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The nearly three-day search for missing 78-year-old hiker John Lyon ended happily with his being found on a rock slide on Sunday, Maine Forest Service Rangers said.

Missing Baxter hiker said he ‘just wasn’t ready to die’

BAXTER STATE PARK | First seen holding aloft a walking stick crowned with a sock, battered from hiking 7 or 8 miles, 78-year-old lost …

A Maine blacksmith, his son’s online tribute

BAR HARBOR | A lot of the things popular on the Internet are like soap bubbles: shiny and insubstantial, disappearing as fast as they …

In response to concerns, Bill Bryson says movie about Appalachian Trail might also deter hikers

“I’ve had at least as many people tell me that my book has put them off the idea of walking the Appalachian Trail,” Bill Bryson said.

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9-year-old girl missing in Mattawamkeag found dead

Divers on Saturday found the body of a missing 9-year-old girl who …

Lincolnville man badly burned in appliance explosion

A man suffered burns over 40 percent of his body Sunday in …


Portland Community Health Center medical assistant Shelby Heggeman (right) prepares a vaccination on March 9, 2015.

CDC: Fewer Maine parents rejecting vaccines

Fewer Maine parents are refusing immunizations for their kindergartners, according to new federal data indicating a reversal in a growing trend toward skipping children’s shots. …


Children try some shelling peas on harvest day of the Sea Dog Kid's Garden Club at the Sea Dog in Bangor on Aug. 6, 2014.

Bumper garden harvest? Here’s how to preserve it for later

ISLESBORO | In Maine gardens, August is the height of the growing season, with good — or lucky — gardeners drowning in oceans of …

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