A gay couple were disappointed Monday morning when they asked to be married at the Litchfield Town Office and were turned away, though the town clerk and deputy town clerk are authorized to perform weddings.
Just a handful of couples in the region sought state marriage licenses from local municipal offices on Monday, the first full day of regular business since gay marriage became legal in Maine.
Susan Johnson was shot twice, in the arm and in the back, and was hiding behind a Christmas tree in her Biddeford apartment, left for dead, while her landlord fatally shot her son and his girlfriend, police revealed Monday.
FAIRFIELD -- The town plans to conduct its own review of a situation involving police Chief John Emery, who has been on leave since Wednesday.
SKOWHEGAN -- The state's highest court has denied an appeal by a Skowhegan man who sought to get his driver's license reinstated after it was revoked permanently following a triple fatal, drunken-driving car crash in 1996.
For some Americans, New Year's Day is incomplete without a meal of pork and sauerkraut.
AUGUSTA -- A Windsor man who was allegedly under the influence of drugs has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a crash last March that killed a city woman as she walked along the sidewalk on North Belfast Avenue.
IN ANSON, Sunday at 8:07 p.m., police made an arrest after a report of a domestic disturbance on Greenleaf Road.
RANGELEY — The body of a 45-year-old Yarmouth woman was recovered Monday from Rangeley Lake and three men are presumed dead there as well after two separate snowmobiling incidents over the weekend.
Investigators say Trooper Christopher Hashey shot 54-year-old Warren Dome twice when he refused to drop a knife and advanced toward the trooper.
“The fact is Benghazi was awash in dangerous weapons and extremists and yet the State Department either ignored or responded incompletely," she says.
WATERVILLE -- Residents on Thursday will have a chance to give input on issues related to the city charter.
Monday's police summaries
Shoplifter, thefts, harassment
Biologist Lee Kantar says last winter's mild weather resulted in a bumper yearling crop for hunters.
The measure would extend Bush-era tax cuts for family incomes below $450,000, and spending cuts would be delayed two months while Republicans and Democrats try to reach an agreement.
The cat fell to the ground and ran off after Rochester, Mass., firefighters cut the branch it was perched on Sunday.
The company publishes the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune and also owns WGN in Chicago and 22 other television stations.
It isn't clear whether Erika Menendez had a diagnosed mental condition. But her previous arrests and legal troubles paint a portrait of a troubled woman.
A spokesman for the family says Peter Lanza has claimed the remains of 20-year-old Adam Lanza.
The government blames al-Qaida for the killing of several senior military and intelligence officials this year mainly by gunmen on motorbikes.
The national average remains well below the Maine average of $3.51 per gallon.
A dirty dozen words and phrases have landed on the annual tongue-in-cheek List of Words to be Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.
The law clarifies the conditions under which a worker is classified as an employee or as an independent contractor.
A pregnant American woman and her Canadian husband have not been heard from since Oct. 8.
But doctors say they are confident that she will make a full recovery.