Wiscasset is getting a helping hand from the federal government as it works to clean up Birch Point peninsula.
A Dresden man is facing more than four-and-a-half years in prison for possession of a firearm by a felon.
Michael Burns, 34, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 55 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a felon, according to U.S. Attorney Halsey Frank.
[img_assist|nid=1214701|title=|desc= BRIAN PURNELL, professor of Africana Studies at Bowdoin College, shared what he’s learned about Martin Luther King’s civil rights work in the northern part of the United States during a lecture series at Pejepscot Historical Society on Wednesday — also the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination.
Bath police surrounded a Middle Street home and locked down a nearby credit union Wednesday afternoon after learning there was a woman inside who might be armed.
Police responded to a domestic disturbance on Middle Street at 1:14 p.m. and had information that a 36-year-old woman was in a house and may be armed.
[img_assist|nid=1214632|title=|desc=Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster, center, speaks with the media, Wednesday in Norridgewock, after deputy Eugene Cole was killed overnight. Accompanying Lancaster are, from left, John Cote of Maine State Police, Franklin Sheriff Scott Nichols, Lancaster, Penobscot Sheriff Troy Morton an Kennebec Sheriff Ken Mason.
On March 9, the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber hosted our annual awards event called the Big Night Out presented by Priority Real Estate Group. That evening, eight awards were given to individuals and businesses who have shown exemplary support of the communities and our organization.
If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you’re not alone.
Their offenses were cold and their defenses were shaky, no surprise in an early season baseball game.
TOPSHAM— Ararat Babe Ruth will hold a tryout for anyone interested in playing Babe Ruth baseball this summer.
The tryout is scheduled for Sunday at 6 p.m. on the Mt. Ararat High School baseball field.
If it rains, the tryout will be in the gym at the high school (enter through the door in back of school).
WALTHAM, Mass. — Former Brunswick High School standout Matt Brooks and Kris Campbell scored late goals to lift the Bentley College men’s lacrosse team to a 10-9 victory over 17th-ranked Pace recently.
Brooks’ goal with 1:44 left tied the game, and Brooks set up Campbell for the winner 17 seconds later.
The Bowdoin College softball team exploded for a 20-1 win over the University of New England in Tuesday’s first game of the doubleheader and continued to roll with a 6-2 win in the nightcap.
Bowdoin improved to 26-8, while the Nor’easters fell to 17- 19.
The Hartford Yard Goats (9-9) hit back-to-back homers with two outs in the eighth inning and beat the Portland Sea Dogs (6-11), 4-1, on Tuesday night at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.
Beth Labbe netted four goals to help lead Brunswick High School to a 10-5 victory over Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference rival Cony in girls lacrosse action.
Colleen McKearney and Emily Coffin each netted a pair of goals for the Dragons, improving to 1-1 on the young season.
Curtis Granderson hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 4-3 win over Boston on Tuesday night and hand the Red Sox their season worst third straight defeat.
Boston (17-5) still owns the best record in the majors.