The Maine Troop Greeters have plans to share their story in a permanent way.
They’ll build a museum inside Bangor International Airport to be completed in 2017.
Through the years the group has accumulated thousands of items from the soldiers they’ve greeted, which will be put on display.
If you like wiffleball and helping others, mark your calendar for August, 16th
It’s the annual Wayne’s Wiffle for a Wish, a charity wiffleball tournament organized and founded by Tv-5′s Wayne Harvey.
A convicted drug dealer from Portland accused of funneling heroin into Hancock County is back in federal custody.
50-year-old Alfred Garcia is charged with aggravated drug trafficking.
State drug agents arrested him in Ellsworth Monday.
More federal money is coming to Maine to support local fire fighting.
The Rangeley Fire Department will receive almost $100,000 to fund 16 new breathing apparatuses for firefighters.
And Strong is getting about $18,000 for new sets of gear.
We know now the names of the three people taken to the hospital after a two car crash on Route 15 in Corinth Tuesday afternoon.
The Penobscot County Sheriff Office says a pick up hit a car pulling out of a parking lot right before 3:30pm.
Firefighters from six towns were on the scene of a blaze in Holden most of this morning.
No one was injured, but the remote location of this fire made it difficult to knock down.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Clinton man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a series of offenses, including the theft of more than $100,000 worth of goods from a Benton antiques dealer.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s secretary of state will oversee the drawing that will determine the order of the bond questions on November’s ballot.
The drawing will be held on Wednesday at Matthew Dunlap’s office at the Nash School Building in Augusta.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democratic candidate Mike Michaud has more than $1 million left in his campaign war chest as he seeks to unseat Republican Gov. Paul LePage this November.
Michaud reported Tuesday that he raised about $355,000, including in-kind contributions, in the period between May 28 and July 15. LePage’s campaign raised $234,000 over that same period. The governor has about $915,000 cash left and has raised roughly $1.3 million since the beginning of his campaign.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says a court ruling shows that the federal health care law is a disaster and is urging Congress to fix it immediately.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Affordable Care Act only allows insurance subsidies in states with their own exchanges. Another court found that consumers in all 50 states can buy subsidized coverage.
Millinocket leaders say they’re on the right path to resolving Great Northern Paper Company’s $1.18 million property tax debt.
Councilors spoke to attorneys representing the town in a conference call, Tuesday evening.
A tradition is underway on an island off the coast of Mount Desert Island.
It’s one that’s put together every year by a local resident.
Little Cranberry Island, also known as Islesford, has been visited by people all around the world for its breathtaking views, New England charm, and outdoor activities, like this 18-hole, homemade mini-golf course.
A local landmark in Thomaston is now more local than ever.
The Thomaston Cafe has been around for some 90 years.
“Well, this has been a restaurant since the 20s. We’ve pretty much overhauled the whole thing,” said co-owner Ryan Jones.
An Ellsworth man charged with unlawful sexual contact made his first court appearance Tuesday.
Police say 54-year-old Jeffrey Sargent had improper contact with a 12-year-old girl in September of 2012.
Sargent didn’t enter a plea in court.
The number of visitors to Maine’s only national park dropped last year – and so did their spending.
A new report by the National Park Service says 2.26 million people went to Acadia National Park in 2013.
A fire closed a section of State Street in Augusta this afternoon.
The call came in just after 3:00 Tuesday afternoon. Augusta Fire Chief Roger Audette said it was an electrical that fire broke out in the fully occupied five-unit apartment building at 32 State Street.
Police believe they know who stole copper throughout Kennebec County.
30-year-old Michael Grant of Skowhegan has been charged with aggravated criminal mischief and felony theft.
Police say he stole copper from several Central Maine Power substations in the Waterville and Winslow area.
Rescue crews are on the scene of an accident on Route 15 in Corinth.
3 people have been taken to the hospital.
The driver was flown to the hospital by Lifeflight.
Police in Waterville are warning residents to be on the lookout for a bear. On the Waterville Police Department’s Facebook page authorities posted this warning:
Bear Sightings: Over the last 24 hours, on two separate occasions, a bear has been reported in the Silver St. / Pleasantdale Ave. area. The police department urges residents to be cautious and make children aware of the danger. If spotted, do not approach the animal, but call the police department at 207-680-4700. Please do not leave trash out that can attract any animal. It is our hope that the bear has returned to the woods. The City is in contact with the Warden’s Service and if sightings continue, steps will be taken to safely relocate the bear.
Officials behind a proposed wood pellet plant in Millinocket say they’re still committed to the project, despite the loss of more funding for it.
A spokesperson for Cate Street Capital says Thermogen Industries is a solid project that will bring much-needed economic benefits to the entire Katahdin region.