AUGUSTA -- Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked a pair of fires several hours apart that destroyed a Spring Road home over the weekend.
IN BELGRADE, Monday at 12:45 p.m., an assault was reported at the Central Maine Learning Center on Oakland Road.
SKOWHEGAN -- Electrical power was knocked out to more than 3,500 Central Maine Power Co. customers in seven towns Tuesday morning after a logger reportedly cut down a large tree that fell onto a transmission line.
BINGHAM -- The water district will be updating its distribution system with a million dollars in federal money.
FARMINGTON -- Franklin County commissioners said they will seek a better price with the low bidder to build the Franklin County Dispatch Center after the offer Tuesday came in at $22,600 more than the building's budget.
WATERVILLE -- Business owners beware: If you move to another location or go out of business and do not pay your personal property taxes, you will be denied license renewals and new licenses and permits.
SKOWHEGAN -- Somerset County Administrator Larry Post abruptly resigned Tuesday afternoon after a closed meeting with county commissioners.
OAKLAND -- In response to public demand for improved meeting access, the Oakland Town Council has asked the local school district for help in posting video of an upcoming meeting on the Web for the first time.
AUGUSTA -- Maine is at the forefront in trying to improve health care for the patients who make multiple trips to the hospital and drive up costs for everyone else, a national health care expert said Tuesday.
AUGUSTA -- A Rome woman was sentenced Monday to four years in prison with all but one year suspended and two years of probation after pleading guilty to operating under the influence and aggravated operating after habitual offender status.
Despite support from prominent Republicans like John McCain and Bob Dole, the GOP successfully blocks a treaty to protect the rights of disabled people in America and around the world.
About 30 members of the Kennebec Valley Garden Club decorated the downstairs, public areas of the governor's mansion, at the corner of State and Capital streets in Augusta, on Tuesday.
Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by a Republican fundraiser, former GOP House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left FreedomWorks.
Matthew Dunlap, Janet Mills, Neria Douglass and Pola Buckley are virtual locks to become the state's constitutional officers.
James Cameron, whose child porn convictions were upheld, will face charges of violating bail.
The agency says the modified Atlantic salmon are safe to eat, but a final OK may be years away.
HALLOWELL -- Police believe an Augusta man found dead in a city-owned parking lot Monday died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
AUGUSTA — City Center will open for three hours to issue marriage licenses Dec. 29, the first day gay couples in Maine may get married.
Three of Maine's congressional delegates ask local Five Guys Burgers and Fries franchises to use Maine potatoes.
Doctors are being "extra cautious and are in no hurry to send him home."
Jotul North America has received a report of an electric shock and burn injury.
SKOWHEGAN — Defense lawyers and state prosecutors painted different pictures of the man charged with the murder of Everett L. Cameron during closing statements of the trial Tuesday morning.
Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney, 48, was shot to death during an April 12 drug raid just days before he was scheduled to retire.
The officer says he and the mental health liaison were punched and kicked several times before 24-year-old Anthony King gave up.
Economists cite overall weakness in global and U.S. economic conditions as the reason for the tepid forecast.
The governor refuses to meet with incoming State House leaders until Democrats call off a paid 'tracker' who films his public events.
A few small earthquakes close together in time are not unusual in Maine, the state geologist says.
A Harvard spokesman says tests aren't completed to authenticate a papyrus fragment containing Coptic text, in which Jesus is quoted using the words "my wife."
A judge has ordered 62-year-old Dana Wilson of Brewer to undergo an evaluation to determine whether he is competent to assist in his own defense.
The casino has generated nearly $13 million in tax revenue to the state.
The former Mets star has racked up numerous criminal charges since his financial empire began to crumble in 2009.
Katie Dube of Glenburn opts for a jury trial after the judge determines that an agreed upon sentence was too short.
November's temperatures for all of northern and eastern Maine ranged from about one-half to 2 degrees below normal across the region.
A Rumford man who's legally blind pleaded guilty last month under an agreement in which a felony burglary charge was dismissed.
A spokesman for the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet says all U.S. drones in the region are "fully accounted for."
The proposal to trim Medicare and Social Security while capping tax deductions is called "nothing new."