FARMINGTON -- A Wilton man accused of firing a semiautomatic handgun during a recent dispute remained in jail Wednesday after his bail was set at $10,000.
The LePage administration will seek a permanent sales tax exemption for people who buy airplanes or have them repaired in Maine.
WATERVILLE -- City councilors voted 5-0 Wednesday night to renew a special amusement permit for the Bob-In, with a condition that the bar install security cameras on the outside of its building within six weeks.
ANSON -- School Administrative District 74's board of directors has approved a freeze of next year's budget because of state subsidy reductions announced by the Department of Education last month.
FAIRFIELD -- The second-ranking officer in the Fairfield Police Department was authorized to serve as acting chief Wednesday night, one week after police Chief John Emery went on an unexpected leave of absence.
Officials in Brunswick say the LePage administration appears to be meddling in a tax dispute between the town and the agency redeveloping the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.
2013. Wow. If you're of a certain age, you're no doubt saying, "Where the hell's my jetpack?"
While Washington came to an agreement to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff and save most Americans from an income tax increase, lost in the discussion is the fact that the average Maine household still will pay almost $1,000 a year in additional taxes.
CHINA -- Judith Farris, the 70-year-old woman whose mobile home has been declared dangerous by town officials, will get a chance next week to tell a Superior Court judge why she should be able to stay at the Fire Road 60 property.
Page was the top-selling female singer of the 1950s with more than 100 million records sold.
The trial of Mark Strong Sr., a key defendant in the Kennebunk investigation, is now set for Jan. 22.
Police beat, Jan. 2, 2013
Financial markets around the world started 2013 with hefty gains as investors welcomed Washington's last-minute deal not to go over the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Fire that started around wood stove chimney damaged a home on Route 135 Monday.
The drilling ship was being towed to Seattle for maintenance when it went adrift and grounded on an island.
A Florida woman had to be rescued from the top of Acadia's highest mountain early Tuesday morning.
Responding to a 911 hangup call, police learned that a semiautomatic handgun had been fired during a dispute.
The fight to legalize gay marriage in Maryland pitted the state's governor against leaders of his Catholic faith.
Two men were arrested after a Tuesday evening standoff.
There will be 16 public meetings this month from York to Machias. The first one is Wednesday in Boothbay Harbor.
The Republican leader's decision to cancel a vote Tuesday outraged lawmakers from New York, New Jersey and elsewhere, including many in his own party.
The Maine heating oil company has been offering electricity to employees since the fall.
Taxpayers across the country have subsidized the manufacturers of assault rifles used in multiple mass killings.