The biweekly summer survey found the average cash price throughout the state to be $4.42 a gallon. This follows a 9-cent decline in the previous survey.
Oil prices varied significantly among dealers, with a high of $4.60 a gallon found in central, eastern and western regions and a low of $3.80 in the southwestern part of the state.
The crash took place on the corner of Rt. 3 and the Weeks Mills Road around 2:30 p.m.
Police confirm one victim was flown to a Lewiston hospital.
Others were treated for minor injuries and released. No names have been released.
The mother of a teenage girl who
was murdered 28 years ago in East Millinocket says a renowned
pathologist will lend his expertise to efforts to find the killer.
Pamela McLain says Dr. Michael Baden, the chief forensic
The Miles for Smiles mobile dental clinic
that has provided routine cleanings, simple fillings and other
basic dental services to thousand of low-income children in
northern Maine has fallen victim to money problems.
President Bush is in Kennebunkport for what could be his last visit before leaving office. And protesters aren’t going to let it pass. A march organized by the Kennebunks Peace DepartmentSaturday coincides with a series of ":Hands Off Iran": demonstrations in dozens of cities. The anti-war group plans to march to a barricade near Walker’s Point, the waterfront home of Bush’s parents. For their part, the Bushes will be celebrating a wedding. A white tent has been set up on the Walker’s Point property for the reception for two White House staffers, one of them a distant Bush cousin.
Pam McLain learned a renowned forensic pathologist will perform the second autopsy on her daughter, Joyce.
McLain was sixteen when she disappeared, her body was found near a soccer field in 1980.
The state’s firewood sales program is run by the Bureau of Parks and Lands, out of offices in Farmington, Old Town, and Ashland.
Foresters mark trees on public lands that are suitable for firewood, which is then sold for $25 a cord.
According to published reports, Japan stalled shipments earlier this week because of what’s being called a misunderstanding over safety.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat the green tomalley of lobsters, because it may be contaminated by red tide.
State Budget Officer Ellen Schneiter projects a $400 million gap between revenues and costs. She says the easiest savings have already been made and it will be tougher to get the budget in balance the next time around.
On Thursday, a Waldo County Superior Court judge ordered 32-year-old Micah Boland to 22 years behind bars.
Boland was found guilty back in February of one count of gross sexual assault.
There’s just too much damage to ever determine the cause.
Three buildings, which included Colonel’s restaurant, the Wingspread Gallery and several apartments, were all destroyed early Tuesday morning.
Colonel’s owners, Stephanie and Mark Reece, say they’re determined to rebuild.
Maine housing authority director, Dale McCormick says the low income heating assistance program or LiHeap needs a big boost from federal dollars due to the high oil prices.
Last year the state saw $52,000,000 in LiHeap funds: on average those eligible got $650 in aid.
Bush arrived aboard Air Force One in Sanford on Thursday afternoon for what could be his last visit to Maine as president.
From there, the president traveled to Kennebunkport, where he’ll be spending three days with his parents at Walker’s Point.
The family’s Italian restaurant has been located for three decades on a property off Broadway in Bangor. The land’s being sold to a neighbor.
Robert Baldacci Jr., the governor’s brother and a real estate developer, says the closing took place Wednesday, but terms of the sale to Lovley Development of Newport were not disclosed.
Local artist and photographer Jim Harney has decided to take a long walk, a walk to Washington DC.
Harney’s supporters gathered at the Peace and Justice Center in Bangor Wednesday to wish him well.
State wildlife officials will hold a hearing on that proposal Thursday in Bangor. It comes up as bald eagles continue their strong recovery in Maine, home of the largest bald eagle population on the East Coast north of Chesapeake Bay.
An unidentified woman has approached residents in the area claiming she’s conducting a survey on behalf of the school system.
Superintendent William Braun says they are not conducting a survey at this time, and the woman is not connected to the school.
The driver, 29-year-old Dawn Parker, was charged with criminal speed. Her passenger, 42-year-old Thomas Selby, was charged with disorderly conduct.
Trooper Forest Simpson said the vehicle was clocked at 108 mph in a 65 mph zone Monday and continued to go more than 100 mph into a 55 mph zone and when exiting I-95 onto I-395 toward Brewer.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge in Bangor gave the okay for the company to use 300-thousand dollars to tide the company over until August 20th.
That’s when a 13.6 million dollar investment plan, if approved, would restart the mill and bring more than 160 workers back to work.
Steve McCausland of the Maine Public Safety Department says an autopsy found that the men died from multiple gunshot wounds.
The body of 50-year-old Timothy Mayberry was spotted alongside a stone wall outside his home by a motorist late Saturday afternoon.