Maine

Police say trio tried to ‘dine and dash’ with a knife and a hatchet

Three individuals attempted a dine and dash at Imperial China on Saturday, using a razor knife and a hatchet to threaten restaurant staff after...

Maine physician declares she will challenge Susan Collins in 2020

MILBRIDGE — A longtime physician who moved to Maine three years ago announced Monday that she plans to run as a Democrat against U.S....

Bruce Poliquin has big lead in campaign cash over Democrat Jared Golden

Heading into the general election, Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin has at least one big advantage over his Democratic challenger: money. Poliquin, who is seeking...

Secret Service investigates Windham auto dealer in counterfeiting scheme

The Secret Service and Windham police are investigating a local business and its associates in connection with a counterfeiting scheme that may have produced...

Maine lawmakers in special session finally respond to opioid crisis

AUGUSTA — After two years of virtually no progress, the most recent session of the Legislature finally produced what treatment advocates regard as meaningful...

Maine child care workers to face background checks, fingerprints

AUGUSTA (AP) — Thousands of child care workers in Maine will now have to undergo criminal background checks and fingerprinting under a new law. The...

UMaine professor cleared in sexual harassment cases

ORONO (AP) — A University of Maine professor who was accused of sexual harassment has been cleared. The Bangor Daily News reports that English professor...

Hampden woman died of multiple gunshot wounds, Maine State Police say

An autopsy conducted Saturday in a Hampden murder investigation has concluded that the victim died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, Maine State...

Rapper’s offer of free movie tickets draws a crowd to Portland's Nickelodeon

Rory Ferreira invited 79 of his closest friends and never-met strangers to the 4:20 p.m. showing of “Sorry to Bother You” at the Nickelodeon...

Maine will no longer suspend driver's licenses over unpaid fines

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine will no longer suspend driver's licenses over unpaid fines once a new law goes into effect. The law says until October...
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