IN ANSON, Tuesday at 6:35 p.m., a report of theft was investigated on West Mills Road.
PALERMO -- In a vote at a special town meeting Wednesday, Palermo became the third town in Regional School Unit 12 to seek withdrawal from the RSU.
SKOWHEGAN -- The following cases, listed alphabetically G-L, were closed from Oct. 22 to 26, 2012 in Skowhegan District Court.
When it comes to rural hospitals, Maine is leading the nation, according to a list of top hospitals produced by a nonprofit group that was formed to reduce medical errors.
NORRIDGEWOCK -- Selectmen are sending to the Board of Appeals a decision by the Planning Board to dismiss construction fees for Redington-Fairview General Hospital.
SKOWHEGAN -- Somerset County commissioners on Wednesday named county finance manager Earla Haggerty as interim county administrator.
AUGUSTA -- Local legislators who began their first term Wednesday said they were honored by the job and anxious to get going.
BANGOR -- Carole Swan, who spent 19 years as a Chelsea selectwoman signing warrants and conducting other town business, testified in federal court here Wednesday that she is illiterate.
Patrons of Belgrade Public Library are getting a special treat these days -- a nice tote bag to bring their books home in. They not only get to keep it, but they also get an extra week to keep the books before returning them.
Also on Wednesday, another Republican broke ranks and said he could support Obama's proposal to increase taxes on the top 2 percent as part of a deficit-reduction plan.
The plan rewards people who can shift their use of energy-sucking appliances to periods when there's less demand on the regional power grid.
A judge fines the men $600 to $1,000 each in a case that has gained international attention.
Thomas Cox helped "blow the lid" off foreclosure fraud by some of the country's biggest banks, saving tens of thousands of homes.
So far, the government has distributed about $2 billion in aid to 11 states. New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are seeking another $83 billion.
Larry Post, of St. Albans, resigned Tuesday
The governor criticizes the Democrats' decision to hire a cameraman to film his public events as "vulgar, vicious and vile."
Brubeck and his quartet brought jazz to the mainstream of American audiences.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly says it will be like spending a whole year at the office. And you never get to leave.
The new position will give Maine's U.S. Senator significant influence over a committee that handles issues affecting the nation’s military personnel.
"She's still breathing but please hurry," Cheryl Shepherd says on the recording of her call with Kansas City emergency dispatchers.
Lonely Planet features the 'top half of the Maine thumb' in its guide to slightly overlooked places.
Democracy, globalization, marriage and bigot — all touched by politics — made the Top 10, in no particular order.
Negotiators reached a tentative agreement to end the strike late Tuesday, less than two hours after federal mediators arrived from Washington, D.C.
The suspect was taken into custody on Tuesday after investigators recovered security video that showed a man fitting his description working with vendors near Rockefeller Center.
The boy at the center of a child endangerment case against his mother and her boyfriend is in state custody.
Alan and Yvonne Orchard were issued an eviction notice last week because their home of 19 years has a two-foot diameter hole in the roof.
A Winslow man claims he fired in self-defense.
John Perry faces up to 20 years in federal prison on nine drug charges.
The 49-year-old says he's been paddling the waters of Boston since October with all his possessions aboard a 40-year-old aluminum canoe he patches with duct tape when necessary.
City officers and state police surrounded and evacuated the motel and closed the road to traffic until the suspect gave himself up.
Republican Gov. Paul LePage on will administer the oath of office to the representatives and senators who were elected last month.
Doctors say mounting evidence of the link to melanoma should prompt tougher warnings.