Emotional celebrations ahead of a Tuesday memorial service and a Dec. 15 funeral attest to the impact of the anti-apartheid leader.
The UMaine system was among the first universities in the U.S. to take action to divest its investments in South Africa.
Kathy Mattingly, 57, repaid the $18,154.28 as part of her guilty plea entered Tuesday in Waldo County Superior Court.
An investigation determined the bullet that killed the moose came from the officer’s gun and the shooting was unintentional.
Amina Ege, 41, is accused of illegally receiving benefits over a nine-year period starting in 2004.
The problem is the once-ubiquitous handyman has faded from the American scene.
Agents conducted undercover heroin purchases from Macarthur Taylor, including several in designated drug-free zones near schools, said Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Cmdr. Scott Pelletier.
The state is investigating the data breach by contractor JPMorgan Chase, which waited nearly three months to notify officials.
Each year, more than 8,000 Maine residents are diagnosed with invasive cancer and more than 3,100 die from the disease.
The man apparently lost his balance and fell head first about 15 feet at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Robert Harvey, 75, apparently lost consciousness and drove off the road into a tree, police said.
When Dylan first performed with it in 1965, it marked his shift away from acoustic music to amplified rock.
Biddeford Deputy Police Chief JoAnne Fisk says it appears the man took his own life.
After locating his truck, police surrounded Tyler Trottier’s house, where a brief standoff ended with his apparent suicide.
Fifteen-year-old Abigail Hernandez of North Conway was last seen Oct. 9 after leaving high school.
The group approves draft legislation allowing up to 5,000 video slot machines and 150 table games.
The situation had seemed bleak just a day earlier when dozens of whales appeared fatigued and unmotivated about moving to deeper waters necessary for their survival.
If hiring continues at its current pace, a virtuous cycle will start to build: More jobs typically lead to more pay, more spending and faster growth.
Contrary to previous statements, the uncle and nephew saw each other once every few months while the younger Obama was in Cambridge.
The decision provides legal protection for wind farms that get a permit and do everything possible to avoid killing eagles.
Randomized trials on vitamin D also showed little to no effect in lowering risk for diabetes, infectious diseases and mood disorders.
The people-powered transportation works for schlepping kids to school, hauling groceries or running errands.
A radioactive shipment was stolen as it was being hauled by a cargo truck, likely by thieves who didn’t know what they were stealing.
The athletic director says the university has ‘zero tolerance’ for unsportsmanlike behavior.
After sitting out one game with a concussion, he will start on Sunday when the Browns visit the New England Patriots.
Mill’s decision to stop shipping via rail prompts Pan Am to say it’s no longer economical for the railroad to operate north to Anson.
Gov. Paul LePage said global warming could help bring business to Maine, drawing criticism from those who say he is ignoring the negative effects of climate change.
Victim’s friend recalls Namer helping others, giving rides.
The new Davis Science Center, currently under construction, will house the computer science, mathematics and statistics, and psychology departments.
The college is working with a local economic development group to offer college classes at three high schools beginning in the spring.
After raising $50,000 in its first 12 weeks, volunteers say an effort to finance a permanent home for the pantry has brought in just $8,000 more in the last five months.
The parade will begin at 7 p.m. at Skowhegan Savings Bank on Elm Street, led by grand marshals Miss Maine USA and Miss Maine Teen.
The Palmyra Town Office is moving to Madawaska Road this weekend.
The tree will be decorated with ornaments on which visitors can write the name of a service member or veteran they want to honor.
International, national and state leaders express their admiration for Nelson Mandela
Lynda and Mike MacFarland, who have been selling Greyhound bus tickets for 35 years, are saying goodbye to Augusta and hello to retirement.
The death of the former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner closes the final chapter in South Africa’s struggle to cast off apartheid.
The prison controversy led to policy changes and a ‘teachable moment’ for prison personnel.
In New York City, about 100 protesters blew whistles and beat drums while marching into a McDonald’s at around 6:30 a.m.
The following cases were closed from Sept. 30-Oct. 11, 2013, in Waterville District Court.
10 people adjudicated
IN ANSON, Thursday at 8:58 a.m., threatening was reported on North Main Street.
The loss of the man who many consider the father of South Africa brought deep grief, but residents also celebrated his many momentous achievements.
‘Like so many around the globe, I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that Nelson Mandela set,’ the president says.
Artists were equally drawn to the man and to what he stood for.
The commission was announced after a meeting between Francis and his eight cardinal advisers who are helping him reform the Vatican bureaucracy.
‘President Mandela was one of the great forces for freedom and equality of our time,’ the former U.S. president says.
The town’s code enforcement officer says he is hopeful the farmer will correct the problem before town officials take enforcement action against him.
Maine's poorest county has struggled for years, and some wonder whether the FreeME proposal from the Maine Heritage Policy Center is the answer to overcoming poverty and boosting population.
His very demeanor served as the rebuttal to all those who peddled fear and foretold disaster should blacks get the vote and take power in Pretoria.
The 36,400-square-foot building will house robotics and computer labs and a behavioral neuroscience research center.
The quarterback led the Rams of Augusta to the Class B state football championship last month.
A spokesman for Metro-North Railroad says William Rockefeller is ‘out of service, and not being paid.’
The Maine Development Foundation’s jobs report for the third quarter of 2013 looked at 55,000 online job postings.
The triplets were produced when a single, fertilized egg split into three.
A biologist’s report says wind farms can be strategically placed to ensure the impact is small.
A Kentucky man is fulfilling a wish by his late brother, who asked in his will that his money be given to people in need.
The latest restaurant to close is in Brunswick, following closures in five other communities.
Continuing problems with MaineCare ride services prompt meeting with state DHHS officials.
A new report by the Maine Beer and Wine Distributors Association shows the industry has created more than 2,000 additional jobs in the state.
Kathy Mattingly confessed to stealing nearly $20,000 in town funds.
The trustee for the bankrupt railroad says half a dozen bidders are expected to submit bids to buy the company’s assets.
Fund balance is above the recommended minimum.
Commissioner Mary Mayhew’s visit comes amid continuing controversies at her agency.
The competition underscores Boeing’s commanding bargaining position in an economy where top-notch manufacturing jobs remain scarce.
Woman initially refused to take part and went tanning instead.
Jeffrey Dingman, who was 14 when he and his brother shot their parents, must first complete counseling and learn how to live outside prison.
Madison man gets 10-month deferral on reckless conduct.
And big snow storm to go with it.