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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 06:51 PM EDT

Abandoned Animals From Storm Available for Adoption in Maine

Abandoned Animals From Storm Available for Adoption in Maine

An animal shelter in southern Maine is going to great lengths to rescue abandoned dogs. A team of four from the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland traveled to Puerto Rico last week, and helped volunteer...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 05:37 PM EDT

Petition Seeks Recall of Maine Mayor After Parkland Tweet

Petition Seeks Recall of Maine Mayor After Parkland Tweet

Nick Isgro, the mayor of Waterville, Maine, is facing a recall movement after his tweet about a Parkland survivor.

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 01:45 PM EDT

Jurors Convict Army Veteran of Killing, Burying Wife

Jurors Convict Army Veteran of Killing, Burying Wife

The trial of a Maine man charged with killing his wife and burying her in a shallow grave appeared in Somerset County Courthouse on Monday morning.

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 01:18 PM EDT

Skeletal Remains Found in Maine Woods

Skeletal Remains Found in Maine Woods

Police in Maine are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains over the weekend.

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 05:27 PM EDT

Maine Law Enforcement Issue Warning After Overdoses

Maine Law Enforcement Issue Warning After Overdoses

Maine law enforcement officials are warning of bad batches of heroin after a spate of overdoses.

Friday, Apr 6, 2018 at 07:47 PM EDT

Maine Mayor's Parkland Tweet Sparks Calls for Resignation

Maine Mayor's Parkland Tweet Sparks Calls for Resignation

Mayor Nick Isgro of Waterville, Maine, has protected his Twitter account amid fallout from a tweet about Parkland student David Hogg.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 05:37 PM EDT

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Resolve Maine Firefighter Shortage

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Resolve Maine Firefighter Shortage

As fire chiefs in Maine continue to complain of low recruitment levels, a bipartisan bill would commit $1 million in annual funding to address the issue.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 01:09 PM EDT

Judge: Ranked-Choice Voting Ready for Maine's June Elections

Judge: Ranked-Choice Voting Ready for Maine's June Elections

A Superior Court judge is ordering Maine to implement ranked-choice voting for June primary elections.

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 05:10 PM EDT

Maine to Consider "Red Flag Law"

Maine to Consider "Red Flag Law"

The law would let family members and law enforcement officers petition courts to obtain protection orders against "high risk" individuals who pose imminent threats. A judge could order that person to surrender...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 01:40 PM EDT

Mother, Stepfather Plead Not Guilty to Murder of 10-Year-Old

Mother, Stepfather Plead Not Guilty to Murder of 10-Year-Old

The mother and stepfather accused of beating their 10-year-old daughter to death in their Maine home have pleaded not guilty to murder charges on Monday.