AUGUSTA (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the case of a onetime “Deputy of the Year” charged with sexually abusing three girls in Maine.
PORTLAND (AP) — Members of Portland's transgender community came together over the weekend for the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.
A 9-year-old Maine boy with cancer has died a week after his wish for a Christmas celebration was fulfilled.
Jacob Thompson’s family announced on social media that he died Sunday at Maine Medical Center in Portland. His family thanked those who sent Christmas cards and prayers, saying they brought joy and encouragement to the boy and his family.
Woolwich Tax Collector and Deputy Town Clerk Katie Johnston was appointed interim town clerk by the Woolwich Selectmen Monday, following the resignation of former Town Clerk Mary Howe.
TOPSHAM — Topsham police are investigating a burglary reported Monday morning at Sea Dog Brewing Co. in Topsham.
Topsham Police Lt. Fred Dunn said Sea Dog staff discovered the burglary at around 8:30 a.m. Monday, as they were getting ready to open. Police are still working to determine how the person got into the restaurant.
Topsham firefighters were at Rusty’s Market for more than three hours Sunday morning trying to identify a strange smell reported by employees.
Seeking to leverage the state’s rugged outdoor heritage, outdoor-focused companies from L.L. Bean to dehydrated food maker Good To-Go announced Monday that they’ve created a trade alliance named Maine Outdoors Brands to boost the sector.
FALMOUTH (AP) — The police department in Falmouth, Maine, is warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs.
The police department reports a Hannaford supermarket had to discard frozen turkeys that thawed out because of a mechanical failure.
Police say the problem is that someone collected them from a trash bin with the idea of redistributing them.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Organizers of a referendum effort aimed at guaranteeing access to home care for the disabled and seniors say they’ve collected more than 40,000 signatures.
A large crowd of firefighters in dress uniforms and residents filled the Woolwich fire station Sunday afternoon for the dedication of the town’s new engine.
Following a blessing for the new truck, Woolwich Fire Chief Michael Demers called Capt. Larry Albert up from the crowd in attendance, much to the firefighter’s surprise.
SOUTH PORTLAND — Maine Community College is holding two On-the-Spot Acceptance Days Dec. 7, 2017 and Jan. 9, 2018 allowing prospective students to complete the entire admissions process for the Spring Semester in a single visit for free.
A coordinated search for a West Bath man missing since Sunday was expected to resume this morning.
Edward “Ted” Berrett, 70, was last seen Friday at 7 p.m. near his home on Beaver Brook Road. Because he lives alone, he was not reported missing until midday Sunday, when family discovered he was not home and called police.
Thanksgiving dinner will still be served for the Bowdoinham community this year.
Former Selectwoman Theresa Turgeon has been working since the start of October to make the dinner possible. The dinner had been started by beloved Bowdoinham resident Ann Davis, the town’s former EMS director, who died unexpectedly on July 1.
Neighbors are vowing to fight a proposed amateur radio tower off Pennellville Road.
“It’s as appropriate to build a tower in Pennellville as is it to have a McDonald’s in Baxter State Park,” said abutting property owner Lee Silverman.
The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team stormed third-ranked St. Thomas (Minn.), 80-68 to win the 2017 Skidmore Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga.
Austin Cook was chased by proven PGA Tour winners all day at the RSM Classic.
Now the Arkansas player is one of them.
The PGA Tour rookie held off veterans Brian Gay, Chris Kirk, Kevin Kisner and Brian Harman on Sunday at the chilly, windy Sea Island Club’s Seaside Course.
William Karlsson scored twice, Maxime Lagace stopped 27 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Sunday night.
It was the first meeting in what figures to be a fun Pacific Division rivalry considering the teams’ proximity along Interstate 15.