This afternoon Governor LePage’s finance chief briefed lawmakers on a plan to restore $21 million to the state’s rainy day fund. The governor wants his plan fast-tracked before he’ll agree to release some job-creating bonds.
Half-a-dozen Aroostook County men were arrested in connection with a suspected drug ring Thursday.
Drug agents believe the group was selling bath salts in the county.
Over the last month, investigators were able to infiltrate the group and make a number of purchases.
Building property on Boardwalk and Park Place only costs a few hundred dollars – as long as you don’t go directly to jail.
These terms are symbolic to Monopoly. The classic game was first released in 1935.
The University of Maine system is cutting 165 full time jobs, starting in July.
The system’s chancellor, James Page, says the university will be forced to make the cuts because of a $36-million budget shortfall.
An Oakland man serving in the U.S. Air Force has received a high military honor.
Tech Sergeant Matthew Bolduc was awarded the Bronze Star at a ceremony in Italy where he’s currently stationed.
A pair of suspected heroin dealers is behind bars.
24-year-old Justin Pinkham and 23-year-old Logan Hanson, both of Ellsworth, are charged with trafficking in heroin and violating conditions of release.
Agents from the Downeast and Mid Coast District Task Forces executed a Search Warrant at their Bucksport Road residence Thursday.
The Valley Grange in Guilford and local students are clipping coupons to help troops overseas.
It’s part of the Coups for Troops program.
Any kind of coupons can be collected.
Military families at overseas bases can use them up to six months after they’ve expired.
A suspected drug dealer was arrested in Jackman, early Friday morning.
Somerset County deputies executed a search warrant at the home of 38-year-old Bryant Peck, along Coburn West Street.
During their search, they found Hydrocodone pills, Suboxone strips, a small amount of cocaine, processed marijuana, drug related paraphernalia, and illegally possessed moose meat.
An out-of-state businessman in Camden is doing something most manufacturers are not. Keeping jobs in Maine.
“I think a business either grows or it dies, and I don’t intend to be on the dying side,” says John Rockwell.
A Bangor man charged with manslaughter in the death of a 5-month old boy appeared in court Friday.
Police say Samuel Moore, 25, was Korbyn Antworth’s babysitter.
Korbyn died Wednesday at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, one day after being taken to the hospital from a home on Griffin Road in Bangor.
Six people are under arrested in connection with a meth lab operation state police say was based in a Waterville motel room.
Part of the Fireside Inn and Suites on Main Street has been evacuated as drug agents investigate and then clean up the highly flammable and explosive chemicals.
Deputies in Somerset County are investigating an armed home invasion that took place on February 27th in New Portland.
Chief Deputy Dale Lancaster says it happened at 12:30 in the afternoon at a Bog Road residence.
Five years in prison.
That’s the sentence for a Nebraska man convicted of sex crimes that took place more than twenty years ago in Lincoln.
Clarence Cote,65, was found guilty in January for two counts of gross sexual assault.
Drug agents made several meth busts in central Maine Friday morning, one at a motel in Waterville.
Part of the Fireside Inn and Suites on Main Street has been evacuated.
Police say meth making evidence was found in a room.
James Taylor is coming to Bangor.
The five-time Grammy Award winner will be performing at the Cross Insurance Center July 13th.
Tickets for the concert start at $63.50. They go on sale next Friday, March 14th.
TENANTS HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A prosecutor in Maine is defending his decision not to bring charges against the driver of a car that went out of a control and killed a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy last summer.
MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Authorities have released the name of the woman who died in a head-on car crash in Monmouth.
Police say 67-year-old Joan Fortier of Mount Vernon was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in the crash on U.S. Route 202 at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s highest court has made a rare decision and agreed to hear oral arguments from attorneys who will ask justices to reconsider a Kennebunkport beach access case that could have statewide ramifications.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Augusta man sentenced to 45 years in prison after pleading guilty to fatally stabbing another man he thought had flirted with his girlfriend has told a judge he now wants to go to trial.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine State Treasurer Neria Douglass says not selling bonds this summer will hurt the state’s finances and delay much needed infrastructure projects.
In a letter to Republican Gov. Paul LePage Wednesday, Douglass urged the governor to reconsider his decision not to sell bonds to pay back projects the state has started funding until there’s $60 million in the rainy day fund.