A man from Sidney accused of raping a 4-year-old girl he was babysitting has plead not guilty to the charges.
Police say Eric Bard, 23, recorded the attack with his cell phone.
Just two months into its fiscal year, Calais Regional Hospital is facing a deficit of more than a half million dollars.
The hospital’s CEO says the budget gap is due to fewer patients being treated, increased charity care, unpaid patient bills, and changes in reimbursement.
A Greenbush woman accused of taking part in a major bath salts operation in the Bangor area has admitted to the crime.
Jessica Bryden, 22, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute the drug.
For five years now, students from New York University’s College of Dentistry have made their way to Machias to provide free dental care to locals.
“We do root canals here, we do surgery, we do restorations. Whatever basically is needed by the community,” said Vice Dean Stuart Hirsch.
Maine’s River Flow Advisory Committee met again Monday as spring flooding is expected to hit its peak over the next two days.
All the concerns over the potential of heavy spring flooding are expected to come to the surface this week.
Authorities have identified the body of a man recovered from the Penobscot River in Stockton Springs Sunday.
The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body as Cecil Worster, 46, of Bangor.
After 10 years as the head coach of the University of Maine Men’s basketball team, Ted Woodward was bought out of the remaining two years of his contract the school announced Monday.
The University of Maine played host to the annual Great Maine Bike Swap Sunday.
“Everyone here has the same interest. They all love bikes. And some people want to sell bikes, some people want to buy bikes,” said Jim Rose, owner of Rose Bike in Orono and a volunteer at the event.
A male body was pulled from the Penobscot River in Stockton Springs Sunday, according to the Waldo County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities received a call from a local resident who spotted what appeared to be a body around 11 AM near the Sandy Point Beach.
People filled the streets of Bangor Saturday afternoon advocating for the area homeless.
For years the annual Hike for the Homeless took place on Mt. Katahdin, now hundreds of volunteers walk through downtown Bangor to raise awareness for people with no roof over their head.
Volunteers of all ages have been devoting their weekends to a special construction project.
“This is Sarah’s house,” says Stan Peterson, head of construction. “We’re trying to build a place for cancer patients from greater than 35 miles away to come and stay while they’re being treated.”
A man accused of stabbing a woman he lived with in Trenton is now accused of sexually abusing her too.
James Stanton, 48, has been indicted on a gross sexual assault charge, as well as assault charges.
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.