If you’re looking for a great summer camp experience for your kids this year, you might want head to U-Maine in Orono next week.
The Annual Summer Camp Fair for Kids will be held next Wednesday.
People in Bangor will have a chance to sound off about traffic issues surrounding events at the Cross Insurance Center.
City councilors say they’ve received e-mails and letters from patrons and neighbors expressing frustration and confusion regarding parking and traffic flow around the arena.
Shannon Thompson is planning her birthday party. There won’t be any presents, and she may not know some of the guests. But there will be dancing.
“Contra dancing is a form of dance. It’s a traditional folk dance,” Thompson says.
The operator of a Belfast garage door company has been charged with home repair fraud.
51-year-old Michael Mortell owns Wins-Mor Garage Door Company, Inc.
A couple from Bristol says they made a $1,000 down payment in September but by December the doors still hadn’t been installed, so they called police.
An Old Town man accused of breaking into a pizza shop was in court Monday in Bangor.
22-year-old Joseph Doucette is charged with burglary and refusing to submit to arrest.
Waterville’s South End has had the highest crime rate in the city. A member of the City Council a big reason for that could be the fact that a lot of that criminal activity is not being reported.
A passerby in Ellsworth saw smoke coming from the bird sanctuary a little after six Sunday night and called the fire department.
No birds were hurt in the blaze, but the 19th century home was damaged, as were some of the original artifacts and pieces inside.
Buying a house can feel like diving off the deep end of a swimming pool.
That’s why the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection has come out with a new guide.
A woman from Warren who was busted for prostitution, which was supported by her husband, was fined today after pleading guilty Monday.
37-year-old Wendy Moody was ordered to pay a total of $900 for engaging in prostitution, violating bail and possessing marijuana.
Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will stop along the Penobscot River in Bangor as part of her nationwide tour.
The show is Friday July 18th at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, and will be for her new album, Shine On which will be released in May.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A major turnover in Maine sheriffs is expected this year, and some see that as an opportunity to reform the county jail system.
Of the state’s 16 county sheriffs, seven have announced plans to leave office by the end of the year and another seven face re-election.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine legislative panel is once again examining a bill that would expand Medicaid under the federal health care law and make other significant changes to the state’s program.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Charter School Commission is considering three proposals for new charter schools in the state.
The commission is expected to vote Monday on one charter school and two virtual charter school proposals that were given preliminary approval in January.
Firefighters from four towns responded to an apartment building fire in Old Town late last night.
Crews were called to the structure on Chapman Street just before ten o’clock.
According to Governor LePage, the state’s wind energy goals are unrealistic, and he wants to do something about it.
LePage’s administration introduced a measure to replace wind power goals with goals to expand economic opportunities and lower electricity prices through wind power.
The work of some of Central Maine’s most talented young artists is on display in Bangor.
The annual Bangor Mall Student Art Show is underway, showcasing student artwork from all over Eastern and Central Maine.
The Maine POM Project is a local organization that provides first responders with pet oxygen masks to use in fire situations.
They raise money for that cause by traveling around the state educating pet owners on what they can do in such an emergency.
The defense in the Roxanne Jeskey murder trial issued its closing arguments late Friday.
Jeskey is accused of killing her husband in Bangor in 2011.
The written statement says that Jeskey should not be found guilty of murder because the state failed to prove intent in the killing.
Two men were taken to the hospital after a near-head on collision in Ellsworth Saturday.
It happened around 8 pm, along Surry road.
Responders say, 40-year-old Michael Yurchick of Sedgwick drifted into the oncoming lane and collided with a car driven by 69-year-old Spencer Lincoln of Brooklin.
Families facing hunger and an uncertain future were treated to a hot meal Friday.
“Every penny is being pinched now so to have something like this, free of charge, it has been nice,” said Jamey House.