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Stocks rise on Wall Street, but virus worries 2020-02-03 19:05:13Stocks on Wall Street and across Europe Monday recovered some of their losses from earlier weeks.

Maine senators want FDA chief to crack down 2020-02-03 18:54:39They say it is confusing to consumers and unfair to farmers to call an almond or soy product 'milk.'

Agreement settles case against Cianbro Corp. chairman charged 2020-02-03 18:46:07Charges were filed last fall against Peter G. Vigue, 72, of Pittsfield after he fired a small cannon at a Maine Maritime Academy football game and inj

Hard coffee, hard kombucha – experts say no 2020-02-03 18:39:07Hard seltzer alone surpassed $500 million in sales in 2019, and it took a bite out of beer sales along the way.

Man who served 25 years for kidnap and 2020-02-03 18:29:25Police arrested Henry Brackett, 58, of Old Town, on the Maine Turnpike on charges that he violated terms of his parole.

State funding rises for most Maine school districts 2020-02-03 18:24:23The numbers include an estimated increase of $600,041 for Portland Public Schools, driven in part by an error in how the district had previously repor

Project seeks to convert dairy farm manure to 2020-02-03 18:04:44It could reduce the amount of methane, a greenhouse gas, from agriculture as well as providing farmers with a new revenue stream.

Follow the money: See who’s contributing to candidates 2020-02-03 17:55:11

Follow the Money in Maine’s Senate race: See 2020-02-03 17:52:50

Man charged with killing 3 people in Washington 2020-02-03 17:28:41Two Machias schools were placed in lockdown for about an hour after shootings in Machias and Jonesboro.

Rush Limbaugh tells fans he has advanced lung 2020-02-03 17:27:23The 69-year-old said he currently has no symptoms other than shortness of breath, but will be taking the next couple of days off to deal with his heal

Flu season ramps up in Maine, hitting some 2020-02-03 17:11:39A school in Standish and another in Sanford closed Monday as influenza takes hold across the state, with the 3,020 cases reported so far this season r

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Virginia family struck by a Valentine’s Day double New! 2020-02-20 18:12:35A family with Hancock County roots is at the center of a Valentine’s Day double homicide in which a teenager allegedly fatally shot his mother a

Waldo County jury finds unlicensed contractor guilty of New! 2020-02-20 17:45:19A Waldo County jury on Thursday deliberated less than an hour before finding an unlicensed contractor guilty of stealing more than $100,000 from a Mon

St. John Valley teams win 2020 Maine State New! 2020-02-20 17:37:29St. John Valley high school boys and girls ski teams took home both state titles at the Maine Class C Nordic Championships in Farmington.

Southern Aroostook remains undefeated, tops Shead to advance New! 2020-02-20 17:16:03Top-ranked Southern Aroostook of Dyer Brook remained undefeated with a 68-39 victory over No. 4 Shead of Eastport in their Class D North girls basketb

Top seed Oxford Hills beats Windham in AA New! 2020-02-20 17:04:01Top-seeded Oxford Hills of South Paris moved a step closer toward defending its Class AA North title on Thursday with a 54-31 victory over Windham in

No. 1 Winthrop beats Old Orchard Beach in New! 2020-02-20 17:00:42Top-seeded Winthrop secured a spot in the Class C South girls championship game on Thursday with a commanding 62-36 victory over No. 5 Old Orchard Bea

Man showing off gun accidentally shoots himself New! 2020-02-20 16:44:57A Maine man visiting his sister in Connecticut is facing numerous charges after police said he accidentally shot himself in the thigh while showing of

An arms race that no one can win New! 2020-02-20 16:00:54We all have a vital interest in ensuring that nuclear weapons are not used. It's time for the United States to take the lead on nonproliferation and

Portland girls beat Bangor to gain AA North New! 2020-02-20 15:34:53The Portland Bulldogs advanced to the Class AA North girls basketball title game on Thursday afternoon with a 54-42 victory over Bangor.

Deer Isle-Stonington surges past Katahdin in D North New! 2020-02-20 15:34:28Good teams find a way to win even when things are not going their way. Case in point, the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners.

Man who threatened to bring AR-15 to Maine New! 2020-02-20 15:29:41The Connecticut man who threatened to bring an AR-15 to a Walmart pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge Thursday.

Defending C girls champ Boothbay advances to regional New! 2020-02-20 15:19:42Defending state champion Boothbay Region advanced to the Class C South girls regional final on Thursday with a 46-32 victory over Traip Academy of Kit

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