July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Maine

Exhibit to honor Earhart’s Maine visit

AUGUSTA (AP) — A group representing women pilots is planning to mark the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s visit to Maine. More...

Downeaster wrapping up difficult month

PORTLAND (AP) — Amtrak’s Downeaster is wrapping up the worst month for train cancellations since the passenger rail service launched more than a decade ago. More...

Potato board says state crop looking healthy

PRESQUE ISLE Officials with the Maine Potato Board said Monday that weeks of heat and sunshine in July have done wonders for this year’s potato growing season. More...

Republicans field 150 candidates for 151 seats in Maine House

AUGUSTA With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, campaigns by legislative candidates are heating up and naturally, both Republicans and Democrats in Maine say the political winds will blow in their favor come Nov. 4. More...

Cumberland Co. sheriff warns of grand jury scam

PORTLAND Over the last four months, Cumberland County sheriff ’s deputies have been notified of several scam attempts in Greater Portland. More...

Man convicted of trying to kill wife on Camden cliff to be sentenced in September

ROCKLAND A 71- year- old man who was convicted last week of trying to kill his wife by pushing her off Maiden Cliff in Camden more than three years ago will learn his fate in two months. Sentencing for Charles Black has been scheduled for 1 p. m. More...

Mystery distress call prompts Guard search

PORTLAND (AP) — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help as it tries to identify the source of a mysterious distress call in Penobscot Bay. More...

Maine Lobster Festival kicking off

ROCKLAND (AP) — The 67th annual Maine Lobster Festival is kicking off in Rockland with five days of festivities that celebrate the state’s signature seafood. More...

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

LEWISTON In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is becoming a central issue in one of the nation’s most closely watched governor’s races. More...