Still waiting to see gun waiting period
Catherine Crowley, whose son killed himself with a shotgun he bought at age 18, continues her efforts to change the law.
Done climbing the walls: Noisy road's neighbors to get one
A revised policy paves the way for the state's second sound barrier, along part of I-295 in South Portland.
Cruise line fuel-saving tactic to benefit Maine ports
Ships won't travel as far and will stop more often, auguring additional visits to Portland and Bar Harbor.
'Stretching a buck' got families through the Great Depression
Mainers who survived the Depression in the 1930s say what they did then could help others now.
UMA to add new nursing program
A new bachelor's degree program in Augusta aims to meet some of the need as demand rises.
Sex offenders suing over registration law
The mandate imposes an extra penalty for offenses for which they've served their time, 25 plaintiffs say.
Investors indicate confidence in the seizure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but analysts wonder if it can halt the housing crisis.
The government's move will help drive down mortgage rates and ensure access to consumer credit.
Bringing back Maine's east/west rail link would be progress, not a nostalgic return to the past.
Wanted: Someone with creative ideas and thick skin willing to serve their community.
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Ohio senator joins Tom Allen at Bangor rally
Local officials struggle to find solutions
UMA NURSING PROGRAM EXPANDS
AUGUSTA -- As nursing students Bobbi Jo Dever and Jennifer McKenzie practiced dressing a mannequin's wound Wednesday in a nursing lab at the University of Maine at Augusta, they struggled briefly to find all the necessary supplies.
KENNEBEC COMMUTER: An idea whose time has come -- again
Remember the days when you could fill your gas tank for about $20?
State's paving crunch leads to road to ruin
Fasten your seat belt and check your suspension system -- Maine roads are about to get worse.
Flood insurance fosters building in danger zones
In the midst of hurricane season, with storms pounding the coastline from Louisiana up through New England, it not nice to say we stop helping people whose property has been damaged. They need our sympathy.
McCain or Obama: Who would be better for Maine?
When it comes to issues that matter most to Mainers, local experts generally agree either major party nominee will mark a change from the current president, though how much is up for debate.
Hospital guard shot to death
PORTLAND - A 27-year-old security guard at Mercy Hospital was fatally shot early Sunday while outdoors on his break, police said.
McCain's maverick side somewhat overstated
All last week, Republicans hailed Sen. John McCain as a maverick and a reformer, an independent thinker who will shake up Washington with the aid of vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
Feds Issue Critical Habitat Designation For Atlantic Salmon In Gulf of Maine
High Food Prices Help Prompt Growing Interest In Home Canning