WILTON — A Main Street woman escaped a fire that destroyed her mobile home early Friday morning thanks to her dog, who woke her up and probably didn't survive the fire.
FARMINGTON -- The construction contract for Brookside Village Apartments, a low-income housing project, will be open for bidding before Christmas.
MADISON -- Area school districts are among the first in the state to meet new school nutrition standards and receive reimbursements from the federal government.
AUGUSTA -- The developer responsible for converting a former computer manufacturing site into the office park known as the Central Maine Commerce Center will now turn his attention to the city's soon-to-close hospital properties.
Model Railroad Celebration, at the Maine State Museum on State Street in Augusta, features displays by two clubs; the Great Falls Model Railroad Club and the Maine 3-Railers Club. Members have set up five layouts running O, HO, N and Z-gauge model trains.
FARMINGTON -- The following cases, listed alphabetically H-M, were closed from Aug. 16 to Nov. 14 in Farmington District Court.
WINSLOW -- A broken pipe at Winslow Elementary School caused about $126,000 in damage, but the school district is only responsible for a $1,000 insurance deductible.
There are pictures around somewhere, ancient snapshots taken with even more ancient box Kodaks, of me sitting in some Great Depression-era Santa's lap. I do remember my first visit to Santa. It began in the caged elevator of Famous Barr Co. in St. Louis, somewhere around 1938.
FAIRFIELD -- The sale of the former Gerald Hotel was finalized on Friday, allowing Sheridan Construction to begin preparing the site for a multi-million dollar renovation project that will convert the historic structure into housing for low-income seniors.
CHINA -- Judith Farris and her daughter Becky Ratcliff know their home isn't pretty.
OAKLAND -- A neighbor -- found by police hiding in his attic -- was arrested in connection with the theft of an elderly couple's Christmas presents.
A Whitefield woman is dead and a Livermore Falls woman seriously injured following a head-on crash on Route 17 near the Windsor-Whitefield line, state police say.
By taking up California's ban on same-sex unions, the justices could decide whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals.
The Maine Wild Blueberry Commission requested the purchase to help the industry address an oversupply caused by an usually large crop.
The West Virginia University mascot wears buckskin and a coonskin cap and fires the musket – minus ammunition – at sports events.
No new developments in case, but police will hold press conference Dec. 14 to mark upcoming one-year anniversary of toddler's disappearance
But the figures also show that fewer legislative candidates used the Clean Election system, 62 percent in last month's election to roughly 80 percent since the 2004 election.
The child's mother called police after learning the father left the baby alone while he went out to drink.
Police say the investigation, which has now charged at least 64 men, is "slowing down."
Jacintha Saldanha was the victim of a call made by two Australian radio disc jockeys posing as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.
Jay Mercier of Industry was sentenced this morning to 70 years in prison for the murder 32 years ago of Rita St. Peter of Anson.
AUGUSTA -- A homeless man is charged with robbing a CVS Pharmacy on Capitol Street last month, the latest arrest in a string of city pharmacy robberies and a record-breaking number of drugstore hold-ups statewide.
The New Eng;and Patriots quarterback and his supermodel wife have named their second child Vivian Lake Brady.
Analysts said the job market's underlying strength suggests that if the White House and Congress can reach a budget deal, hiring and economic growth could accelerate next year.
On Thursday, Des Moines matched a record set in 1889 when it hit its 277th consecutive day without measurable snowfall. Chicago and Milwaukee are just days away from breaking records, as well.
The election was the first in which "super" political action committees spent hundreds of millions on television ads, especially those supporting Mitt Romney.
The CEO of St. Mary's Health System says the state owes the company $23 million and it can no longer absorb that debt.
About 30 survivors, many using walkers and canes, attended the commemoration in Hawaii.
The warning was issued after a magnitude 7.3 quake struck offshore at 5:18 p.m. Friday, swaying buildings across much of Japan.
State epidemiologist Dr. Stephen Sears says there's been an increase in sexually transmitted diseases in many parts of the country.
Washington state joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. The law doesn't require religious organizations or churches to marry gay or lesbian couples.