March 27, 2015 RSS feed / Maine

Stephen King gets no apology from LePage

CUMBERLAND (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage says he doesn’t owe Stephen King an apology. The governor responded to a question about the spat during a public discussion by saying he never stated King moved to Florida to dodge income taxes. More...

Skier dies at Sunday River ski resort

NEWRY (AP) — Resort officials say a skier has died in an accident on an expert trail at the Sunday River ski area in Maine. More...

Ex-guard sentenced for touching girl

AUGUSTA (AP) — A former Maine prison guard has been sentenced to eight years behind bars for inappropriately touching a young girl. More...

Businesses back national park plan east of Baxter State Park

BANGOR A group of more than 200 Maine business owners say they support the creation of a national park and recreation area on 150,000 acres east of Baxter State Park. More...

Bill seeks to bring high-speed Internet to rural farmers, small businesses in Maine

AUGUSTA Farmers in rural parts of Maine who struggle to maintain their businesses and ship their goods out to customers while dealing with slow, spotty or at times nonexistent Internet service are rallying behind a bill moving through the Legislatur More...

Fired Maine National Guard leader denies that he misled LePage, says he offered to resign in 2014

PORTLAND “Confused” was the word that Brig. Gen. James Campbell kept saying Thursday morning during an hour-long interview with the Bangor Daily News. More...

New species of marine worm discovered

FARMINGTON (AP) — A Maine biology researcher is being credited with discovering a new species of marine worm near the U.S. Virgin Islands. More...

1 hurt when Amtrak train strikes vehicle

OLD ORCHARD BEACH (AP) — Authorities say one person was injured when an Amtrak Downeaster train struck a passenger vehicle in Old Orchard Beach. The northbound train that left Boston at 11 p.m. More...