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Monday, Feb 26, 2018 at 05:22 PM EST

Students Protest Resignation of High School Principal

Students Protest Resignation of High School Principal

Hundreds of students and parents turned out to rally Monday morning in Scarborough, Maine, to support the resignation of the high school principal.

Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 at 02:01 PM EST

Mass. State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Mass. State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Massachusetts State Police said a Maine woman driving on Route 95 near the New Hampshire border struck and killed a male pedestrian who was walking on the highway early Sunday morning.

Friday, Feb 23, 2018 at 10:40 AM EST

Police: Unknown Person Shoots and Kills Pregnant Farm Goat

Police: Unknown Person Shoots and Kills Pregnant Farm Goat

Police in Maine say they are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a pregnant goat at a family dairy farm in Scarborough.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 02:36 PM EST

Fentanyl Drives Another Increase in Maine Overdose Deaths

Fentanyl Drives Another Increase in  Maine Overdose Deaths

Maine's attorney general says the number of drug-induced deaths in the state rose again, but the rate of increase slowed from the previous year.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 02:32 PM EST

Judge Convicts Man in 1980 Killing That Baffled Authorities

Judge Convicts Man in 1980 Killing That Baffled Authorities

A judge says a 57-year-old Maine man is guilty of murder in a nearly 40-year-old case that baffled authorities in Maine.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 05:25 PM EST

Hannaford Distribution Center Workers Hold 24-Hour Strike

Hannaford Distribution Center Workers Hold 24-Hour Strike

Union members who work at a food distribution center in Maine are launching a 24-hour strike as part of their drive for a new contract.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 06:35 PM EST

Potholes Pose Problem in Portland, Maine

Potholes Pose Problem in Portland, Maine

Pothole season has begun in Portland, Maine.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 11:41 AM EST

Revised Lobster Emoji Will Have Correct Number of Legs

Revised Lobster Emoji Will Have Correct Number of Legs

After an outcry, the organization that controls the release of emojis has added two more legs to the forthcoming lobster emoji to make it correct.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 08:23 AM EST

Ice Fishing Season Could Come to Early End in Maine

Ice Fishing Season Could Come to Early End in Maine

Record-high temperatures mid-week may put one of Maine's most popular winter sports on thin ice.

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 04:32 PM EST

250 Hannaford Workers to Go on Strike

250 Hannaford Workers to Go on Strike

A food workers union that represents employees at a Maine distribution center says it has rejected a contract proposal and will go on strike.