RAYMOND — Code Enforcement Officer Chris Hanson eyed the door of the selectmen’s chambers every time it opened, counting each person who came into the room — something he doesn’t often have to do.
IN ANSON, Saturday at 4:05 p.m., an animal complaint was reported on Skidmore Road.
UNITY — A fire that destroyed an apartment building Saturday morning at 178 Main St. rekindled late Saturday night.
WATERVILLE — The legal case is resolved, but emotions still linger.
AUGUSTA — Though Maine has not embraced all of the components of the federal health care overhaul, the state is still ahead of most others preparing for changes coming next year, an analysis shows.
MADISON — As a young child, Lanie Howes donated the presents from her birthday party to a charity that helps children with life-threatening illnesses.
WATERVILLE — When Megan Williams was a high school student in Falmouth, she helped start a civil rights team at her school. One of the things the group did was organize a week to celebrate difference, but Williams said the idea was met with some negative reactions.
AUGUSTA — Local developer Kevin Mattson is taking his pitch for a tax break to help redevelop the old MaineGeneral Medical Center hospital building to YouTube and other social media.
AUGUSTA — The following is a list of cases closed Feb. 7-13, 2013, in Augusta District Court:
WATERVILLE — City councilors on Tuesday will consider rezoning two lots off Kennedy Memorial Drive and Carver Street to allow financial institutions or professional offices to be there.
I never thought I’d see the day the U.S. Postal Service would announce it planned to stop Saturday delivery.
The Legislature on Tuesday is likely to begin dealing with the blowback from a Bangor newspaper’s decision last week to request personal identifying information of concealed weapons permit holders.
MONMOUTH — The students at Henry L. Cottrell School will begin seeing new faces by March.
HARTLAND — On a typical school day at Hartland Consolidated School, elementary-level students eat two of their three daily meals and an afternoon fruit snack.
L.D. 218 “An Act To Promote Small-scale Poultry Farming” Exempts poultry farmers from inspection that either process less than 1,000 birds annually, and those that process more than 999 and fewer than 2,000 birds annually.
GARDINER — With no lodging options within city limits, visitors have to look to surrounding towns and cities if they want to stay in central Maine.
The 30-year-old driver makes history as the first woman to secure the top spot going into the Daytona 500 race.
Agent Peet van Zyl says there is "no option" but to cancel Oscar Pistorius' track dates indefinitely "to allow Oscar to concentrate on the upcoming legal proceedings."
Troopers recently issued tickets for seat-belt violations to 13 drivers after spotting them while on patrol on Interstate 295 between Scarborough and Falmouth
The Maine Mall was evacuated Sunday afternoon due to a possible gas leak.
WINTHROP — A fire destroyed the inside of a five-bay garage and an apartment above Saturday night but left the attached, two-story house on Route 41 mostly unscathed.
HALLOWELL — A city police cruiser was likely totaled Saturday night when an alleged drunken driver broadsided the vehicle from behind, as the officer was turning left into a Water Street parking lot.
A 24-hour volunteer effort in Freeport collects $12,000 – and 800 pounds of food – for needy residents.
Maine is one of 11 states to approve at least some of the Affordable Care Act's so-called market reforms, but is unwilling go along with one the expansion of Medicaid.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says Republican senators should stop stalling and allow a vote on Chuck Hagel as defense secretary.
Five busloads of Mainers will be attending Sunday's Forward on Climate rally in Washington.
Three men took cash and pizza at knife and gunpoint from the delivery man at the Old English Village apartments.
The storm is just brushing the Maine coast, leaving behind 2 to 6 inches of snow before it moves out around dark.
But the proposal is raising concerns among organic farmers and environmental groups.
But Maine's commission rejected the Bangor plan over financial issues, its chairwoman says.
Gov. Paul LePage's administration would move cautiously. A competing proposal would open river dams immediately.