Police say they stole copper pipes from a building in Winterport.
A 911 call came in just after 4 pm on Saturday. Someone reported seeing three men enter the vacant Winterport docks building on Steamboat Ave.
A male body was found in a snowbank alongside the Kennebec River on Sunday.
According to investigators, two young men discovered the body behind the Morning Sentinel building at a quarter to five in the afternoon.
45-year-old Eugene Baker was arrested and charged with violating his probation.
Baker was discovered living with another sex offender.
It was the third time he has failed to register with the state’s sex offender registry, and, the first time waterville police have charged a person with a class B felony for this crime.
Governor John Baldacci decided not to send a representative to Thursday’s public hearing on a bill to bolster the troubled Dirigo Health program.
In a letter, the administration said the governor’s first priority right now is to balance the budget.
Fire destroyed their home on Murphy Lane Thursday afternoon.
Crews from St. Albans and four neighboring fire departments responded to the call around 1:00 p.m.
The fire got a pretty good head start according to firefighters.
The spending blueprint would raise taxes for millions of Americans by 683 billion dollars over the next five years. It would also give generous increases to domestic programs.
Maine Democrat Tom Allen is on the House Budget Committee. He says the budget avoids deep cuts to programs important to vulnerable populations. It would also bring the federal budget back into the black by letting all of President Bush’s tax cuts expire at the end of 2010.
Former employee Katherine Ratliff is in jail for stealing $83,000. Police say she used the money for several major shopping sprees.
A special yard sale is being held to try and recoup some of the money. Many of her purchases will be on sale at Saturday’s yard sale.
A Bucksport teenager convicted of terrorizing will be serving 2 years for his crime. Jonathan Hayes (18) was charged with terrorizing because of violent lyrics on a CD.
Assistant District Attorney Mary Kellett says it contains graphic descriptions of a school shooting and Bucksport High School is mentioned at the end of the song.
That’s the claim from representative Stacey Fitts of Pittsfield.
He’s on a committee that’s investigating the rail company.
Fitts says industries across the state have complained about the railroad’s long delivery times, and outright lack of response in some cases.
It’s a problem everywhere: much worse in some spots than others.
Wheel-walloping craters are popping up often faster than they can be filled.
Several roads in the Hermon area have claimed more than a hubcap or two.
A man from China will spend the next two years in jail for leading police on a chase through Waterville and Winslow back in January.Jacob Oyler (21)appeared in an Augusta courtroom on Tuesday. Oyler has been in custody since January 9th.
Senior U.S. District Judge Gene Carter last week concurred with a 117-page report filed in January that concluded that mercury downriver from the plant site poses substantial risks to people and wildlife.
The halls of the state house were filled Wednesday with folks who say the governor’s proposed budget cuts are too much.
The crowd was so large that at one point security made a speech telling people that the capacity for the building had been reached and the officer told folks they could not block emergency exits or the state house would be shut down. Advocates are hoping lawmakers will listen and find a way to keep funding in place for mental health services and domestic violence programs.
Members on the appropriations committee held public hearings today, listening to citizens from as far away as Houlton.
Fourteen jobs in that town are targeted in the governors plan to reduce spending by 95-million dollars.
Bryson faces manslaughter charges in the death of his two and a half year old step son.
Police say Bryson’s stepson, Damon Nason, was in his care when he was injured on March first.
Mika Mitchell is accused of causing the death of his infant daughter, Pandora Mitchell.
The baby’s mother, 17-year-old Tasha Lewis, said that she had left the baby with Mitchell while she Went shopping.
The victim, identified as 30-year-old Christopher Strom of Pittsfield, was a petty officer from Brunswick Naval Air Station.
Trooper Timothy Black said Strom was standing in the driving lane with his arms over his head at 10:15 Monday morning when he was struck by a bread delivery truck.
Investigators are blaming a chunk of falling ice for an explosion that heavily damaged a six-unit condominium complex near the Sunday River ski area.
Sgt. Ken Grimes of the Maine fire marshal’s office says the ice bounced off a pile of snow into an outer wall, shearing off the main propane line regulator.
The average cash price of $3.61 is $1.22 higher than at this time last year.
Actual dealer prices ranged from a low of $3.29 to a high of $3.80, with both extremes found in southwestern Maine.
An autopsy is planned to confirm the identity of a body recovered from the Penobscot River.
The body that was discovered Friday in Stockton Springs bore the identification of Matt LaCrosse, who was last seen on Nov. 9 outside Carolina’s Sports and Spirits in downtown Bangor.