Firearms purchases spike in Maine and nationally after the Dec. 14 school tragedy revives debate about restrictions.
BENTON -- Town leaders will meet Monday to discuss a proposed ordinance that would regulate large-scale development in the town among other items.
SKOWHEGAN -- The following cases were closed from Dec. 3 to Dec. 14, 2012, in Somerset Superior Court.
WEST GARDINER -- Motorists traveling south on the Maine Turnpike at night should prepare to wait for up to 25 minutes at exit 102 while bridge repairs take place next week.
IN ALBION, Friday at 12:02 a.m., suspicious activity was investigated at the Albion Library on Main Street.
Gun retailers across Maine and the nation expected interest in firearms to spike after the shooting in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, and they were right.
AUGUSTA -- Mayor William Stokes said cities and towns will be forced to raise property taxes if the Legislature approves Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to eliminate state revenue sharing payments for two years.
AUGUSTA -- One-time fixes, including almost completely raiding the state's reserve fund, represent almost all of the LePage administration's proposed plan to close a $112 million current-year budget gap in the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
WATERVILLE -- The goal is to provide affordable homes for families with low and moderate incomes, improve neighborhoods and protect the historic nature of a community.
WATERVILLE -- Lisa Smith chose to give birth at Inland Hospital partly because of the good things she heard about it from people she knows.
FAIRFIELD -- The 48-year-old man charged with assaulting two hospital employees on the same day that police subdued him with a stun gun at Lawrence High School has a history of violence and mental illness.
STARKS -- Kerry Hebert, shot by hunters on his property in October, is recovering from his wounds, but he is frustrated that the case itself isn't closer to resolution.
It's out there and it won't go away now. It will be there for Easter probably. It's cold stuff and wet and corroding and dangerous. Snowmobilers and skiers like it. Kids like it, and my snowplow man who works harder than I do and makes much more money, is happy to see it come.
WATERVILLE — The body of an unidentified man was discovered Friday near an industrial complex. His death in under investigation, according to police.
Gov. LePage’s $6.2 billion two-year budget proposal draws heavy fire from Democrats; the House GOP leader says it calls for ‘right-sized government.’
LePage says his proposal will include the elimination of 200 state jobs and $30 million worth of cuts from "lowest-value programs."
Urooj Khan's July 20 death was initially ruled a result of natural causes. But a relative asked authorities to look deeper, triggering more exams that led to the conclusion that the businessman was poisoned.
Maine State Police received word of the arrest of Raymond Mayrant, 25, of New York City, early this afternoon.
The jobs represent less than 10 percent of its work force of 134 employees.
The new monthly series is called “American Journey” and will debut on Saturday at 8 p.m.
The state's public health director says that's an unusually high number this early in the season.
Drivers' annual gas bills are expected to drop for the first time in four years.
The 24-year-old Miss DC plans to undergo the procedure to reduce her chances of developing the disease that killed her mother, grandmother and great aunt.
Indiana State Police say the now 24-year-old man was found in Long Prairie, Minn., thanks in part to his Social Security number.
Democrats, who hold a 55-45 edge in the Senate, will be defending 20 seats in next year's election while Republicans have 13 seats on the ballot.
The Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club will go ahead with its annual Snodeo, which attracts thousands and boosts the town's economy.
The White House says the president would be open to pulling all U.S. forces out of Afghanistan at the end of 2014.
A fire ignited Monday in a battery pack of a Japan Airlines 787 empty of passengers as the plane sat on the tarmac at Boston's Logan International Airport.
The collapse occurred Thursday morning, just as firefighters were returning from responding to a car crash.
The action comes after parents complained about the video games in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The collision damaged one of The USS Jacksonville's periscopes, but did not injure anyone.
A nonprofit group says it's hoping to have the Big Squaw Mountain resort outside of Greenville open for the weekend of Jan. 19.
Lt. Col. Michael Backus, 44, died Monday while performing his duties at Camp Keyes in Augusta.
The organization says it doesn't ask for personal banking information from its members, and urges Mainers to be aware of the scam.
The teacher and another staffer then talk the armed teenager into putting down a shotgun and giving himself up.