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2 hrs ago | Boston Herald
Maine will begin putting photo identification on welfare benefit cards this month, first in Bangor and then across the state in an effort to target fraud and abuse, Gov. Paul LePage's administration said on Friday.
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7 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
New York Department of Environmental Conservation officers have arrested a former Passamaquoddy tribal representative to Maine's Legislature and seven other people on charges of illegally harvesting baby eels from a creek on Long Island's east end.
9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Debra Heintz, an inmate at the Washington Corrections Center for Women, talks recently during an "If Project" session about prison and the things she's missing.
12 hrs ago | State of Maine
Workforce conditions continue to improve. Payroll job growth of 8,000 over the year drove the unemployment rate to the lowest since September 2008 and the employment to population ratio to highest since November 2008.
16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
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The Maine House of Representatives on Thursday night approved a Medicaid expansion plan for the third time since March with a 95-52 vote that likely dooms the bill to the same fate as its predecessors - death by gubernatorial veto.
Holly Morrison, 34, allegedly confessed to Portland police of having met the 59-year-old married man at a swinger's party before allowing him to spend weekends at her home and abuse the girl, the Bangor Daily News reported.
People are being evacuated from homes and buildings in parts of Dexter Thursday after the east branch of the Sebasticook River spilled over its banks, according to the Maine Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service in Caribou.
Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet, from left, direct Sarah Sutherland in "Beneath the Harvest Sky" filmed in The County in August and September of 2012.
Three people driving on Interstate 95 called 911 on April 6 when they first noticed the silver SUV that later would be involved in a wrong-way head-on collision that killed two men, and one Maine State Police sergeant came face to face with the erratic driver.
Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.
The survey gives the governor a slight lead - his first in public poll - but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art has announced the 28 artists whose work will be included in the 2014 "CMCA Biennial" exhibition.
The judge allows 73-year-old Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail he posted after his arrest March 17. A former Maine State Police chief accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative pleaded not guilty to a pair of felony charges Wednesday at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland.
A Portland man avoided injury after his car caught fire as he was driving south on Interstate 95 Wednesday morning, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland.
State Sen. John Cleveland, D-Auburn, gestures Wednesday as he asks his colleagues to overturn a veto of a bill by Republican Gov. Paul LePage.
Two icons of Maine literature and music - international best-selling author Tess Gerritsen of Camden and singer/songwriter David Mallett - will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees and share remarks at the University of Maine's 212th commencement Saturday, May 10. Mallett, who lives in Sebec, will address the 10 a.m. ceremony, and ... (more)