A Clinton man with a lengthy criminal record who’s been on the run from police since Monday was arrested after a brief standoff with police Wednesday.
Clinton Police Chief Craig Johnson said James Simonson, 54, was wanted by police on drug charges and the Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office also had a warrant for Simonson’s arrest on arson charges.
We know now the names of the three people taken to the hospital after a two car crash on Route 15 in Corinth Tuesday afternoon.
The Penobscot County Sheriff Office says a pick up hit a car pulling out of a parking lot right before 3:30pm.
Firefighters from six towns were on the scene of a blaze in Holden most of this morning.
No one was injured, but the remote location of this fire made it difficult to knock down.
Gov. Paul LePage says that eight unaccompanied children who crossed the nation’s border illegally have been placed in Maine.
LePage said Tuesday that he learned the information on a conference call with White House officials on Tuesday, but received no details on where the children are from or where they were placed.
A local landmark in Thomaston is now more local than ever.
The Thomaston Cafe has been around for some 90 years.
“Well, this has been a restaurant since the 20s. We’ve pretty much overhauled the whole thing,” said co-owner Ryan Jones.
One woman and two men were taken to the hospital after a two car crash on Route 15 in Corinth this afternoon.
Police say a truck struck a car that was pulling out of the Crescent Lumber parking lot…
The arraignment for an Ellsworth man involved in a standoff with police has been postponed until next month.
Jeffrey Barnard was supposed to be arraigned in Bangor Federal Court today but claimed he’s still confused after being shot.
A former head of the Maine State Police accused of having sexual contact with a four-year old family member will undergo a mental health evaluation.
The attorney for Andrew Demers says a judge has approved that motion.
A man charged in connection to a deadly 2012 Hermon break-in will serve 6 years in prison.
22 year old Phillip McIntyre pleaded guilty to robbery, burglary, aggravated assault and aggravated criminal mischief.
A local centenarian, who drove trucks for a living years ago, had just one wish–to take one more ride in a tractor trailer.
John Krinjak shows us how a community stepped up and made that wish come true.
A man accused of trying to kill his wife by pushing her off a cliff in Camden has been found guilty of attempted murder.
A jury in Rockland convicted 71-year-old Charles Black late Monday afternoon.
Summer in Maine means tourists, and vacations for many. And for some Mainers it means taking jobs for those enjoying our state.
And scammers are taking notice and hoping to take advantage.
A Belfast man accused of killing a woman and wounding her son has admitted to it.
44 year old Todd Gilday was in a Belfast courtroom this morning where he pleaded guilty to murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault.
The preliminary votes were held and union representatives say the early counts suggest an overwhelming majority of Fairpoint Communication workers support authorizing a strike.
Their contract expires Saturday, August 2nd. Workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont recently held meetings to vote whether or not to authorize a strike. Voting has finished in Maine and Vermont, but has been extended in New Hampshire due to storm damage.
Lanes are now open on I-95.
State Police continued working this afternoon to clear up a camper roll-over on the south bound side by Fairfield.
The camper rolled over around 11 a.m. Sunday morning.
The Belfast Waterfront looked more like the hills of Ireland this weekend.
The 8th annual Maine Celtic Celebration festival drew thousands.
“We’re kind of Celts. He’s Irish, I’m Welsh,” said Bill Jones of Hope.
A former member of the Bangor Band got a surprise performance right at his door step.
Henry “Hank” Watson played in the band for more than 30 years and also served as an assistant conductor.
The common loon – an avian staple in Maine, typically found in ponds and lakes.
“We have this particular cove, the north cove of Branch Lake and we’re going to go out and count the loons – adults and chicks,” explains David Moores.
Construction is set to begin at Bangor International Airport next week.
Airport director Tony Caruso says they’re reconstructing of a portion of Godfrey Boulevard.
The road runs in front of the main terminal.
From Monson to Katahdin, eight men will take a 114 mile trek for something bigger than summer sport.
“It’s a way to give back. Cause I was never in the military and this is my way of giving back to them,” says Chris Robinson, the founder of Wilderness Walk for Warriors, a new fundraiser for veterans and their families.