AUGUSTA — A 24-year-old transient rescued by firefighters following a small blaze at Capitol Computers, Water Street, last April 14 pleaded guilty Tuesday to arson.
FARMINGTON — The following cases were closed from Jan. 2 to Jan. 16, 2013, in Farmington District Court.
CLARIFICATION: A December arrest log item about Andrew P. Gurney, 21, Winslow, was incomplete and should have showed that police did not charge him.
FARMINGTON — Environmental consultants are a step closer to a plan to stabilize the riverbank that threatens the Whittier Road.
Just as I was preparing to set the back deck on fire to get some warmth in the house, all Gehenna broke loose on the news.
AUGUSTA — School officials who’ve tapped into rainy day funds and made cuts to make ends meet are telling city leaders that those cash reserves are nearly tapped out and there’s nothing left to cut.
AUGUSTA — Municipal officials and library advocates hope $50,000 in city money will help advance both the architectural plan and fundraising efforts for a proposed $8 million expansion and renovation of Lithgow Public Library.
AUGUSTA — A Waterville woman suffered a psychotic breakdown when she caused a six-vehicle crash last March on College Avenue in Waterville that left six people injured, three of them seriously, according to the woman’s attorney.
AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s budget-writing committee adjourned late Thursday without voting out a more-than-$153 million emergency budget package.
Warterville City Manager Michael Roy notes that several buildings that were vacant a long time are now occupied.
Wind and snow picked up overnight in central Maine as the blizzard that caused power outages and accidents as it surged north through New England came to life overnight Friday and into Saturday morning
An electrical device that had been installed expressly to prevent a power outage caused the Super Bowl blackout, according to an executive from SMG.
The storm alerts were part of the federal emergency alert system, which began last year.
Sen. Angus King says there should be a legal process before killing Americans.
Patrick said the travel ban will apply statewide and bans all motor vehicle traffic until it is lifted.
Marjorie Thompson went looking for a birthday gift for her granddaughter and wound up with a million bucks.
Wind and snow picked up overnight in central Maine as the blizzard that caused power outages and accidents as it surged north through New England came to life overnight Friday and into Saturday morning.
Slick road conditions may be making travel difficult, but state officials say there are no plans to close either the Maine Turnpike or Interstate 95.
A woman who survived a collision with a logging truck Thursday is “very lucky,” police said.
Overfishing and climate change may be among the reasons for the decline of the once healthy species.
The rally comes after a coalition announces it will back gun-control legislation in Maine.
Patricia Barnhart will serve as policy development coordinator at two-thirds of her previous salary.
Roundup of closures and postponements in central Maine.
Turns out even former presidents can fall prey to hackers . . .
Traffic had been slowed for nearly four hours in Falmouth, but only minor injuries were reported.
Burglary, unwanted person, fire
Airlines were generally shutting down operations in the afternoon at the three big New York-area airports as well as Boston, Providence, Portland and other Northeastern airports.
The annual benefit at East End Beach will now be held on Saturday, March 2.
With a blizzard warning out, organizers planned to meet this morning and decide whether there will be delays and what the start times will be for the races.
But scientists say there is no chance of an Earth impact during the close approach next Friday.
Democrats who control the state Legislature revealed 10 proposals that they said would make California the most restrictive state for possessing firearms.