Maine Deputy Attorney General William Stokes smiles, and his wife Diane Doyen applauds, as the Judiciary Committee unanimously votes to recommend him for a judgeship on the Superior Court in Augusta on Thursday.
Judiciary committee endorses nominees to state Supreme Court, Superior Court
Charles Knowlen, left, chairman of the Maine Troop Greeters, receives a ceremonial check from Bob Montgomery-Rice, the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Bangor Savings Bank. The group received a donation of $15,000 from Bangor Savings Bank.
‘We’ll be here until they all come home’: Maine Troop Greeters get $15,000 donation for museum
Rose Rapp, the owner of Farmetta Farm in Morrill, takes Cornish cross chicks from the brooder to an outside chicken tractor Tuesday.
Percentage of women running farms in Maine more than double national average
David Flanagan, the retired CEO of Central Maine Power Co. and a former University of Maine System trustee, was named the interim president at the troubled University of Southern Maine in Portland on Wednesday.
Retired CEO of Central Maine Power Co. to head USM
Bangor-based photographer Monty Rand operates a quadcopter he uses for aerial photography.
Photographers using small drones equipped with cameras to capture images of Maine from above
Rococo Artisan Ice Cream in Kennebunkport offers unusual flavors, such as sweet avocado cayenne and this cone made with local wheat beer, candied ginger and apricots.
Avocado, cayenne pepper, lobster, local brews among the many unusual ingredients Maine ice cream makers are scooping up
Loons, young deer highlight photo excursions
Anna Goff of Rockland tries her hand at driving workhorses as farm co-owner Seth Yentes walks alongside during the  Workhorse and Worksong Hootenany.
A visit to the Workhorse and Worksong Hootenany
President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts for gallantry in Afghanistan, while in the East Room at the White House in Washington, July 21, 2014.
Former paratrooper gets Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan
Firefighters work in a field that was hit by the Carlton Complex Fire, near Brewster, Washington July 20, 2014.
Smoke from western fires on its way to Maine
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud strolls out of Portland's Cumberland Club Monday afternoon trailed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Schumlin. The New England governors were in town to help raise money for Michaud's gubernatorial bid.
Democratic Govs. Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin stump for Michaud in southern Maine
Two teenage boys say Erica Lyons jumped off this dam into Gardner Lake, but the current pulled her over a spillway, and she fell into a pool below.
Lubec woman rescued by teens, firefighters after being pulled over dam’s spillway
Eleven watercraft made of cardboard and duct tape raced in the 2014 Lincoln Homecoming's "Redneck Regatta" on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The riders of this craft claimed the day's fastest time in the half-dozen heats.
Racers rally for Lincoln Homecoming’s ‘Redneck Regatta’
Emergency medical staff and people portraying victims of a school shooting during an emergency drill at Mount View High School in Thorndike.
Waldo County tests emergency response to rural school shooting
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, who is the Democratic nominee in the 2014 governor's race, talks with Warren Brown of East Millinocket during the town's Summerfest weekend.
Grim economy in Katahdin region divides political loyalties in governor’s race
Sarah McLachlan laughs with bandmates during her show at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Friday in Bangor.
Mystery, heartbreak and humor as Sarah McLachlan performs on Bangor Waterfront
Nimer Farhood, 19, of Portland raises a Palestinian flag into the air as he stands above the crowd gathered in Monument Square.
Portland rally for peace leads to verbal clash between supporters of Israel, Palestinians
Medomak Valley students try to make it across the gym floor during a team building exercise as part of the Bridge Year program Wednesday at the Recreation and Fitness Center at the University of Maine.
Program that teaches college courses during high school to add six schools
Josh Wojcik of Upright Properties points to a house in Yarmouth on Tuesday his company is renovating. Wojcik hopes the high-efficiency house will sell for $400,000.
‘We’re seeing a huge change’: Maine contractors bet on active market for ‘passive’ energy-efficient homes
Blueberry farmer, former art student and tuna fisherman Jesse Field thinks he has come up with a better social media website than Facebook for businesses and users with privacy concerns. It's called No. 1 Fan.
Maine blueberry farmer, fisherman develops social media alternative to Facebook
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