AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — More than 10,000 homes and businesses are without power because of strong winds and freezing rain.
Central Maine Power reported about 8,500 outages Monday morning, mostly in Androscoggin, Piscataquis, Somerset and Waldo Counties.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Three men arrested in connection with what authorities call one of the biggest marijuana busts in state history head to trial this week.
The Portland Press Herald, reports that Malcolm French, Kendall Chase, and Rodney Russell are scheduled to appear Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges.
A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night for an Ellsworth woman who lost her life to domestic violence.
29-year-old Hilary Saenz was killed on Christmas Day. Her husband Christopher is charged with her murder.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office have identified the victims of a fire in Elliotsville Township early Saturday morning.
They say George Beety, 78, and Laurette Beety, 79, both died after fire destroyed their home.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office says an elderly couple, both in their late 70′s, from Elliotsville Township near Greenville, died early Saturday morning when fire destroyed thier home.
The bodies of the man and woman were found in the rubble of the one story home.
Bangor police are investigating a robbery at TD Bank on Stillwater Avenue.
They say it happened around 3pm.
They say one male entered the bank and passed a note demanding money.
On Thursday, a Bangor family was hit with tragedy.
“It was like a bowl of fire coming up from the bottom, and I turned around, and I grabbed my canister of flour, and threw that on it, and I knew, it was pointless.”
Fire ripped through a storage building in Somesville last night.
It happened on Village Park Road in the village of Somesville, in the town of Mount Desert.
Fire officials say the building was used as storage and work space for MDI Tree Service.
Hannaford Supermarket in Bangor was forced to evacuate customers Thursday, after a frozen sprinkler system leaked.
It happened just before 5 pm.
Initially, some employees thought there was a gas leak.
One of the biggest changes for Bangor in 2013 was bittersweet for many. The demolition of the Bangor Auditorium and the completion of the Cross Insurance Center.
A fire in Pray’s Mobile Home Park off Finson Road in Bangor has left one family without a home.
Authorities says that a mother got her two young children and dog out safely.
David Coon of Bangor was in court today to plead guilty to manslaughter in the death of his live-in girlfriend.
Last May, 49-year-old Sherry Clifford died of asphyxiation and neck compression at the couple’s apartment on Jefferson Street, that according to the medical examiner.
Residents in Searsmont were jolted awake Tuesday night by a noise that some folks there thought was a plane crash.
But it was actually coming from a natural gas compressor station in town.
15 part-time employees have been laid off at Bangor International Airport and more layoffs are coming.
BIA Director Tony Caruso says he met with the affected employees Thursday and about half were offered to stay with the airport on an on-call basis. He says the primary reason for the cuts is the decline in military charter flights.
An Enfield man died this morning while driving his logging truck.
He has been identified as 74 year old Lucien Dube.
Troopers suspect Dube had a heart attack while driving on the Howland Road around 4:20 this morning.
A vigil will take place Sunday night in Ellsworth to remember Hilary Saenz.
Hilary Saenz was killed on Christmas Day at her home in Ellsworth.
Her husband Chris has been charged with her murder.
State Police remain on the scene of a serious tractor trailer accident in LaGrange early this morning.
The driver is in serious condition, and one lane of Howland Road is still closed due to the one-vehicle crash.
Fire crews from 4 towns battled flames in Aurora Wednesday.
Hancock County dispatchers say a camp was fully engulfed when they arrived.
Roads were near the intersection of Route 179 and Giles Pond Road.
A fire in Orrington left a family of 5 homeless this afternoon.
Crews were called to the scene on Clark Falls Road just after 2 pm.
Responders say the fire started on the first floor and quickly spread to the second.
A Fairfield woman and her adult son are homeless after fire destroyed their home on New years Eve night. Fairfield Fire Chief Duane Bickford said the call came in just before 10:00 last night after neighbors spotted smoke and flames coming from the house on the Hutchins Road.