St. Joseph Healthcare and the Salvation Army are working to ensure people are able to do laundry.
They will be collecting liquid and powder detergent through December 16th.
They say there is no assistance for families to buy laundry detergent.
It’s an attempt to lower chronic absenteeism.
Lewiston superintendent Bill Webster says about 15% of students miss at least 10% of their classes.
He says with children younger than seven, very little can be done.
The Orland Community Center will soon be a hub to help Bucksport mill workers get back on their feet.
The workers are being paid through the end of the month, but there are still a lot of questions about the future.
Ask anyone at Baileyville Elementary School who the town hired to lead their police department, they’ll tell you “Superman”.
“The town, the school, the area, everything. He’s involved in every school function we have here. He’s a nice presence in our school,” says Pre-K Teacher Bonnie Troiani.
If you’ve ever wondered which town has Maine’s best tasting water–well, that debate’s been put to rest tonight.
Today was the Maine Rural Water Association’s annual conference and drinking water taste test.
A man from Rockwood pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of illegally selling lobster and tax evasion.
53-year-old Robert Thompson appeared in federal court in Bangor.
He was the dock manager of the Spruce Head Fisherman’s Co-op in South Thomaston.
A visual history of Maine is on display in Orono.
The University of Maine hosted a launch event for The Historical Atlas of Maine, Thursday afternoon.
UMaine researchers have been working on the project for the last 15 years.
Travelers and commuters in Maine might have a new way to get to Augusta from southern parts of the state.
A group of rail supporters is hoping to bring passenger rail service back to the capital city.
Wednesday night we told you about an email sent to auxiliary staff on campus from a supervisor — effectively banning them from placing quote, “Christmas or other religious themed decorations” in public places on campus.
High waves caused heavy duty vehicles to tip over aboard a ferry boat off North Haven today.
It happened around 9:30 this morning when waves were reported to be six to ten feet.
Two people from New Jersey are accused of selling drugs in Augusta.
Maine Drug Enforcement Agents say they were watching 43-year-old Otis Tosen and 47- year-old Kimberly Maldonado for several months.
Wreaths Across America needs more wreaths for Arlington National Cemetery.
To help them get there, Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage has issued a challenge to the organization’s founder.
Morrill Worcester has accepted that challenge, and will match each $15 sponsorship until midnight tomorrow, hoping to reach the goal of placing a wreath on every gravestone in Arlington.
If you’re a bird watcher or bird feeder, you can get involved with the annual bird count.
The Fields Pond Audubon Center wants to hear from people who are willing to count their feathered friends.
A historic lighthouse on a remote island Downeast is ending the season with a new look.
The restoration of the Little River Lighthouse Station off the coast of Cutler is now complete.
Sirius XM Radio customers in Maine could get some money back from the company.
It’s part of a settlement over claims of misleading advertising and billing practices.
The satellite radio company has also agreed to pay Maine and other states $3.8 million.
A man from Shawmut is accused of grabbing a woman’s breast while she and another person were parked along the Kennebec River.
42-year-old Jonathan Dubois is charged with unlawful sexual touching.
Summit Natural Gas will pay a $25,000 fine to settle up with the state over safety violations found by the Maine Public Utilities Commission.
A PUC official had recommended a $100,000 fine.
The Bangor School Committee has officially dismissed the high school math teacher accused of inappropriately touching a juvenile.
A statement from Superintendent Betsy Webb confirms that last evening, the Bangor School Committee voted to fire 48-year-old James McHenry.
We have removed our question of the day regarding the UMaine decoration policy from both our website and facebook page.
TV5 made every attempt to reach out to UMaine officials yesterday while gathering the story and we aired the statement that was provided to us at the time.
Police are investigating to see if alcohol may have been a factor in an accident in Manchester Wednesday afternoon.
Christopher Corliss, 37, of Augusta had to be cut out of his vehicle after he reportedly crossed the center line of Route 202 and hit a box truck.