One man was sent to the hospital with superficial stab wounds after he went to a home on Route 143 in Dixmont to do some work.
Sheriff’s Deputies tell TV5 the man was hired by the home’s owner who was not home at the time.
(AP) Rangers say Martha Wagner of Mount Desert fell late Sunday afternoon on a trail on Sargent Mountain. Searchers found her near the summit with facial injuries and a possible concussion. Because of the location and the time of day, rangers were concerned about getting Wagner down the mountain safely.
Floodwaters in Maine are receding this weekend thanks to a letup in the region’s incessant rain, but predictions of more wet weather are raising concerns about the prospect of renewed flooding.
A co-worker of a 34-year-old Albion man who was shot and killed last week during a confrontation with a state trooper says the man had a dislike for police.
Johnathan Sullivan lost his construction job a week before the shooting, but friends and co-workers said he displayed no signs of depression.
It happened at about twelve thirty Sunday afternoon at the intersection of the Charleston and Atkinson Roads.
State police say 87-year-old Margaret Higgins was a passenger in a car driven by her son, Carroll Higgins.
A Boston-based developer of wind turbines that can operate in deep water has been meeting with state leaders about plans for a large wind power project in the Gulf of Maine.
Two people closest to a man charged with threatening to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama say he has no violent tendencies and would never have seriously threatened violence against anyone.
The southbound lanes of Interstate 295 from Gardiner to Topsham are open once again.
That’s three weeks ahead of the scheduled completion of the massive repaving project that shut down the 18-mile section in mid-June.
Game wardens are investigating a fatal ATV accident in Washington county.
It happened this afternoon in Beddington.
Wardens were called to an ATV trail on the east shore of Beddington lake at about 12:30 pm.
A highway in central Maine now bears the name of a prominent Maine philanthropist who died last fall at age 93.
On Friday, the state Department of Transportation dedicated Route 7, from Corinna to Garland, as the Harold Alfond Memorial Highway.
The fire call on Lower Sylvan Road came in at 11:51 a.m. Friday.
Stockton Springs fire chief Harry Patterson says by the time his company arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Crews from Prospect and Searsport responded as well.
Police say someone broke into the Emmanuel Baptist Church and the Family Bible Church late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.
Police found tire tracks leading to the back of the buildings.
Theives broke into the Corner’s Rod and Gun Shop in Solumbia on July 28th and took 12 handguns from a case.
Two of the guns were recovered when police arrested four people over the weekend.
The Secret Service says Raymond Hunter Geisel made the threat during a training class for bail bondsmen in Miami in late July. Another tipster said Geisel also threatened President Bush.
A search of Geisel’s SUV and hotel room uncovered a loaded handgun, knives, dozens of rounds of ammunition, body armor and a machete.
Neighbors say the swimmer, 63-year-old Art Lester of Casco, headed out to his sailboat Thursday morning after it came off its mooring about 100 yards from the beach. He re-attached the boat to the mooring line, and was swimming back to shore when he disappeared in the water.
The more than thirty registered nurses at the hospital are part of the Maine State Nurses’ Union.
Union president Ona McAvoy said Wednesday that the nurses agreed to the hospital’s latest offer for a four year contract.
It broke out on West Street, near Fairmount Market. Fire fighters say flames were shooting out of the home’s windows when they arrived at around 10pm.
No one was at home when crews arrived, and we’re told no one was injured in the fire.
60 years ago, the Ladies’ Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars gave the lab a $60,000 donation.
That original donation helped the lab rebuild after a fire swept across Mount Desert Island, destroying the facility.
Officials believe a separated vent pipe from a new water heater is to blame for the carbon monoxide, which left two women unconscious.
The first clue came when Lisa Ouellette’s boyfriend arrived to find her unconscious Sunday afternoon. It wasn’t until early Monday, however, that officials unraveled the mystery when Ouellette’s family members arrived from out of town and began feeling ill in the same apartment.
The Maine Democrat says he organized the trip to get a firsthand look at the quality of health care provided to U.S. military personnel in Iraq.
Three members of Michaud’s House veterans affairs health subcommittee participated, along with Veterans Affairs Secretary James Peake and two other congressmen. During the trip, the delegation met with Gen. David Petraeus and other U.S. officials.