It happened near camp Molly Molasses, which is used by Girl Scouts and other young campers.
An air patrol for the Maine Forest Service spotted smoke just after two o’clock Monday afternoon.
A South Portland High School graduate has died in the line of duty in Afghanistan. The principal of that school says word of Justin Buxbaum’s death came from a relative who works for the school district. There’s been no official confirmation of his death. Buxbaum graduated from South Portland in 2004.
Police are on the lookout for suspects after what they call a vicious home invasion in Pittston earlyTuesday morning. State police spokesman Steve McCausland says it happened around 2 a.m.at a home on the Stoney Acres Rd.
Mary Newey and her family have been coming to the Winterport parade for years.
Her husband carries the American flag with the veterans, while all of her grand kids join her on the sidelines.
Two men were killedMonday afternoon when the S.U.V. they were riding in crashed on the interstate in Old Town.
State police say 59-year old Gregory Hoyt and 57-year old Bruce Sawyer, both of Windham were killed when Hoyt over-corrected after falling asleep at the wheel Monday afternoon.
The new home of Maine’s Holocaust and Human Rights Center in Augusta is ready to open to the public.
Gov. John Baldacci and other dignitaries attended Sunday’s opening of the Michael Klahr Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta.
Bangor police are investigating a crash involving a motorcycle and a car.
It happened Sunday afternoon on outer Ohio street, near the Davis road intersection.
Police say 60-year-old Patsy Thomas of Bangor was driving her brand new 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle when she crossed the center line and collided with a 2002 Toyota driven by 75-year-old Marie Clark of Brewer.
(AP) Gov. John Baldacci marched in Monday’s parade through downtown Bangor and awarded state medals and certificates to veterans at the Cole Land Transportation Museum. He said the sacrifices of those who gave their lives to protect America’s freedoms will never be forgotten.
Gov. John Baldacci marched in Monday’s parade through downtown Bangor and awarded state medals and certificates to veterans at the Cole Land Transportation Museum. He said the sacrifices of those who gave their lives to protect America’s freedoms will never be forgotten.
A whitewater rafting trip ended badly Sunday on the west branch of the Penobscot River, just north of Millinocket.
It happened at 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Game Wardens say 53-year-old Walter Cruz of Seekonk, Massachusetts was a passenger in a commercial raft with a group from the New England Outdoor Center.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane with five people
aboard in Millinocket.
Police say two people were treated and released from a hospital
Saturday after the plane crashed into a fence just south of the
A prominent Boston surgeon has drowned in
Maine after the dinghy he was in capsized in 48-degree waters.
The Coast Guard said Dr. Erwin Hirsch of Marblehead, Mass., was
unconscious when he was pulled from the water Friday afternoon.
A Winterport family is angry this Memorial Day weekend.
They’re disgusted that someone vandalized the patriotic welcome-home display they set up for a soldier about to return home from Iraq.
Brittney Ginn’s fiance, Lance Corporal William Shibles, is a Marine who’s spent the last eight months in Iraq.
With Memorial Day weekend at hand, Maine’s
parks are gearing up for a busy camping season.
The Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands says it has taken 500 more
reservations at the 12 state-run campgrounds than at this time a
A group of conservationists held a somber protest on sears island in Searsport Saturday.
They held a symbolic wake and funeral march for the future of the island.
They say the land is threatened by plans to build an industrial port.
30-year-old Scott Ring pled no contest to aggravated criminal O.U.I. charges.
It was part of an agreement worked out with the district attorney’s office.
Ring was driving on Route 175 in Orland IN 2007, when his truck veered over the line and hit an oncoming truck.
This weekend’s opening is just in time to celebrate it’s 175th anniversary.
The meeting house closed about two years ago, so work could be done on the steeple, but that’s not all folks will notice.
The First Free Baptist Church of Dexter will continue efforts to help hurricane Katrina victims.
Over the next couple of weeks, they are holding fundraisers to pay for the cost to get there.
The review is a preliminary analysis, though, and EMMC administrators can still try to win over approval.
The project would build an eight-story tower on the state street campus, consolidating surgery, adding 65-beds, and increasing private rooms.
The Coast Guard said it got a call about 3 p.m. Friday that two people were in the water after capsizing while rowing to a moored boat in Rockport harbor.
Another boater rescued one of the people, but Erwin Hirsch of Marblehead, Mass., was unconscious when he was pulled from the water.