Nicole and Benjamin Bustard of Bucksport are happy to have their little Mr. Personality home.
“He has a ton of personality already, and I don’t know if you can see it right now, but he frowns all the time, and I don’t know if it’s because he’s had a hard life so far.”
Lawmakers in Augusta are considering a change to the way the state funds schools that receive Tile 1 funds from the federal government. Supporters of the measure say it helps level the playing field for underprivileged kids.
A Bangor teen is asking people to step up to the plate to takes some swings against cancer.
This is the third year Tommy Hosmer, 13, is organizing Team Mimi’s Softball Tournament.
The Cinderella Project of Maine is like any girl’s fairy godmother.
“Our goal is for girls to feel like they’re coming to a store and choosing a beautiful dress that’s not going to cost them any money,” says Mandie Sawyer, Chair of the non-profit.
Their offices are separated by one street, and they’ve worked side by side for the last three plus decades.
In nine months, both Ellsworth Police Chief John DeLeo and Hancock County Sheriff William Clark will be retired.
An Exeter man accused of slashing the throat of a man in Garland Sunday morning was in court Monday.
49-year-old Edward Soucie is charged with aggravated assault.
Police were told Soucie first asked the victim to kill him but when the victim refused Soucie lunged at him and cut his throat.
A former Maine Deputy turned comedian will be back on the stage in Waterville this month.
Juston McKinney is set to perform at the Waterville Opera House.
He used to be a deputy in Southern Maine, then decided to take what he’d experienced out on patrol and turn it into a standup routine.
Remember the sacrifice! Remember the pride!
That’s the message of the Chamberlain March Half Marathon and 5K Road Race.
Organizers hope that people will be a part of something challenging to give back to those who have paid the ultimate price for freedom.
Madison Police are searching for whoever is responsible for stealing two vehicles and breaking into at least nine others.
Police tell is they recovered the two stolen vehicles. Electronics, tools and money were stolen from the other vehicles.
A farmhouse fire in Limington has claimed the life of a woman who lived there.
The fire was discovered about 5:30 a.m. Monday on North Road.
Authorities have identified the woman as 52-year-old Ingeborg Young. The State Medical Examiner says she died of smoke inhalation.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The average retail cost of a gallon of gas in Maine is up another 2.4 cents.
Price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com reports Monday that the price at the pump has risen to an average of $3.60 per gallon in the past week, 13 cents above the national average.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Portland medical clinic for the homeless has received a grant that will allow it to stay open beyond its scheduled April 1 closing.
But exactly how long it will remain open remains unclear.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Cumberland County sheriff is investigating a security breach at the county jail in which a female inmate sneaked out of her maximum security cell for a sexual encounter in a male inmate’s cell.
WINDHAM, Maine (AP) — Police say a Portland man injured in a head-on car crash in Windham has died.
Craig McPherson died early Sunday afternoon at Maine Medical Center in Portland several hours after the accident on Route 302.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Democrat-controlled Legislature is poised to vote on a Republican-backed measure to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.
Initial votes on the measure are expected in the Senate as early as Tuesday.
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage will address Maine’s manufacturing industry leaders this week.
LePage will speak at the Maine Manufacturers Association’s Manufacturing Summit Wednesday at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. The governor will also participate in discussions on the top challenges facing the industry.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage is laying out the details of his proposal to create “Open for Business Zones,” which he says will spur economic investment and make the state more competitive.
The Cross Center was filled with spirit Sunday for a statewide cheering competition.
47 teams came for the 18th Annual Junior High and Elementary Cheering Championships.
The Starlette All-Stars, Southern Maine Cheer Katz and Eastern Maine Elite were just some of the teams with routines.
Man’s best friend can also be his hunting companion.
“These guys here are trained to hunt goose as well as woodcock and pheasant,” says dog owner and trainer Daniel Albert. ”They are a very versatile dog.”
Much colder temperatures are on the way for the second half of the weekend following a weak cold front that is moving through the state today. Things will become milder behind a warm front as we get into the day on Tuesday. It’ll be seasonable Wednesday and cold for Thursday.