January 10, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

Maine Agricultural Trades Show opens

AUGUSTA ( AP) — Gov. Paul LePage will be on hand when the 71st annual Maine Agricultural Trades Show kicks off in Augusta. More...

Maine early college program gets award

PORTLAND ( AP) — The New England Board of Higher Education is honoring a Maine program that targets high school students who are undecided about higher education but who have the potential to succeed in college. More...

Portland woman faces drug trafficking charge

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine police have seized nearly 1,000 prescription painkillers from a Portland woman they say was trying to sell them on the streets. More...

Maine gets $3M from feds for highway repair

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U. S. Department of Transportation has awarded nearly $ 3 million to the Maine Department of Transportation to repair or reconstruct federal aid highways and roads on federal land damaged during Tropical Storm Irene. More...

Private prison bill heads to dead files

AUGUSTA — A bill to allow a privately run prison in Maine, carried over from last year’s session in hopes of addressing the needs of aging inmates with more medical concerns, was killed Monday after lawmakers were told no one is interested in r More...

Mass. man shoots himself in Maine

DEXTER (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been hospitalized after police say he accidentally shot himself in the leg while visiting Maine. More...

Medical marijuana dispensary to open

HALLOWELL ( AP) — A nonprofit company is opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Hallowell. Wellness Connection of Maine plans an open house to mark the opening of its Hallowell facility today. More...

2 dead in unrelated Maine car crashes

BIDDEFORD (AP) — A 19- year-old Biddeford man and a 20- year- old Wilton woman have died in unrelated car crashes in Maine. More...

Jay man calls cops, then he gets arrested

JAY (AP) — A Jay man who called police to report a burglary at his garage landed in hot water when responding officers uncovered what they called an elaborate marijuana growing operation at his home. More...