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Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 04:54 PM EST

Poliquin Files for Recount in Maine Congressional Race

Poliquin Files for Recount in Maine Congressional Race

Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin has requested a recount in Maine's historic election in which his Democratic opponent won, thanks to ranked balloting. The recount, formally requested by Poliquin on Monday...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 02:46 PM EST

Death of Skydiver in Maine Ruled Suicide

Death of Skydiver in Maine Ruled Suicide

Maine State Police say the skydiving instructor who was thought to have become separated from his student during a tandem jump back in September committed suicide. Authorities said the State Medical Examiner's...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:01 AM EST

Maine Senators Criticize Trump Over Khashoggi Killing

Maine Senators Criticize Trump Over Khashoggi Killing

Maine's two senators have criticized President Donald Trump over his response to the CIA's assessment of the involvement of Saudi Arabia's crown prince in the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 05:22 PM EST

Navy Ship Named After Medal of Honor Recipient in Boston

Navy Ship Named After Medal of Honor Recipient in Boston

A U.S. Navy destroyer that will be named for a Navy pilot from Massachusetts who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War is coming to Boston.

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 10:14 AM EST

Police Investigating Death of a Man in Fort Kent Apartment

Police Investigating Death of a Man in Fort Kent Apartment

Police in Maine are investigating the death of a man in a Fort Kent apartment.

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 05:58 PM EST

Trial Begins in Maine for Ex-Priest Facing Sex Abuse Charges

Trial Begins in Maine for Ex-Priest Facing Sex Abuse Charges

A 74-year-old former Roman Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to raping an altar boy in Massachusetts went on trial Monday for allegedly assaulting two boys in Maine in the 1980s. Ronald Paquin, who was...

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 at 04:12 PM EST

Maine Woman's Death Still Being Investigated After 12 Years

Maine Woman's Death Still Being Investigated After 12 Years

Maine authorities say they continue to investigate the death of a woman whose body was found in the woods more than a decade ago. The Press Herald reports Maine State Police considers the death of Amy Drake to...

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 at 02:55 PM EST

2 Rescued From Fishing Boat Off Maine

2 Rescued From Fishing Boat Off Maine

Two people were rescued from a fishing vessel Sunday afternoon off Jonesport, Maine, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 08:21 PM EST

Advocates Call For Safe Injection Sites in Portland, Maine

Advocates Call For Safe Injection Sites in Portland, Maine

Activists who support safe injection sites hung banners in a Maine city to advocate for the creation of safe places for people to inject drugs under medical supervision. The advocates hung the banners on an...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST

Mom of Portland Fire Victim Seeks to Build Public Memorial

Mom of Portland Fire Victim Seeks to Build Public Memorial

The mother of a woman who died in one of Maine's deadliest fires is petitioning the city to build a memorial to the victims. The Portland Press Herald reports Lisa Mazziotti says she wants the memorial to serve...

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