[img_assist|nid=1193309|title=|desc= BOSTON’S BOBBY ORR goes into the air after scoring a goal against the St. Louis Blues that won the Stanley Cup for the Bruins in Boston on May 10, 1970. As the NHL celebrates its 100th anniversary, Orr’s goal is so important that it reached the finals of the “Greatest Moments” bracket 47 years after it happened.
Jake Elliott kicked a 48- yard field goal with 22 seconds left, and the Philadelphia Eagles clinched the No. 1 seed for the NFC playoffs with a sloppy 19-10 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Monday night.
Many find time to be thankful for the little things in life during the holiday season.
Washington’s talented guards made themselves at home at Boston’s Christmas party.
Bradley Beal scored 25 points, John Wall had 21 points and 14 assists, and the Wizards beat Boston 111-103 on Monday in the Celtics’ first Christmas Day home game in franchise history.
Topsham firefighters responded to a small fire at Mt. Ararat High School Thursday morning.
Interim Fire Chief Mike Labbe said firefighters were called to the school at 5 a.m. and found smoke in the school’s kitchen.
Labbe said a motor in a heating unit had burned up, due to a mechanical failure.
Russian officials should review opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s calls for an election boycott to see if they might be breaking the law, the Kremlin said Tuesday, hinting at possible legal repercussions.
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The top leadership of the Miss America Organization, implicated in an email scandal that targeted past pageant winners for abuse based on their appearance, intellect and sex lives, resigned on Saturday, with the outgoing president apologizing to a winner whose weight he ridiculed.
PRESQUE ISLE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding a half million dollars to an American Indian tribe in far northern Maine to construct a new building for tribal programs.
PORTLAND (AP) — Ten University of Maine Law School students are providing volunteer legal help to immigrant and refugee women held at a federal detention center in Texas.
The students are enrolled in Maine Law’s Refugee and Human Rights Clinic, and several already have made the trip to Laredo, Texas. More will go in January.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says that Maine has received approval for additional specialists to work with veterans on justice outreach and health care.
The governor says that the Maine Bureau of Veterans Services has brought renewed federal attention to issues involving justice-connected veterans and their post-incarceration transition back into civilian life.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine teenager has been indicted by a grand jury on murder charges stemming from the killing of his parents on Halloween 2016.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Maine’s secretary of state can’t be excluded from participating in the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, on which he serves.
KITTERY ( AP) — The Maine State Police say slippery conditions on the Maine Turnpike in Kittery contributed to a crash between a tractor trailer truck and a car that spun out, temporarily blocking the southern end of the highway.
A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.
A lobsterman in Maine has carried on his tradition of giving away lobsters to those in need on Christmas.
Noah Ames set up his pickup truck in a parking lot in Thomaston on Sunday with a sign that read “Free lobsters today for families truly in need.”
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine- Housing Deputy Director Peter Merrill is stepping up to serve as interim director upon the retirement of John Gallagher on Jan. 5.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage said the state’s economy is growing, but he’s urging Mainers to remember those who’re struggling.
FALMOUTH (AP) — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is looking to train the next generation of Maine beekeepers.