BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Starbucks workers in Biddeford have voted to unionize, becoming the first location to do so in Maine.
Workers said they were motivated to unionize after seeing coworkers leave because of problems including inconsistencies in scheduling and low pay.
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) —
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England will close four health centers in Vermont and one in New Hampshire next month, while also expanding the days of operation at seven other centers in the region.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Workers at a Starbucks store in Maine became the first in the state to announce their intent to unionize on Friday.
The six employees at the Biddeford store joined workers at dozens of Starbucks locations around the country who have sought to unionize.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Two people were killed by an Amtrak train Sunday in the southern Maine town of Biddeford, police there confirmed.
An Amtrak spokesperson said the two people were trespassing on the tracks at around 11 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is providing Maine's only medical school with $5 million to help it move.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine is located in Biddeford, but the university wants to move the school to Portland.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A Maine jury has sided with a media company in a lawsuit over newspaper stories about sex abuse allegations involving a former police captain.
The case stemmed from articles that were published in the Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach Courier seven years ago.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — You may have heard through the grapevine that it’s Pi Day. That means a Maine teacher dubbed the “Pi Guy” is back at it.
Biddeford High School math teacher Jon Jacques always tries to make Pi Day fun through goofy antics, including musical parodies posted online.
SACO, Maine (AP) — A local organization has won a grant to erect a proposed statue of a Native American leader, his wife and his son, who drowned as an infant when English settlers overturned their boat, according to a contemporary account.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A hazardous materials team in Maine was monitoring an area on Tuesday where a train derailed that was carrying liquid propane.
Two cars in the train were carrying the propane, WGME-TV reported.
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Heavy flooding from weekend storms led to road damage and travel difficulty in some parts of Maine.
Hard rain hit the state over the weekend. Flooding was especially significant in the Midcoast part of the state, WMTW-TV reported.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A tenant charged with killing his landlord shot the man several time in the chest before returning to shoot him a final time in the head, leaving him to die on a porch, according to police.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A landlord who'd previously tried to evict a tenant was shot to death on the porch of the apartment house, and the tenant fled to New Hampshire where he was arrested, officials said Wednesday.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The late founder of The Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center has become the first Black Mainer to be inducted in the state's Franco-American Hall of Fame.
Alain Jean Claude Nahimana, who died at age 49 last year, was one of three people to be inducted posthumously during the ceremony Tuesday at the Maine State House.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A pair of companies in Biddeford and Wiscasset have each received $250,000 grants through the Maine Clean Energy Innovation Challenge.
Farmhand Automation, in Biddeford, is developing batter-powered farming robots to help farmers transition away from gas- and diesel-powered equipment.
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — A transit system in southern Maine has received more than $1.2 million from the federal government to purchase chargers for electric buses.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach Transit received the funding from the U.S.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine is rolling out free fishing licenses, baseball tickets and L.L. Bean gift cards to encourage more residents to get vaccinated before the end of the month, Gov. Janet Mills announced Tuesday...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A former Maine corrections officer turned himself in to investigators on Thursday after facing charges of sexually abusing a former inmate...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Biddeford man convicted of violating a federal hate crime law with a pair of assaults on Black men was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Senate candidate vying for the seat held by Republican Susan Collins has spoken out about the human-rights concerns he had while serving as an executive at Google...
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Dozens of ducklings have made a bid to create the world's cutest traffic jam in a Maine city...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A hawk that is native to Central and South America drew a lot of attention from Maine's birding community Friday after appearing in a park, where it brawled with a fellow raptor and dined on a squirrel...
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Canadians are known as friendly folks, but these crabby brutes migrating from Canadian waters are better suited for the hockey rink...
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Maine hospital after more than a week of treatment for low blood pressure and fatigue...
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesman said...