Maine

Jared Golden is eager to take a seat in the U.S. House

LEWISTON — Democrat Jared Golden is “somewhat impatient” to take office as Maine’s next 2nd District congressman. Though he already has “a little basement apartment...

LePage team settles suit filed by 2 people blocked from his Facebook page

The operator of a Facebook page that promotes the political views of Republican Gov. Paul LePage has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the...

Paramedic pleads guilty to driving to call under the influence

BATH (AP) — A Maine firefighter who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence while working as a paramedic has been sentenced to a...

King: Not enough evidence to justify impeachment inquiry

U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine said Sunday there is not yet enough evidence from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between...

South Portland vape shop near middle school, sparks outrage

SOUTH PORTLAND — A vape and smoke shop that opened across the street from Mahoney Middle School has upset some residents and pushed city...

Jail officer charged with selling drugs had a history of drug abuse

A Cumberland County corrections officer who was arrested in October on drug trafficking charges had disclosed extensive prior drug use when he sought the...

Maine native to open largest Luke’s Lobster back home

The Maine-themed restaurant group Luke’s Lobster is building a new location at the end of Portland Pier that is destined to become one of...

Scrutiny grows along with Wreaths Across America

A Maine nonprofit that places wreaths on veterans’ graves has seen explosive growth in donations over the past decade, its revenues growing from $227,000...

Captain charged in death of crewman

Rick Smith had never met David Pontious before he agreed to welcome the man aboard his sailboat, Cimarron, in October 2015. Smith, a Camden resident,...

New Year's Eve among the stars

From galactic roller coasters to Hubble images, the planetarium at Portland's University of Southern Maine offers a universe of shows to ring in 2019.  PORTLAND...
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