MINNEAPOLIS, Kan. (AP) — A Maine man will be tried for murder in the shooting death of a Kansas man in August.
Robert Colson, of Bucksport, Maine, was bound over for trial Monday after a preliminary hearing into the death of Matthew Schoshke at his home in Tescott, about 25 miles northwest of Salina.
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AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Republican Party's executive director says he's paying back thousands of dollars he owes in state income taxes.
Maine Revenue Services has placed a pair of tax liens totaling about $11,300 against Jason Savage for not paying income taxes in 2013 or 2014.
NORWAY (AP) — A Maine police chief is looking to get his face on television through a proposed public access program.
GARDINER (AP) — Maine police say a high school science teacher has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.
Authorities say 43-year-old John Glowa Jr., of Readfield, was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of gross sexual assault and one of furnishing liquor to a minor.
BANGOR (AP) — Residents in Bangor, Maine, came just 28 beer cans short of setting a world record.
(AP) Propane dealers are urging customers to stock up now, before the next cold snap.
The Propane Gas Association is asking customers who don't have automatic deliveries to check their supply now and schedule deliveries at least 10 days in advance.
BANGOR (AP) — Federal officials say a Maine man who led a secretive and large-scale marijuana-growing operation in Frankfort has pleaded guilty to charges.
OLD TOWN (AP) — A closed-down paper mill in Maine has been bought by a joint venture that plans to redevelop it into a wood fiber complex housing multiple tenants.
AUGUSTA(AP) — The Maine Board of Pharmacy is set to discuss making an overdose-reversing drug available without a prescription.
Maine lawmakers in 2016 passed a bill to make naloxone available without a doctor's prescription, but the law languished as regulators said lawmakers needed to change its wording for it to become effective.
PORTLAND (AP) — An environmental advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage's moratorium on new wind power projects, saying the executive order is unconstitutional.
ORONO (AP) — The University of Maine System's Board of Trustees has approved a preliminary plan to demolish about 3 percent of the system's physical space.
The system says it will knock down as much as 300,000 square feet of space. The demolition project will target "vacant, underutilized or poor condition space" and will take place statewide.
PORTLAND (AP) — Northeast fishing managers say offshore drilling for oil and gas off New England and the mid-Atlantic states is a bad idea because it could jeopardize marine life and industries.
An investigation will be conducted into a spate of deaths among minke whales along the East Coast last year, the federal government announced on Wednesday.
Local health care providers are warning that the flu virus has become widespread in Maine, but note that vaccinations are still available to help.
Bath police have charged a man following a burglary investigation.
According to Bath Police Chief Michael Field, Jordan S. Griffis, 24, of Bath, was arrested Monday and charged with receiving stolen property valued at more than $1,000, elevating the charge to a felony.
Police charged three men with robbery Monday night in Brunswick.
Shortly after 10 p.m., Brunswick officers responded to a disturbance on Perryman Drive, including reports that a window was shot out with an air gun, according to Cmdr. Tom Garrepy.
Sen. Everett “Brownie” Carson, D-Harpswell, has a new item on his resume — honorary public nurse.
“On occasion, we recognize someone with the potential as an honorary public nurse, and I think you have that potential,” Lisa Harvey-McPherson of OMNE told Carson as she handed him a plaque recognizing his work in the last session.
Parents on Wednesday called for an independent review of deaths of adults with developmental disabilities and autism that occur in group homes in Maine, a request that comes months after a federal audit of group homes found the state was failing to protect such vulnerable residents.
MSAD 75 has done its homework when it comes to adding pre-kindergarten classes.
The school district — which includes Topsham, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham and Harpswell — will now work to put together the details for what its pre-K program will look like.