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.
Investigators are trying to figure out what started a mobile home fire in Chester that killed one woman.
The body of 77-year-old Shirley Day was recovered from the rubble late Thursday morning.
A Knox man will spend 3 years behind bars for a hit and run accident involving a Belfast City Councilor.
Police say Steven Lucas, 60, was driving the car that hit Eric Sanders last year, who was riding his bicycle on Main Street.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a string of daytime burglaries.
A Plymouth homeowner called police when he found two men in his barn Tuesday morning.
25 year old James Field of Pittsfield and 18 year old Jacob Graham of Hartland were taken into custody after a search of nearby woods. Both are charged with burglary.
An Old Town man who assaulted his girlfriend has been sentenced to 8 months in prison.
Patrick Mitchell, 24, pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated assault for an incident in January where police say he choked and beat his girlfriend.
Eddington residents accepted a moratorium Tuesday, temporarily blocking a proposed quarry.
Hughes Brothers Inc. plans to sue the town over it.
The Hampden-based company wanted to build on Fox Hill, off Route 9.
Members of the public had the chance in Belfast Tuesday to sound off about the plan to dredge Searsport Harbor.
“We’ve done an environmental assessment of the dredging project, and we’ve done many different studies and tests on material to be dredged on the site that we’ll be placing material. We’ve also looked at the type of species that live in the area and would be avoided in the dredging during the winter months,” said Barbara Blumeris, Study Manager for the Army Corps of Engineers.
A joint effort between state agencies is helping to transition Mainers receiving welfare benefits to a sustainable job.
The commissioners of the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services are touting a new program they hope will get people off public assistance and back into the workforce quickly by providing them with “work experience”.