A fired warden. A prison captain charged with assault. And some say the Maine State Prison's problems are much larger.
AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Education on Friday released preliminary state subsidy figures, including specifics about teacher retirement costs that districts would be expected to pay under Gov. Paul LePage’s proposed budget.
SKOWHEGAN — The following cases, listed alphabetically K-Z, were closed from Jan. 14-18, 2013 in Skowhegan District Court.
WATERVILLE — The following cases, listed alphabetically A-H, were closed from Jan. 7 to Jan. 11, 2013, in Waterville District Court.
STRONG — Voters will consider a roughly 7 percent increase to the town budget March 2 at the annual Town Meeting.
WATERVILLE — Peter Schutte has a reputation for going out of his way to help others, not only in his capacity as a businessman, but also as a volunteer.
VASSALBORO — Selectmen trimmed $10,000 from the proposed town budget Friday by opting for a less expensive new roof for the Town Office.
AUGUSTA — The city will issue a joint request for proposals to natural gas companies to run pipeline and bring the fuel to heat city, school, county and court buildings in the capital region.
GARDINER — An 18-year-old West Gardiner man spent Thursday night behind bars after a police dog tracked him down after a short car chase through the city.
FAIRFIELD — A police officer involved in a traffic accident last month on U.S. Route 201 failed to yield to oncoming traffic, but did so in the line of duty and probably will not be charged with a motor vehicle infraction.
With almost unanimous support, LePage can't successfully veto the bill, so he'll let it take effect without his signature.
GARDINER — City officials are encouraging residents to share their ideas about the community’s future at an event Saturday aimed at helping shape a city plan for the next decade.
I know how overwhelmed you are by the news, getting your concealed-weapon permit, fretting about the sequester, sending get-well cards to the survivors of that Carnival cruise ship in Mobile, Ala., and wondering if the Chinese military has hacked your Facebook homepage. But this item may be about you.
Organizing for Action wants Maine's Republican senator to close loopholes in background checks.
Two regional airports – in Bangor and in Manchester, N.H. – could see reduced staffing if a budget impasse forces federal regulators to trim spending.
WATERVILLE — The bag of money that was stolen from KeyBank on Thursday afternoon during a robbery contained a dye pack that exploded shortly after the robber left the bank, which could mean that the robber, his clothes and the money are stained pink, police said today.
LePage has proposed shifting half of the state’s $28.9 million annual cost pension contributions onto local school districts.
Thermogen Industries, a subsidiary of Portsmouth, N.H.-based Cate Street Capital, said Friday it has signed a letter of intent with the Eastport Port Authority to build the plant next to the port's Estes Head Terminal.
Mark Strong's lawyers say the hard drive is key to his defense.
But the Chief Magistrate, who agreed to bail with harsh restrictions, expressed his own doubts about Pistorius' story.
Authorities said no one was injured when a Pan Am Railways freight train derailed, closing the road for about five hours.
An attorney for 30-year-old Kimberly Phelan was granted his request by a judge Thursday in Hancock County court.
Everett T. Leonard pleaded guilty in December to charges including driving deer and night hunting. He also pleaded guilty to a drug offense.
Military and wildlife agencies hope that dead mice laced with acetaminophen will control Guam's 2 million tree snakes and stop them from migrating to Hawaii and other Pacific islands.
Pistorius is charged with one count of premeditated murder in the Feb. 14 killing of Reeva Steenkamp. He says he accidentally shot her, thinking she was a dangerous intruder inside his home, lurking in a toilet stall off his bedroom.
A federal judge stripped Rwanda native Beatrice Munyenyezi of her U.S. citizenship after a jury convicted her on Thursday of two counts of masking her role in the genocide.
The rise in home sales and prices gives realtors increased confidence that Maine is shifting from a strong buyer's market to a more balanced market.