We continue with our Gubernatorial candidate profiles with a question for all three men about an issue that’s been in the news a lot.
“Welfare has been a big topic in this campaign. What changes, if any, would you make to the current welfare system?”
The rain is to blame for a Fed-Ex truck flipping over on the I-95 South Tuesday night in orono, according to state police.
Troopers say the driver was just past the Stillwater exit when the vehicle hydroplaned, and ended up in a ditch.
FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) — The former fire chief in Farmington has been indicted on charges he stole at least $1,500 in town funds.
Fosters Daily Democrat reports that 48-year-old Richard Fowler of Skowhegan, Maine, was charged with taking the money between November 2009 and June of this year.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The corporation that owns Great Northern Paper’s East Millinocket mill and the land beneath it is filing for bankruptcy.
The Portland Press Herald reports that the filing by GNP East Inc. follows a similar move by sister corporation GNP Maine Holdings Inc., which filed for bankruptcy in September. That corporation owns the mill’s paper-making equipment.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine students are casting their ballots for governor and representatives in Washington in a mock election.
Students from more than 125 schools are expected to participate in the “Rally and Tally” event at the Augusta Armory on Wednesday.
All three candidates for Maine Governor faced off Tuesday in the third and final televised debate before election day.
WABI partnered with CNN and our sister station WMTW to bring you the debate from Auburn.
A pair of suspected meth dealers from East Millinocket were arrested Tuesday.
Drug agents say Beau Pelletier, 31, and Cynthia Burley, 33, were taken into custody after East Millinocket Police Officers and MDEA agents searched their Main St. apartment.
A suspected meth dealer from Monticello was arrested Tuesday.
MDEA agents believe Matthew Thibodeau, 27, was making the drug in his home on Lake Rd.
Aroostook County Deputies found several items used to make meth during a bail check.
Orono police arrested a man after being told he was seen leaving a home on Main Street.
The homeowner told police they heard someone flipping a light switch in their home around 4:30 Sunday morning then, shortly after, saw a man walking away from the home.
A 25 foot inflatable duck was the backdrop for a group of protesters in Broadway Park today.
Nearly a dozen demonstrators with the “Prevent Harm” organization, as well as Maine moms and health advocates took a stand against dangerous chemicals being used in everyday household products.
Some special people were chosen to be a canvas today at Diversified Ink in Bangor.
Complimentary pink ribbons were the inspiration, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Survivors of breast cancer and those who support them shared their touching stories.
The forecast for the next few days calls for heavy rain and high winds.
FairPoint workers who’ve been on strike since last week say the rough weather could cause major issues for customers.
The sun will soon bring added value to this roof.
Belfast plans to put a solar panel array on top of its fire house.
“It will offset the electricity needs of the fire house as well as some of the other city buildings in town,” explains Sadie Lloyd, Assistant Planner for the city.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the Board of Environmental Protection’s decision to grant permission for a wind farm on Passadumkeag Mountain in Grand Falls Township.
Last year, the BEP overturned a decision by the Department of Environmental Protection to reject the 14-turbine wind farm.
A Penobscot man could be sent to prison for up to ten years for having child porn.
52-year-old Kevin Ross was found guilty Tuesday in Bangor’s Federal Court.
Prosecutors say police found child porn on his computer during a 2011 investigation.
A federal judge has raised the recommended sentence in a case against a former Maine drug prosecutor.
Court papers say Judge John Woodcock initially considered a 22 to 27 year sentence for James Cameron for having child pornography.
The Salvation Army in Bangor is looking for families who may need a little extra help this Christmas.
Organizers are getting ready to register children for the annual Angel Tree program.
Kids, teens, adults, and even the governor were at the Augusta Y to invite Mainers to shoot some hoops to help children affected by domestic violence.
“These young ladies behind me, they’re playing a game, they’re raising money for a cause, but they’re putting it up front against the most heinous crime in society,” said Governor Paul LePage.
Two local snowmobile clubs are sharing more than $120,000 in federal money to help grow the industry in Maine.
The USDA awarded Moosehead Riders in Greenville a $75,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant.
Three people were taken to the hospital after a head-on crash in Blue Hill Tuesday afternoon.
It happened around 1:30 on the Mines Road.
According to troopers, a vehicle driven by 49-year old Karin Sanborn of Deer Isle collided with a car driven by 70-year old Ann Flewelling of Sedgwick who was heading in the opposite direction.