BRUNSWICK, ME - MAY 11: Brunswick, Maine Town Councillor Margo Knight (L) attends Amtrak National Train Day at Brunswick Station on May 11, 2013 in Brunswick, Maine.
In a divided government, you cannot demand all or nothing. Governor Paul LePage had an opportunity to prove to Maine people he could compromise ... He failed.
Maine Democrats are taking their cue from the Obama Administration in Washington, D.C., which has violated the free-speech rights of American citizens and used the power of the government to silence those who disagree with them ... If I have to remove myself from the toxic climate of censorship by Democrats in the State House to defend the taxpayers of Maine, then that's what I will do.
Maine Democrats are taking their cue from the Obama Administration in Washington, D.C., which has violated the free-speech rights of American citizens and used the power of the government to silence those who disagree with them ... If I have to remove myself from the toxic climate of censorship by Democrats in the State House to defend the taxpayers of Maine, then that's what I will do.More quotes »
Christian Ferdinand, of Maine, arrested in Shaniesha Forbes' death
The NYPD has arrested a man in connection with the death of a 14-year-old girl found charred and naked on a Brooklyn beach.Twenty-year-old Christian Ferdinand, of Limestone, Maine, was arrested Thursday on a second-degree murder charge.The medical examin Read more »
Army Corps to study bayfront flooding
The Army Corps of Engineers will include Nassau County's bayfront communities in a comprehensive storm protection study, Sen. Charles Schumer announced Wednesday.The Sandy Relief Bill included $20 million for the study of future flood risks to coastal po Read more »
'SoNew' tourism effort highlights Mass., RI, Conn.
(AP) -- People travel from all over the world to walk the Freedom Trail in Boston , see the autumn leaves turn in Vermont and New Hampshire and eat lobster in Maine . A new campaign involving tourism officials in three states to the south and west of Bos Read more »
NY man indicted in connection with Bangor stabbing
A New York man has been indicted in connection with a fatal stabbing in Bangor earlier this month.Police say a grand jury on Wednesday indicted 23-year-old Akeem Harris of Amityville, N.Y., on a murder charge in connection with the April 9 stabbing death Read more »
Affidavit: Maine hermit carried bacon, syrup, $395
(AP) -- A state police affidavit says a Maine man who lived in the woods as a hermit for nearly three decades was carrying bacon, marshmallows and $395 in cash when he was arrested on burglary charges.An affidavit obtained by the Kennebec Journal (http:/ Read more »
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Maine officials warn of vacation scams
Maine (AP) — Maine Attorney General Janet Mills is advising consumers to be leery of vacation deals popping up this time of the year. Mills says if the deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. With Memorial Day approaching, more Mainers may start to 46 m ago from Boston.com Read more »
Restaurant approved for former Willows restroom
new restaurant at Salem Willows, said it will be similar to the Clam Shanty (above) that he and his brother operate in Wells, Maine. The Salem News has a real-name policy for commenting. Users may sign in using the Facebook Connect tool above the comments 49 m ago from The Salem News, MA Read more »
Memorial ceremony set in Maine State House
Maine (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage will join Maine military leaders in a Battlefield Cross Memorial Ceremony at the Maine State House. Brig. Gen. James Campbell, Adjutant General of Maine, says the ceremony will be held Friday afternoon. Memorial Day is Monday, 4:05 AM from Boston.com Read more »
Living in Unity
pickups giving wide berth to horse-drawn buggies carrying women in bonnets and men with beards. Today, about 200 Amish live in Maine, according to their leaders. They have come from Michigan and Canada, Tennessee and Kentucky, and other offshoots of original 3:34 AM from Boston.com Read more »
Talent, passion fuel Joy Kills Sorrow
lucky because I get to actually relax when I’m off tour,” he says during an interview from his Maine home. “I get to make my own schedule, which is nice. But I give up a lot of money not working a typical day job.” Arcara and Joy Kills Sorrow are gearing up 3:03 AM from Albuquerque Journal Read more »