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Politics

Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendants

Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendantsTwo bills want to remove the shackling of juvenile defendants and pregnant inmates.
  • Politics
  • 9 hours, 16 minutes ago
Nation Now

Mike Huckabee to make 2016 presidential announcement

Mike Huckabee to make 2016 presidential announcementMike Huckabee is going to make an announcement tonight on Fox News about his plans about a 2016 presidential race.
  • Nation Now
  • 17 hours, 22 minutes ago
Local

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the table

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the tableAccording to the front page of the Boston Globe Billy and Denise Richard would rather the man convicted in the bombings to spend life in prison.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checks

Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checksJanis Woods of Conway pleaded guilty in October to interstate transportation of stolen checks and tax evasion.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 43 minutes ago
Nation

'Plane-car' on I-95 mistaken for real thing

'Plane-car' on I-95 mistaken for real thingOn Monday, several people called police about a plane on the highway. Police eventually checked it out and searched the area, but found no plane.
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 51 minutes ago
Olympics

Tepid local support puts Boston's Olympic bid in doubt

Tepid local support puts Boston's Olympic bid in doubtQuestions about cost, use of public funds causing skepticism as key IOC dates loom
  • Olympics
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Portland

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growth

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growthLast year about 1.7 million passengers used the Portland Jetport, and traffic could set a new all-time record this year.
  • Portland
  • 23 hours, 16 minutes ago
Education

School says two new buildings important for the future

School says two new buildings important for the futureLincoln Academy celebrated a new technology center and dormitory.
  • Education
  • 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
Local

Portland's Police Chief nominated as acting city manager

Portland's Police Chief nominated as acting city managerThere will be a council meeting on April 27 to vote on Sauschuck's nomination.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 47 minutes ago
Politics

LePage brings tax plan to Ellsworth

LePage brings tax plan to EllsworthGov. Paul LePage held a town hall meeting on his tax plan in Ellsworth.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arson

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arsonThere are 24 other apartments in the building and most are occupied. No one was injured.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
Life

Dad's viral photo helps heal boy's heartbreak over scars

Dad's viral photo helps heal boy's heartbreak over scars"We told him that his scars are beautiful and make him look like a superhero. How many likes can Carter get for his bravery?" Gentle wrote in his post.
  • Life
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
News

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidyUnion 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Friday's Top Stories

Friday's Top StoriesFriday's Recap 4/17/2015
  • News
  • 21 hours, 16 minutes ago
Local

Crews struggle to battle Dayton farmhouse fire

Crews struggle to battle Dayton farmhouse fireOfficials say the fire started in the barn but is now under control.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 33 minutes ago
Local

Apple invests in Maine forest to eliminate footprint

Apple invests in Maine forest to eliminate footprintApple is partnering with The Conservation Fund to help zero out its paper footprint.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Bangor

Bath salts decrease as opioids increase

Bath salts decrease as opioids increaseDespite seeing drops in cases of bath salts in the ER, doctors said the drug is still here.
  • Bangor
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Augusta-Waterville

Minimum wage increase could be on ballot in 2016

Minimum wage increase could be on ballot in 2016The referendum would increase the minimum wage from $7.50 an hour to $9.00 an hour in 2017.
  • Augusta-Waterville
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Love letter, cell phone records discussed in Morse trial

Love letter, cell phone records discussed in Morse trialIt is possible there will be closing arguments before the end of the day Friday.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Portland

Maine permanently revokes fisherman's commercial licenses

Maine permanently revokes fisherman's commercial licensesLucas Lemoine can request an administrative hearing to contest the revocations.
  • Portland
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Student allegedly assaulted on UMF campus

Student allegedly assaulted on UMF campusCampus police are reminding students to stay in well-lit areas avoid walking alone at night.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
207

JMG helps students transition into college years

JMG helps students transition into college yearsAround 58 students at Thomas College have benefited from the first JMG college transition specialist.
  • 207
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Politics

Bill supports medical marijuana in school

Bill supports medical marijuana in schoolThe bill would allow medical marijuana in a non-smoking form on school grounds.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Hannaford recalls pine nuts for potential salmonella contamination

Hannaford recalls pine nuts for potential salmonella contaminationCustomers who have purchased this item are urged not to eat it and to return the item to a Hannaford store for a full refund.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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