PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - U.S. Sen. Angus King and Rep. Chellie Pingree are urging the federal government to buy 18 million pounds of frozen Maine blueberries for use in school lunch and food assistance programs.
MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) - A locomotive caught fire in the Maine town of Monmouth leaving the train engine inoperable.
(Wilton, ME) - State Police say a young Wilton man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of his grandmother on Saturday. The two lived together at a mobile home at 1130 Weld Road in Wilton.
(Garland, ME) - The deaths of woman and two children in Garland are under State Police investigation. Detectives are calling the deaths suspicious.
The Maine State Museum worker who prevented the abduction of a 2-year-old girl is a grandmother with a bum knee. But Sharon Wise says there would've been a ``big fight'' if the assailant hadn't given up.
Maine's jobless rate dipped slightly last month to 5.7 percent.