Federal sequestration has resulted in the loss of hundreds of river gauges nationwide, including on the Sebasticook.
The connection is the final link in what the company calls its 68-mile steel backbone transmission pipeline from Pittston to Madison.
The U.S. wants $7 million for non-compliance that LePage says he tried to fix, but others say a big fine is unlikely and the non-compliance is from 2011.
Police said Lance Huff, 37, of 58 Old Main St., Fairfield, was arrested Wednesday.
Benjamin Lajoie, 23, of 1321 Cross Hill Road, Vassalboro, was charged outside Champions nightclub in Waterville with domestic violence assault.
David Marchand, 40, pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Bangor to a charge of “manufacturing marijuana.”
The new law will bring the state into conformity with federal standards by requiring the removal of a quarter of signs directing drivers to secondary destinations.
Ryan McLaughlin, 26, who told police he had an addiction and was desperate, faces up to 20 years on each of two counts.
On Fox’s “Utopia,” people with practical skills and strong opinions about how the world should work will build their own society.
The measure allows prosecutors to consider a driver’s lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.
The money will be used over three years for programs for Franklin County students.
Waterville-area police reports for April 17, 2014
The news of the death comes as prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the ferry's captain.
His entire five-year prison sentence was suspended for 12 years of probation.
The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning to fix ropes for other climbers when the avalanche hit them.
The Bowdoin Street hall was razed Thursday to make way for an expansion of the library next door.
A new proposal would use federal money allocated to expand the program to help low-income Mainers buy private insurance coverage.
That 35 percent of those enrollees are under age 35 is crucial to the health care law’s success.
Negotiations also are underway to provide new contracts to two bargaining units that were not included in Thursday’s decision.
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.
Gardiner Federal Credit Union and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Gardiner received Governor’s Awards for Service and Volunteerism for supporting their community.
The former New England tight end, who recently signed with the Chicago Bears, led a school assembly Wednesday to emphasize exercise and nutrition.
Humane Society Waterville Area hopes the owner of the Great Dane and terrier will sign surrender papers so the dogs can be adopted.
The survey gives the governor a slight lead -- his first in public poll -- but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.
Interstate 95 was the site of two accidents late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she’s very excited, a sentiment echoed by her parents.
The lawyer, who was convicted of calling in bomb threats to Wilton schools, is accused of making a threat against his wife to court personnel.
The hugely popular Spanish-language novelist may be best known for the epic ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude.’
A Franklin County Grand Jury found there was enough evidence to proceed to trial on the felony cases.
Gardiner City Manager Scott Morelli presented a recommended budget to councilors Wednesday night with an 8 percent tax hike.
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.
An affidavit released Tuesday chronicles a two-year tale of suspicions and complaints, police visits and both amateur and official sleuthing.
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.
A Thursday morning fire damaged the floor and walls near the chimney of the Philbrick Road home.
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.
Residents are resisting a pay-as-you-throw proposal, but the cost of dealing with their tons of garbage is a lot higher.
The ship is escorted with fanfare into the harbor, where it will put the ‘port’ back in Portland when service to-and-from Canada begins, the mayor says.
Brittany Mace stole from customers at Bangor Savings Bank in 2010 and 2011, and many of them were elderly or disabled.
Living alone and feeling unhappy, the 74-year-old high-school dropout decided to change his situation by committing a crime in order to get caught.
The bright yellow squirt gun fell out of the student’s backpack.
Sheriff Scott Nichols proposed using excess revenue from serving civil papers to fund the department.
Flooding on the river was not as significant as anticipated; and Bond Brook, which never flooded, is no longer a threat.
While longevity in the United States has risen steadily overall, a study finds undereducation, especially among females, has a dramatic correlation with dying younger.
Waterville-area police reports for April 16, 2014
David Hyatt will serve nine months for abusing a male child.
Mac Jackson was intoxicated when he burst into a stranger’s home and injured a resident
Around 300 pro-Russian protesters attempted an overnight raid armed with stun grenades and firebombs.
During a call-in show, the Russian leader criticized the West’s role in the Ukraine crisis.
The singer famous for his 1960 song 'The Twist' is promoting a new single.
Previous reports said the more than 100 kidnapped were safe; school principal says only 14 have returned.
Russia’s pledge to refrain from further provocation draws support but also skepticism from President Obama.
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.