City officials in Augusta will consider
whether the name of a bridge across the Kennebec River should be
changed in the wake of sexual abuse allegations against the Roman
Catholic priest for whom it was named.
Several residents along Dellaire Street in Winslow were forced to evacuate their homes Friday night after an alarm sounded to warn of a ground shift.
Town officials say the believe Friday night’s rain, coupled with the drawdown caused the erosion and slumping.
Some residents in Bangor awoke to quite a sight this morning — a 150 pound black bear somehow wandered into the Fairmount neighborhood.
Game wardens say they think the bear may have been disoriented when it wandered onto I-395 and then onto the Bangor Municipal Golf Course and then into the adjacent neighborhood.
Brad Theriault publicly apologized to the Sokoloski family for the part he played in the crash that killed 21-year-old John Sokoloski in August 2005.
Members of both families relayed to Justice William Anderson, how the events of that afternoon have effected them.
Authorities have identified the man and woman killed when struck by lightning outside their home in Standish.
The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says the victims were 22-year-old Anthony Clarke and 28-year-old Krysta Bearor.
26-year-old Joel Ross of Lubec is being charged with receiving stolen property.
Sheriff’s deputies say they found construction tools when they searched Ross’ home.
Police say the tools were taken from a house near the Lubec – Trescott town line.
It happened around 4:30 Friday morning in the Northbound lane near Dysarts truck stop in Hampden.
Trooper Scott Jamilton says 22-year old Whitney Hammond of Pittsfield was driving when she apparently fell asleep at the wheel.
Trooper Jason Wing and other officers were responding to assist Fryeburg police in controlling a large fight that broke out early Friday at a campground. After being called off, an Oxford County sheriff’s deputy found the injured trooper walking along a highway.
Rowe announced Thursday that Indian Township Officer Alexander Nicholas II and Game Warden Scott Francis were legally justified in using deadly force against 40-year-old Douglas Kelley on May 12.
According to Rowe, Kelley was drunk when he drove to the reservation and confronted his ex-girlfriend, lamenting that she no longer loved him before pulling a handgun.
The reticulated python somehow got into Mara Ranger’s 1800s-era farmhouse and made its way into the machine. That’s where Ranger found it yesterday. While reaching into the machine, she felt something move around and saw the snake poke its head out.
The Bureau of Parks and Lands wanted the facility in order to accommodate campers.
They say the park in Lamoine is one of the few camping parks in the state that still doesn’t have a dumping station.
Officer David Savage was reportedly driving on Old County Road early Wednesday morning, when the horse ran into the passenger-side door.
The impact broke the cruiser’s windshield and side window, and ripped the light bar off the roof.
It’s so rare he’s the only case in the entire state. Isiah Washburn is nearly 10-months old.
Just last week, his parents found out that their baby has the life-threatening disorder.
Outside the courtroom, the head of Red Shield said he’s within days of signing a deal to re-open the mill in Old Town.
A federal judge in Bangor finalized the company’s plan to borrow 1.2 million dollars.
Every ten years, the planning board takes a look back at the city’s comprehensive plan, then comes up with a direction they want the city to go in.
This year, city councilors are opening the process to the public.
It’s all part of the effort to clean up the former Holtrachem plant in Orrington.
The question is whether to remove mercury downstream from the plant, or let the river flush the pollution away naturally.
Ryan Muncey entered his plea in Androscoggin County Superior Court in Auburn on Tuesday.
He is charged in the June 11th killing of 26-year-old Casey Stanley.
After the stabbing, Muncey and his girlfriend allegedly fled the state with their 1 and 2-year-old children.
They’re looking for 29-year old Travis Gustin and 20-year old Caitlin Connolly, both from Dexter.
The two are accused of stealing money from a house in Millinocket.
State police also have warrants out for their arrest, and believe the two may have fled to the Lagrange area.
The bomb squad was called in around 5:30 after someone noticed a suspicious suit case that was left outside the Beth Israel Synagogue on York Street.
No one knew where it came from, authorities weren’t taking any chances.
Last year, the state supreme court said Maine’s sex offender law might be unconstitutional because it retroactively increases criminal punishments for people who have already completed their sentences.
Attorney General Steve Rowe spoke before the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee in Augusta, saying there are 20 pending cases in court regarding the sex offender registration and notification act.