In recent years, some high school sports fans have thought kids went to high schools in different towns for strictly athletic purposes.
At the Eastern Maine Class D tournament Monday morning there was one player who went to a different high school than her middle school class mates.
We now know the name of the man accused of shooting a woman then killing himself in Jonesport.
The Washington County Sheriff’s department got a call around 9pm Saturday from a woman saying she’d been shot by Michael Robinson-Tarr, 26.
In the early 1900s, thousands of Native American children were taken from their tribes and shipped to boarding schools to “Americanize” them.
Years later, many Native Americans in Maine still distrusted our education system.
A former Winslow woman has been indicted on charges of bilking two local sports organizations.
41 year old Wendi Willette had pleaded not guilty in November to charges of stealing more than $10,000 from the Winslow Wrestling Booster Club over three years while she served as treasurer.
An Orono man hurt his back after falling about 20 feet while ice climbing in Acadia National Park Saturday.
According to Ranger Richard Rechholtz, the 33-year-old-man was lead climbing to set ice screws on the east side of Champlain Mountain around noon.
A Prentiss Plantation man is facing more charges of sexually abusing children.
49-year-old Timothy Hayes was indicted Friday on 14 more counts. Charges include gross sexual assault on a person younger than 12, violation of conditions of release, violation of the Sex Offender Registry Act, as well as multiple charges of prohibited contact with a minor. Authorities say some of those occurred in a safe zone.
We are learning more about a shooting that happened Saturday evening in Jonesport.
State Police say a man shot and killed himself after shooting and injuring a woman.
Police will not say who was involved or where exactly the shooting happened.
Yesterday’s winter weather stopped one young man from surprising his valentine with song. But Saturday, the Barbershop Quartet known as, Out on a Whim had no problem singing the love songs a day late.
Students from area robotics teams spent their Saturday inside and exercised their brains. It’s the 6th annual Maine State VEX Robotics Championships.
30 teams competed for one of three slots at the world championship competition in California. Teams navigated their robots through a variety of obstacles, the competition tests and trains students science and technology skills.
Several inches of snow with rain dropped on top left a mess not just on roads, but on the runway at Bangor International Airport.
“We want to get as much water removed from the airfield as we can before it freezes and creates slippery conditions for the pilots,” explained Robbie Beaton, airport Superintendent of Operations.
Monday is Presidents Day and also marks the beginning of one of the busiest weeks of tax season.
The Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers they may encounter heavy call volume during this peak time.
There’s more help for those who may have a problem with casino gambling.
The Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services and the Maine Gambling Control Board have joined with Hollywood Casino and Oxford Casino to provide the assistance.
The fierce debate about whether to expand MaineCare services through the Affordable Care Act has been raging in Augusta for nearly a year. Democrats say the plan would cost the state nothing for the first three years, but Republicans and the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services say that not only is it not free, but expanding Medicaid could swallow up state money that could be used to help Maine’s most vulnerable citizens.
Christopher Walker was going to check get his mail when he saw a car hit his mailbox.
“Hit the mailbox, hit the snow bank that’s solid because it’s been there all winter, they went airborne, and white snow everywhere, I yelled in the house to my mother, I grabbed the first aid kit, came running out knowing somebody had to be hurt, by then the gentlemen across the street come running.” said Walker.
Maine’s public schools are in the process of moving towards proficiency-based education, and now a UMaine campus is jumping on the bandwagon as well.
Two years ago Maine committed to a big change in public schools.
Police have released a surveillance photo of a person they want to question in connection with a string of burglaries in Orono.
China Garden, Thai Kitchen, and The Family Dog were all broken into last weekend.
Somerset County Sheriffs Deputies have arrested the man they say robbed two Bingham banks with a hammer.
Somerset County Chief Deputy Dale Lancaster says deputies questioned Travis Carrigan, 35, of Bingham last night and he admitted robbing the the Campden National Bank on January 17 and the Skowhegan Savings Bank on February 4.
Three of Maine’s four U.S. Congress members gathered together in Washington D.C. Wednesday.
Senators Collins and King along with Representative Michaud held a meeting with the leaders of Cate Street and Great Northern Paper.
A 30-year old Houlton man was believed to be on bath salts when State Police say he made threatening statements inside a store.
Authorities were called to the Bridgewater Gulf Station around 6 p.m. Wednesday night.
The Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office says two bodies have been recovered from the rubble of a house that burned in Sumner last night.
Investigators say the bodies are likely those of 52 year old Robert Keach and his 60 year old sister Della Keach.