Businesses are reopening and need help, especially with the summer tourism season approaching, the state's labor commissioner says.
University officials on Thursday announced a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest.
Two Republican-backed bills seeking to bar female transgender students from participating in girls' school sports were before the Legislature's Judiciary Committee Thursday.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin acknowledges that continuing without American support on the ground 'will be a challenge' for the Afghans as they try to hold off Taliban insurgents.
Jamie Logan has wanted to be on the show her whole life and finally got the chance after auditioning for 15 years; she will compete again Thursday night.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits at a time when efforts have stalled to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which has killed more than 14,000 people since it broke out in 2014.
City Offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m. after posting a notice about the closure "out of an abundance of caution."
A woman was punched several times by an unknown man while she walked on Gray Street Wednesday, police say.
The award from the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation includes $25,000 and an exhibition at CMCA.
The migratory bird policy was among dozens of Trump-era environmental actions Biden ordered reconsidered on his first day in office.
Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance will reveal the winners during an online ceremony May 27.
The president leaned into the stagecraft of the presidency by choosing to speak in the city of Lake Charles, which has been battered by historic storms and is home to a 70-year-old bridge that is...
Bangor Savings Bank ranked No. 2 and Camden National Bank ranked No. 7 on the list.
A New Hampshire man now charged with holding down a teenage boy during a rape at a youth detention center had been fired years earlier.
A federal judge has temporarily stayed an order that found the CDC exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The Biden administration will release plan on Thursday to sharply increase conservation of public lands and waters over the next decade.
In an extraordinary move, DeSantis, widely viewed as a potential presidential candidate, staged his bill-signing live on the Fox & Friends show, with no other media outlets allowed.
The European Union appealed for calm, but also accused the U.K. of not respecting the terms of a post-Brexit trade deal.
Vaccine developers Pfizer and BioNTech are donating doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.
More than 70 percent of the new cases were in people under age 40, a reflection of the lower vaccination rate among younger Mainers.
Restrictions on businesses have been lifted as vaccinations have been more widely administered, boosting hiring.
The department says the state Senate's farming out of 2.1 million ballots to a contractor may run afoul of federal law requiring ballots to remain in the control of election officials for 22 mont...
Vice Chairperson Linda Chase introduced the resolution at Monday night's meeting, which was taken nearly word-for-word from a resolution introduced by Androscoggin County Commissioner Isaiah Lary...
Spencer W. Dowd pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge in a crash that killed a Turner teenager.
The fire at the Raymond H. Fogler Library was reported shortly after 9 p.m.
Of 182,874 wasted doses recorded as of late March, CVS was responsible for nearly half and Walgreens for 21%, according to the U.S. CDC.
A Portland business owner called the FBI after receiving an anonymous tip that an employee was a white nationalist who was buying guns and preparing for the collapse of society.
Michael Fanone was beaten with poles, hit on the neck with a stun gun, rendered unconscious and stripped of his badge and radio. He said someone tried to grab his firearm and he heard someone yel...
The act would have forced media outlets to cover the outcomes of court proceedings with the same weight and on the same page as the original crime story, and remove mugshots from articles in cert...
John F. Kennedy met Gunilla von Post several weeks before he married Jacqueline Bouvier in 1953.
Corrections officials said 3 of South Carolina's 37 death row inmates are out of appeals, however lawsuits against the new death penalty rules are also likely.
Two brothers have pleaded not guilty to multiple charges, including aiding and abetting in the obstruction of an official proceeding, in connection with the Jan. 6 riot that disrupted the certifi...
The two young men, both from the San Francisco Bay area, are sentenced to life in prison for killing the officer, who was stabbed 11 times.
Maine's fourth-largest city says it is getting a lot less American Rescue Plan funding than other cities because of an administrative technicality.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to meet a deadline for forming a government so opposition leader Yair Lapid will now try.
The tuition proposal, approved by the board of trustees' finance committee Wednesday, will go to the full board May 24.
Town officials hope to resolve the issue by next week so the dock can be placed at the popular access point along Route 121.
Dean Leigh Saufley says the current law school building is ‘literally falling apart’ and the move is necessary as the university continues planning a new building on the USM campus.
Regional School Unit 12 students beat South Portland in the final competition of the Maine Department of Education's 2021 Farm to School Cook-off.
The lake sturgeon, considered a threatened species in Michigan, has endured a lot – from a boom in commercial fishing that continued into the early 1900s, periods of over-harvesting, and habita...
He embezzled the money from a nearly 140-year-old company by writing checks to himself from company bank accounts and transferring funds from company accounts to his personal accounts and to anot...
The president visits a restaurant in Washington to highlight his administration’s $28.6 billion program to help eateries that lost business because of the pandemic.
Strips from 'Blondie' to 'Zippy the Pinhead' are celebrating the quirky holiday No Pants Day in an effort to help charities get clothing to those in need.
But opponents – especially from industry – say a waiver would be no panacea and insist that production of coronavirus vaccines is complex.
The Justice Department says it will appeal, but the head of the Maine Affordable Housing Coalition calls the ruling 'really worrisome.'
Maine is one of the few states in which legislators, rather than voters, choose the attorney general, secretary of state and state treasurer.
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has included areas in Benton and Unity Township as it continues to test residential wells for PFAS contamination.
Amy Carlson's death and apparent mummification brought a fittingly strange end to her unexpected arc as a religious leader.
The federal probe is examining the interactions of Donald Trump's former lawyer with Ukrainian figures and whether he violated a federal law that governs lobbying on behalf of foreign countries o...
SAN FRANCISCO – After Facebook banned Donald Trump for posts following the Jan. 6 Capitol riots, the company passed the hot-button decision off to a group of experts to review. The Facebook Ove...