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Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 07:50 PM EDT

Maine Gov.: Child Protective Workers Concerns 'Being Heard'

Maine Gov.: Child Protective Workers Concerns 'Being Heard'

Maine's Republican governor says he's addressing the concerns of child protective caseworkers who say the state's child welfare system is being overloaded.

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

Body Found by Fishermen in Maine Pond ID'd

Body Found by Fishermen in Maine Pond ID'd

Police in Maine are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a pond.

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 01:04 PM EDT

3 Dead in Plane Crash Near Small Maine Airport

3 Dead in Plane Crash Near Small Maine Airport

Police in Maine are investigating the crash of a small plane bound for Canada that killed three people near a small airport. State police say the crash happened at about 11 a.m. Monday near Greenville Municipal...

Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 at 09:18 PM EDT

Man Stopped on Highway Using Cell Phone as Scooter Headlight

Man Stopped on Highway Using Cell Phone as Scooter Headlight

Authorities say a man traveled from Massachusetts to Maine on a scooter using only his cell phone as a headlight. Maine State Police posted a photo and description of the incident on Instagram on Sunday. Police...

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 11:34 AM EDT

New England Senators Seek to Designate National Lobster Day

New England Senators Seek to Designate National Lobster Day

U.S. senators from New England want to grant the lobster another national day of celebration.

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 08:29 PM EDT

Anonymous Donor Saves Maine Fire Department With $2M

Anonymous Donor Saves Maine Fire Department With $2M

A community in Central Maine is getting its first look at a new station — but they may never know who paid the $2 million bill. "It's not possible to convey our appreciation," said Hallowell City Manager...

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Former Teacher Cleared of Sex Assault Speaks Out

Former Teacher Cleared of Sex Assault Speaks Out

found not guilty of sexually assaulting a student, is speaking about the case.">Jill Lamontagne, the high school teacher in Kennebunk, Maine, who was found not guilty of sexually assaulting a student, is speaking about the case.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 03:16 PM EDT

Feds Investigating Sheriff Accused of Sex Misconduct

Feds Investigating Sheriff Accused of Sex Misconduct

Court testimony shows the FBI has launched an investigation into a former sheriff in Maine who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 05:04 PM EDT

Maine Teacher Accused of Sex With Student Found Not Guilty

Maine Teacher Accused of Sex With Student Found Not Guilty

A Maine teacher who allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student has been found not guilty of sexual assault. Jill Lamontagne, who taught at Kennebunk High School, was on trial for 14 charges, including...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 02:12 PM EDT

Democrats Press for Tariff Relief for Fishing Industry

Democrats Press for Tariff Relief for Fishing Industry

A group of Democrats in Congress says fishermen are headed for a financial disaster due to increasing tariffs, and the government should be prepared to provide relief. The effort is led by Rep. Seth Moulton of...