PITTSFIELD -- A $9.5 million expansion project at Sebasticook Valley Health hospital is helping some local construction companies to get through the long, cold winter season.
AUGUSTA — When Betsy Kobayashi raises the bow of her violin straight up high, some 50 young string musicians follow suit, pointing to the high vaulted ceiling of South Parish Congregational Church and giving her their absolute attention.
CHELSEA -- The town's Fire Department is without a working tanker after its 26-year-old truck failed to start last week when responding to a mutual aid call from Augusta.
AUGUSTA -- A dispute involving a popular youth shooting program has prompted four leaders of the Capitol City Rifle and Pistol Club to resign.
AUGUSTA -- The following is a list of cases closed between Nov. 15, 2012, and Nov. 28, 2012, in Augusta District Court:
WINTHROP -- Want to track the new year with a look at the old town and its inhabitants?
MANCHESTER -- The Planning Board meets Tuesday to discuss a possible proposal for a multi-family housing development off Western Avenue.
WATERVILLE -- While U.S. service members continue to put their lives at risk in Afghanistan, the daily hardships of their spouses and children are often overlooked.
Using U.S. Census data, economists determine which Maine school districts parents with young children most often move to — and which ones they most often leave.
AUGUSTA -- The new Legislature that takes office this week faces serious financial problems, including addressing funding needs that could reach $200 million this budget year, which ends June 30.
WATERVILLE -- An area entrepreneur has reached an agreement with a partner company in France that opens the European market to his invention, a starch-based filler that can reduce the cost of making paper products.
Like many central Mainers, I stepped out of the house the day after Thanksgiving and headed into the maelstrom that was Black Friday.
New England captures its fourth straight division title by beating Miami, 23-16, its sixth straight win.
James Cameron was on the run for more than two weeks before being arrested in Albuquerque.
The $10,000 grant will be used for special programming and to increase filmmaker participation during the 2013 festival, which will be held from Sept. 26-29.
Rock band Led Zeppelin, actor Dustin Hoffman, Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy and ballerina Natalia Makarova also are also receiving honors Sunday night.
House Speaker John Boehner describes negotiations as going "nowhere, period," and said "there's clearly a chance" the nation will go over the cliff.
The Fighting Irish end the regular season as the No. 1 team in The Associated Press college football for the first time since 1988.
There has been no change over the last couple of days in the status of the 88-year-old Bush, who is being treated for a lingering cough related to bronchitis.
Christopher Carbone was arrested Friday afternoon in Biddeford for trafficking in crack cocaine.
Also in the foursome, according to the White House, are U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and longtime Clinton backer and strategist Terry McAuliffe.
The Chiefs win a rare game, but lost much more Saturday in Jovan Belcher’s murder/suicide.
Pretrial proceedings will push the start date back for Pfc. Bradley Manning to either March 6 or March 18.
If a season is allowed to go forward, a committee says it shouldn't start until at least half of the shrimp have hatched their brood, which typically happens around mid-February.
The Lobster Dip was Maine's original cold-water fundraiser when it began in 1988 with about 15 participants.
Regulators say the rules attempt to give fishermen flexibility while rebuilding the scallop population.
The 13th annual event raises money for the Bethel Rotary Club's annual holiday toy drive.