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Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018 at 12:20 PM EST

Maine's 2nd Most Prescribed Drug is Used to Treat Opioid Addiction

Maine's 2nd Most Prescribed Drug is Used to Treat Opioid Addiction

The brand name drug Suboxone, which is used to treat opioid addiction, is the second most frequently prescribed drug in Maine, a testament to the severity of the opioid crisis.

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 08:23 PM EST

Maine State Troopers Visit Barbara Bush Children's Hospital

Maine State Troopers Visit Barbara Bush Children's Hospital

Maine State troopers visited The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital for the 15th year in a row on Friday night.

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 08:15 PM EST

Acadia National Park in Maine to Be Partly Open in Shutdown

Acadia National Park in Maine to Be Partly Open in Shutdown

Acadia National Park in Maine is going to "remain as accessible as possible" during the partial shutdown of the federal government.

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 01:57 PM EST

Tot Eats Pot Brownie; Woman Faces Child Endangerment Charge

Tot Eats Pot Brownie; Woman Faces Child Endangerment Charge

A Maine woman is reportedly accused of endangering the welfare of a child after a toddler allegedly ate part of her marijuana brownie. Melissa Morneault, 33, was charged by Fort Kent Police after a 3-year-old...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 11:31 AM EST

Maine State Trooper Hospitalized After Turnpike Crash

Maine State Trooper Hospitalized After Turnpike Crash

A portion of the Maine Turnpike was shut down on Friday morning after a tractor trailer slammed into a state police cruiser, injuring the trooper inside. Police said the Trooper John Davis was sitting in his...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 04:38 AM EST

Student Hospitalized After School Bus Collides With Truck

Student Hospitalized After School Bus Collides With Truck

Police say a school bus collided with a snow plow truck in a Maine town, causing one student to be hospitalized.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 01:41 PM EST

LePage Calls Ranked Voting "Repugnant"

LePage Calls Ranked Voting "Repugnant"

Maine's Republican governor is casting doubts on election results while a GOP congressman continues a federal lawsuit over Maine's new voting system. Gov. Paul LePage called Maine's ranked voting system...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 03:06 PM EST

Options Dwindling, Poliquin Appeals to Keep His Seat

Options Dwindling, Poliquin Appeals to Keep His Seat

The last remaining Republican congressman in New England filed an appeal Tuesday that seeks to undo the election of his Democratic opponent under Maine's new voting system, asking the court to act quickly as the...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 02:42 PM EST

Maine Killings Labeled a Domestic-Violence Homicide

Maine Killings Labeled a Domestic-Violence Homicide

Maine State Police say the deaths of a couple in Richmond were a murder-suicide.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 01:11 PM EST

Mom Files Lawsuit in Case of Missing Toddler Ayla Reynolds

Mom Files Lawsuit in Case of Missing Toddler Ayla Reynolds

The mother of a toddler whose disappearance prompted the biggest criminal investigation in Maine history is filing a lawsuit in the hopes of unearthing more details about the girl's disappearance. The...

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