Families that have experienced domestic violence will have a brighter Christmas thanks to donations from some healthcare providers.
Correct Care Solutions provides health care to prisoners in Maine jails.
Its staff heard the Maine Family Violence Project was in need of gifts for those they serve…so they stepped up big.
People are invited to get together in Bangor on Sunday to remember homeless people who have died this year.
A vigil will take place at the Hammond Street Congregational Church beginning at 4:45 Sunday afternoon.
A classic Christmas story will be on the big screen in Bucksport this weekend.
And you can catch the Saturday matinee for free.
The Alamo Theatre will be playing “It’s a Wonderful Life”, starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed.
Senator Susan Collins joined veterans in Bangor Friday to sign holiday cards for military men and women currently on duty.
It’s part of the Holiday Mail for Heroes program, organized by the American Red Cross.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who threw bleach in the face of a 60-year-old woman has pleaded guilty.
Charles Cortright III was sentenced to serve about five months of a three-year jail sentence in Kennebec County Superior Court this week, but was freed because he was given credit for time served.
A hospital in Brewer hosted a bright event to benefit cancer patients Thursday.
Eastern Maine Medical Center invited locals to their 14th Annual Lights of Hope Ceremony at the Lafayette Family Cancer Care Center.
There were 15 accidents Thursday along a slick section of highway between Bangor and Brewer, according to State Police.
Troopers say they temporarily closed both the East and West lanes along Interstate 395.
They’re only in kindergarten, but kids in six classrooms at Ellsworth Elementary are already thinking about their future.
“It’s good for them to come in. You can see HCTC and what we do and they can be like, oh I want to become a baker when I get older or I want to become a diesel mechanic,” says Culinary Arts Student, Sarah Hillock.
More than 550 holiday wishes are on their way to local heroes.
Manpower Maine and The American Red Cross worked together for an effort called Holiday Mail for Heroes.
Thursday is the US Postal Service’s busiest holiday package delivery day.
USPS says they expect a 12% increase in package volume this holiday season.
Wednesday was the busiest day for holiday card delivery.
After an embargo of more than 50 years, the United States and Cuba are trying to rekindle diplomatic ties.
David Haus, Associate Professor of History at Husson University, says there are many reasons President Obama makes this move now, like domestic agendas and international pressures.
Decorations at the Blaine House are beautiful every year, but this year they say more than “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays”.
“The women who decorate have lost sons, husbands, says Blaine House expert, Vicki Pratt.
Schoolkids in Augusta are reaching out to the victims of a fire that destroyed an apartment building two weeks ago.
7th graders at Saint Michael’s Catholic school raised more than $2,400 in just one night. They say they were touched by the story of a fire that left more than 20 people homeless. The class collected money at their school’s Christmas concert, getting families and schoolmates involved.
“Today is the beginning of our new lives,’ said Kenneth Allen, a worker at the Bucksport mill for 41 years.
Longtime Verso mill workers packed the Orland Community Center for a special education and training session organized by the Maine Department of Labor.
Bangor fire crews responded to a home with a dryer on fire Thursday afternoon.
Fire officials tell us they were called to the Bowdoin Street home just before 12:45pm.
An attempted abduction at the Maine State Museum was stopped when a museum receptionist intervened.
Police say 58 year old James Cavallaro of Bath has been charged with assault after the incident Tuesday.
A Kennebec County deputy was injured last night when he responded to a home on Legion Park Road in Windsor after a report of gunshots.
Residents reported hearing a loud bang and were concerned 31-year-old Allison Trask was suicidal.
A young girl was seriously injured in a crash in Indian Township this morning.
Police tell us the 6 year old girl was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 26 year old Brian McGlaughlin of Princeton.
A man from Jay was killed in a car crash in Wilton early Thursday morning.
Police say 37-year-old Dennis Hanson was heading home from work on Route 156 around 12:30 a.m.
Authorities have identified the woman who was struck by a car and killed in Glenburn yesterday afternoon.
Police say 66-year-old Barbara Crossman was crossing Pushaw Road to to get her mail.