FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — More than a dozen sled dog teams are gearing up for a 250-mile race across the wilderness of northern Maine that serves as a qualifier for the grueling Iditarod across Alaska.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been sentenced in Maine to four years in prison on heroin charges.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — State officials have announced plans to double the size of Portland’s shipping container terminal and link it directly with a rail line to help it compete with other major East Coast ports.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Sabattus man charged with sexually molesting a young girl repeatedly over several years has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — An Auburn man who pleaded guilty to participating in five robberies in the area last April has been sentenced to five years in prison.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Portland City Council is considering an ordinance to protect open spaces, but not the park whose potential sale triggered a similar protection effort by citizens.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — The chief of the Auburn Water District is asking the city council to approve a $1 million bond issue to pay for treatments to cut down on algae in Lake Auburn and replace some water mains.
OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — The fire chief in Ogunquit, Maine, says a time-share resort where guests were sickened by carbon monoxide won’t be fined, and it plans to install carbon monoxide detectors in all 77 of its rooms.
GRAY, Maine (AP) — Police say a New Gloucester man is facing charges after allegedly causing a car crash that injured four people then fleeing the scene on foot.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Brunswick’s Planning Board is scheduled to review two separate Bowdoin College building projects this week.
CUMBERLAND, Maine (AP) — The developer hasn’t even broken ground yet, but businesses and homeowners in Cumberland, Yarmouth and Falmouth are already signing up for natural gas service.
BETHEL, Maine (AP) — A Maine poet who spoke at the presidential inauguration says he hopes a visiting writers program will help to create a new generation of readers who appreciate poetry.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A snowy Maine winter has increased the demand for snowblowers, and police in Portland say some opportunistic thieves are taking advantage.
KENNBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — The town of Kennebunkport is asking the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to reconsider its ruling vacating the right to public access to Goose Rocks Beach.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped arson charges against one of the two boys charged with setting a fire that destroyed three apartments last spring in Maine’s second-largest city.
Authorities say a man had to be flown to a Portland hospital with a serious head injury after a two-vehicle crash in Oxford.
BETHEL, Maine (AP) — Inaugural poet Richard Blanco is helping Maine’s Gould Academy show that there’s more to the prep school than ski programs.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine family has filed a legal challenge to a Portland city ordinance that bars anti-abortion protesters from getting too close to women’s health clinics.
HARPSWELL, Maine (AP) — A 19-year-old lobsterman dragged overboard into the frigid ocean waters off York County is alive and expected to survive thanks to his dad and another crew member.