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Maine Closes Lobster Harvest Area Over Mercury Concerns

A small area at the mouth of the Penobscot River in Maine is closed to the harvesting of lobsters and crabs due to concerns about mercury contamination.

02/22/2014

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Researcher Attacked By Moose Calf In Maine

Video has emerged of a researcher in Maine taking a bit of a beating from a baby moose earlier this month.

02/21/2014

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No Criminal Charges In Maine Wharf Crash That Killed 9-Year-Old From Mass.

Prosecutors say the driver of a car that went out of control on a coastal Maine town’s wharf last summer, killing a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy and injuring three others, won’t face criminal charges.

02/07/2014

Power lines down. (Photo from Kim Tunnicliffe)

Power Still Out For Thousands In Maine After Ice Storm

Some homes and businesses from Maine to Michigan and into Canada that have been without electricity since last weekend’s ice may not get their power back for another day — or longer.

12/26/2013

Utility work crews use a parking lot in Manchester, N.H., as a staging area for a possible ice storm on Saturday night, Dec. 21, 2013. (Credit: PSNH)

New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont Bracing For Possible Ice Storm

Freezing rain, sleet and snow was forecast to move into northern New England on Saturday amid warnings of a possible ice storm that could make travel difficult and cause widespread outages in parts of Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.

12/21/2013

File. 2008 Ice Storm In Worcester (WBZ-TV photo)

Northern New England Braces For Possible Ice Storm

Officials are warning residents in parts of northern New England to be prepared for a possible ice storm.

12/21/2013

Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery. (WBZ-TV photo)

Maine Company Looking For Help To Honor Fallen Soldiers With Wreaths

A caravan of vehicles bearing Christmas wreaths is making its way from Maine to Washington, D.C. but donations are down this year.

12/09/2013

More than 200 Santas participated in Santa Sunday at Sunday River Resort in Newry, Maine, on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (Credit: Sunday River Resort)

210 Santas Hit Slopes At Sunday River Resort For Annual Fund-Raiser

The slopes of Sunday River Resort were decked in red and white Sunday as 210 skiing and snowboarding Santas gathered to schuss the ski trails for the resort’s 14th annual Santa Sunday.

12/08/2013

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Portland, Maine Votes To Legalize Recreational Marijuana; Police Plan To Ignore Ordinance

A new law legalizing marijuana for recreational use went into effect Friday in Maine’s largest city, providing a symbolic victory that marijuana advocates intend to use as a springboard to a statewide law.

12/06/2013

Alexis Wright walks into court before her sentencing.

Maine Zumba Prostitute Alexis Wright Released From Jail

The Zumba instructor who ran a prostitution business in which she videotaped unsuspecting clients so her business partner could watch from his office 100 miles away has been released from jail, bringing to a close a scandal featuring sex videos, adultery and a client list with more than 100 names.

11/23/2013

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