ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine football team had time during its bye week to re-evaluate its weaknesses and seek improvement. The Black Bears showed Saturday that they have made progress … Read More
    YARMOUTH, Maine — The Dexter Tigers won their sixth state championship under head coach Margaret Veazie with a 1-0 victory over West champion North Yarmouth Academy in the Class C state final field hockey game Saturday afternoon. Senior captain Callie Mountain scored the game’s only goal… Read More
    CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire health officials are advising residents to take part in a beef recall after one person has died and two others became ill after eating contaminated ground beef. Health officials said Saturday the products were packaged between Sept. 15-16 and may have… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — The top-ranked and undefeated Bangor boys soccer team moved one step closer it its third Eastern Maine Class A championship in the last four years Saturday with a 3-0 semifinal … Read More
    BELFAST, Maine — The Caribou and Ellsworth boys have produced some great drama on the cross-country trails over the years. The plot thickened this year, however, with the addition of a talented … Read More
    BELFAST, Maine — A new reign has begun in the Eastern Maine Class B girls cross country ranks. John Bapst ended Mount Desert Island’s three-year stranglehold on the title Saturday, as all five … Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — Once the Jaws of Life got to it, the gray Chevrolet Lumina had no chance. Two Bangor firefighters operated the hydraulic rescue tool, tearing off the windshield and propping up the … Read More
    MACHIAS, Maine — Donald Newell of Princeton pleaded guilty Friday to domestic violence, a Class B burglary and violations of both a protection order and his conditions of release, but it was his ex-girlfriend’s behavior that really caught the attention of Justice E. Allen Hunter. After… Read More
    STANDISH, Maine — The Maine Milfoil Consortium, a group that addresses the threat of invasive aquatic plants in the state’s lakes, has been awarded $500,000 in federal funds. The money will be used to mitigate and control invasive milfoil in seven “test bed” lakes, which pose… Read More
    ORONO, Maine — Former Maine women’s basketball coach Joanne Palombo-McCallie heads the list of six new inductees into the University of Maine’s Sports Hall of Fame. Four men and two women are set to be inducted into the hall at an induction banquet Saturday night. Read More
    PORTLAND, Maine — Maine sportsmen are out in blaze orange as deer-hunting season kicks off. Maine residents are allowed to hunt for the first day of firearms season, with residents and nonresidents alike allowed starting Monday. The season ends Nov. 28. The Department of… Read More
    AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. John Baldacci says Maine is facing more difficult budget choices in the months ahead. In his weekly radio address, Baldacci says that despite deep cuts in the last budget, it looks like the Legislature will have to slash even more after it… Read More