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Maine Gov. Janet Mills speaks to reporters, Wednesday, May, 4, 2022, at the State House win Augusta, Maine.

Maine seeks a place in space

A Maine-based, NASA-affiliated nonprofit organization for several years has been exploring ways to benefit from small-rocket satellite launches. The state government has also hopped aboard the space plan.

Maine man, 19, charged with murder in fatal shooting of 2-year-old girl

Andrew Huber Young, of Wells, allegedly shot the three people at a home in the town about 4:20 p.m. Saturday, the Maine Department of Public Safety said in a statement. The child was identified as Octavia Huber Young of Wells, but officials did not disclose her relationship to Andrew Huber Young.

Man dies from injuries after 3-alarm Oxford fire Friday

A 38-year-old man who was in critical condition after a three-alarm fire in Oxford on Friday died from his injuries Saturday morning, according to state Fire Marshal’s Office spokesperson Jake Wark.

Shelves are empty as Natalia Restrepo, 29, a member of La Colaborativa, gathered formula supplies for the up-coming pantry openings in Chelsea on May 20 as the formula shortage continues.

‘I feel like I’m failing him’: Mass. parents scramble to find formula for their infants as shortage continues

The situation is especially acute for parents rearing infants with milk, gluten, and other allergies, who require special formulas that are particularly scarce.

17-month-old baby struck by car in Manchester, N.H., driver charged

The toddler was taken to a hospital for treatment of "potentially serious injuries," Manchester police said late Saturday night.

Children played in the waves while spending the afternoon at Revere beach on Saturday.

Massachusetts residents flock to water to beat the heat that is expected to worsen Sunday

Temperatures are expected peak in the upper 90s in some places today with heat advisories in effect.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft presented Ret. Sgt. Victor Butler with a personalized Patriots jersey at a celebration for Butler's 100th birthday at his home in North Providence, R.I.  on  Saturday, May 21. Butler was a mechanic for the legendary Tuskegee Airmen during WWII. He is believed to be the last living Tuskegee airman in Rhode Island.

Tuskegee Airman celebrates 100th birthday with Patriots owner Robert Kraft, veterans groups, and many visitors

Retired Sergeant Victor Butler asked people to send him cards for his birthday. He received more than 40,000, along with videos, gifts, and good wishes from VIP guests at a celebration on Saturday at his North Providence, R.I., home.

Boston man arrested for allegedly assaulting child at Park Street station

George Francois, 66, of Boston, was apprehended in the area of 48 Glenville Ave., where officers tracked him down using a photograph taken by the child’s mother to identify him, Transit Police said in a statement.