BAR HARBOR (AP) — The district attorney’s office says a Virginia motorist drove a “vast” number of miles with little rest before a fatal crash in a restaurant parking lot in Bar Harbor, Maine.
PORTLAND (AP) — Verizon officials say they will be ending their service for some customers in Maine.
In an email sent Tuesday, company spokesman David Weissmann tells the Portland Press Herald customers were notified of their service ending Oct. 17.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker says that state health officials failed to provide specific answers about a federal audit revealing the agency failed to investigate the deaths of disabled adults.
PORTLAND (AP) — Portland officials have changed city policy after several City Council members appeared to violate the state’s open meeting law during a trip to a small Maine island.
The Portland Press Herald reports officials announced Tuesday all events that involve at least three council members will be posted on the city’s online calendar.
ORONO (AP) — Maine officials are concerned an annual day of celebration for the University of Maine has become an issue.
Orono Police Chief Josh Ewing says Maine Day has become a day where students drink all day and become a nuisance for police and residents. WABITV reports that Maine Day is an unofficial holiday for students to mark the end of the year.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine man accused of shooting a firearm into a neighbor’s farm stand has pleaded not guilty, saying he was trying to scare off a rabid raccoon.
New U.S. Census Bureau figures show that the number of Maine residents without health insurance stayed steady from 2015 to 2016.
According to a new federal report released Tuesday , Maine’s uninsured rate of 8.6 percent is a drop from 11.2 percent in 2013.
About 106,000 Mainer residents lacked health insurance last year, down from 147,000 residents in 2013.
ROCKPORT (AP) — A vigil is being held in Maine to honor a woman whose son is charged with killing her and three others.
The candlelight vigil for 60-year-old Elizabeth Krause will take place Thursday evening in Rockport, where she and her 22- year-old Orion Krause, lived.
Elizabeth Krause, known by her nickname Buffy, was bludgeoned to death in Groton,
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s fall foliage season is underway, and the state is promoting its annual display of orange, yellow and red as the leaves begin to turn.
BRUNSWICK — Maine State Music Theatre will hold its annual costume and yard sale Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its rehearsal hall at 22 Elm St., Brunswick.
The Maine supreme court on Wednesday began considering whether a paper millworker left suicidal by narcotic painkillers should receive workers’ compensation for medical marijuana.
It’s the first time the court has considered the question of insurance reimbursement for medical marijuana.
BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is hosting its final Summertime Shindig fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m.
BATH — On Saturday, Sept. 30, Patten Free Library will host a Beginner Magic Tournament for anyone in grades six through 12 residing in the library’s service area who would like to learn how to play the game. The event will be held in the Library’s second floor Community Room from 12:30-3:30 p.m.
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Following a successful straw poll vote on the concept design and budget for the new Morse High School and Bath Regional Career and Technical Center Tuesday, RSU 1 officials traveled to Millinocket to present the plans to the State Board of Education.
Brunswick police are investigating the third attempted burglary in as many weeks involving a male suspect entering an unlocked home and leaving empty-handed after finding residents at home.
Police were called to Bowker Street at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday after a woman awoke to find a man inside her house, said Brunswick Police Cmdr. Tom Garrepy.
Lisbon may change its ambulance provider after Lisbon Emergency requested a stipend from the town for the first time.
Town Manager Diane Barnes said Lisbon Emergency has never asked the town for funding before, but is now requesting $127,885 for the 2018-19 fiscal year.