Authorities cite Oakland home, Waterville Fireside Inn and a Skowhegan car as being connected with a manufacturing operation.
Aimey Ribeiro of Tupper Road said two cows, three pigs — two of which were to give birth this spring — a chicken and a cat all lost their lives in the blaze that tore through the barn and into the house.
Robert J. Peavey, 57, of Gloucester, Mass., is struck by a truck and killed trying to cross Route 27.
An increasingly nasty spat between the city of Augusta and Central Maine Power over the possible loss of $200,000-plus in revenue will now involve the Public Utilities Commission.
Town officials want to ward against a reduction in state aid by reducing the amount of taxable property the power station adds to the tax rolls.
J.P. Devine reflects on getting “ashed up,” going to confession and the nature of sin, more or less.
Football coach Robby Vachon and others slept outside as part of a “Hunger Games”-themed fundraiser for the Augusta Community Warming Center.
Students are waiting to hear whether they will be invited to compete in the national competition in Hawaii.
However, guards and prisoner advocates say the officials’ claims aren’t true, that changes have made the prisons less safe.
The victim, now recovered, told authorities he did not want the woman prosecuted.
Two others were hurt in an accident that occurred in front of Hall’s Collision Center on U.S. Route 202.
Economists embrace February’s modest expansion and suggest the economy is poised to pick up after enduring a harsh winter.
Peter George Bathgate II pleaded guilty to murder two years ago, but now blames his former girlfriend and attorney for his 45-year-sentence.
Samuel Moore is charged with manslaughter in the death of a 5-month-old baby he was hired to look after.
Waterville area police reports for March 7, 2014
The suicide blast wounded 14 people.
No one is hurt as a fully loaded truck changes lanes and catches a hatchback by the bumper in Farmington.
Bill Irwin dies in Maine at age 73 of prostate cancer.
Olena Iurkovska, who won bronze in the women’s 6 kilometer sitting competition, says “Every time I race, it will be for Ukrainian independence and peace in my country.”
There was no confirmation that the slicks were related to the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 carrying 239 people.
The 26-year-old insulin-dependent diabetic told police he heard search helicopters but their crews could not see him through the tree canopy.
Warning bursts of automatic weapons fire were fired into the air by pro-Russian forces.
Chancellor James Page tells a legislative committee the system is trying to address a $36 million deficit and further cuts could complicate plans.
The Black Bears fall to Hartford 63-62 in OT in the quarterfinals of the America East tournament.
The treasurer and tax collector jobs change hands in town elections on the eve of Saturday’s Town Meeting.
The basement area will become City Hall storage space by fall after 28 years as the hub of the city’s police activity.
A legislative committee first amends the proposal to keep the state’s targets for wind-energy production, which the governor had sought to eliminate.
The fate of a November ballot measure to bar use of food, hounds and traps in a hunting state like Maine will be watched closely by hunters, wildlife advocates and animal-rights groups.
The approval of a new virtual charter school means school districts in Skowhegan, Madison and North Anson are budgeting additional money.
Maine apparently has one of the highest per-capita rates of UFO sightings in U.S.
Council passes a resolve urging the Legislature not to pass a bill that could cost city more than $200,000 after toning down the language.
The man who held up a convenience store early Tuesday morning wore a sweatshirt with a logo for the Irish Twins Pub on Main Street in Lewiston.
Agents from the Maine DEA seize heroin, cash and marijuana in a raid on Bucksport Road.
But with little appetite for higher taxes, the city manager says his 2015 proposal is just a good starting point for discussion.
The foundation has awarded nearly 23,000 grants worth almost $11.5 million since establishing the program in 2009.
The Town Meeting proposal would regulate what can be sold at yard sales and how often they can occur.
The man’s attorney questions why it took Maine so long to prosecute a case it knew about in 1994.
A prosecutor says 5-month-old Korbyn Antworth had injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome.
In some ways, the debate over sanctions echoes the Cold War’s MAD doctrine – mutually assured destruction.
The intruder fled the home with cash, prescription drugs and three handguns, according to police.
The bridge is not damaged and remains open, but the U.S. Coast Guard warns that part of the fender is believed to be in the water under the bridge.
Pieces by Maine artist Bernard Langlais arrived at the town’s library this week as part of a planned town-wide art walk display.
With record profits and sales up 3 percent, the Freeport-based retailer also gave 8 percent bonuses to employees.
The USS Truxtun is participating in exercises with Romania and Bulgaria and is expected to be in the Black Sea for several days.
The 75-year-old Bronx woman plans to invest her winnings and may splurge on a trip to Switzerland.
A quick thaw could spell trouble for towns along the Kennebec River, officials said at Thursday’s annual River Flow Advisory Commission meeting.
Waterville area police reports for March 6, 2014.
The governor, citing a provision halting virtual charter schools, rejects the proposal within hours of its final passage in the Senate.
The shelter will provide job training and a GED program.
The Netherlands, world pioneer in pot libralization, is cracking down on street sales and ‘coffee shops.’
The denial comes after Newsweek published a 4,500-word cover story claiming Dorian Nakamoto wrote the computer code underlying the digital currency.
A security guard recalls the Olympian telling him everything was 'fine' after neighbors reported gunshots coming from Pistorius' house.
An ambulance took the women to the hospital as a precaution, but their injuries are not considered life threatening.
The Republican senator and tea party favorite is seriously considering a run for the White House in 2016.
Experts find little to surprise them about the man behind the digital currency.
In a letter to the governor, Neria Douglass says not selling the bonds will hurt the state’s finances.
Susan Collins was a co-sponsor of the bill, while Angus King supported a competing but less-sweeping measure.
The meeting will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. at the municipal building.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Lori Fowle, D-Vassalboro, would no longer require small businesses that host fundraisers for charities to register with the state.
The town’s proposed budget is $411,684, up 4.4 percent from the previous year, and residents Saturday will be asked to move money from surplus to keep taxes from rising.
Kennebec Valley Humane Society is looking for outdoor homes for feral and semi-feral cats who won’t snuggle, but will give back in other ways.
Environmentalists fear it’s a step toward exporting oil sands through East Coast ports.
The Lewiston man faces four years in prison and fines of $251,000.
Alice Willette and Gabbie St. Peter were honored for their fundraising efforts Wednesday with a school assembly attended by former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell.
The Rev. James Gill of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church offered ‘ashes to go’ downtown Wednesday.
Mary Louise McEwen had been in charge of the hospital since 2009, and a DHHS statement said the psychiatric hospital needed ‘a change in leadership.’
Residents previously voted against foreclosing on the property, whose owner the town is suing to get him to demolish the building.
Three people in succession have opted out of the RSU 18 board of directors seat, necessitating a fourth search.
Two men were sentenced Tuesday for offenses at the state’s forensic hospital.