WISCASSET, Maine (AP) — A decision by officials in Wiscasset to rename a road in town after the local high school’s former sports team nickname — changed because some people found it offensive — is drawing criticism from Native Americans.
ALFRED, Maine (AP) — An Old Orchard Beach man charged with beating and stabbing his grandmother to death in the home they shared, then setting it on fire, has been sent by a judge to a state psychiatric hospital for a 60-day evaluation.
BROWNVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Vermont man convicted of wire fraud for submitting false invoices to a Maine town has reached the end of his allotted time to file objections to a pre-sentencing reporting.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Regulators are set to begin reviewing a report that says the amount of cod spawning in the Gulf of Maine is at an all-time low.
WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Emergency officials say divers pulled the body of a man from the Presumpscot River in Westbrook after hours of searching.
WINDHAM, Maine (AP) — Maine’s attorney general says a police officer was acting in defense of himself and others when he fatally shot a 66-year-old man in Windham.
HEBRON, Maine (AP) — A heating oil company is picking up the tab for a 1,500-gallon spill at a Hebron elementary school.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Railway Administration is awarding two grants totaling $350,000 to help short line and regional railroads reduce the risks associated with shipping crude oil, propane and other hazardous materials.
CASCO, Maine (AP) — Four active-duty Navy SEALs are swimming more than 13 miles for charity in Maine.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George W.
HARPSWELL, Maine (AP) — The federal government will announce a closing date for its auction of a historic lighthouse in Casco Bay next week.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Google’s four-story barge left Portland for Boston, and will soon be scrapped.
RANGELEY, Maine (AP) — Rangeley police say they have charged a local man with stealing a $6,000 mountain bike and trying to sell it on Craigslist.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A New York City man authorities say used teenage girls to spend counterfeit $100 bills in Maine has pleaded guilty to related charges.
LOVELL, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police and the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of a 3-year-old Lovell girl.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Democratic House speaker is outlining a series of policy proposals aimed at helping the state’s rapidly aging population.
MEXICO, Maine (AP) — Law enforcement officials say a Maine man was shot multiple times by police during an exchange of gunfire with officers.
ALFRED, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say the driver of a York County Sheriff’s Department van that was hit by a tractor-trailer had a suspended license.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine environmentalists will gather at a Portland hiking trail to rally about the impact of climate change on the state’s recreational opportunities.