Please, Mr. Trump, I’m on bended knee.
Please, Mr. Trump, quit acting like a talk-show host and start acting like the president of the United States.
Last Wednesday evening, relaxing on my porch and enjoying classical music on noise canceling headphones, I was completely unaware that a few blocks away fire fighters from several towns were battling flames engulfing the Southgate. Despite their efforts, that always-been-there landmark was totally destroyed.
On Oct. 5, 1947, President Harry S. Truman delivered the first televised White House address as he spoke on the world food crisis.
Viva Puerto Rico!
Three million U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico are experiencing a human catastrophe. We must send battalions of military and civilian engineers to help repair Puerto Rico’s heavily damaged infrastructure as quickly as possible.
PORTLAND (AP) — The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed Halsey Frank to be the next U.S. attorney for Maine.
Frank currently serves as an assistant U.S. attorney for Maine and is a career prosecutor who’s worked for the Department of Justice in both Maine and Washington, D.C.
COPLIN PLANTATION (AP) — Maine game wardens say a woman was killed when she crashed her all-terrain vehicle in Coplin Plantation, near the town of Eustis.
Wardens say 25-year-old Krystle Lincoln, of Eustis, died Tuesday night after the ATV rolled on top of her. Her body was found by friends when she didn’t return.
PORTLAND (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services says a migratory songbird that summers in the northeastern United States does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act.
PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company has returned $21 million to Maine employers insured by the workers compensation provider.
About 18,000 employers in the state will see insurance returns from the Portlandbased insurer. MEMIC president Michael Bourque attributes the lower costs to better workplace safety. Bourque says fewer injuries keep costs down.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Maine authorities say a body found over the weekend is that of an elderly, retired priest who was missing for more than two months.
The sole witness to a brutal 1989 killing on a Portland waterfront changed her testimony about witnessing the crime because she was being hounded relentlessly by a private investigator and defense lawyer over a period of years, prosecutors said.
KENNEBUNK (AP) — A Maine high school health teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student has been indicted on more than a dozen sex-related counts.
On Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., the Merrymeeting Gleaners invite you to “Glean with a Friend,” as part of the First Annual Maine Gleaning Week.
Charged with 20 counts of alleged sex crimes against children, youth theater group founder Henry Eichman will face a jury in January.
Eichman, 57, of Brunswick, has two cases pending — one in Cumberland County Superior Court and one in Sagadahoc County. Those cases will be combined and tried together, as requested by defense attorney Annie Stevens.
Many of the 20 quahog harvesters at a Bath hearing on Wednesday say they oppose fishery limits being proposed by the Department of Marine Resources. DMR wants to prohibit harvesting quahogs in the New Meadows Lake area on weekends and between Dec. 31 to April 1.
The Bath City Council unanimously approved bans on single-use plastic bags and the use of polystyrene foam containers for prepared foods at its regular meeting on Wednesday.
Second passage will be voted on at the next council meeting on Nov. 1, when a public hearing is scheduled.