FAIRFIELD — Two bad checks to the business office of School Administrative District 49’s business office resulted in the district reporting fraud to the Fairfield Police Department at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday, according to district officials.
AUGUSTA -- State lawmakers were bracing Thursday for a double whammy of bad budget news.
WATERVILLE -- The following cases, were closed Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, 2012, in Waterville District Court.
NEW YORK -- From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.
WATERVILLE -- A city man was arrested early Thursday after police found him hiding under a clothes rack inside Ken-A-Set thrift shop, according to Deputy police Chief Charles Rumsey.
MADISON -- Committees in Athens and Brighton Plantation are exploring educational options for the towns' students as they finalize withdrawal plans from School Administrative District 59.
SKOWHEGAN -- A Newport man pleaded not guilty this week to assault and theft charges stemming from an alleged shoplifting incident Nov. 28 at the Walmart store in Palmyra in which he allegedly attacked two security guards.
Ronald Brousseau's first court appearance set for Feb. 20
RANGELEY -- The Maine Warden Service is continuing to monitor Rangeley Lake for open water or ice thick enough to walk on to resume the search for three missing snowmobilers.
The common cold and flu are caused by different viruses but can have some similar symptoms, making them tough to tell apart. In general, the flu is worse and symptoms are more intense.
Influenza has reached epidemic proportions in Maine and hospital beds are quickly filling up, according to health care officials.
AUGUSTA -- Summit Natural Gas of Maine on Thursday won the approval of the state Public Utilities Commission to provide natural gas through a pipeline in 17 central Maine communities.
AUGUSTA -- A man sought by New York City police on a murder charge is a suspect in a Wednesday vehicle theft in Augusta.
WATERVILLE — A Waterville man was arrested early Thursday after police found him hiding under a clothes rack inside Ken-A-Set thrift shop, according to Deputy police Chief Charles Rumsey.
Police also are investigating burglaries at the nearby Waterville Main Street office and at Uptown Style salon, Rumsey said Thursday.
Under the changes to baseball's drug agreement, the World Anti-Doping Agency laboratory in Laval, Quebec, will keep records of each player.
Maine facilities have fewer serious problems than 38 other states in new data available for public review.
Joel Hayden, 31, is accused of fatally shooting Renee Sandora, 27, the mother of his four children, and his longtime friend Trevor Mills, 28, as his 7-year-old son watched.
Lamoine resident Steven Callahan – an author, shipwreck survivor and marine designer – was a key consultant on the epic shipwreck film "Life of Pi."
The Rev. Louie Giglio of Passion City Church in Atlanta says the "prayer I would offer will be dwarfed by those seeking to make their agenda the focal point of the inauguration."
Nobody was hurt in the fire, which broke out an exterior porch outside a second-floor apartment.
The "gliders" have acoustic monitoring instruments that help detect calls from four species of baleen whales, including right whales.
'The Invisible War' documentary has been viewed by top Pentagon officials, who have since taken steps to address the way sexual assault reports are handled by the military.
The facility's 58 inmates and 21 budgeted staff positions are being relocated to the Bolduc Correctional Facility in Warren.
Cambridge Security Seals receives the contract to supply tags to about 4,500 commercial lobstermen.
A woman told police she was talking on her cellphone when a man rode up on a bicycle and grabbed her purse off her shoulder.
The vice president also will meet today with sportsmen's and wildlife interest groups, as well as with representatives from the entertainment industry.
'Life of Pi' surprisingly runs second with 11 nominations, ahead of 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Les Miserables,' which had been considered potential front-runners.
Police determined that a man who called 911 was the aggressor and had beat a woman about the upper body and head.
if John Kerry is confirmed as U.S. secretary of state, Gov. Deval Patrick must appoint someone to fill Kerry's seat until a special election is held.
The Maine Warden Service says the two men were shooting at the same deer.
Melinda Herman grabbed a handgun and hid in a crawl space with her two children when a man broke in last week.
Scientists in a sub film the 9-foot invertebrate, following it to a depth of 2,950 feet.