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After saber-rattling for weeks that they would shut down the federal government unless the 790,000 “dreamers” under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACAs) program were granted amnesty, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi quietly withdrew their
(AP) A fireball that lit up the evening sky is lighting up social media.
The bright streak Tuesday evening was seen in parts of New England, including southern Maine and New Hampshire.
The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program webcam on Mount Agamenticus in York County captured the event at 5:52 p.m.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 28, the 362nd day of 2017. There are three days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History
Thirty-eight letters penned by Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Williams, including one in which he described crash-landing a fighter jet with “holes all over” it, are going up for auction.
BANGOR (AP) — One of two New York men charged in a shooting that left one person dead and another wounded in Bangor, Maine, is facing sentencing.
Police say 38-year-old Robert Kennedy was killed and another man wounded on Nov. 27, 2015. Law enforcement officials say the shots were fired to settle a drug debt.
LEWISTON (AP) — A Maine hospital is being penalized for the second year in a row for high rates of infection and patient injuries.
The Sun Journal reports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services again named Central Maine Medical Center among 751 hospitals being fined this year.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens garden has filed a lawsuit against Boothbay, alleging its rights to due process were violated when the town revoked a permit over a $30 million expansion.
BANGOR (AP) — Maine drug enforcement officials say the state saw fewer than half as many reports of meth production this year as last year's record high.
SACO (AP) — Police in Maine are warning residents about a fundraising phone scam.
The Portland Press Herald reports callers are posing as members of the Saco Police Department and the Maine Association of Police to collect donations to help with budget issues. Saco police say neither the department nor the Maine Association of Police would ask for money in that manner.
Mid-Coast Public Transportation has formed a transportation advisory group in Sagadahoc County that will also include Brunswick and Harpswell. The advisory work group will be involved with increasing access to public transportation in this area, according to a press release.
The Lisbon Planning Board will hold a workshop tonight regarding a proposed medical marijuana retail store.
Codes Enforcement Officer Dennis Douglass said it’s a muddy issue, because the town has a moratorium in place regarding retail marijuana establishments.
Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come as two Minnesota cities already have set record low temperatures and a city in Pennsylvania continues to dig out from a record snowfall.
The Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Department is investigating a stabbing in West Bath Tuesday night that sent a Woolwich man to the hospital with a neck wound.
Deputies were called to an apartment at Green Acres Estate, located at 145 New Meadows Road at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday for the reported stabbing.
As freezing temperatures continue to fall, public safety officials and local organizations remind residents about tips and available services to help keep everyone safe and warm this winter.