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Welcome

Welcome to Maine and the United States Attorney’s Office.

This web site has been designed to provide you with some information about our state and office.

The state of Maine is 320 miles long and 210 miles wide and has a total land area of 30,862 square miles.  It has 3,500 miles of coastline and 2,000 coastal islands, the largest of which is Mount Desert, home of Acadia National Park.  Maine also has 6,000 lakes and ponds and 5,100 rivers and streams.  Known as the Pine Tree State, Maine has 17 million acres of forest covering approximately 90% of the State.  Mount Katahdin, located in Baxter State Park, is the highest mountain in Maine and the end of the Appalachian Trail.  In addition to its extraordinary natural beauty, Maine is also recognized for its "lobstah" and its wild blueberries.

Located in the far northeast corner of the United States, Maine is the largest of the New England states. West Quoddy Head, in Lubec, is the easternmost land area of the United States and was first to see the sunrise at the beginning of the new millennium. 
Maine is the only state that shares its border with only one other state.  In addition, it shares 616 miles of border with Canada (311 land, 305 water.)  The State is divided into sixteen counties.  The population is 1.3 million for an average of 42.7 persons per square mile. 

 


 

News

April 9, 2014

Westbrook Man Convicted of Perjury

April 8, 2014

Kenyan Woman Sentenced to One Year For Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

April 7, 2014

Englishman Sentenced to 17 Years on Child Exploitation and Pornography Charge

New Jersey Man Convicted of Extortion

Press Alert - Kenyan Woman to be Sentenced For Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

April 3, 2014

East Central Franklin Woman Sentenced to More Than Four Years For Pharmacy Robbery

April 2, 2014

Two Bangor Residents Plead Guilty to Bath Salt Distribution Conspiracy

New Hampshire Residents Sentenced on Armed Bank Robbery Charges

Milo Man Sentenced to 1 1/2 Years for Damaging Energy Facilities

March 31, 2014

New York City Man Pleads Guilty to Oxycodone Distribution Charge

Texas Man Sentenced for Theft of SSDI Benefits

March 28, 2014

Massachusetts Fugitive Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms and Identity Theft Charges

March 26, 2014

South Portland Man Sentenced to 16 Months for Possessing a Stolen Firearm

March 25, 2014

Former Wells Resident Sentenced to 18 Months for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Fairfield Woman Sentenced to 14 Months on Immigration, Money Laundering and Tax Charges

March 19, 2014

Massachusetts Man Sentenced to Almost 4 Years on Federal Firearm Charge

March 18, 2014

Hudson Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years on Drug, Money Laundering and Firearms Charges

March 17, 2014

New York Man Sentenced to More Than 3 Years For Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

March 12, 2014

Bangor Man Sentenced to 18 Years as an Armed Career Criminal

March 11, 2014

Massachusetts Man Sentenced For Drug Trafficking

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