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A $350K lobster turf war is being waged in Hancock County's waters

There's a turf war going on off the waters of Hancock County and Operation Game Thief, in cooperation with the Maine Department of Marine Resources, is offering a $15,000 reward for any information...

Portland landlord found not guilty of manslaughter from Noyes Street fire

Portland landlord Gregory Nisbet was found not guilty on all counts of manslaughter stemming from the deaths of six people in Maine’s worst fire in decades.

Health Access Network employee fired over data breach

An employee has been fired from Health Access Network after she improperly accessed clinical data for less than 500 of the federally funded community health center's 17,000 patients.

Teens allegedly cause $217K of damage to vacant Presque Isle eatery

Kids just being kids? Not quite, as five teenagers are now facing felony charges for causing an estimated $217,000 worth of damage to the vacant Crow's Nest restaurant and events center in Presque...

Feds investigate suspected welfare fraud at Portland market

The owner of Ahram Halal Market on Forest Avenue in Portland is being investigated by federal authorities in connection with suspected welfare fraud.

Bangor Savings warns public about text scam

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Yet another phone scam has made its way to the state, as Bangor Savings Bank is warning both its customers and non-customers of a text-based phishing scam.

Small businesses lose thousands through utility scam

Emera Maine is warning customers of a new sophisticated telephone scam that has already cost a number of its small business customers thousands of dollars.

Two lobstermen charged with running illegal operation

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Following a seven-month investigation, the Maine Marine Patrol has charged two midcoast lobstermen with operating an illegal fishing operation.

State officials warn consumers of fraudulent text-messaging scam

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Officials at Maine’s Bureau of Financial Institutions at the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation are warning residents of a scam involving text messages that appear to come from...

Portland company faces $1.25M ruling over sea urchin imports

The Portland-based ISF Trading Co. has pleaded guilty to illegally importing live Canadian sea urchins valued at $172,800.