A coach bus carrying the University of Maine women's basketball team suddenly veered to the left and hit a rumble strip before going airborne and crossing four lanes of traffic in a Tuesday night crash that showered passengers with broken glass.
FARMINGTON — Selectmen voted to sign a $1,000 consulting contract to finish the Downtown Development Plan.
AUGUSTA — A Republican-sponsored bill could become a compromise to Gov. Paul LePage’s widely unpopular budget plan to suspend state aid to Maine’s cities and towns for two years.
LUXOR, Egypt — The terror lasted less than two minutes: Smoke poured from a hot air balloon carrying sightseers on a sunrise flight over the ancient city of Luxor, it burst in a flash of flame and then plummeted about 1,000 feet to earth. A farmer watched helplessly as tourists trying to escape the blazing gondola leaped to their deaths.
Carole Swan is scheduled for trial on fraud and extortion charges in five weeks now that a federal judge has upheld rulings that refuse to suppress the former Chelsea selectwoman’s statements to investigators.
IN ANSON, Monday at 5:54 p.m., an animal complaint was reported on Second Street.
RIPLEY — Town Meeting is strictly routine business this year, according to Ripley Town Clerk Vernal Sinclair.
WATERVILLE — The Planning Board on Monday will consider a final plan by Mount Merici Academy for a 18,000-square-foot parking lot and drop-off area to be built off upper Western Avenue.
CAMBRIDGE — The proposed municipal budget before Town Meeting voters on Saturday is about 4 percent lower than the current one, but a drop in the property tax rate is unlikely because of uncertainty about state funding.
AUGUSTA — The Augusta Downtown Alliance wants to join the Main Street Maine revitalization program, a step that would obligate members, local merchants and other donors and the city to pay jointly for a new downtown manager’s position.
The vote was 58-41, with four Republicans joining the Democrats in backing the contentious choice.
AUGUSTA — A Waterville man pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated felony trafficking in marijuana for having 2.6 pounds of what the prosecutor described as flat, processed, pressed marijuana hidden in a safe in his car.
AUGUSTA — State investigators say they’re still seeking answers about fires in recent months that left more than a dozen people homeless at two Augusta sites.
OAKLAND — A former military man with an economic development background has been hired as the new executive director of FirstPark, a business park that is supported by 24 area communities.
Though no charges will be filed, the fire marshal's office said Tuesday that the case is not closed.
One student sustained a minor injury in a school bus accident on U.S. Route 201A this afternoon.
AUGUSTA — Authorities have charged a 33-year-old Sidney man who is suspected of being the getaway driver during a Capitol Street CVS pharmacy robbery that occurred Nov. 17.
The former NBA star has brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — tattoos, nose studs and all — to a country with possibly the world's strictest dress code.
Pistorius' reputation management firm said he specifically requested the service "as he remains in deep mourning for the loss of his partner Reeva."
More than 100,000 homes and businesses lose electricity, and at least three deaths are blamed on the blizzard.
MacFarlane's edgy jokes about domestic violence, women's bodies and Jews offended some, but ratings were their best in three years.
The order comes after Massachusetts officials find serious problems with eight Fung Wah buses, including cracks in their frames.
The bill's sponsor says there's no need to add stress to the lives of elderly people by requiring them to serve on juries.
Tuesday's raid was the third this month, after a record 13 raids in 2012.
WATERVILLE -- The Planning Board on Monday will consider a final plan by Mt. Merici Academy for a 18,000-square-foot parking lot and drop off area to be built off upper Western Avenue.
When Eileen Foley was 5, she was picked out of a crowd of 5,000 people for the ribbon-cutting honors on Aug. 17, 1923. Now she's scheduled to do it again.
A liberal advocacy organization's report stirs bipartisan calls for state policies to expand employment opportunities.
Stateline reported earlier this month that nine law enforcement agencies in six states have been authorized to use drones.
The proposed license plate would have the group's acorn logo on the side. The bottom of the plate would read, "Support Entrepreneurship. Start Small. Accomplish Big."
Meanwhile, the judge and lawyers review pornographic videos to determine which ones should be allowed into evidence.
A Sabattus man suffered severe leg injuries in a 2011 crash with a tractor-trailor truck.
The National Park Service said the park's 2.4 million visitors in 2011 helped support 3,000 jobs.
Police say 63-year-old Kevin Haines died in the crash on Route 117 on Monday.
Michael Petelis has a plea deal in the disappearance and death of the 20-year-old Portland woman.
The director of the Secret Service's Boston field office says the agency's electronic crimes task force is involved because the hoax was Internet related.
When Walter Samaszko died, officials found a secret collection of thousands of gold coins stashed in the garage of his modest home.
Deaths of 16- and 17-year-old drivers in the first six months of 2012 were up a combined 19 percent over the same period in the previous year.
Many students will be building houses, delivering health care services, helping out in rural schools, and doing other volunteer work in the U.S. and Central America.
Police say Trooper Shawn Whalen sustained a hip injury in the crash.
The civil trial could result in the oil company and its partners being forced to pay tens of billions of dollars more in damages.
Benedict's final days as pope are sullied by abuse-related accusations and friction with the media.