Out with the old and in with the new, and we’re not talking about the calendar year. Residents at Collier’s Healthcare will soon have a new, ultra-modern facility to call home.
A former pharmacy technician who stole thousands of hydrocodone tablets from a pharmacy in Randolph is going to jail for 30 days.
29-year-old Jon Twadelle of Pittson pleaded guilty to stealing drugs from Community Pharmacy and to falsifying records to try to get away with it.
A funky blue lobster now has a new home in a Trenton classroom.
A Maine Marine Patrol Officer gave “Fred” the lobster to the Touch Tank at Trenton Elementary School.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency is at a home in Brewer after police arrested several people last night.
Brewer Police suspected drug activity at an apartment on Maple Street and say they found a meth lab inside.
There’s a few sneaky– but not necessarily small– elves wandering around the Brewer Walmart buying toys for little girls and boys.
“Firefighters in general, we are community minded people, we like helping people,” says Jason Gross a firefighter and EMT with Brewer FD.
Firefighters from several towns battled a fire at Sebago Lake State Park in Casco Wednesday morning.
The blaze which was reported at 6:30, heavily damaged the State park headquarters.
In 2011 the state house and senate overwhelmingly passed a law to require drug testing for people applying for welfare benefits-if they’ve previously been convicted of drug felonies.
“This is a welfare program designed to transition people from dependency to work, from welfare to work. And using drugs is certainly completely contrary to that goal”
The Salvation Army is making a big push Thursday in their well-known holiday fundraiser.
It’s “Kettle Blitz Day,” a one-day competition among Salvation Army corps throughout Northern New England.
A quartet named “Best Music Group” in Maine for this year will be performing Friday night in Winter Harbor.
The Daponte String Quartet will offer a Christmas concert at Schoodic Arts on Main Street.
Maine’s Attorney General says a state trooper who shot an Ellsworth man in June was justified in his actions.
The AG’s report on the shooting shows Trooper Scott Duff reasonably believed he and others were in danger after 50-year-old Jeffrey Barnard barricaded himself and his wife in a camper.
Maine’s getting nearly $15 million over the next four years to expand preschools in the state.
Senators Susan Collins and Angus King say the money will be used to help 13 school districts create or grow existing preschool programs.
A vigil will be held in Bangor on Sunday to mark the two year anniversary of the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
It’s in Pierce Park beside the Bangor Public Library.
A family friendly Christmas concert will be held Sunday at Husson University.
The Bangor Band will play many holiday favorites starting at 3 inside the Gracie Theatre.
Bangor Brassworks will be set up in the lobby at 2:15 to kick start the event.
A special guest will be riding waves all the way into Belfast Harbor on December 13th to join in the city’s holiday celebrations.
Santa Claus will arrive in the harbor by boat.
The University of Maine at Machias is honoring victims of gun violence.
A vigil will be held on Thursday, December 10 from 4 to 5:30 at Portside in Kimball Hall on campus.
A Brewer girl battling leukemia got a wish granted this fall.
7-year-old Wynter listens to her favorite song “Roar” by Katy Parry when she gets chemotherapy treatments.
Wynter met Perry at a concert in New Orleans thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation.
A not guilty plea has been entered by the attorney of a Bangor High School teacher accused of unlawful sexual contact.
The Penobscot County District Attorney’s Office has confirmed that the plea was entered on behalf of 48 year old James McHenry.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine will be receiving more than $5 million in federal funding for pre-school programs and childcare centers.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree and the U.S. Department of Education announced the funding on Wednesday and said it will help local communities that have tight budgets and cannot sustain early education programs on their own.
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Investigators say poor road conditions caused by the winter storm may have contributed to a fatal accident in Fryeburg.
Police said 47-year-old Rhonda Robblee of Brownfield was a passenger in a truck that slid off Route 5 on Tuesday and hit a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Sugarloaf has named a successor to the resort’s retiring president and general manager.
The ski mountain announced Tuesday that Karl Strand will take over when John Diller retires in April.