West Market Square is getting a makeover.
“This has sort of been a long time coming. It’s something that we’ve been wanting to do for a long time to try to connect the downtown to the waterfront and provide a nice pedestrian path through that whole corridor,” said project manager, Amanda Soucier.
Rockport Police are looking for information about a dead dog.
Police tell us on Monday afternoon, a woman out walking found the remains of a black lab in woods off Mount Pleasant Road.
The head of Maine’s Riverview Psychiatric Center was fired Wednesday.
A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Mary Louise McEwen is no longer in charge of the hospital.
The temperature may not show it, but a true sign of spring is the opening of Gifford’s Ice Cream stands.
Gifford’s Ice Cream will open its five stands for the season next Friday, March 14th.
Bangor police are investigating an alleged assault Tuesday night in Capehart.
Police received a call around 10:30 Tuesday night reporting a stabbing at an apartment on Deer Isle Road.
Flames leveled a three story building in Baileyville Tuesday.
Firefighters were still monitoring hot spots at Fulghum Fibres chip mill along Main Street, late Tuesday night.
It was first reported around 2 pm.
Governor LePage is blasting lawmakers for raiding the state’s rainy day fund in order to pay for a municipal revenue sharing bill passed last month. The governor also told reporters today he has a plan to put that money back.
A Holden man pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug and and weapons charges.
32-year-old Nicholas McDonald was in U-S District Court in Bangor.
He was charged with intent to distribute heroin and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Authorities say the fire at a historic home at BirdsAcre in Ellsworth was intentionally set.
A passerby in Ellsworth saw smoke coming from the bird sanctuary Sunday night and called the fire department.
A man died in a snowmobile crash in Dover-Foxcroft today.
Police responded to the Piscataquis County Fairgrounds just before 8:30 this morning and found the man dead at the scene.
Winthrop Police are investigating an early morning robbery at a convenience store.
Police say around 3:30am, they received a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K on Main Street.
People in Bangor will have a chance to sound off about traffic issues surrounding events at the Cross Insurance Center.
City councilors say they’ve received e-mails and letters from patrons and neighbors expressing frustration and confusion regarding parking and traffic flow around the arena.
An Old Town man accused of breaking into a pizza shop was in court Monday in Bangor.
22-year-old Joseph Doucette is charged with burglary and refusing to submit to arrest.
A passerby in Ellsworth saw smoke coming from the bird sanctuary a little after six Sunday night and called the fire department.
No birds were hurt in the blaze, but the 19th century home was damaged, as were some of the original artifacts and pieces inside.
Buying a house can feel like diving off the deep end of a swimming pool.
That’s why the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection has come out with a new guide.
Last week’s car crash in Embden has now led to a second death.
Yesterday 67 year old Ruth Souweine died at the hospital as a result of the injuries she sustained in the crash.
Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will stop along the Penobscot River in Bangor as part of her nationwide tour.
The show is Friday July 18th at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, and will be for her new album, Shine On which will be released in May.
Firefighters from four towns responded to an apartment building fire in Old Town late last night.
Crews were called to the structure on Chapman Street just before ten o’clock.
The Maine POM Project is a local organization that provides first responders with pet oxygen masks to use in fire situations.
They raise money for that cause by traveling around the state educating pet owners on what they can do in such an emergency.
Families facing hunger and an uncertain future were treated to a hot meal Friday.
“Every penny is being pinched now so to have something like this, free of charge, it has been nice,” said Jamey House.