ROCKLAND, Maine – Rescuers used air bags to move a 5-ton rock to free a woman who got stuck at the Rockland Breakwater.
CASTINE, Maine – Officials at Maine Maritime Academy are considering a shift in the academic calendar in an effort to save on winter heating costs.
OWLS HEAD, Maine – The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected Cape Air to replace Colgan Air as the scheduled commercial air carrier providing low-fare flights between Boston and Knox County Regional Airport.
AUGUSTA, Maine – Gov. John E. Baldacci has announced his nomination of four new members to the board of directors of the Dirigo Health Agency. The nominations must be reviewed by the members of the Legislature’s Insurance and Financial Services Committee and confirmed by the Senate.
PORTLAND, Maine – After 10 years of planning, restoration work gets under way Monday at Portland’s historic Abyssinian Meeting House, the nation’s third-oldest black church.
PORTLAND, Maine – A Massachusetts man who is scheduled to stand trial next month for manslaughter and other charges arising from a boat crash last summer on Maine’ s Long Lake that killed two people is seeking to have the trial delayed or moved out of Portland.
It would be unfair to say that these two editions in the ‘Starship Troopers’ franchise are bad films
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine – A few dozen anti-war protesters in Kennebunkport marched to Walker’s Point, where President Bush is spending the weekend at his parents’ seaside home.
It’s a fact that blueberries are good for your health. According to the Highbush Blueberry Council: ‘From research labs all across the country and the world, there is growing evidence that blueberries are an important part of a healthy diet.’
LISBON, Maine – The shutdown of a fiberboard manufacturing plant in Lisbon has left about 80 employees out of work.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine – The scene played out Saturday for what could be the last time: a sitting president visited Walker’s Point, tourists held out hope of getting a glimpse of the president, and a group of noisy protesters paraded through the heart of town.
BANGOR, Maine – Art, good deals on used goods, sales on new purchases, the Bangor State Fair just a short walk away – downtown was bustling Saturday morning and afternoon.
FORT KENT, Maine – The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning late Saturday afternoon for northwest Aroostook, northern Piscataquis and portions of Somerset Counties as virtually the entire state remained under flood warnings and watches.
ROCKLAND, Maine – Cloudy skies didn’ t keep thousands of spectators from lining the streets of Rockland for the 61st Maine Lobster Festival parade on Saturday morning.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine – At the Skowhegan Farmers’ Market Saturday, a hammered dulcimer played Irish dance tunes while children had their faces painted and visitors enjoyed a small art exhibit showing the works of local potters, artists and weavers.
The American Legion baseball state tournament begins in Augusta today amid change that reflects the health and parity within the program throughout Maine.
AUGUSTA, Maine – Zone 1 representatives Hampden and Steamboat Petroleum of Waldo County earned a split decision during the opening day of play at the state American Legion baseball tournament Saturday.
With warnings about tomatoes and then jalapeno peppers tainted with salmonella, food safety has been a concern this summer. So it is not surprising that a federal warning against eating lobster tomalley quickly led to fears about the crustaceans, resulting in a short-lived ban on lobster shipments to Japan.
This week, ClickBack asked editorial page readers to comment on the economic impact and role of fairs in community life