Authorities arrested a Fairfield man they suspect was making methamphetamine in his house on Serenity Way.
Fairfield Police say they were investigating Jared Colby, 22, for an unrelated matter when they found a pot growing operation and a small meth lab.
Just two months into its fiscal year, Calais Regional Hospital is facing a deficit of more than a half million dollars.
The hospital’s CEO says the budget gap is due to fewer patients being treated, increased charity care, unpaid patient bills, and changes in reimbursement.
A Greenbush woman accused of taking part in a major bath salts operation in the Bangor area has admitted to the crime.
Jessica Bryden, 22, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute the drug.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A debate is brewing at Colby College over the role of books in the digital age.
Thousands of volumes from the Waterville school’s Miller Library have been moved to off-campus storage as part of a $12.3 million renovation project. The books moved amount to about 40 percent of the collection.
The Bangor City Council discussed a new ordinance for restaurants, bar, taverns, and lounges.
They’ll be working on adopting new definitions for liquor licenses.
It’s an effort to make the licenses more clear and in line with state license requirements.
For five years now, students from New York University’s College of Dentistry have made their way to Machias to provide free dental care to locals.
“We do root canals here, we do surgery, we do restorations. Whatever basically is needed by the community,” said Vice Dean Stuart Hirsch.
In an effort to help fund the Civil War the Revenue Act of 1861 was passed, and the Federal Income Tax was introduced.
In 1955, Tax Day was moved to April 15th.
Authorities have identified the body of a man recovered from the Penobscot River in Stockton Springs Sunday.
The Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body as Cecil Worster, 46, of Bangor.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — State agencies have announced a new web page that provides information on Mainers struggling with disabilities and unemployment.
The web page on the Center for Workforce Research and Information site displays data such as the age, education, gender and statewide distribution of Mainers with impairments.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Snowmobilers expect their season to stretch into May in northern and western Maine because of the winter’s heavy snow and cold weather.
The Kennebec Journal, reported Monday that parts of Somerset and Franklin counties have enough snow to continue the season for at least another three weeks. The season is over in most of southern and central Maine.
If the name doesn’t grab your attention, the product certainly will.
Joy Hollowell takes us to Camden, headquarters for LooHoo.
When Cyndi Prince’s son was born, she decided to stop using dryer sheets and fabric softeners because of the chemicals in them.
Money is the way from Washington to improve ferry service to Vinalhaven.
Senator Susan Collins says the U.S. Department of Transportation is giving $1 million to the Maine State Ferry Service.
After 10 years as the head coach of the University of Maine Men’s basketball team, Ted Woodward was bought out of the remaining two years of his contract the school announced Monday.
A former Belfast employee has been charged with stealing about $15,000 from the coffee house and deli she worked at.
Officials say Sarah Fuller, 30, worked for “Bell the Cat” for years.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are heading to Bangor this summer.
Steely Dan, with a reunited Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, will bring their “Jamalot Ever After” tour to the waterfront on Friday, August 29th.
A Pittsfield man has been arrested on drug charges.
Somerset County Deputies say they had a drug search warrant for Scott Salley’s, 29, residence on Hartland Avenue Friday afternoon.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A familiar face has been crowned Maine’s top chess player.
Jarod Bryan, a 46-year-old data analyst from Augusta, beat 16-year-old Cape Elizabeth High School sophomore Matthew Fishbein for the Maine Closed Chess Championship on Sunday at a Waterville hotel.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine lawmakers are busily pushing bills through the Legislature as they finish up the remainder of their work for the session.
The Democratic-led Legislature is scheduled to adjourn on Wednesday. But Democrats say they’re expecting to return later to override any outstanding vetoes from Republican Gov. Paul LePage.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — State agencies have announced a new webpage that provides information on Mainers struggling with disabilities and unemployment.
The webpage on the Center for Workforce Research and Information site displays data such as the age, education, gender and statewide distribution of Mainers with impairments.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The majority of Somerset County commissioners oppose a bill that would give a state board more authority over Maine’s 15 county jails.
The Morning Sentinel reports that legislation given initial approval Friday would give the state Board of Corrections power to approve county jail budgets, review staffing decisions and withhold state funding if jails fail to comply with board decisions. It also would increase the amount of federal money Somerset County is allowed to use to pay down county debt, but some county officials say the bill overall does more harm than good.