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3 hrs ago | National Fisherman
This week, John Hathaway , owner of Shucks Maine Lobster in Richmond, inched a few steps closer to finalizing the construction of a new lobster processing facility on the Portland waterfront.
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6 hrs ago | The Hill
New Hampshire's congressional delegation is urging the State Department to thoroughly review any proposal by the operator of the Portland-Montreal Pipe Line to use it carry oil from Canada's oil sands to the United States.
7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Maine Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho presented the federal Environmental Protection Agency EPA's annual Environmental Merit Awards to four Maine recipients.
Most public works departments are getting a late jump on cleaning streets and fixing potholes this spring because of the longer-than-usual winter, as WMTW News 8's Aly Myles reports.
LUCKILY - SOME KIDS ARE CLEANING UP THE STREETS OF PORTLAND. THIS IS "JOE" FROM SCARBOROUGH... HARD AT WORK WITH A HIGH PRESSURE HOSE TODAY ON FREE STREET.
Police say Andrew Cupidore gave four teenaged girls the fake bills to use at the Maine Mall on Monday night.
The location is currently home to the "Whaling Wall," but those in the lobster industry say a plant is needed closer to home.
Elvers squirm in a bucket outside the Delaware Valley Fish Company in Portland on Monday as they are delivered by truck from Waldoboro.
Tourists can now make reservations to travel aboard Nova Star, the brand new, 161-metre cruise-ferry, that will make daily roundtrip crossings between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, Maine starting May 15, 2014.
A New York City man is facing multiple charges after allegedly bringing four Big Apple juveniles to the Maine Mall for the purpose of passing counterfeit cash, police said.
Easter Sunday, just passed, was on April 20 this year and at 4:20 in the afternoon - Colorado time - there appeared a huge harsh-smelling cloud of acrid smoke that billowed in the air fully across the state.
The first virtual charter school authorized by the Maine Charter Commission is on schedule to open in 2014-15, though it needs to receive almost 200 more applications by August, according to an organizer of the school.
I strongly believe that the experience you have with food can be influenced by the environment you are in when you eat it.
Owners Bruce and Wendy Reinemann raise mostly Katahdin sheep, a meat sheep that has hair instead of wool.
A Vermont man convicted of manslaughter in a fatal explosion at a New Hampshire gunpowder plant is being prosecuted on federal wire fraud charges in Maine.
Melissa Collins was skeptical when the producers of a new true-crime TV show called "Cell Block Psychic" called her about being in the debut episode.