State wants to raise expectations for welfare recipients

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is proposing a re-write of its welfare-to-work manual to raise expectations for welfare recipients seeking jobs.Read More

New Hampshire officials find swordfish washed up on beach

A swordfish that washed up on the shores of a beach in New Hampshire has puzzled officials, who say the fish is very rarely seenRead More

Authorities in Rhode Island arrest suspected NC cop killer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Authorities in Rhode Island have arrested a fugitive wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer in North Carolina.Read More

Court hears challenge to New Hampshire ‘ballot selfie’ law

BOSTON (AP) — Voters who post photos of their completed election ballots on social media are “taking the world into the voting booth with them,”Read More

Bar cars returning to Connecticut-New York commuter trains

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Railroad cars equipped with bars for serving alcohol are returning to commuter trains running between New York City and Connecticut, restoringRead More

Police: 2 teens stole loader, led officers on chase in Maine

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Authorities in Maine say two teenagers stole a front-end loader, led police on a chase and hit two cars on aRead More

Kevin Bacon loved Baconfest invite, is sorry he can’t attend

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — The town has struck out in its attempt to bring home the bacon — Kevin Bacon, that is. Brattleboro wanted theRead More

Police: 2 teens stole loader, led officers on chase in Maine

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Authorities say two youths have been arrested after they stole a front-end loader, led police on a chase and hit twoRead More

Vermont town hopes Kevin Bacon will attend its 3rd Baconfest

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town hopes to bring home the bacon for its third annual Baconfest this weekend — Kevin Bacon, that is.Read More

Attorneys to announce Powerball winner’s charitable plans

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Attorneys for the winner of a $487 million Powerball jackpot are announcing the winner’s philanthropic plans for the money. The winningRead More