(WABI) – Police say alcohol and speed were factors in a car crash that killed a man from Addison Sunday morning.
It happened just after 3 a-m on route 187 in Jonesport.
(WABI) – Close to 500 peace activists joined hands in Bangor Sunday to send a message to Washington.
The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine coordinated a rally today at Paul Bunyan park to commemorate a somber anniversary.
(WABI) – Melissa Biehn teaches pre-kindergarten in Hermon. When one of her pupils was diagnosed with cancer, Biehn was motivated to help.
So she organized a unique fundraiser.
Biehn signed up folks willing to collect pledges, and then shave their heads.
(WABI) -Police say the that the young woman was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old boy.
The driver apparently lost control on Andersen Road at about 8:20 Sunday night, and crashed into a tree.
(WABI) – Maine has a new energy chief.
Former Catholic Charities CEO John Kerry was named director of the State Office of Energy Independence and Security.
Governor Baldacci made the announcement Sunday.
(WABI) – Funeral services will be held Wednesday for a Maine Marine killed in Iraq this month.
21-year-old Lance Corporal Angel Rosa was killed in combat in the Anbar province.
He was an outstanding athlete at South Portland High School.
(WABI) – This weekend’s nasty weather caused some damage at the University of Maine.
Saturday afternoon, the Mahaney dome blew out one of its side walls.
A UMaine spokesman says happened when snow and ice buildup caused the dome’s roof to sink in,which changed the air pressure inside the dome and caused a blowout in one of the walls near the door.
(WABI) – Flags across Maine flew at half staff Saturday to honor Barbara McKernan.
The mother of former Governor John McKernan passed away earlier this week from complications of emphysema.
Mrs. McKernan lived in Bangor for close to seventy years.
(WABI) – Six international flights had to be diverted overall.
The weather left hundreds of travellers stranded at Bangor International Airport Friday night and early Saturday morning. The stormy weather also kept the pilots from landing in Boston and New York.
(WABI) – This weekend’s wintry weather is being blamed for dozens of accidents across the state.
State Police say they’ve responded to numerous crashes since the snow started falling Friday night.
Governor John Baldacci says he learnedThursday of the death ofPrivate Rosa. The defense department says Rose died Tuesday from wounds received incombat in the volatile Al Anbar province of Iraq.
Baldacci made condolence calls this morning. He says Rosa’s mother told him that her son was always at the front leading his unit into battle. He was assigned to Third Battalion, Sixth Marine Regiment, Second Marine Division, Second Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.
(WABI) – Peter Mills, 49, of Southwest Harbor stands charged with 22 counts, including gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact.
45-year-old Stephanie Stark, also of Hancock, is facing 12 counts.
(AP) – The family of the great-great-granddaughter of Italian education pioneer Maria Montessori expressed relief with the conviction of a car salesman who killed her.
Twenty-two-year-old Jonathan Phong Khanh Tran of Garden Grove, California, faces a maximum of 55 years to life in prison when he is sentenced May first for the murder of Hanna Montessori, as well as the sexual assaults of three other teenage girls working as prostitutes in Orange County.
The university announced on Thursday that after 14 years of partnering with WZON, they’ve now made a deal with Clear Channel owned WVOM, to broadcast all U Maine sporting events.
Coverage on WVOM will begin this fall, when the football gets underway.
In Augusta wednesday, the legislative committee reviewing the proposed law shot down the bill that would have allowed local groundfishermen to sell in-state the lobsters caught in their nets.
The Marine Resources Committee voted unanimously against LD 170 in a vote of 10 – 0.
The 23rd stamp in the postal service’s literary arts series marks the 200th birthday of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
The stamp features a portrait of Longfellow based on an 1876 photograph.
The background art evokes scenes from Paul Revere’s ride, one of Longfellow’s most famous poems.
43-year-old Sarah Forbes is also facing drunk driving charges.
Authorities say she was behind the wheel of an SUV, when it ran into a snowmobile that was trying to cross Route 2 on February 23rd.
The decision came after the Mount Desert water district said studies called into question the safety of flouridation as a way to curb tooth decay.
The M.D.A. says the studies themselves are questionable.
I Care Pharmacy is going to be a closed door pharmacy business.
They’re already filling prescriptions for Mainecare clients previously served by Pin Rx on Indian Island.
That company announced plans to close late last month amid allegations they allegedly dispensing 3 million dollars worth of drugs on-line without verifying prescriptions.
Barbara McKernan passed away Wednesday at the age of 86.
Many people know McKernan as the mother to former Governor John McKernan Jr., but she had a long list of other accomplishments.