Maine governor adds boost to major power line project

Central Maine Power's package of incentives has won Democratic Gov. Janet Mills' support for a 145-mile transmission line to supply Canadian hydropower to consu
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Feds requiring regional response teams to oil train wrecks

Federal transportation officials are requiring railroads to establish regional response teams along oil train routes in the wake of a series of fiery derailment
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Former police chief recalls foiling terrorism case at border

While President Donald Trump warns of terrorists crossing into the United States from Mexico, a retired Vermont police chief remembers the time he apprehended a
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Faceoff ace Vermette retires after 14 NHL seasons

Center Antoine Vermette will retire after 14 NHL seasons; among best faceoff men of his generation
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Canada condemns Netflix for using rail disaster images

Canada's Parliament has passed a motion saying Netflix should compensate the people of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, for using footage of the 2013 rail disaster in the
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10 hospitalized in Canada after falling ill on plane

A Florida-bound flight minutes from takeoff from Quebec City had to be evacuated Thursday and 10 passengers were taken to hospital after fumes from de-icing see
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5 hospitalized in Canada after falling ill on plane

Officials in Canada say five people were taken to the hospital after falling ill on an Air Transat flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida just before takeoff
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Forgoing staffers, many businesses turn to freelancers

Many small business owners use independent contractors rather than employees, even transitioning their employees into freelancers
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Vrana scores twice, Capitals hand Flyers 8th straight loss

Jakub Vrana scored twice to set a career high in goals and added an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 and hand their divis
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McKenna becomes Flyers' 7th goalie as Philly ties NHL record

The Philadelphia Flyers tied an NHL record with Mike McKenna becoming their seventh goaltender to play this season
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A president and a first lady among Mainers who died in 2018

A president and first lady who spent summers in Maine, an enigmatic artist, a lover of poetry and an ice cream company founder are among notable Mainers who die
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What Is the Difference Between Canadian and American Maple Syrup?

Maple syrup is a wonderful golden elixir that is delicious poured over pancakes, French toast and waffles. It is enjoyable in countless ways, whether it is in i
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Vermont top story of 2018: Gov. Scott signs gun restrictions

The April signing by Republican Gov. Phil Scott of the state's first significant gun restrictions has been chosen by members of The Associated Press as the top
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APNewsBreak: US miscalculated benefit of better train brakes

Critics say the Trump administration should reconsider ending a stricter safety rule for trains that haul explosive fuels after The Associated Press found the g
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APNewsBreak: US miscalculated benefits of oil train brakes

Trump administration miscalculated the potential benefits when it canceled an Obama-era rule requiring the installation of more advanced brakes by railroads hau
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Syracuse signs 17 players

Syracuse signs 17 players
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Syracuse recruit has feel-good announcement

Syracuse signs defensive lineman Cooper Dawson of South Carolina; announcement goes viral on social media when friend Kingsley Feinman, who has cerebral palsy,
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Half of iconic Bert & I duo dies 60 years after recording

Bob Bryan, half of the comedy duo "Bert and I," has died in his home in Quebec
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NHL expansion from Original 6 to Seattle

A timeline of NHL expansion from the Original Six to Seattle
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NHL adds Seattle as league's 32nd team, play begins in 2021

The National Hockey League is expanding to Seattle in 2021
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To 32 and beyond: Seattle may not be end of NHL expansion

To 32 and beyond: Seattle getting franchise may not be end of NHL expansion
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Stevenson looks for knockout vs Gvozdyk in WBC title fight

Defending champ Adonis Stevenson looking for knockout against Oleksandr Gvozdyk in WBC title fight in Quebec
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Downed power lines cleared from Adirondack Northway

New York State Police say downed power lines have been cleared from a northern section of the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 near the Canadian border
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Downed power lines back up traffic on Adirondack Northway

New York State Police say downed power lines have closed a northern section of the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 near the Canadian border
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