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Maine Speaker of the House Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, speaks during the first session of the 128th Legislature on Wednesday at the State House in Augusta.

LePage, House speaker agree to cooperate on new mental health facility

Maine’s new House speaker emerged from a meeting with Gov. Paul LePage to say they agreed to a path for legislative leaders to approve a new, privately run mental health facility in Augusta by 2016’s end.

Woman charged in Wal-Mart parking lot gun incident pleads no contest to assault

Final Days of 14th Amendment Exhibit

Attendees convened Monday at the Maine Farmland Trust's second annual Farmland Access Conference, where the focus was the 400,000 acres of farmland in the state that is poised to change hands over the next decade.

Access to farmland crucial for short-term and long-term growth of Maine agriculture

“We have a lot of people who want to farm, and so the question for us is how do we make it possible.”

Maine man charged after allegedly threatening to kill Obama, Pingree

The indictment was sealed until Thursday, when Peter Hamilton entered his plea at an initial video appearance in U.S. District Court.

I-95 northbound reopens after US mail truck rollover

The northbound lane reopened to traffic shortly before noon Friday after an overturned tractor-trailer was towed away.

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