IN FAIRFIELD, Thursday, at 9:39 a.m., juvenile offenses were reported on School Street.
SKOWHEGAN -- Selectmen this week voted to increase funding by 50 percent for Main Street Skowhegan. The vote was close and came after impassioned pleas from merchants and supporters of the program.
SKOWHEGAN -- Police continued an investigation Friday into the robbery of a Madison Avenue bank.
Town leaders in Fairfield and Oakland are trying to avoid property tax increases as they gear up for next year's budget cycle.
HALLOWELL -- After nearly 30 years, Brahms Mount has outgrown the 19th-century building where it weaves blankets and towels.
Is there any truth to the rumor that the CIA used "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" as a torture device when interrogating prisoners? An apocryphal tale perhaps, but I can see its value.
AUGUSTA -- Word of the Friday morning massacre at a Connecticut elementary school didn't immediately reach pupils at Marcia Buker Elementary School in Richmond, where students were distracted by winter events, including a scheduled holiday concert.
The Berry family, which has invested $40 million and quadrupled the work force, wants $12 million for the 400-acre ski resort.
AUGUSTA -- All the woodwork, countertops, sink tops, windowsills and even the protective strips along the walls and the corner protectors are coming from a single firm in Windham.
VASSALBORO -- The newest graduates of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy decided to celebrate their achievement by spreading Christmas cheer.
But those who favor few restrictions say solutions should focus on the people who are driven to violence.
The president also calls for 'meaningful action,' though the administration mentions no specifics.
As lines of communication are re-opened, there's also a hint that a substance with DNA found in the basement might not be blood.
Maine has had 54 pharmacy robberies so far this year – 30 more than all of last year.
Alexis Wright is the woman at the center of the Kennebunk prostitution scandal.
Friday's ruling orders some $544,000 returned to 14 fishing concerns, most of them in the Northeast.
"Evil visited this community today," said Gov. Dannel Malloy. "We'll do whatever we can to overcome."
A federal judge has rejected former Chelsea selectwoman's Carole Swan’s efforts to keep her admissions to deputies out of her upcoming fraud trial.
Ayla Reynolds was 20 months old when her father reported her missing on Dec. 17 of last year.
"It does not make sense from a prioritization point of view" to focus on drug use in states where it is now legal, the president says.
Troy Lyons had denied making up the assault, but he resigned Thursday before a scheduled termination hearing.
Sheriff Donnie Smith concluded guard Troy Lyons' assault claim was a hoax.
Mayor Robert MacDonald says there ought to be laws putting limits on how long families can collect welfare benefits.
Within that highly skeptical group, 61 percent now say temperatures have been rising over the past 100 years.
The two Costco workers are taking the $33 million lump sum payout. After taxes, they'll split $23 million.
The two batteries of Patriot missiles are meant to protect Turkish territory from potential Syrian missile attack.
The man widely believed to be behind the aviation company is an ex-convict who has a long and checkered legal past.
Redistricting plan passed last year by the Legislature moved Winslow and Waterville into the 1st Congressional District represented by Rep. Chellie Pingree.
AUGUSTA -- A number of people were sentenced Monday and Tuesday in Kennebec County Superior Court:
SKOWHEGAN -- The following cases were closed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, 2012 in Skowhegan District Court.
OAKLAND -- Massage therapist William Dail recently joined the Pathways Healing Center, at 9 Swan Hill Road.
AUGUSTA -- Assistant House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, is one of five Democrats in the Legislature appointed to the Apportionment Commission, which will meet in the coming months to redraw the Legislature's 186 district lines.
YORK -- Celebrity actress Sally Struthers, scheduled to appear in York District Court for the first time Thursday to face a drunken-driving charge, did not attend in person, leaving it to her lawyer to deliver her lines.
A special education administrator from Massachusetts may face additional charges after his arrest Wednesday for allegedly posing as a teenage boy in order to exchange illicit photos online with a 15-year-old girl from Cumberland County.
The Natural Resources Council of Maine on Thursday renewed its attack on the Department of Environmental Protection's selection of an out-of-state contractor to help modernize Maine's mining rules, alleging that both the contractor and the DEP had "misrepresented" the company's credentials, experience and ties to the mining industry.
WATERVILLE -- Peter Lyford and Edward Lachowicz will lead the city's new Charter Commission, which voters established in November.
AUGUSTA -- Kaplan University will start enrolling students next month for a nursing program set to begin in February, and two information technology degree programs should follow later in 2013.