February 20, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

Paul wins GOP caucus in Washington County

EAST MACHIAS (AP) — Ron Paul gained ground but failed to overtake Mitt Romney in Saturday’s Republican presidential caucus in eastern Maine, which was held a week after the state Republican Party declared Romney the winner of Maine’ More...

Occupy Maine group puts out TV show

PORTLAND (AP) — Occupy Maine’s tent city in Portland has come down, but the group is still trying to get its message out with a new TV show episode on the movement. More...

2 groups get $325K in hunger grants

PORTLAND ( AP) — Two Maine organizations are getting $325,000 in federal grants to help fight hunger. The two grants in Maine are among 27 grants totaling $4.8 million awarded nationwide by U.S. More...

New market sought for Maine lobster

PORTLAND ( AP) — Two men who met at the University of Maine plan to take advantage of a new trade agreement to export lobster to Panama. More...

State agency issues car-buying guide

GARDINER (AP) — In time for Presidents Day holiday weekend car sales, a state agency is promoting its guide giving tips on how Maine consumers can evaluate financing options for a buying a vehicle and protect their rights. More...

Mainers take part in national bird count

PORTLAND ( AP) — Bird watchers across Maine took part in the 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count. More...

Maine lobster boat races scheduled

WINTERPORT ( AP) — It may be the dead of winter, but next summer’s schedule of Maine lobster boat races is coming into shape. More...

Man, 24, is injured when ATV flips over

SHAPLEIGH (AP) — A 24- year-old Springvale man is in critical condition after his allterrain vehicle flipped over on Square Pond in Shapleigh. More...

Somerset chosen for wellness program

FAIRFIELD (AP) — Maine’s Somerset County has been chosen for a national program that seeks to improve worker wellness, increase productivity and lower health care costs. More...

Motorcycles to show inspection stickers

AUGUSTA (AP) — Motorcycles in Maine will soon have to display vehicle inspection stickers for all to see. More...

Bill gives cybercrimes unit more manpower

AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to boost the manpower in the state police cybercrimes division. Sen. More...

Mainers raise funds by shaving heads

PRESQUE ISLE ( AP) — People in northern Maine got into the fundraising spirit by having their heads shaved and then painted as planets, dwarf planets and moons. More...