A worker was taken to the hospital after falling through the roof of Schenck High School in East Millinocket Thursday morning.
The school’s superintendent says the worker’s injuries aren’t life threatening.
East Millinocket has received an interest payment from Great Northern Paper.
Town officials tell TV5 they were wired a little over $28,000 this week, which is the interest for real estate and personal property taxes.
A man from Bangor who’s already served time for selling cocaine is going back to prison after admitting he was caught with it again.
63-year-old Glenn Watson pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Bangor.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont want the National Labor Relations Board to reinstate terms of their old contract. In the meantime, they’re evaluating options that include a strike.
An Old Town man will spend the next decade behind bars for two bank robberies.
26-year-old Troy Gay was sentenced Thursday.
He pleaded guilty earlier this month to robbing the Camden National Bank in Corinth in March and the Bangor Savings Bank in Orono a month later.
An Orono man who admitted to sex crimes against children was expected to be sentenced Thursday.
Instead, a judge rejected a plea agreement, essentially sending this case back to square one.
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Maine officials say the hemlock woolly adelgid appears to be expanding its territory in Knox County.
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says a tourist recently found the pest on two trees in Camden. The agency says the insect was found in forested areas of Friendship and Owls Head during detection surveys earlier this year.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — New donors will now be able to give up to $3,000 to a candidate for Maine governor.
The Maine ethics commission adopted the policy Wednesday after a federal judge ruled that supporters of independent candidate Eliot Cutler should be allowed to donate as much as they can to major party candidates.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine government survey says the average price of heating oil in the state has dropped 6 cents from a month ago to $3.39 per gallon.
The Governor’s Energy Office said Tuesday that the average statewide price for a gallon of heating oil ranged from $3.08 to $3.87. It also found the average price of kerosene dropped 4 cents over the last month, to $3.87 per gallon. The average propane price is now $2.85, a 3-cent rise per gallon over the last few weeks. Heating oil and kerosene are both slightly less expensive than last August, while propane is 25 cents more expensive.
The L.L. Bean call-center in Bangor is closing.
Company officials are telling employees that will happen in 2016.
The company says declining call volume due to online competition is causing the closure.
Officials at L.L. Bean let employees at the Bangor call center know that the facility will be closing in 2016.
Carolyn Beem, Public Affairs Manager with L.L. Bean, says the decision was made because of declining call volume due to online competition.
Residents of Bangor’s New Capehart community came together for a cookout Wednesday afternoon.
The event was organized by Community Partnerships for Protecting Children.
The locally driven, national initiative is a collection of groups aimed at strengthening communities and preventing child abuse and neglect.
Local public agencies are getting ready to showcase their vehicles for the Camp Capella annual Touch-A-Truck event.
There will be equipment from tow trucks to helicopters on display for all to enjoy.
A woman from Standish is accused of a dragging a woman with her car along a road in Old Town as part of a drug deal gone bad.
19-year-old Samantha Murray is charged with robbery, aggravated assault and reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, among other counts.
A man from Old Town accused of physical and sexual abuse was formally charged by a Penobscot County grand jury Wednesday.
40-year-old Derrick Barnett was indicted for gross sexual assault and domestic violence assault.
Two people accused of selling heroin and cocaine in the Bangor area were indicted by the Penobscot County grand jury Wednesday.
One of them was out on $20,000 bail when he was arrested.
A Waldo man accused of sexual assault against a young girl and a woman has pleaded not guilty.
47-year-old Jason Brown appeared in Waldo County Superior Court Wednesday.
He’s charged with two counts of unlawful sexual contact.
One byproduct of America’s reliance on imports over exports is a surplus of shipping containers.
A Belfast man decided to put them to good use–and built a home out of them.
A Waterville man is accused of burglarizing a home in Winthrop while a juvenile was home.
Winthrop police say around noon Tuesday, the juvenile called 9-1-1 to report the break-in on Holmes Road before fleeing the residence.
Eastern Maine Community College is expanding to the North.
A $50,000 grant from the Quimby Family Foundation will help the school start an Applied Science Degree in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism.
The program will be based in Millinocket.