February 6, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

One dead, two injured in Auburn crash

AUBURN (AP) — Auburn police say one person has died and two people have been hurt in a two- vehicle crash in the city. More...

Maine-N.H. bridge demolition begins

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The Coast Guard is shutting down river traffic around the Memorial Bridge between Maine and New Hampshire as workers begin demolition. More...

Panel works toward budget package

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine legislators working toward a bipartisan agreement to fill a $221 million state budget hole are making progress. The Appropriations Committee has finalized $25 million in savings recommended by a special task force. More...

Maine gas prices continue to rise

PORTLAND (AP) — A gallon of gas in Maine has risen by nearly two cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $ 3.59. More...

Occupy Maine encampment ending

PORTLAND (AP) — More than a dozen tents remain as Occupy Maine faces a deadline for leaving Portland’s Lincoln Park. More...

Bill would limit lobster bait options

AUGUSTA (AP) — It may soon be against the law in Maine to bait lobster traps with almost anything that’s not part of a lobster’s natural diet. The Legislature’s Marine Resources Committee unanimously endorsed the bill. More...

Maine bill bolsters child solicitation law

AUGUSTA ( AP) — A legislative committee will take public testimony on a bill to bolster Maine’s laws protecting children from being solicited to engage in a sexual act. More...