The Marine Patrol christened their new boat, the Dirigo II, Wednesday.
“Will be one of our major tools, enforcement tools that we’ll use and safety tools that we’ll use within this area to enforce boating laws and commercial laws associated with our fisheries,” said Patrick Keliher, Commissioner, Maine Department of Marine Resources.
Politicians have spent the past year sparring in the media over whether or not to expand the MaineCare program. It was the public’s turn to weigh in.
Shortly after maine speaker of the house mark eves introduced his bill that he says would expand the MaineCare program under Obamacare to cover 70,000 uninsured Mainers, including thousands of veterans, members of the public got to chime in.
Freezing temperatures are creating a lot of black ice on the roads Wednesday morning.
A rollover occurred in the southbound lane of the interstate, near the Carmel-Winterport exit.
It was one of numerous crashes reported around the area, due to road conditions.
State Police are asking for the public’s help with an investigation into the stabbing of a woman Monday night.
An unnamed 33-year-old woman from Readfield was driving along the McCrillis Corner Rd. near the Wilton-Chesterville town line when her black 2006 Suzuki broke down.
Fire crews from seven towns were on the scene of a fire in Exeter tonight.
The fire broke out at a former creamery on Cider Hill Road around six this evening.
The authors of a controversial study warning Maine lawmakers of the consequences of expanding Medicaid, known in this state as MaineCare, addressed a legislative committee Tuesday afternoon.
Democratic lawmakers came face-to-face with the man who says their biggest legislative priority, expanding Medicaid, is a fiscal albatross for Maine taxpayers. Democrats quickly dismissed the report as a taxpayer funded political stunt.
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A Phillips man has been indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on charges sexually assaulting a child under age 12.
The indictment handed down Monday charges 42-year-old Robert Parker Jr. with five felony charges of gross sexual assault and misdemeanor charges of terrorizing, endangering the welfare of a child, harassment by telephone and violation of conditions of release.
A man in Vassalboro just may have built the most affordable energy efficient home in Maine–and he says you can do it too.
Tom Fullam was a heating contractor for 30 years.
A new measure being considered by Maine lawmakers would make it illegal for accused domestic violence abusers to contact their alleged victims from jail, prior to making an appearance in court.
In a time of announced cut backs and layoffs for workers in the state of Maine.
One company along the Midcoast is, as of January First, owned by the employees.
The clothes on our backs.
That’s all an Exeter family says they have left after fire destroyed their mobile home Monday morning.
Three generations lived there at the time.
Fire consumed a mobile home in Exeter Monday morning.
Crews from five towns were called to Tibbetts Road around 9 a.m.
When they arrived, they say flames were coming out of every window and door in the house.
A car ended up in two pieces after an accident in Milford Sunday night.
The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office says 27-year-old Samuel Ketch of Milford was travelling east on County Road around 6:30pm Sunday evening.
An Orrington man had to be removed from his vehicle using the jaws of life Sunday evening after crashing into a tree.
The accident occurred on Snows Corner Road in Orrington.
Hundreds of people came out Sunday to remember the man who turned an idea into a movement.
“The young veterans today–the tears that roll down their cheek that someone would care enough to be there, and Bill led the charge,” said Galen Cole, a World War II veteran.
Police around the region continue to report issues on the roads due to ice…and now flooding.
The Penobscot County sheriff reported several accidents on both major and secondary roads overnight and early today.
A plane slid off the icy taxiway at Bangor International Airport Saturday afternoon, but no one was injured, that’s according to airport officials.
The plane was landing in Bangor from LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
We asked our TV-5 viewers to send us video of themselves and friends and family having fun on the winter snow and ice. Here’s what we put together. Enjoy!
A car accident killed two people in southern Maine, Saturday. It happened on Cape Road in Hollis around two in the afternoon.
Investigators say a 17-year-old driver lost control of his van and struck a pickup.
As our readers probably experienced, the state woke up in a blanket of ice this morning.
Icy roads and sidewalks made driving and walking treacherous.
Bangor Police say they dealt with close to 100 issues on roadways today including accidents and vehicles stuck on ice. They say fortunately there were no serious injuries.