Several inches of snow with rain dropped on top left a mess not just on roads, but on the runway at Bangor International Airport.
“We want to get as much water removed from the airfield as we can before it freezes and creates slippery conditions for the pilots,” explained Robbie Beaton, airport Superintendent of Operations.
Monday is Presidents Day and also marks the beginning of one of the busiest weeks of tax season.
The Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers they may encounter heavy call volume during this peak time.
There’s more help for those who may have a problem with casino gambling.
The Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services and the Maine Gambling Control Board have joined with Hollywood Casino and Oxford Casino to provide the assistance.
The fierce debate about whether to expand MaineCare services through the Affordable Care Act has been raging in Augusta for nearly a year. Democrats say the plan would cost the state nothing for the first three years, but Republicans and the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services say that not only is it not free, but expanding Medicaid could swallow up state money that could be used to help Maine’s most vulnerable citizens.
Christopher Walker was going to check get his mail when he saw a car hit his mailbox.
“Hit the mailbox, hit the snow bank that’s solid because it’s been there all winter, they went airborne, and white snow everywhere, I yelled in the house to my mother, I grabbed the first aid kit, came running out knowing somebody had to be hurt, by then the gentlemen across the street come running.” said Walker.
Maine’s public schools are in the process of moving towards proficiency-based education, and now a UMaine campus is jumping on the bandwagon as well.
Two years ago Maine committed to a big change in public schools.
Police have released a surveillance photo of a person they want to question in connection with a string of burglaries in Orono.
China Garden, Thai Kitchen, and The Family Dog were all broken into last weekend.
Somerset County Sheriffs Deputies have arrested the man they say robbed two Bingham banks with a hammer.
Somerset County Chief Deputy Dale Lancaster says deputies questioned Travis Carrigan, 35, of Bingham last night and he admitted robbing the the Campden National Bank on January 17 and the Skowhegan Savings Bank on February 4.
Three of Maine’s four U.S. Congress members gathered together in Washington D.C. Wednesday.
Senators Collins and King along with Representative Michaud held a meeting with the leaders of Cate Street and Great Northern Paper.
A 30-year old Houlton man was believed to be on bath salts when State Police say he made threatening statements inside a store.
Authorities were called to the Bridgewater Gulf Station around 6 p.m. Wednesday night.
The Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office says two bodies have been recovered from the rubble of a house that burned in Sumner last night.
Investigators say the bodies are likely those of 52 year old Robert Keach and his 60 year old sister Della Keach.
State police say a 21 year old Trenton woman was stabbed overnight by a man who lives with her.
Police say the woman was stabbed at her home on Oak Point Road around 1 a.m. and ran to a neighbor’s for help. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Laid off workers filled the auditorium at Schenk High School in East Millinocket for the Maine Department of Labor’s first Rapid Response Team meeting since Great Northern Paper announced a temporary layoff.
For years, the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute has been collecting ice samples from all over the world.
“These cylinders of ice that are extremely valuable for us to be able to understand how the climate changed,” said Professor Paul Mayewski, the Institute’s director.
Lawmakers in Augusta are considering several changes to Maine’s medical marijuana law. One change in particular had some folks at the state house outraged.
The controversy surrounded a substance known as “kief”. It’s a natural bi-product of marijuana that is used to make tinctures, an extract that’s used among other things to help epileptics manage their seizures. Among the changes in LD 1739, one of the bill being considered by lawmakers, would outaw the use of kief.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Democratic-controlled Senate voted to override a veto by Republican Gov. Paul LePage on a measure that aims to provide free lunches to more low-income children during the summer months.
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to three years in prison for having sexual contact with a child in 2008 while he lived in Maine.
Officials in East Millinocket are trying to trim their annual budget.
The Great Northern Paper Company owes the town $659,700 in property taxes.
In January, company officials announced they were pausing production for up to 16 weeks, because of the high cost of doing business.
Some residents and loggers in Orrington claim they’ve seen and heard stray bullets flying by them–and they believe a local firing range is to blame.
Jerry Perkins owns a large area of wooded land adjacent to the Orrington Gun Club.
Orono police are investigating business break-ins over the weekend.
They all happened during the overnight hours.
The first report came from China Garden on Stillwater Avenue.
Saturday night, The Thai Kitchen on Park Street was hit.