Andrew Demers is accused of having sexual contact with a four-year old family member.
Demers faces charges of gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact.
Investigators say Demers committed the acts at his New Gloucester home nine or ten times over the last few months, the state also says he confessed to a family member.
This is what waterfront park in Augusta looked like Wednesday morning.
The river overflowed into the parking lot and an area where people usually sit and relax.
It’s a spot where spring flooding is common.
Municipal budget season is back and Bangor leaders are expecting to make some tough decisions.
City councilors met for their first budget workshop Wednesday.
The projected combined total of city and school expenses is $93-million.
Fire destroyed a family’s home in Brownville, Wednesday afternoon.
Flames were first reported around 1:30 pm, according to a firefighter from Milo.
Multiple units responded to the home along Quarry Ave.
Despite big budget issues, the UMaine System Vice Chancellor and Treasurer got a big raise this year.
Rebecca Wyke now makes $205,000 annually, according to a report of salaries on their website. She was making $165,000.
Test results showing high levels of toxic chemicals in some drug store products have prompted a push for change.
The ‘Mind the Store’ campaign, which is part of a national movement, picked up in Bangor.
“I got a call about quarter of seven. The town manager had called to say that the building was compromised, I should probably take a look at it,” said Rick Whitney, director of the Dexter Historical Society.
You might remember La Cena on Hammond Street in Bangor — they recently underwent a sweet new face-lift.
“We started here as a bistro and we’ve been here for about two years and last year we had one whoopie pie and we’re like everyone loves that one whoopie pie so let’s take that and kind of snowball it into something bigger,” says James Gallagher.
If you’re a fan of fried fish, Columbia Falls is the place to be this Friday.
It’s the Downeast Salmon Federation’s annual Smelt Fry–featuring locally grown foods, including deep fried smelts.
The Piscataquis River overflowed its banks today, causing flooding throughout Piscataquis County.
The Sebec-Atkinson bridge was closed to traffic after the river spilled onto the road there.
Low-lying roads in the area are flooded out and impassible to traffic.
A man from Corinth who hit and killed a bicyclist last fall lost his license for the next year-and-a half under a new state law regarding deadly vehicle accidents.
29-year-old Christopher Nichols was sentenced Wednesday for a death by violation.
Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler has unveiled his $185-million plan he says will reduce property taxes by 20%-40% and increase municipal revenue sharing by roughly $100 million.
“The burden that property taxes are placing in a lot of Maine residents, the people who are particularly vulnerable, seniors who are struggling to maintain their own homes, homes they own, but they can’t afford the operating costs. Towns and cities who are struggling to figure out how to find schools and municipal services,” Cutler said Wednesday.
The case of a former Bar Harbor police chief who’s suing the town has been moved to federal court.
Nathan Young was fired in January by the town manager.
He appealed the decision but the town council voted to uphold it.
A Winterport man will spend 9 months in jail for sex charges against a child.
David Hyatt, 74, was originally charged with 15 counts of unlawful sexual contact and one count of visual sexual aggression.
A community-supported agriculture program run by UMaine students is offering shares of food for the upcoming season.
The Black Bear Food Guild is selling full, half and quarter shares.
A full share is $475, half is $300, quarter is $175.
A heart-shaped island off Buck’s Harbor is up for sale again.
The asking price – $1.2 million and change.
Harbor Island was purchased a year-and-a-half ago by the Maine Coast Heritage Trust for a little over $2 million.
A new poll out shows it’s a tight race for the Blaine house.
The Pan Atlantic SMS Poll has Governor LePage with almost 39-percent of the vote.
That’s narrowly ahead of Democratic challenger Mike Michaud at about 37 percent.
A Searsport man was injured this morning after losing control of his vehicle on Route 1A in Winterport.
Deputies say that 42 year old David Lee was heading toward Hampden when he struck a pole.
The Waterville Area Humane Society needs some help to take care of two dogs left on the doorstep Wednesday morning, both with mouthfuls of porcupine quills.
Workers say the dogs had to be sedated to remove all of the quills. They also have tapeworms.
The Secretary of State’s office has issued an alert about the website drivers-licenses.org.
Mainers trying to use this website have provided personal information, thinking that they are renewing their drivers licenses.