Portland Press Herald

Squabbling marks U.S. rail safety effort

The oil industry says freight companies won’t share data. The government says it’s oil companies that aren’t providing information. And nobody wants to foot the bill for improvements.

Maine nursing homes may get boost under budget bill

The facilities have been reimbursed for Medicaid expenses based on their 2005 expenditures.

Ospreys return to Maine nest; webcam lets you watch up-close

Lifetime partners 'Steve' and 'Rachel' have returned to their nest on Seal Island in Bremen as they prepare for breeding season. Watch them on Explore.org's webcam.

Squabbling marks U.S. rail safety effort

The oil industry says the freight companies won’t share data. The government says it’s the oil companies that aren’t providing information. And nobody wants to foot the bill for improvements.

Westbrook High investigates students after underage drinking party

Police issued summonses at a party Tuesday night.

Maine shipyard gets $57 million in Navy contracts

Bath Iron Works will use the money on fleet maintenance and design work on the Littoral Combat Ship.

Spring high school sports: Slideshow

Softball: Scarborough has strong season opener with 8-0 win over Bonny Eagle

Senior pitcher Alyssa Williamson strikes out 13 and allows just one hit for the defending Class A champs.

Softball: Scarborough has strong season opener with 8-0 win over Bonny Eagle

Senior pitcher Alyssa Williamson strikes out 13 and allows just one hit for the defending Class A champs.

Maine man sues over injuries from Windsor Fair starting gate

The Oakland man's attorney estimates his client's medical bills were close to $100,000 after the gate struck him and other spectators during a 2010 harness race.