A man from Plymouth has dead following a crash on the Interstate in Orono.
It happened just after 4pm Sunday, just north of the Kelly Road exit.
State police say 50-year-old Lawrence Smith was at the wheel of a GMC pickup truck when it started raining heavily.
Authorities say an 8-year-old boy from the Western Maine town of Strong is being treated at a Boston hospital for burns suffered when a can of diesel fuel exploded as his father was using it to start a campfire in Roxbury.
City officials in Augusta will consider
whether the name of a bridge across the Kennebec River should be
changed in the wake of sexual abuse allegations against the Roman
Catholic priest for whom it was named.
Some residents in Bangor awoke to quite a sight this morning — a 150 pound black bear somehow wandered into the Fairmount neighborhood.
Game wardens say they think the bear may have been disoriented when it wandered onto I-395 and then onto the Bangor Municipal Golf Course and then into the adjacent neighborhood.
Several residents along Dellaire Street in Winslow were forced to evacuate their homes Friday night after an alarm sounded to warn of a ground shift.
Town officials say the believe Friday night’s rain, coupled with the drawdown caused the erosion and slumping.
It happened around 4:30 Friday morning in the Northbound lane near Dysarts truck stop in Hampden.
Trooper Scott Jamilton says 22-year old Whitney Hammond of Pittsfield was driving when she apparently fell asleep at the wheel.
Trooper Jason Wing and other officers were responding to assist Fryeburg police in controlling a large fight that broke out early Friday at a campground. After being called off, an Oxford County sheriff’s deputy found the injured trooper walking along a highway.
Rowe announced Thursday that Indian Township Officer Alexander Nicholas II and Game Warden Scott Francis were legally justified in using deadly force against 40-year-old Douglas Kelley on May 12.
According to Rowe, Kelley was drunk when he drove to the reservation and confronted his ex-girlfriend, lamenting that she no longer loved him before pulling a handgun.
Brad Theriault publicly apologized to the Sokoloski family for the part he played in the crash that killed 21-year-old John Sokoloski in August 2005.
Members of both families relayed to Justice William Anderson, how the events of that afternoon have effected them.
26-year-old Joel Ross of Lubec is being charged with receiving stolen property.
Sheriff’s deputies say they found construction tools when they searched Ross’ home.
Police say the tools were taken from a house near the Lubec – Trescott town line.
Authorities have identified the man and woman killed when struck by lightning outside their home in Standish.
The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says the victims were 22-year-old Anthony Clarke and 28-year-old Krysta Bearor.
The Bureau of Parks and Lands wanted the facility in order to accommodate campers.
They say the park in Lamoine is one of the few camping parks in the state that still doesn’t have a dumping station.
Luxury items like prepackaged or single serve meals are giving way to items that can stretch the food dollar and function as more than one meal. Hard-working staples such as bread, pasta and eggs are moving to the top of the grocery list.
Officer David Savage was reportedly driving on Old County Road early Wednesday morning, when the horse ran into the passenger-side door.
The impact broke the cruiser’s windshield and side window, and ripped the light bar off the roof.
It’s so rare he’s the only case in the entire state. Isiah Washburn is nearly 10-months old.
Just last week, his parents found out that their baby has the life-threatening disorder.
The reticulated python somehow got into Mara Ranger’s 1800s-era farmhouse and made its way into the machine. That’s where Ranger found it yesterday. While reaching into the machine, she felt something move around and saw the snake poke its head out.
Every ten years, the planning board takes a look back at the city’s comprehensive plan, then comes up with a direction they want the city to go in.
This year, city councilors are opening the process to the public.
The bomb squad was called in around 5:30 after someone noticed a suspicious suit case that was left outside the Beth Israel Synagogue on York Street.
No one knew where it came from, authorities weren’t taking any chances.
It’s all part of the effort to clean up the former Holtrachem plant in Orrington.
The question is whether to remove mercury downstream from the plant, or let the river flush the pollution away naturally.
Ryan Muncey entered his plea in Androscoggin County Superior Court in Auburn on Tuesday.
He is charged in the June 11th killing of 26-year-old Casey Stanley.
After the stabbing, Muncey and his girlfriend allegedly fled the state with their 1 and 2-year-old children.