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Nov 17, 2018

Maine's Newest Potato Available Throughout New England

Maine's Newest Potato Available Throughout New England

Maine's newest kind of potato is now available in stores across New England. The new potato is called the Caribou russet and it first went to market in limited supply in fall 2016.

Nov 17, 2018

Death of Inmate at Maine State Prison Under Investigation

Death of Inmate at Maine State Prison Under Investigation

State police are investigating an inmate death at the Maine State Prison. Officials say 50-year-old Christopher Nault of Farmington died Friday morning.

Nov 18, 2018

Police Capture 'Unruly' Runaway Pig Along Maine Interstate

Police Capture 'Unruly' Runaway Pig Along Maine Interstate

Maine State Police say they helped corral a rather "unruly" pig on the run along Interstate 95. State police say in a Facebook post they were alerted to the "uncooperative" pig along the interstate in Palmyra on...

Nov 14, 2018

Poliquin Pushes for Judge to Halt Ranked Choice Count

Poliquin Pushes for Judge to Halt Ranked Choice Count

Election officials in Maine are close to tabulating all of the ballots in the nation's first federal race to use ranked choice voting, but one candidate is asking a judge to halt the process and declare him the...

Nov 14, 2018

FBI Offers Reward for 'Armed and Dangerous' Drug Suspect

FBI Offers Reward for 'Armed and Dangerous' Drug Suspect

Federal authorities are searching for a suspect in a drug case who fled after being released from jail and is considered "armed and dangerous." The Portland Press Herald reports the FBI's Southern Maine...

Nov 13, 2018

Sentencing Delayed for Woman Charged in Ex-Husband Killing

Sentencing Delayed for Woman Charged in Ex-Husband Killing

The sentencing of a woman charged with killing her ex-husband in his driveway has been pushed back to December.

Nov 11, 2018

Missing Hunter Found Dead in Maine

Missing Hunter Found Dead in Maine

Authorities announced Sunday that they had found a missing hunter from New Hampshire dead in Maine.

Nov 9, 2018

Maine Sen. Collins Talks Mueller, 2020 Election

Maine Sen. Collins Talks Mueller, 2020 Election

Between the midterm elections and the threats to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Russian collusion, there’s a lot on Sen. Susan Collins’ mind. But one thing the Republican from Maine...

Nov 9, 2018

Body Found by Deer Hunter Identified as Missing Maine Woman

Body Found by Deer Hunter Identified as Missing Maine Woman

Police in Maine say they have identified a body found in Blue Hill as a 37-year-old woman who went missing during the summer.

Nov 8, 2018

Investigation into Missing Maine Woman Continues

Investigation into Missing Maine Woman Continues

Two years after her mysterious disappearance, investigators are no closer to knowing what happened to 71-year-old Diana Estey. She was last seen around Oct. 31, 2016, near her home in Medford, Maine, a...

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