Republicans pushed the hospital debt bill last year, but some now question hospitals' claims that expansion will ease their financial burdens.
Travis A. Carrigan, 35, was indicted Friday by a grand jury on two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon.
The company says in a rate case that it's trying to cover its service costs, but critics say a higher charge would crush renewable-power investment.
Waterville police said most of the fantasy game cards were found at the man’s campsite in the woods behind MaineGeneral’s Thayer Center.
At a meeting in Waterville Monday night, Chief Joseph Massey detailed how to report crime and urged residents to call police, even if they’re in doubt.
Hospital officials expect to save $100,000 or more per year using gas that allows the hospital to be more competitive with others in the region.
The confidential informant who bought the drug was told, “You have no idea how many calls we are getting for it.”
His proposal to offer massive tax breaks to lure businesses also includes a controversial exemption from collective bargaining.
A presentation on creating a tax increment financing district previews information voters will need at Saturday’s Town Meeting.
The cause of a crash involving Daniel Donahue, of Pleasant Ridge Plantation, remains under investigation, according to police.
An armed off-duty state police trooper confused school officials who did not immediately know she was law enforcement, causing the school to be locked down last week.
A proposal to give raises to eight town employees was cut in half, roadwork was delayed and social service allocations were reduced to meet the flat budget.
Voters appropriated the sum as a match for a federal firefighters grant that would be used to buy a new tanker/tender.
The driver was charged with two felonies and three misdemeanors as Somerset County grand jury hands down indictments.
A lawyer in a separate but related case says he needs the records to defend his client.
The Gardiner Common structure, now with the roof, railings and floor built, is expected to be finished by May.
The price has risen to an average of $3.60 per gallon in the past week, 13 cents above the national average.
James Degorski accused a jail guard of punching him and breaking his cheekbone and eye socket in 2002.
Waterville area police reports for March 10, 2014.
The National Weather Service predicts around 4 inches on the coast and up to a foot farther inland.
The oil tanker Seapride struck a pier of the Memorial Bridge on Friday.
‘I would really like to say, Thank you for not throwing me away, thank you for giving me the gift of life, and look what I’ve become.’
Mt. Gox attempts to delay federal lawsuits brought against the exchange by U.S. residents.
Firefighters from several communities helped battle the blaze in a barn that housed a complex of kennels.
Interpol says they traveled to Malaysia on Iranian passports, then apparently switched to stolen Austrian and Italian documents.
Police are looking for two men believed to be involved in a robbery inside a home Monday afternoon.
When Shirley Beaver, of Pittsfield, and Thelma Maxwell, of Oakland, were pronounced dead by the SSA, the very much alive women took action, and it paid off.
King talks about extending unemployment benefits and the fiscal deficit with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's 'In the Loop.'
Voting will take place from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, followed by the business portion of the meeting at 2 p.m. at Whitefield Elementary.
The fire chief says Ingeborg Young, 52, may have survived if alerted sooner, but batteries had been removed from a smoke detector.
The Monday fire put out by a custodian damaged a small part of the gymnasium floor.
The proposal includes tax benefits and discounted electricity rates for companies that invest at least $50 million and create 1,500 jobs.
The city also plans to hire an interim fire chief and indefinitely delay its permanent fire chief search until financial concerns about the city’s ambulance fund are resolved.
Oakland, Belgrade, Sidney and Rome are among the towns being asked to pitch in more money in an ongoing war against the quick-spreading weed.
The measure would scrap the nearly century-old practice of using a ‘good-soldier defense.’
They say bullying, illness and a need for more challenging classes are reasons the new types of schools make sense.
City officials are considering changes as part of a new comprehensive plan to allow business owners and developers to find creative reuses for older, nonconforming buildings.
Money for the project work was approved by Town Meeting voters Saturday, as well as a new snow plow and road commissioner, and laborer pay hikes.
Sidney’s selectboard is seeking an early exit from a five-year contract on a communications tower, but Oakland’s town council says it expects payment in full.
There’s plenty of natural gas in the ground, everyone seems to agree. But winter weather and a dearth of pipelines have hindered production and sent prices soaring.
The social media network provides a lively forum for spoofs, opinions, outrage and organization for topics of interest to the black community.
He says that the NSA’s mass surveillance failed to catch the Boston Marathon bombers and warns that governments have created an adversarial climate on the Internet.
The guards left two doors unlocked to make it easier to serve lunch, allowing a woman to slip out of her cell area in the maximum-security wing, the sheriff says.
The break-ins occurred Sunday morning on four different streets in Madison, all of the vehicles were unlocked, police said.
The safety net pole that fell on the women after a hockey game in Boston is a temporary apparatus, so it is not typically inspected by the city.
The current question is not whether Jeffrey Sinclair is guilty of sexual assault, but whether Army command improperly pushed for the rejection of a plea deal.
The company cites declining traffic in mall food courts where it does much of its business.
The Massachusetts man enlisted just days after his high school graduation. He returned home with a Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
The magnitude 6.9 quake struck at 10:18 p.m. PDT Sunday and was centered 50 miles west of Eureka and about four miles beneath the Pacific seabed.
A year after the death of Ezra Bessey of Hallowell, the Hearts for Ezra foundation fundraiser raises money and awareness to combat spinal muscular atrophy.
The city Planning Board, scheduled to discuss the proposal Tuesday, will instead meet in April to review the application for a medical marijuana growing operation in a warehouse in the South Gardiner area.
Peter Lanza says he hadn’t seen his son in two years when Adam killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary in December 2012.
The double-amputee Olympian reacts to the description of Reeva Steenkamp’s wounds, and a bucket is placed at his feet.
Possible causes of the apparent crash include an explosion, catastrophic engine failure, terrorist attack, extreme turbulence, pilot error and even suicide, according to experts.
The Gallup survey found that almost every major demographic group made progress getting health insurance, although Hispanics lagged.
A new study shows the test can predict, with greater than 90 percent accuracy, whether a healthy person will develop Alzheimer’s within three years.
In existence less that two years, the high school squad ranks second only to Erskine Academy locally and 15th statewide.
While the state is sharing only a fraction of the mandated share of income and sales taxes with cities and towns, the new money may fend off property tax spikes.
Arnold and Corinne Murray have spent years navigating a health care system that’s not geared to the needs of the elderly. Their dizzying encounters with a string of doctors, hospitals and rehabilitation centers reflect the challenges of staying healthy in a state where there are not enough doctors who specialize in aging.
A $522,452 municipal budget was approved at Saturday’s Town Meeting, with a six percent decrease in the amount of money to be raised from taxes.
Waterville area police reports for Mar. 9, 2013.
Voters at Saturday’s annual town meeting agreed to spend more than a quarter of a million dollars for a new fire truck and rescue truck to replacing aging equipment.
Vote is set for Friday and Town Meeting is next Saturday.
The DHHS will make changes – including significantly expanding staff – after an internal review over its handling of reports of abuse.
A $13,000 increase approved at Saturday’s Town Meeting sees $152,000 set aside for winter plowing.
Cases closed in Augusta District Court Feb. 27-March 5, 2014
Comcast took over Universal Orlando Resorts as part of its NBCUniversal acquisition in 2011.
The state’s delegation makes sure federal decision makers know the benefits of and support behind UMaine’s deep-water venture.
After the town manager outlined the existing buildings’ defects, the votes for new buildings were nearly unanimous.
Guarnere’s combat exploits earned him the nickname Wild Bill and he lost a leg trying to help a wounded solider.