Monday night a meeting of the Hampden Town Council addressed a possible ethics violation by that town’s mayor regarding robocalls that targeted members of the council.
“This is a friendly reminder that your Hampden property taxes are due by 7 PM tomorrow. Hampden property taxes have increased over 10 percent in the last two years, and you can thank your current Hampden town councilor Ivan McPike for voting to raise your taxes,” said one of the calls, in part.
The southern Maine chapter of “The National Council of Jewish Women” kicked off a year-long campaign to battle hunger.
They discussed programs available for Mainers in need of food and what state leaders are doing about it.
McDonald’s of Maine and Ronald McDonald House Charities are looking for volunteers to help them out and to donate their time to help non-profits around the state.
Events are planned for Portland, Rome, Belfast and Bangor-Brewer.
Dispatchers in Somerset County tell us that at least nine agencies are assisting at the scene of a blaze at the Tasman Leather Group on Main Street in Hartland.
Few details are available at this time, but we have been told that no injuries have been reported.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gas prices have fallen 7 cents a gallon in Maine in the last week.
The average price of a gallon of gas in Maine on Monday was $3.21 a gallon, down 25.5 cents from one month ago, according to gasbuddy.com.
12 years of “Pumpkins in the Park.”
The Community Halloween Party is happening again this weekend in Bangor.
It benefits UCP of Maine.
TV5 stopped by their offices Monday.
Some people say Belfast has a haunted past.
You can find out for yourself during a Ghost Walk this Friday night.
There will be a guided historical tour through some of Belfast’s most haunted sites.
A dump truck roll-over between Broadway and Stillwater Avenue on I-95 in Bangor plugged up traffic Monday afternoon.
Traffic was backed up all the way to Hammond St.
State Police say the truck was going north just before 3 p.m. when it blew a tire, crossed over the passing lane and took out the guard rail.
Some people in Bangor will lose power after midnight.
Emera will be making emergency repairs on Hogan Road between 12:30 and 2:00 AM
Affected customers will include the Bangor Mall and surrounding businesses.
Rockport took part in a nationwide kick-off today of an organization dedicated to bringing broadband internet to all communities.
Rockport Town Manager Rick Bates and selectman Geoffrey Parker were in California for the launch of Next Century Cities.
A man from Wayne is in jail tonight, accused of throwing his 3-month old son down a flight of stairs.
Police say, 39-year-old William Lord Junior was drunk when he threw the boy down the stairs while he was in a child safety seat.
60 years after it made its last run, a group of railroad enthusiasts are hoping to get an old steam locomotive that’s been sitting dormant in Waterville for six decades up and running again.
Normally, the racing done at Bass Park in Bangor involves horses.
There will be a lot of horse power there in January as the Queen City hosts the Paul Bunyan International Snocross.
An Eddington man is in jail after police say they found almost $15,000 worth of drugs in his car.
State police say they stopped 50-year-old Michael Harris in Glenburn earlier this month for a defective headlight.
Eastern Maine Medical Center has the only neonatal intensive care unit north of Augusta.
For some parents, that means traveling great distances to be with their babies at the Bangor hospital.
An early morning barn fire in Brooklin was likely caused by a heat lamp being used to warm piglets.
Brooklin’s fire chief says crews responded to the Poland Family Farm on the River Road just before 4:30.
A head-on collision in Bangor sent a woman to the hospital.
Around 8:30 this morning an SUV and a pickup truck collided on outer Union, not far from the Hermon town line.
A woman from Old Town involved a crash on the highway in Hermon earlier this year has died.
An obituary for 31-year-old Myndie Davis says she died last week of complications from her injuries in February.
The clock is winding down to Election Day.
Republican Bruce Poliquin and Democrat Emily Cain are running for Congressman Mike Michaud’s seat in Washington D.C.
Our 2nd district candidate profile series continues with this question:
The state flags will be flying at half staff in both Augusta and Portland Monday.
The governor ordered it to honor 60 year-old Joy O’Brien of Portland who died Wednesday.