PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A proposal by the city of Portland to charge shoppers for disposable plastic or paper shopping bags has moved forward after a city council committee voted to lower the proposed fee and send it to the full council.
PARIS, Maine (AP) — The trial of a West Paris woman charged with being drunk and reading a text message when her car crashed, killing two teenage passengers, is winding down.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Sanford man charged with emailing sexually explicit videos of children to an undercover federal agent has pleaded guilty.
Police say they are searching the cellphone records of two people suspected in a fatal hit and run in Paris.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Poland man has been sentenced to three years of probation, six months of which must be served in home confinement, for stealing about $10,000 in mileage reimbursements from the U.S.
LYMAN, Maine (AP) — Three families whose children were allegedly abused at a now-closed Lyman day care center have filed lawsuits.
NORTH WATERBORO, Maine (AP) — The Maine medical examiner’s office has ruled the death of a teenager whose body was found in Lake Arrowhead to be an accidental drowning.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who was stripped of the right to a court-appointed lawyer before being convicted of robbery is due to be sentenced.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The search for a new president for the University of Southern Maine has been launched.
A Lewiston man was sentenced on Thursday, for transporting child pornography.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — An out-of-court settlement has been reached in a wrongful termination lawsuit brought against Old Orchard Beach by its former town manager.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two lighthouses off the coast of Maine are being auctioned by the federal government.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Painter Alex Katz will speak at a Portland hotel in June at an event hosted by the Portland Museum of Art.
WINDSOR, Maine (AP) — The Northeast Livestock Expo will take place over three days in Windsor, Maine, with an emphasis on encouraging interest in agriculture among young people.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Police are preparing to monitor roads during the annual 10-mile yard sale in the Maine communities of Cornville and Skowhegan.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Portland man who claimed he had a bomb in a backpack during a pharmacy robbery last month has pleaded guilty.
MEXICO, Maine (AP) — Police say a pre-existing medical condition may be to blame for a fiery car crash in Mexico that took the life of a cab driver.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Nova Star ferry from Portland, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia is set to make its first voyage.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The sale of the Maine-based railroad responsible for a deadly oil train derailment in Quebec is nearly final.