The University of Maine football team came away from Saturday’s 46-3 loss to Iowa disappointed in the outcome and in some elements of the team’s performance on a Big Ten stage.
BANGOR, Maine — Before Monday, Oriana Farley had never run a road race over 5 kilometers (3.1 miles).
ST. PAUL — The Republican National Convention convened Monday, but the short official session was all business. Maine delegates attending the convention said they are in hopes that if Hurricane Gustav passes without loss of life or significant damage the convention can return to its normal schedule later this week.
BANGOR, Maine — For Yue Deng, this school year is shaping up to be the adventure of a lifetime.
FORT KENT, Maine — Ah, to be young, when a plan to paddle, hike and bicycle around the country seems like a great and enviable idea.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Public school enrollment in the United States will hit an all-time high this fall with nearly 50 million students, but in Maine the number of students is expected to decline again, this year to below 190,000.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s U.S. Senate candidates, Tom Allen and Susan Collins, are sparring over a new series of campaign ads aired by a third party.
PLEASANT POINT, Maine — The priest and the parish face a daunting challenge: Tear down St. Ann’s Catholic Church or refurbish it.
CALAIS, Maine — An 18-year-old Calais man who was charged last month in connection with a break-in at a gun store in Columbia has been arrested and jailed on charges of violating conditions of release.
CORINTH, Maine — Property and personal belongings worth more than $50,000 were stolen between Sunday night and early Monday morning from the Richard Dunham residence on Route 15 in Corinth.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine motorists are paying more to register their vehicles with the state.
BREWER, Maine — Labor Day is not to be thought of as just another day off from work, but as a day to honor and respect those who do the work, Eastern Maine Labor Council President Jack McKay said Monday.
TRENTON, Maine — An Ellsworth man was reported in stable condition at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after a motorcycle accident Sunday night, according to Hancock County sheriff’s Deputy Luke Gross.
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — Two people were injured Saturday, one seriously, after they fell off the bicycles they were riding.
TRENTON, Maine — State police are trying to determine whether compartments found open on two jets at the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport were left that way by mistake or whether it was a criminal act, according to Maine State Police Trooper Cliff Peterson.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — The Katahdin Avenue paper mill, which was due to cease production today, will stay open until at least the middle of next week and could return to a biomass-fueled plant as early as April 2009, union officials said Monday.
UNION, Maine — Organizers of the first Labor Day forum on alternative energy used music and speeches to spread the word on the need to find a new source of heat besides oil.
PLEASANT POINT, Maine — Joseph “Cozy” Nicholas called it “Baskets of the Dawnland People,” and now his dream of a booklet about the history of basket making has come to fruition thanks to his grand-daughter.
EASTPORT, Maine — Blanche McNutt, 89, knows how important the Sunrise County Dialysis Center is. “I’d be dead without it,” she said.
LUBEC, Maine — The pirate invasion of this seaside community Saturday was hailed as a great success by its organizers.