The Sebasticook East Branch has eaten away at downtown streets as central Maine gets flood warnings and an Aroostook County man drowns crossing a street.
The former U.S. Senate majority leader said America is “transitioning from an illness system to a wellness system.”
A Waterville lawyer told the council that the city is facing a financial crisis, but Mayor Karen Heck said numbers are misleading.
The survey gives the governor a slight lead -- his first in public poll -- but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.
As the leaders jockey for party support, their opponents say they have enough money to be competitive in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud.
Interstate 95 was the site of two accidents late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
Humane Society Waterville Area hopes the owner of the Great Dane and terrier will sign surrender papers so the dogs can be adopted.
Residents are resisting a pay-as-you-throw proposal, but the cost of dealing with their tons of garbage is a lot higher.
Sheriff Scott Nichols proposed using excess revenue from serving civil papers to fund the department.
A Franklin County Grand Jury found there was enough evidence to proceed to trial on the felony cases.
An affidavit released Tuesday chronicles a two-year tale of suspicions and complaints, police visits and both amateur and official sleuthing.
The former New England tight end, who recently signed with the Chicago Bears, led a school assembly Wednesday to emphasize exercise and nutrition.
The chancellor agrees others may object in this time of deep cuts, but he wanted to keep the system’s top financial officer from leaving.
Waterville-area police reports for April 16, 2014
The hearings were held Tuesday.
Linda J. Clifford says she was picked up by two state troopers and taken from her home for a second psychiatric evaluation at the same hospital and strip-searched by male security guards.
Justin Buker was charged in both Waterville and Winslow after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in a Kennedy Memorial Drive parking lot, then fleeing from the scene.
The governor objected to the bill because it would’ve added 60 cents a year to residents’ electric bills.
The bill is amended slightly in an effort to win the governor’s approval.
Eric Bard has been held in jail or at the Riverview Psychiatric Center since July 2012.
One of last year’s runners, who was competing as an amputee, returns to complete what he started – and he brings two friends.
The northern gannet is spotted on Alcatraz Island and other sites. Scientists believe it flew across the Arctic Sea in 2012 when ice coverage was low.
The judge allows Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail.
Runners with ties to central Maine say they see the world as a less safe place but are determined not to live their lives in fear.
Andrew Hodgins is suing Craig Gage for allegedly driving negligently when his van struck a van driven by Samantha Wright.
Residents should get two weeks’ notice before the feeder pipes are installed, according to Summit’s business development director.
The former Brunswick and Cumberland County officer will fill the post vacated by Jeffrey Fenlason’s resignation May 12.
A child reported the couple’s apparent overdose last week.
The visit from the independent candidate for governor came on the heels of a proposal for tax reform revealed Tuesday.
A 74-year old Caswell man was swept downstream and drowned Tuesday night.
In Vermont, damage from flooding is described as wide-ranging.
Jared C. Colby, 22, was charged with criminal conspiracy and drug trafficking after police found a meth lab and an indoor marijuana grow when searching a house on a warrant for “another matter”.
At one point, al-Qaida’s leader in Yemen, Nasir al-Wuhayshi, issues a warning that the organization remains focused on attacking the United States.
The totals were up 6.7 percent over the same month in 2013, while the ‘load factor’ for flights also increased.
The vote along party lines is 20-15, which falls short of the two-thirds majority necessary for a successful override.
Undercover agents purchased crack from Ian ‘Night’ Nono on multiple occasions, police say.
The river flooded parking lots and spilled into several riverside building basements, but no obvious major damage has been done.
The 25-year-old suspect, whose mother says he has bipolar disorder, is ordered held on $100,000 bail.
The sheriff’s office still lists seven people as missing from the March 22 slide.
The Coast Guard says winds gusting to 70 mph also caused 12 ships to drag anchor.
’We love nature and we love a challenge. A lot of people say we are crazy.’
The Maine Emergency Management Agency has issued flood watches for across the state through Wednesday.
Police say the woman thought the apartment was vacant. She was charged with criminal trespassing.
The White House said Obama decided to grant clemency because it was the only way to correct the mistake.
A Department of Labor’s Center for Workforce Research and Information report suggests boosting state health-care education enrollment and recruiting more workers from outside Maine.
Waterville-area police reports for April 15, 2014.
NATO announces it is immediately strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.
Along with new questions, changes include getting rid of the penalty for wrong answers, limiting the use of a calculator and returning to a 1,600-point scale.
The caller claims to be from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and demands immediate payment for people to avoid arrest or license suspension.
Nine were confirmed dead, but many expect that number will rise sharply because the missing have now spent more than a day unaccounted for.
Maine State Police had requested the lower limit because of sleet.
The 46-year-old man had been reported missing to police in late November.
Officials say the state is at risk of losing some federal highway funding if the signs, which direct travelers to attractions and are popular with businesses, aren’t removed.
The proposal includes a provision to help hundreds of developmentally disabled Mainers waiting for home- and community-based support services.
The investigation into an alleged prostitution ring was conducted by Augusta, state and federal agents.
The project may add to confusion on roads expected to be dominated by natural gas crews and could lead the city to put off planned paving projects.
The men are accused of participating in a network distributing an estimated 500 doses of heroin a month in Rumford and Bethel.
A group of 76 faculty members petitioned administrators to halt the renovation because nearly half of the books on offer will be moved to a storage facility off campus.
Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler’s plan would reduce property taxes by up to 40 percent, and pay for it by expanding the sales tax.
Somerset Humane Society says bags of carrots still remain even after donations were made to area food pantries and homeless shelters.
Vice President Biden and other dignitaries honor three people who were killed and 260 others who were injured in the 2013 attacks.
The full lunar eclipse began at 3:07 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and lasted until 4:25 a.m. But with clouds over the Portland area, these photos were shot in the West.
Heavy rainfall in western Maine is expected to bring flooding to parking lots and buildings on Wednesday.
The case has potential air-quality ramifications for Maine, which has been described as the ‘tailpipe’ of the nation.
The bill now faces a final Senate vote before being sent to Gov. Paul LePage.
The bill falls short of the two-thirds support that emergency measures, or bills that take effect immediately, need for final passage.
Harrison Wolfington, from Laflin & Wolfington Realty in Hallowell, joined more than 30,000 real estate professionals who have earned the association’s e-PRO Certification.
Construction Expo of Maine, sponsored by the Maine Chapter National Association of Women in Construction, is hosting its annual job fair Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Gov. LePage says he’ll veto the bill because of a last-minute change, but the 147-0 vote signals it’s likely to be overridden.
Monday’s planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the Bluefin 21 offered clues to the whereabouts of the plane.