We told you last week that legendary Jonesport-Beals Coach Ordie Alley was removed from the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inaugural class and from the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.
We now know the identity of the worker killed in a Rumford mill yesterday.
35-year-old Brant Munster of Newport was killed after he fell while working on a crane inside the New Page paper mill.
35 lakes and ponds in Maine are recipients of the LakeSmart award.
Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection started the conservation program in 2004.
Two years ago, volunteers with the Maine Lakes Society took over.
A pair of World War II veterans from central Maine got a heroes sendoff on their way to Washington D.C. Monday morning in Pittsfield.
You would be hard pressed to find two veterans who are more proud of their service than Earle Honey and Frank Scott, both served in the second world war and Scott was right in the middle of the Battle of the Bulge.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Average gas prices in Maine have fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week.
The average price of a gallon of gas in Maine on Monday was $3.50 a gallon, down 16 cents from one month ago, according to gasbuddy.com.
RUMFORD, Maine (AP) — Officials say that a man has been killed in an accident at a paper mill in Rumford.
Tony Lyons, a spokesman for the NewPage mill, told the Lewiston Sun Journal ( ) that the accident occurred Monday afternoon and involved a contracted employee.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine says a plan to require some welfare recipients to receive drug tests is unconstitutional.
At a public hearing Monday, Oamshri Amarasingham (ohm-SHRI’ AH-mahr-AH-sinhg-ham), the ACLU’s public policy council, said the government must have a warrant based on probable cause to get a drug test except in limited circumstances.
Renovations are almost done at Brewer High School, but school officials say they’ll need a few extra days to wrap things up.
So they’re pushing back the first day of school to next Tuesday, September 2nd.
Maine is the only state in the nation where it is legal to use bait to hunt bears as well as dogs and traps.
A question on this November’s ballot, if passed, would ban all three of those practices.
A Bangor man accused of attacking a pregnant woman last week and leaving her with serious head injuries will undergo a psychological evaluation, according to his lawyer.
Authorities say 34-year-old Joshua Cole suffers from mental illness and was being treated for it.
The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire that destroyed a home in Augusta Monday morning.
Our sister station WMTW was on scene.
Fire Officials tell them that no one was hurt in the fire on State Street, but the residents lost all of their belongings.
If you’re hoping to pick up or drop someone off at the Bangor airport this week, curb side service is out.
Work on Godfrey Boulevard is now directly in front of the airport terminal.
A former local DJ and ex-Maine Sports Hall of Famer convicted on child porn charges was sentenced today.
63-year-old Dana Wilson of Brewer was found guilty last month of having child porn on his laptop.
An arrest has been made in connection with a stabbing in downtown Bangor Monday morning.
19-year-old Devin Peirce of Bangor is charged with aggravated assault.
Police say there was an altercation outside Carolina’s bar around 1 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s bear hunting season gets underway amid a drive from animal rights activists to ban three methods of hunting the animals.
State residents will vote in November on a proposal to ban hunting bears with bait, dogs or traps. The general bear hunting season begins Monday and closes Nov. 29.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The head of Planned Parenthood and its political arm is heading to Maine this week to support Democrat Mike Michaud, for Maine governor.
Cecile Richards is hosting a “Women for Mike” rally outside of Portland City Hall on Wednesday.
Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a dune buggy in Northern Maine.
State police were called to Route 1 in Monticello around 6:30 last night.
Troopers say 27-year old Josiah Nash of Blaine, and his passenger, 29-year old Adam Grant of Bridgewater, were in the dune buggy when they were struck by a car.
A person was arrested after an incident in downtown Bangor early this morning that ended with a man with a knife wound.
Officers were called to the parking lot of nightclub around 1, for a report of disorderly conduct.
Maine Game Wardens say a man drowned in Donell Pond in Franklin Sunday afternoon and they have yet to recover his body.
We’re told 33-year-old Ian MacDonnell of Bar Harbor was boating with friends when he went into the water to retrieve a water bottle that had blown off the boat. Wardens say MacDonnell was not a strong swimmer and went under the water. His friends attempted to help him by throwing a rope to him but he was unable to hold on.