STANDISH (AP) — Police say a U-Haul driver led officers on a chase before crashing into two cars in Standish.
The Cumberland County Sheriff ’s Department said 41- year-old William Wyman attempted to elude police and crashed into two cars before being apprehended.
Officials say he nearly collided head-on with a deputy during the pursuit.
American fisheries grew by a little more than 2 percent in value last year, even with fishermen bringing slightly less fish to shore, the federal government reported on Wednesday.
The Freeport Town Council tonight will decide whether to issue permits for the removal and launch of research vessel Island Rover from a property at 0 Bucknam Road. The meeting is slated for 7 p.m. at the town office.
Despite a complete power outage in Georgetown, a handful of voters gathered at the town hall Wednesday evening to fix a minor technicality that was preventing the town from getting the loan needed for a new fire truck.
BRUNSWICK — Due to the continued impact of the recent storm, Region 10 Technical High School is moving its annual open house from today to Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The open house will feature live work in program areas, demonstrations and activities and a college and post-secondary fair.
The school is located at 68 Church Road in Brunswick.
PORTLAND (AP) — Hundreds of out-of-state utility crews are in Maine to help the state recover from a strong storm that pounded the Northeast and left about 1.5 million homes and businesses without power.
Maine was one of the hardest hit states with nearly 500,000 customers in the dark at one point on Monday.
This past summer Morse High School student Elizabeth Schotten volunteered at the LOCAL Garden as part of an independent project for the Morse STEAM Academy, a learning initiative focused on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.
The Bath Fire Department went into action Tuesday at the last minute to save as much as $15,000 in frozen foods at the Bath Area Food Bank.
“How amazing is that? In the ninth hour,” said Executive Director Kimberly Gates.
While areas in Falmouth and further south have reported significant damage to piers, docks and boats following Monday’s tropical storm, waterfront communities in the Midcoast have reported only minimal damage.
Gov. Paul LePage surveyed damage left from this week’s storm in Brunswick and Phippsburg on Wednesday.
The monetary cost of Monday’s storm, which at one point left more than 400,000 in Maine without power, is not yet estimated, LePage said.
Central Maine Power Company says it passed the halfway point Wednesday as it repairs downed lines from Monday’s storm.
At 10 p.m. Wednesday, an estimated 154,000 homes and businesses remained without service following a wind and rain storm that hit Maine earlier this week. That is down from a peak of 404,000 at midday Monday.
As storm clean up and power restoration efforts continue around the Midcoast, local officials are releasing information on progress and have announced warming and charging stations.
U.S. home prices rose sharply in August from a year ago, a trend that is thwarting many would-be buyers and potentially slowing sales.
One beautiful day this past summer, the phone rang. Answering with, “Hello, this is Gina, how may I help you?” I hear excited first-time home buyers on the other end, asking about a house they just spotted.
“There is a house with a for sale sign in the yard, we want to see it.”
Paul George scored 20 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the paint during a 16-0 run to take control early in a 110-91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.
Russell Westbrook had 12 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, while Carmelo Anthony scored eight of his 17 points in the pivotal first quarter.
KEENE, N.H. — Executing its team strategy to perfection, the University of Southern Maine men’s cross country team won its second straight Little East Conference Championship on Saturday.
The event was hosted by Keene State College.
BRISTOL, R.I. — Sarah Bohan shattered her personal best time to place fifth and lead the Simmons College women’s cross country team to a second-place finish for the second straight year at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship, held recently at Colt State Park.
Sophomore Amelia Franklin of Bath finished 54th, registering a time of 23:51.