Some community members in Bangor kickstarted an innovative initiative to tackle food insecurity in our area.
Friday the Bangor Edible Park Collaborative broke ground on the state’s first-ever fully-edible community park.
The United Way of Eastern Maine launched its 2014 fundraising campaign today.
The kickoff was held at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.
Hundreds of volunteers, as well as businesses and community members turned out as United Way shared past results and goals for the coming year.
After 10 years of fundraising and restoration, a long-time Skowhegan landmark has returned to its original glory.
“Everyone’s got a story of the first time they saw the Indian or when they had family, they came and they showed them the Indian,” says Cory King, the Executive Director of the Skowhegan Chamber of Commerce.
For city-slicker couple, Kimberly and George Callas, migrating to the Pine Tree State always seemed somewhere down the road.
“We had a five year plan, we had a three year plan, and we went on vacation and came back and put our house on the market and sold it and moved to Maine,” Kimberly says.
Lobstermen in the deep waters off Hancock County will catch a bit of a break this fall, thanks to the Department of Marine Resources.
They’ve temporarily suspended the three-trap trawl limit in the area shown on the map on your screen.
Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta has had its share of controversy over the past year. Now with a new superintendent, officials at the facility say things have changed. They’re hoping the federal government agrees.
Maine’s Speaker of the House Mark Eves, a Democrat from Berwick, is moving forward with his plan to help struggling seniors. After a recently concluded trip to Washington D.C. Eves now has the members of the state’s congressional delegation in washington on board.
The mother of a car accident victim, who spent money on herself that was intended for her daughter’s care, is going to jail for two and half years.
48-year-old Jill Farnham of Bangor pleaded guilty to theft in July, she was sentenced today.
BATH, Maine (AP) — Bath residents are being urged to make sure their pets’ vaccinations are up to date after a rabid bat was found in town.
Bath’s animal control officer Ann Hartford responded to a report a week ago of a bat on the ground, unable to fly
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The lawyer for a Maine man convicted of killing a 12-year-old girl in 1988 is appealing to the state’s highest court.
Steven Peterson, who represents Dennis Dechaine, tells WGME-TV that’s he’s preparing an appeal to the Supreme Judicial Court after a Superior Court judge in April rejected his client’s request for a new trial.
SOUTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine are looking into the role that alcohol played in a golf cart crash that claimed the life of a Massachusetts man.
Police say 27-year-old Eric Sullivan of Stoughton, Massachusetts, died Wednesday when the cart he was in crashed at The Links at Outlook golf course in South Berwick.
GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Plans to open a hard cider brewery in a former Gardiner church have been approved by the City Council, and now it’s up to the Planning Board to grant final approval.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The three candidates for governor in Maine are speaking publicly at the same event for the first time.
Republican Gov. Paul LePage and his challengers, Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler, are confirmed to appear at the event Friday at the University of Southern Maine.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The three candidates for governor agree that Maine energy costs are too high.
But Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler are deeply divided in their visions of the state’s energy future.
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Four seal pups have been released from a beach in Charlestown by an animal rescue team from Mystic Aquarium.
Two male and two female harbor seals — named Orion, Bullwinkle, Freya and Loki — were released on Blue Shutters Beach on Thursday morning.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Police say a man and woman found dead in Biddeford motel room likely overdosed on drugs.
The Portland Press Herald reports Police Chief Roger Beaupre says investigators found no evidence of homicide or injuries. Beaupre says the state Medical Examiner’s Office is indicating the deaths of 28-year-old Daniel Pelletier and 31-year-old Lynda Norton look like drug overdoses. They were renting a room at the Sleepy Hollow Motel for about a week.
It’s being called a one-on-a-kind public-private marketing partnership. Governor LePage along with NASCAR driver Austin Theriault and representatives from several maine businesses will be in Bangor and Portland Friday.
Folks in Bucksport were moved to tears by a motivational speaker Thursday.
A representative from Rachel’s Challenge talked about the importance of creating a safe, positive environment in schools.
A collision in Milbridge landed three people in the hospital, Thursday this evening.
Deputies say the accident happened just before 6 pm along Route 1-A.
A car headed north crossed the center line and collided with a van, according to responders.
The Maine Troop Greeters gave a warm welcome to some touring motorcycle enthusiasts Thursday afternoon.