AUGUSTA (AP) — The Governor's Energy Office says heating oil prices are starting to rise in Maine.
A statewide survey this week put the average price at $2.44 per gallon, an increase of 9 percent since the heating season begin in October.
BUCKSPORT (AP) — Maine police say they are investigating alleged sex crimes at a high school in Bucksport.
Brunswick artist Ian Trask is one of three artists taking part in a talk at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art this weekend.
Flight Deck Brewing, in partnership with Revision Energy and Tesla Motors, will be unveiling four publicly accessible electric car chargers on Friday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. The chargers will be powered with 100 percent renewable energy, including from anaerobic bio-digestion and solar, according to a press release.
BRUNSWICK — Midcoast CA$H is looking for 10 volunteers to become tax preparers and five volunteers to become greeters for the upcoming tax season.
New England shrimp will be unavailable to seafood consumers for at least another year as the fishery struggles with environmental changes, regulators decided on Wednesday.
Authorities are investigating an incident at a Topsham residence over the weekend that sent a man to a Portland hospital with severe burns and forced the evacuation of neighbors.
The fire department was called to the Barron’s Hill Apartments at 23 Winter St. at 2:39 p.m. Saturday.
BRUNSWICK — Inspired by the Bring Your Own Bag Brunswick movement and in order to ease ocean pollution, Goodwill Northern New England stores are ditching plastic bags as of Jan. 1.
The Maine Department of Agriculture,
Should those passed over for commercial shellfish licenses get a leg up during the next season’s lottery? The Brunswick Town Council wants feedback on that proposal during its meeting Monday.
The Lisbon Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Big Apple on Lisbon Street overnight.
December is the busiest of months with shopping, year-end activities, adjusted holiday schedules and many gatherings of friends and colleagues. It is truly one of the most unifying times of year when many different businesses and local groups come together to help their fellow citizens or just take a moment to spread a little holiday cheer with one another.
U.S. home prices rose at the fastest pace in more than three years in September, lifted by a record-low supply of houses for sale.
Oakland receiver Michael Crabtree and Denver cornerback Aqib Talib had their two-game suspensions reduced to one game after appeal hearings on Tuesday.
Derrick Brooks heard Crabtree’s case and James Thrash heard Talib’s appeal, and both decided to reduce the two-game bans issued Monday by NFL Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.
The Eli Manning era with the New York Giants may be coming to an end.
And if it is, it is ending ugly.
The Giants announced Tuesday that the two-time Super Bowl MVP was being benched for the first time in more than 13 years so they could evaluate the other quarterbacks on the roster over the final month of a lost-and-injury-filled season.
Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma and Wisconsin will enter championship weekend positioned to earn a playoff spot with just one more victory.
But a potential Alabama- Ohio State controversy looms.
Clemson moved up to No. 1 in the final College Football Playoff rankings before the semifinals are set by the selection committee on Sunday.