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During the upcoming Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance "Crime Wave" conference on April 19 in Portland, some of the state's most accomplished crime writers will talk about their work and the field.
Over a year ago, Franklin Memorial Hospital announced that it was laying off nearly 40 employees, citing a 338 percent increase in free care provided to patients who have no health insurance.
The Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland is home to the largest collection of lighthouse and U.S. Coast Guard artifacts in the nation.
The University of Maine System's seven campuses and the system office are each working to close their share of a $36 million budget gap for fiscal year 2015 and are at varying stages of the painful process.
Lola, a six-clawed lobster living at the Maine State Aquarium in Boothbay Harbor last year, is unique in that she has five claws on her left appendage alone.
A legislative committee approved a bill Thursday that aims to further protect water quality for 3,000 of the state's largest lakes.
With continued low temperatures and above-average precipitation - likely even through April - experts are warning that Maine's flood season will be delayed and could prove riskier than usual.
Maine police say a Portland man was critically injured in a head-on collision with another driver who crossed the center line in Windham.
Dover-Foxcroft's Racquel Bozzelli was the only student to write a play performed during a regional one-act drama competition at Stearns High School of Millinocket on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Maine is the most rural state in the nation. This isn't because Maine is bigger and wilder than Wyoming or Montana, but because Maine has a higher percentage of its residents choosing to reside outside of urban areas.
A recent Bangor Daily News editorial criticized U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud's defense of the state's paper industry, contrasting it to his stance on innovation and technology.
Nearly half of all Maine residents rely on some form of wood heat to keep warm in the winter, according to a 2008 study conducted for the Maine Center for Disease Control and the Maine Lung Association.
Members of Maine's congressional delegation have been actively involved in promoting the University of Maine's offshore wind turbine project, directly lobbying top energy officials and luring them to the state for personal tours of the research facilities.
A proposal from the federal government to make more specific workplace safety data available online could violate individuals' privacy and embarrass employers and workers, Maine officials said this week.
Trekkers' Photo Treks 2013 exhibition will open Friday, March 14, at the new location of the Jonathan Frost Gallery, 279 Main St. .