Police say three molotov cocktails were thrown at a building on Larkin St. early in morning.
18-year-old Jake Hesseltine of Old Town and 22-year-old Dwayne Bell of Bangor have been arrested and charged in the crime.
The Coast Guard made its decision after a Falcon jet completed a final sweep at 6:03 p.m. Tuesday, without any sign of 24-year-old Chris Whittaker. Officials say Whittaker left the day before, aboard a 21-foot skiff and was last seen about two miles east of Matinicus.
The search continues for the man police say pointed a gun at an officer Thursday night before driving away.
A two-mile section of Route 1 between Searsport and Stockton Springs was shut down for a time on Friday, along with a local school district, as police searched for a local motorist who allegedly pointed a gun at an officer during a traffic stop and fled.
According to the Maine Association of Realtors, real estate agents sold 928 existing single-family homes in the state in September, down 9.7% from the same month last year.
The median sales price of those homes was $177,750. Down 6.5% from September 2007.
Maine electric companies are making progress restoring service to customers affected by high-caused outages as the weather improves.
About 5,000 electric customers remain without service — less than half the total earlier Sunday.
Somerset County showcassed its new, $30,000,000 jail over the weekend.
Ceremonies include a ribbon cutting and flag raising at the dedication of the jail and sheriff’s department offices in Madison.
The building was openSaturday and Sundayfor public tours.
Prosecutors say Bruno Rousselle, a truckdriver from New Brunswick, was arrested at the border crossing in Houlton on October 16th.
Investigators say they found 1,064 lbs.of marijuana in the truck, with an estimated street value of $2,500,000.
Prices havedropped by $1.78 since they peaked at $4.71 in early July.
The latest weekly survey found a price range from $3.20 in central Maine to $2.35 in the southwestern part of the state.
Absentee voting beganMonday, andis becoming increasingly popular in Maine and other states. Maine election officials say that four years ago, 166,000 absentee ballots were submitted. A week and a day before this year’s election, nearly 135,000 have been requested and officials say it’s very likely the previous total will be surpassed.
Acadia National Park is getting ready
On Friday, the popular park on Mount Desert Island will close
its Hulls Cove Visitor Center and Sand Beach Entrance Station. As
of Nov. 1, park information will be available at the Winter Visitor
With the economy in the tank, college
seniors around the country may be facing a tough job market next
spring. But that doesn’t appear to be the case at Maine Maritime
They’ve been silent on the proposed casino
in Oxford County, but two Maine tribes and Penn National Gaming are
paying close attention to the outcome of the statewide vote.
The Passamaquoddy Tribe and Penobscot Indian Nation, which have
A suspect is back behind bars
following his initial court appearance on a charge of murdering his
70-year-old sister in Dover-Foxcroft.
Michael Toby, who’s 53, was arrested late Thursday night after
Sunday morning gambling at Maine’s lone
casino may soon become a reality.
The Maine Gambling Control Board has given initial approval to a
request from Hollywood Slots in Bangor to allow it to open at 8
The Red Shield Environmental mill has been sold.
On Thursday, a U.S. bankruptcy judge in Portland approved the sale to a private investment firm.
The buyer is Patriarch Partners, which is based in New York City.
53 year old Michael Toby made his initial court appearance in Dover-Foxcroft Friday.
Detectives arrested Toby Thursday night around 11 o’clock at the Dover-Foxcroft police station, and charged with him with murder.
Michael Mayer of Jupiter, Florida, and Costa Rica, appeared in U.S. District Court in Bangor Thursday.
The 55-year-old Mayer was indicted nearly a year ago, but the indictment was sealed until March, when co-defendants in the Lincoln and Lee area were arrested.
It all began around 10:50 Thursday night while Searsport police conducted a seat-belt safety check on Rt. 1.
They say the driver of one of the cars, Randall Hofland, that was stopped pointed a gun at a police officer before fleeing the scene.
Authoritiessay it was legal to shoot the bear because it was threatening livestock, and was on private property.
It remains to be seen ifthe recent farm animal attacksare over.
Game wardens say incidents have been reported at three farms in the Franklin and Sullivan areas during the past couple of weeks.
Theannouncement comes as Maine’s lobstermen and dealers suffer from a sharp plunge in prices brought on by a drop in demand amid the world’s economic turmoil.
The governor said a thorough review is in order to ensure the industry’s sustainability.