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SWEDESBORO, N.J. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says thousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination.

MILFORD, Maine - The Maine Department of Marine Resources says a tentative figure of 1,196 Atlantic salmon returned this year to the Penobscot River - the biggest number in eight years.

BANGOR, Maine - A Maine man is due to be sentenced for the death of a 6-month-old-boy in Millinocket. A judge found Jessee Mackin guilty of manslaughter in the baby's death in May, 2015.

J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says President Donald Trump spoke briefly about impeachment during a closed-door meeting with a group of GOP senators.

J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says President Donald Trump spoke briefly about impeachment during a closed-door meeting with a group of GOP senators.

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says President Donald Trump spoke briefly about impeachment during a closed-door meeting with a group of GOP senators.

Robbie Feinberg / Maine Public

Students at the University of Maine Wednesday delivered a petition calling on the state's university system to support student workers.

Canadian Rail Giant Will Buy Bangor-Based Central Maine And Quebec Railway

23 hours ago
Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press/via AP

A railway company that owns tracks stretching through much of Canada and parts of the northern U.S. will buy Bangor-based Central Maine and Quebec Railway by the end of the year, adding 481 miles of track in Quebec and Maine to its network.

Health insurance costs are becoming less affordable for those with employer-sponsored plans, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.

Dutch Seafood Firm Plans To Build $110M Fish Production Site In Jonesport

Nov 21, 2019
Bill Trotter / Bangor Daily News

A Dutch aquaculture company plans to build a $110 million land-based fish aquaculture site in Jonesport, company officials said Wednesday.

A Maine Turnpike spur to South Gorham is still years away, but Turnpike Authority Executive Director Peter Mills says he will ask his board Thursday to approve possible purchases of land for it.

BUCKSPORT, Maine - A Maine woman who went missing for eight days has been charged with setting her house on fire.

Carolyn Kaster / AP

MaineTransNet has hosted an annual Trans Day of Remembrance vigil in Monument Square for 10 years for those who have been victims of anti-transgender violence. But this year is different.

Police say a 17-year old male from Westbrook is facing a juvenile charge of terrorizing for allegedly making a threat over social media against students at Casco Bay High School in Portland. The alleged threat prompted the cancellation of classes Wednesday at the high school and at the Portland Arts & Technology School, which share a campus.

Gregory Rec / Portland Press Herald/pool file photo

Changes could soon come to the system that delivers free legal services to poor people in Maine facing criminal prosecution.

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