AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An appeals court has affirmed that Maine must provide Medicaid coverage to low-income 19-and-20-year-olds.
Chief Judge Sandra Lynch of the First Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday that the federal government was correct in rejecting the Maine Department of Health and Human Services’ proposal to cut coverage for roughly 6,000 young adults.
GORHAM, Maine (AP) — The Maine Ethics Commission is reviewing a complaint about signs that urged Gorham voters not to elect a school committee candidate because of her drunken driving conviction.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — University of Maine System trustees have agreed upon a stricter definition of “consent” as a part of its new policy on sexual assault and harassment.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland officials are trying to strike a balance between restaurants that want to offer outdoor dining to their customers and pedestrians who say the city’s sidewalks are clogged with tables.
WINTHROP, Maine (AP) — Police have arrested a Winthrop man they allege threatened to kill a woman, and then held off police during a four-hour standoff.
Police say 44-year-old Joseph Finch was arrested without violence early Sunday after he left his home and tried to re-enter it.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Police in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, are investigating what they call the untimely death of a 34-year-old woman.
They said Sara Bigelow of York, Maine, was found dead at a residence on Saturday afternoon.
FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old Falmouth man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same time his own home was destroyed in a fire.
BETHEL, Maine (AP) — Authorities say one man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle rolled over in Bethel.
The Oxford County Sheriff’s Office says the victim of the accident at about 2 p.m. Sunday was a 42-year-old man from New Hampshire, but authorities did not immediately make his name public.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine System’s trustees are tackling budget matters at a meeting in Portland.
Trustees are getting an update of the financial picture for fiscal year 2014 on Monday at the University of Southern Maine. Administrators have been working to close the budget gap for the fiscal year that begins on July 1.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Stephen King is wrapping up a six-city book tour in his home state.
The Maine-based horror writer is making his final appearance at Books-A-Million in South Portland, where he’ll be signing copies of his book, “Revival.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has sponsored the planting of a tree on the U.S. Capitol grounds in honor of an African-American teen whose killing in 1955 was an important moment in the civil rights movement.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal fishery regulators might set rules for the badly declined Gulf of Maine cod fishery this week.
The New England Fishery Management Council is meeting Monday through Thursday in Newport, Rhode Island to set rules for the coming fishing season that begins in May. Cod are expected to come up for discussion on Tuesday and Wednesday.
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The schooner Ernestina — the official tall ship of Massachusetts — is heading out of state for a multimillion dollar restoration project, which is not sitting well with some people on Cape Ann.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen in Maine are hoping a million-dollar investment in the Portland Fish Exchange can give a boost to one of the nerve centers of the state’s fishing industry.
FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A 2-alarm fire has destroyed a Maine family’s home in Falmouth.
Fire officials tell WCSH news that no one was home at the time of the fire, which was reported after 10 p.m. Saturday.
ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — Ellsworth police say a Dunkin’ Donuts employee is charged with stealing more than $13,000 from her employer over a five-month period.
Police Lt. Harold Page tells WNSX-FM that 33-year-old Jessica Woodman allegedly changed deposit slips starting in July 2014 and pocketed the cash.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Nova Star ferry that just finished its inaugural season will stay in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, for the time being.
Operators of the ferry previously said they had intended to send the cruise ferry south to Florida while its owners negotiated a winter route to bring in revenue during the offseason. The company said a winter deal is still in the works.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine-born actor Patrick Dempsey returned home to accept an award for his work helping cancer patients.
Dempsey — most famous for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd in the TV series “Grey’s Anatomy” — and the Jackson Laboratory were awarded the Maine Creative Industries Award on Saturday in Portland.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a Portland man is accused of selling heroin from a room he rented at the YMCA.
Forty-three-year-old Frank Gerry is charged with drug trafficking.
BATH, Maine (AP) — The second of three stealthy destroyers under construction in Maine is starting to take shape.
The Navy says it has completed the hoisting of the 1,000-ton composite deckhouse onto the 610-foot hull of the future USS Michael Monsoor. It took four cranes to complete the job Friday.