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.
One of the two men accused of attacking a woman during a home invasion in Greenbush in the fall of 2012 will spend 6 years in jail.
Ryan Petrin, 22, of Medway was sentenced Friday.
A study released today says expanding Medicaid in Maine could cost the state more than $807 million-dollars over the next decade. But there are some in Augusta who say the study isn’t worth the paper its printed on.
Verso Paper is shutting down the Bucksport Mill for a couple of weeks and laying of most of its employees.
A mill spokesman says they will shut down on January 16th and plan to reopen on February 3rd.
Dempsey’s story begins when he and his family traveled from Maryland for Christmas in North Anson.
On December 28th, when his owner left her mother’s home for a Christmas party, one-year-old Dempsey took off.
A three day ice storm followed by a week of bitter cold had Bangor Public Works constantly on the road. Public Works Director Dana Wardwell says they’ve debriefed since the storm.