The heart of the downtown Bangor community could be in line for a major makeover. The Community Connector bus system begins and ends at Pickering Square. Recommendations are now in to possibly move the bus hub.
Now that spring is here, some Bangor construction projects will impact traffic beginning Monday.
city officials say that although work will begin in Westmarket Square on Monday, it will have minimal effect on vehicle or pedestrian traffic.
Officials say the fire that claimed the life of an elderly woman in Chester started in the living room.
77 year old Shirley Day lived in the mobile home with her grandson, who had left on an errand when the fire broke out Thursday morning.
Former teacher and cross country coach at Tremont Consolidated School has been indicted for sex crimes against a minor more than a decade ago.
Prosecutors say Benjamin Hodgdon, 45, had sex with a 13-year-old member of the cross country team more than thirty times in 1999.
Veazie Police have arrested a man they say forced his way into a residence and beat the two women who lived there.
Police say Rike Guerrier had been staying with the women, but they had kicked him out.
Governor LePage announced his support yesterday for a plan to provide Narcan, a drug that reverses the effects of a heroin overdose, to family members of users.
In an unexpected shift, Governor Paul LePage is now supporting the use of Narcan by family members of heroin users – with a caveat.
Police say a hearse driver fell asleep, causing a crash on Interstate 95 in Pittsfield this afternoon.
The vehicle overturned and northbound traffic was delayed while crews cleared the scene.
The driver, Michael Kelley, is from Salsbury Cove and was taken to Sabasticook Hospital in Pittsfield.
Samantha Goode, the 16-year-old driver in the car accident that killed Bucksport teen Taylor Darveau, has been charged with manslaughter and aggravated driving to endanger.
Darveau, who was 15, died when Goode’s car crashed on the Bucksmills Road in October.
Investigators are trying to figure out what started a mobile home fire in Chester that killed one woman.
The body of 77-year-old Shirley Day was recovered from the rubble late Thursday morning.
A Knox man will spend 3 years behind bars for a hit and run accident involving a Belfast City Councilor.
Police say Steven Lucas, 60, was driving the car that hit Eric Sanders last year, who was riding his bicycle on Main Street.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a string of daytime burglaries.
A Plymouth homeowner called police when he found two men in his barn Tuesday morning.
25 year old James Field of Pittsfield and 18 year old Jacob Graham of Hartland were taken into custody after a search of nearby woods. Both are charged with burglary.
An Old Town man who assaulted his girlfriend has been sentenced to 8 months in prison.
Patrick Mitchell, 24, pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated assault for an incident in January where police say he choked and beat his girlfriend.
Eddington residents accepted a moratorium Tuesday, temporarily blocking a proposed quarry.
Hughes Brothers Inc. plans to sue the town over it.
The Hampden-based company wanted to build on Fox Hill, off Route 9.
Members of the public had the chance in Belfast Tuesday to sound off about the plan to dredge Searsport Harbor.
“We’ve done an environmental assessment of the dredging project, and we’ve done many different studies and tests on material to be dredged on the site that we’ll be placing material. We’ve also looked at the type of species that live in the area and would be avoided in the dredging during the winter months,” said Barbara Blumeris, Study Manager for the Army Corps of Engineers.
A joint effort between state agencies is helping to transition Mainers receiving welfare benefits to a sustainable job.
The commissioners of the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services are touting a new program they hope will get people off public assistance and back into the workforce quickly by providing them with “work experience”.
The murder trial of a Palmyra man is scheduled to begin next month after attorneys for the prosecution and defense were unable to reach a plea agreement this morning.
A new poll shows a tight race for governor.
It was done by Public Policy Polling.
It has Democrat Mike Michaud with 44% of the vote, Republican Incumbent Paul LePage with 37% and Independent Eliot Cutler with 14%.
A man accused of robbing a bank in Bangor earlier this year pleaded guilty today.
37-year-old Earl Gary admitted to robbing the TD Bank on Stillwater Avenue January 4th.
We now know the names of both people killed in a wrong-way crash in Hampden.
State Police say Richard Holden, 55, from Carmel was going the wrong way on I-95.
They say Holden, who also lived in Maryland for some time, had suspended licenses in both states.
Two more have been arrested in the robbery at the Shaw’s supermarket in the Ellsworth shopping center last Monday.
Ellsworth police say 22-year-old Michael E. Robbins of Sorrento and 22-year-old Curtis Knudsen of Gouldsboro have been arrested and charged with robbery and theft.