying a vehicle excise tax.
AUGUSTA -- A truck full of free food will serve as a temporary food pantry in the parking lot next to Lithgow Library today.
Andy McLean faced some of the worst moments of his life recently. His little girl needed yet another heart surgery and he had no way to pay.
NORRIDGEWOCK -- A fired town worker was elected this week to be a selectman, but she will not officially serve until the board can resolve a problem of unpaid sewer bills.
BINGHAM -- The house was cold when Melissa Nelson, 34, and Brad Zinkovitch, 37, arrived home Tuesday night, so Zinkovitch said he decided to do something he'd never done before: pour chainsaw oil in the wood stove to restart a fire.
AUGUSTA -- Efforts to patch up a gaping hole left by the courts in Maine's public campaign financing law failed Thursday as the state Senate voted to remove the so-called "matching fund" provision from the law. The bill faces further House and Senate votes.
SOUTH PORTLAND -- The controversy over "The Rush Limbaugh Show" continued in the Portland area Thursday as protesters delivered a petition to WGAN-AM, a lawsuit was filed against a local marketing firm and more companies asked the radio station not to air their ads during Limbaugh's program.
AUGUSTA -- Doreen Sheive has announced that she's running as a Democrat for House District 56, serving the city's east side and part of the west side.
AUGUSTA -- A proposal to change zoning rules to accommodate a potential new tropical fish breeding business has some worried about what the new zoning could bring to a large part of the city.
Men play basketball Thursday in Augusta as temperatures reached a high of nearly 60 degrees. Temperatures are forecast to be in the 30s this weekend but will jump to 50 degrees to start next week. For a detailed forecast, see A8.
Harry Dwyer of Fayette secures a load of hay that he collected at Maine Lee Morgan Horse Farm in Manchester on Wednesday. Dwyer, a forester and logger, was picking up feed for his mustangs while waiting for the woods to dry.
PORTLAND — The third big-name Democrat to consider a Senate run in Maine — former Gov. John Baldacci — expects to take his time before announcing any decision because his current Pentagon job poses an obstacle to a possible candidacy for now.