Several Maine districts are leaving behind proficiency-based diplomas after the legislature ended a state mandate last year, according to the results of a new survey of superintendents.

The Maine Center for Disease Control is alerting consumers about fake flyers circulating in southern Maine that warn about side effects of vaccines.

Construction is now underway on a new marina on Portland's eastern waterfront that will be able to accommodate the super-luxury vessels known as "mega yachts."

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Democratic governor is ready to rally support for her two-year, $8 billion budget proposal, which includes funding for Medicaid expansion.

A Portland City Council committee is set to take action Monday evening on a proposal to require that most city contractors pay the prevailing wage on city jobs.

PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine man who recently uncovered a trove of World War II-era photos says he's hoping to find people who can tell him about his father's past in the military.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The federal court in Maine is set to hear a lawsuit challenging the ban on medication-assisted treatment in county jails.

Maine's two senators are joining with colleagues to call for the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Former Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage contends a federal lawsuit filed by a political adversary is moot because he's no longer governor.

Maine Church Members Elect Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop

Feb 10, 2019
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The Episcopal Diocese of Maine elected the first openly gay bishop to lead its church at a convention in Bangor on Saturday.

State police are investigating the death of a Lewiston police officer in his home.

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Democratic Gov. Janet Mills is prioritizing health care, education funding and the opioid crisis in her first two-year spending plan, a sprawling policy document totalling $8 billion over a biennium that begins July 1.

Lawmakers in Maine are set to consider a proposal to change the rules governing the state's apprenticeships for new lobster fishermen.

Scientists Hope DNA In Water Could Be Way To Save Rare Fish

Feb 10, 2019

Scientists in Maine are using DNA to try to preserve the remaining populations of a fish that lives in 14 lakes and ponds in the state and nowhere else in the continental United States.

GREENWOOD, Maine - A woman was killed Saturday after losing control of the snowmobile she was operating.