One of two men accused of robbing a pharmacy and trying to rob another one in Augusta on the same day has changed his plea.
21-year-old Dominic Pomerleau pleaded guilty in federal court Friday.
Brownfields sites is the topic of a workshop in Ellsworth.
The Hancock County Planning Commission is hosting the *Striking the Balance* event which will focus on the potential reuse of these abandoned or underutilized properties whose development may be limited by contamination or perceived contamination.
Belfast-born Alton Lane never talked about his feelings. Instead, he lashed out against others.
“You know if I feel pain, you’re going to feel pain too,” says Lane.
As a teen, Lane dropped out of school and took odd jobs to survive and pay for alcohol.
A date has been set to elect a new representative in House District 93, which covers Rockland and Owls Head.
Elizabeth Dickerson, who was elected in November, resigned earlier this week.
“The reason I came to Farmington was because you can shred and you can get down and dirty and rad and that’s bro-ey jargon, but what it means to me is this fantastic freedom, you get outside and you have a good time,” explains senior Andreas Panagore.
Nelson and Sherry Lavigne of Winthrop have dealt first-hand with tragedy when their house burned down last month.
“My daughter called and said your house is on fire. I said oh no,” says Nelson Lavigne.
A medical practice is hosting a free spaghetti supper in Dexter Saturday, January 24th.
Sebasticook Family Doctors’ is putting on the meal.
It’s at 4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on N. Dexter Road.
Lots of locals enjoyed National Pie Day in Bangor Friday.
People snacked on slices to help the Hammond Street Senior Center.
Members made pies of a variety of flavors.
A community safety advisory group focusing on alternative transit wants to hear from you.
The newly formed “Walk-n-Roll” is addressing non-motorized infrastructure in Bangor.
They will be hosting two public forums for people to voice their concerns and share ideas about getting around the city whether it be by walking, biking, or in a wheel chair.
A vigil in Ellsworth Sunday will remember a woman and her two children who were murdered last month.
36-year-old Christina Sargent, 10-year-old Duwayne Coke and 8-year-old Destiny Sargent were killed in their home in Garland.
A former pediatrician and geneticist who paved the way for better care for children in Bangor has died.
Paul LaMarche died in Florida Wednesday at the age of 85.
Organizers of a farmers’ market in Searsport are looking for more people to take part this year.
The market is on Route One, near the Penobscot Marine Museum.
It’s open on Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., May 26th to October 13th.
A former special education teacher from Norridgewock will spend 65 years in prison for child sexual exploitation and possessing child porn.
28-year-old Patrik Arsenault was sentenced in federal court in Bangor Friday.
The board of trustees of the Maine Community College System has appointed an interim president.
Derek Langhauser currently serves as General Counsel of the system and is a senior member of the leadership team.
Bangor police say the man struck by a vehicle on Outer Hammond Street Monday has died from his injuries.
Police say 55-year-old Timothy Gotto was struck by a car near Leadbetter’s Super Stop.
Knox County deputies are investigating a series of break-ins at seasonal camps in Appleton.
They say three camps along Cottage Lane were entered, and although many valuables were left alone, a television and stereo speakers were stolen from one of the camps.
A Milford man is charged with robbing an Orono convenience store late Wednesday night.
Police say store clerks told them a man said he had a weapon and placed a bag on the counter, demanding it be filled with money. When the clerks refused, the man fled the scene.
HARTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police say two 15-year-old boys from St. Albans have been charged with six burglaries and thefts, including the theft of guns, in Hartland, St. Albans and Palmyra.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage is seeking to raise awareness of human trafficking.
The Republican governor will sign a proclamation on Friday that designates next week as “Human Trafficking Awareness Week.”
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A group that want to implement ranked-choice voting in Maine elections is planning to wait until 2016 before putting its proposal before voters.
The Committee for Ranked-Choice Voting had been considering trying to force a referendum this year, but says it wants more time to educate voters on the proposal’s merits. Thursday is the deadline to submit signatures to qualify for the 2015 ballot.