In an attempt to clear out a backlog that has Maine residents waiting nearly five months to receive concealed weapons permits, lawmakers say they’ll meet this fall to discuss ways to reduce it, including possibly extending the length of time the permit is valid.
A Maine-based railroad company whose oil train caused a fire and explosion that killed 47 people in a small town in Canada has filed for bankruptcy protection.
Despite being forced to changes its name, the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympic Games continued its tradition Saturday of holding unorthodox competitions like lawn mower races, mud runs and tire burnouts.
A Maine man who was dragged from his tent and attacked by a polar bear in Canada has a broken jaw and neck injuries but is improving in a Montreal hospital, his wife said.
A pregnant Maine woman and her friend visiting from Pennsylvania got lost hiking and were rescued but died later that evening, authorities said, when they accidentally drove their car into the ocean in the nighttime fog.
Police in Maine say a crash between a tractor and a fire truck during Bangor’s Fourth of July parade has left one person dead.
Maine food retailers would have to put special labels on products that contain genetically modified ingredients, under a measure advanced by the House.
(Information in the following story is from: Kennebec Journal, http://www.kjonline.com/ ) AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A woman who once lived in Maine has been sentenced to serve 20 months in prison for illegally obtaining more […]
Maine’s governor, who has gained attention in the past for telling the NAACP to “kiss my butt” and comparing the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo, has moved out of his office at the State House and says he’ll work out of the governor’s mansion because of a dispute over a television screen.
U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe describes a scene out of a Rockwell painting: With Washington crippled by a blizzard, President Barack Obama worked the week before Christmas with a fire roaring in the fireplace in the Oval Office. Outside the window, his daughters played in the snow with their dog.