IN ANSON, Sunday at 12:08 p.m., someone was taken into protective custody following a report of disorderly conduct on Main Street.
SKOWHEGAN -- The fire department on Monday received a new, $3,500 Rescue Alive pontoon sled for thin-ice and open-water rescues.
WATERVILLE -- Pope Benedict XVI is the first pope to resign from the highest position in the Roman Catholic Church in hundreds of years, but changing times mean it will likely happen again in upcoming decades, according to a local historian of Catholicism.
FAIRFIELD -- Police are investigating another shooting of a union building on Main Street, after the staff discovered BB gun pellets in the windows last weekend.
WATERVILLE -- The following cases, listed alphabetically F-L, were closed from Dec. 31, 2012, to Jan. 4, 2013, in Waterville District Court.
OAKLAND -- The Town Council and the Budget Advisory Committee will meet jointly at 6 p.m. tonight at the Oakland Town Office to continue review of the proposed 2013-2014 municipal budget.
WINSLOW -- The Town Council voted unanimously Monday to accept assistance in evaluating the town's agricultural assets.
WASHINGTON -- Members of Maine's congressional delegation said Monday that they hope President Obama will lay out a concrete set of proposals Tuesday night for putting the nation's economy on firmer ground and avoiding across-the-board spending cuts set to kick in next month.
AUGUSTA -- The Legislature's budget-writing committee adjourned late Monday afternoon, inching closer to finishing an emergency $153 million proposal that would close a state budget gap for this fiscal year.
FARMINGTON -- The manager of Titcomb Mountain said she is disappointed after a $600 video surveillance system was stolen early Sunday morning from community ski area.
PORTLAND -- For 13 years, Longfellow Books in Monument Square has been fiercely loyal to Maine's community of readers and writers.
Sanborn, second-in-command of the Maine Game Wardens, surprises attendees of the service with a goodbye video made during last year of life.
AUGUSTA -- Florida lawmakers are weighing whether to participate in the federal health care law's proposal to expand Medicaid. On Monday, Maine Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew attempted to explain why they shouldn't.
The American Bar Association has honored Mary Bonauto, a civil rights attorney in Portland, for her work advancing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
AUGUSTA -- Augusta School Board member Deborah Towle told state lawmakers Monday that continuing to require superintendents to live in the city "doesn't make practical sense."
AUGUSTA -- A new regional effort aims to spare children who have been sexually abused the horror of reliving the encounter multiple times for questioning by police and counselors.
WATERVILLE -- The maternal family of missing toddler Ayla Reynolds has broken its silence regarding a January meeting with investigators.
AUGUSTA — Local Catholic leaders were surprised Monday to hear that Pope Benedict XVI would be resigning at the end of the month.
Bones that washed up on an island off Kennebunkport may belong to boat-building students last seen in December.
Snowy conditions, on the heels of the weekend blizzard, have worsened driving conditions. However, state police report only a few cars sliding off the road and no major traffic tie-ups or injuries.
Inland towns in Cumberland and York counties can expect 2 to 4 inches.
Monday's police blotter
Many schools remained closed across New England and New York, and nearly 140,000 homes and businesses were still waiting for the electricity.
Lynn Harvey, Blaine House director, says LePage hosts dinners for military families, potential state investors and others.
Mills, who lives in Brunswick, was sworn in as administrator of the SBA in April 2009 and led the agency during a tumultuous time as the Obama administration struggled to get the economy back on course.
The weekend whiteout was a lifetime away from the blizzard of 1978, a world not just without social media but one devoid of endless Weather Channel warnings and the lifeline of mobile phones.
The announcement was delivered to cardinals gathered Monday for a ceremony to name three new saints.
Maine prices are now almost 12 cents per gallon higher than the same day a year ago
Not even his closest associates had advance word of the news, and there are no clear favorites to succeed him.
Utilities in Massachusetts alone are reporting more than 126,000 of their power customers still in the dark early Monday.
The EPA will provide technical assistance to pursue sustainable growth that safeguards people's health and the environment.
It replaces three outdated boilers and is expected to save the Fort Kent hospital $200,000 annually in operating costs.
Oxford Casino officials say they're hoping to attract 75 people to attend the casino's six-week training classes in anticipation of a busy summer season.