PORTLAND (AP) — Police say the death of a 54- year-old man whose body was found on a city street in Portland has been ruled a homicide.
The man was found by a passer-by early Sunday in the Old Port section of Portland. Police on Monday identified him as Sunao Thomas Yamada Jr. of Portland.
HOULTON (AP) — A judge has sentenced a teenager to 40 years in prison for his role in a brutal killing in Houlton, Maine.
Samuel Geary was 16 at the time of the killing of Keith Suitter in 2015, but was charged as an adult.
CARIBOU (AP) — An 81- year-old Florida man convicted of strangling his former neighbor to death in northern Maine is due to be sentenced.
Robert Craig of Clearwater, Florida, was convicted in July in the death of 86-yearold Leo Corriveau in his Presque Isle mobile home.
His sentencing is scheduled for Tuesday in Caribou, Maine.
A man who admitted to killing and dismembering his father was committed to a psychiatric hospital on Monday after a judge accepted a plea agreement.
A recent college graduate accused of killing his mother, grandparents and a caregiver was described Monday as a good friend and talented jazz musician who showed no signs that he was troubled.
BRUNSWICK — Cool As A Moose and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Friday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 128 Maine St., Brunswick.
BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library will host the 4th annual free How-To Festival and Block Party Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals and local business owners donate their time and talent to teach people of all ages a variety of fun and interesting skills.
BRUNSWICK — Sarah Poutree, a junior at Brunswick High School, has been selected to be a national delegate for Girl Scouts of Maine this year at the National Convention. She will be traveling to Columbus, Ohio in October and while at the convention she will see speakers such as Barbara Pierce Bush and Chelsea Clinton and other female leaders.
BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program kicks off the SNAP Challenge, an opportunity to live on the SNAP budget of $4 a day for a week, with a screening of “Food Stamped.” The screening will be held in Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Meeting Room at 6 p.m. this evening.
RSU 1 has received two grants that will increase cycling opportunities at Bath Middle School, with one providing the school with 25 mountain bikes and the other helping to create a new pump track at the school.
The town of Bowdoinham is among four winners of the AARP Community Challenge, a competition for community projects aimed at creating change and improving quality of life.
Sunday marks the fifth annual Out of the Darkness Walk in Bath, where participants will walk through downtown Bath to raise awareness for suicide prevention and direct money toward education and prevention.
The Bowdoin College volleyball team recorded an impressive 3-0 victory over Brandeis on the opening night of the New England Invitational on Friday evening.
The Polar Bears won with set scores of 25-20, 25-22, 25-17.
The Brunswick High School girls volleyball team earned its first varsity win all-time on Saturday, downing North Yarmouth Academy in a three-set thriller.
The Dragons improved to 1-2 after a 25-17, 17-25, 22-25, 25-11, 15-10 victory over the Panthers.
Rafael Nadal entered the 2017 Grand Slam season on a 2?-year drought without so much as one appearance in a major final, let alone a title. He ends it having reasserted himself, capped by a U.S. Open final that shaped up as quite a mismatch — and turned out to be exactly that.
Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team needed a break, and it came with two laps to go.