BAR HARBOR, Maine — The wet weather over the weekend and concern over the possible effects of Hurricane Kyle resulted in three cruise ships canceling their appearances here on Sunday and Monday, according to a local official. Read More
    ELLSWORTH, Maine — Last-minute negotiations on Monday have resulted in an agreement between Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Maine Coast Memorial Hospital that will keep the hospital in Anthem’s network of health care providers through the end of 2009. Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — People around retirement age are watching from the sidelines as their retirement investments ride the Wall Street roller coaster — and some of them are getting motion sickness. Read More
    Crushed methadone was wrapped in plastic and placed in the bottom seal of an 8-inch-by-11-inch envelope, which was meticulously peeled open and reglued to hide the drugs. Read More
    PROSPECT, Maine — A mechanical problem with one of the doors on the elevator at the Penobscot Narrows Observation Tower shut down the elevator Monday afternoon, leaving two visitors stranded in the car at the top of the 420-foot tower. Read More
    LINCOLN, Maine — Nadia Wotton swims in the waters of Long Pond near the gentle slopes of Rollins Mountain every day in the summer. She spends half the year in a camp along the edge of the water, and she doesn’t take it for granted, she said Tuesday. Read More
    AUGUSTA, Maine — Members of the Legislature’s Criminal Justice Committee say they will push for a law in January requiring legislative approval before state law enforcement agencies can spend money forfeited by drug dealers, a move triggered by Maine State Police recently purchasing a new airplane at a cost of $345,000. Read More
    HERMON, Maine — Maine’s governor, whose family runs the Italian restaurant formerly known as Momma Baldacci’s, posed at a press conference Tuesday in front of a freezer stacked with boxes of Tony’s frozen pizza. Read More
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The chief architect of a proposed resort casino in western Maine’s Oxford County outlined design plans Tuesday, and the company said it hoped to announce a specific location for the $150 million project before the end of next week. Read More