A former Passamaquoddy Tribe state representative is in legal trouble for illegal elver fishing in New York.
New York Department of Environmental Conservation authorities says 8 people, including Frederick Moore III, 53, of Perry, surrendered themselves over to officials.
For two years, Coastal Farms Food Processing in Belfast has provided a production and storage space for about a dozen local small businesses.
But now the facility is closing, leaving those tenants scrambling.
Flood season isn’t new for most Mainers, but the town of Dexter hasn’t seen anything like this for a long time.
“The force of nature is just unbelievable and the town has never experienced anything like it. Just unbelievable,” says Diana Patterson, Dexter Resident.
A Dresden man has admitted to robbing a Shaw’s pharmacy twice in one week.
As part of a plea agreement, Ryan McLaughlin, 26, has pled guilty to one count of interference with commerce by robbery.
A former bank teller in Searsport was sentenced to 1 month in jail and 7 months of home detention for stealing almost $26,000 from dozens of customer accounts.
Brittany Mace, 24, admitted to embezzling the money in 2010 and 2011.
As of 11:15 am Thursday, officials announced that a culvert had just let go on Lincoln Street in Dexter. Authorities are currently evacuating the areas of St. Francis and Water Streets.
“I got a call about quarter of seven. The town manager had called to say that the building was compromised, I should probably take a look at it,” said Rick Whitney, director of the Dexter Historical Society.
The Piscataquis River overflowed its banks today, causing flooding throughout Piscataquis County.
The Sebec-Atkinson bridge was closed to traffic after the river spilled onto the road there.
Low-lying roads in the area are flooded out and impassible to traffic.
The Bar Harbor Town Council meeting was packed Tuesday night. People expressed their views on whether or not the Town Manager should stay.
“I noticed that a lot of social media is abuzz with it right now,” says Bar Harbor Resident, Brooke Collier.
A Winterport man will spend 9 months in jail for sex charges against a child.
David Hyatt, 74, was originally charged with 15 counts of unlawful sexual contact and one count of visual sexual aggression.
A Caswell man has died after moving his truck through a flooded road.
Authorities received a call after 9pm Tuesday that Paul Oliver, 74, was missing after attempting to maneuver his vehicle on Oliver Road in Caswell.
Many people in Belfast have fond memories of eating seafood at Jed’s Restaurant on Route 1.
Jed’s closed its doors years ago, but now one man is in the process of transforming the space into a bowling alley.
“Who cares about a little rain? ”
That was the mantra for several visitors at Acadia National Park on opening day.
“We were outside the car for thirty seconds and got soaked… It was still fun though”
A Waldoboro man has been charged with sexually abusing a child.
Earl Leathers, 27, was arrested Friday.
Authorities say it’s for an incident involving a girl under fourteen two years ago in Belfast City Park.
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.