Lobsterman Found Dead

Officials say a 78-year-old lobsterman was found dead on his boat after the Coast Guard and Maine Marine Patrol responded to a runaway lobster boat in Rockland.


FairPoint Unemployment Benefit Decision is Reversed

The chairwoman of Maine's Unemployment Insurance Commission has reversed a decision to award unemployment benefits to workers who went on strike against FairPoint Communications.


Maine Governor Warns Residents to Keep an Eye on Weather

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is urging residents to keep an eye on the weather forecast this weekend in the event the track of Hurricane Joaquin shifts closer to the state.


Maine Police Charge Truck Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police in Maine say a Harrison man was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that struck and killed a South Paris woman over the weekend.


Ethics Panel Sends Campaign Spending Plan to Legislature

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine’s ethics commission is sending a proposal designed to shed more light on who’s donating to large…


Authorities Find 2 Schooners Adrift in Portland Harbor

Maine (AP) Investigators are trying to find out how two large commercial schooners at the Maine State Pier became adrift in Portland Harbor.


Maine Officials Monitor Coming Storm, Advise Caution

Maine emergency officials are advising residents of the state to take emergency precautions even though the coming tropical weather system is unlikely to cause major damage in the state.


Administration Officials Asked To Testify Before Committee

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A legislative committee reviewing allegations that Gov. Paul LePage threatened to withhold funding for a private school that tried to hire a political opponent wants to interview three members of the administration.


Portland Downtown District Undergoes Rebranding

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland's downtown district has a new name, logo and website.

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