AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine legislative panel is set to discuss the cost of expanding Medicaid to some 70,000 citizens in a public referendum.
A pipe bomb strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring the suspect and another person at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said.
Maine’s Republican U.S. senator said on Sunday that Alabama politician Roy Moore was unfit to serve in the Senate even before sexual misconduct allegations against him came to light.
The Maine Department of Education said this week it has received nearly two dozen proposals from 102 schools that want to launch new regional centers.
BELFAST (AP) — A Maine woman who told jurors that she drank multiple shots of liquor and smoked marijuana the night of her infant son’s death is due to be sentenced this week.
Thirty-two-year-old Miranda Hopkins will appear in court on Wednesday in Belfast.
BANGOR (AP) — A Maine man who killed his ex-girlfriend before leading police on the longest manhunt in state history is due to be sentenced this week.
The sentencing hearing for Robert Burton is scheduled for Friday.
He was convicted in October.
Three passengers in a sport utility vehicle were transported to a Lewiston hospital after the vehicle rolled over along Route 196 in Topsham early Friday morning.
The crash was reported at 1:20 a.m. near Harpswell Auto Sales, a short distance from the Lisbon town line.
Sgt. Mark Gilliam said Nicholas Hillery, 20, of Lewiston was driving the 2008 Toyota
BATH — The Bath Middle School Ocean Sustainability Exhibition is being held Dec. 14 in the Bath Middle School cafeteria from at 7:30 p.m. This event is being hosted by all 7th grade students at Bath Middle School. Dana Morse, an Extension Associate at Maine Sea Grant and University of Maine Cooperative Extension will be highlighting this event by speaking as a special keynote speaker.
BRUNSWICK — Community Spay-Neuter Clinic will be displaying its large collection of handmade quilts this month at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. This display kicks off the clinic’s seventh year providing subsidized spay-neuter for low-income pet owners. Proceeds from the show will go toward the clinic’s Jackie Fund. All quilts are for sale.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — L.L. Bean Chairman and University of New Hampshire alumnus Shawn Gorman is joining the university foundation’s board.
The foundation was established in 1989 to build private support for the flagship research university in the Granite State.
AUGUSTA —With the Legislature set to reconvene in January, Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, is reminding local schools and students about the Senate Honorary Page program at the State House in Augusta.
Following Susan Collins’ vote in favor of a GOP tax bill, students from Bowdoin Climate Action and members of other Brunswick activist groups marched to the Republican senator’s Portland office to voice their concerns and call on her to reject the legislation.
Brunswick Marine Warden Dan Devereaux said Maine’s cold climate could help kill harmful algae that forced the closure of clam flats across Casco Bay recently.
Boothbay Railway Village is celebrating the holidays in more ways than ever before — on the museum's campus in Boothbay and in partnership with L.L. Bean's Northern Lights celebration in Freeport.