Reports of new influenza cases were relatively unchanged during the last week in central Maine, according to a report published Tuesday by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Area legislators are sponsoring a bill that would allow early Sunday liquor sales.
AUGUSTA — Rep. Thomas Winsor, in his sixth legislative term, is no stranger to the State House halls.
SOLON -- Veteran Maine filmmaker Richard Searls lost a lifetime of master film reels and original videotape Saturday in a fire that tore through his former home and storage barn.
WATERVILLE -- Bundle up and enjoy everything from cross country skiing to sledding and snowshoe races.
IN ANSON, Tuesday at 11:54 a.m., an animal complaint was reported on Town Farm Road.
WATERVILLE -- Mayor Karen Heck said Tuesday she doesn't think state revenue sharing for municipalities will be cut as proposed by Gov. Paul LePage in his upcoming biennial budget.
WATERVILLE -- The following cases were closed from Dec. 17 to Dec. 21, 2012, in Waterville District Court.
AUGUSTA -- Carol L. Carothers, with multiple awards for her advocacy on behalf of people living with mental illness, has stepped down after 14 years as executive director of the Augusta-based National Alliance on Mental Illness Maine.
Jason L. Truman, 33, told police he sold the OxyContin pills he stole to pay a deposit on his sister's apartment.
GARDINER -- Residents in District 3 have until Friday at noon to submit a letter of interest in order to be considered for the City Council seat left vacant by the election of Mayor Thomas Harnett.
Removing the Boy Scouts of America's long-standing national ban on gay troop leaders and members could allow more Mainers to discover what Scouting has to offer, says an organization leader in Maine.
The first round of payments, most of which have been offered to firefighters, range from $10,000 to a high of $1.5 million.
The vote was 94-3. Once sworn-in, Kerry will replace Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is stepping down after four years.
RANGELEY — Two men and a woman face charges connected to allegedly selling heroin, after police seized drugs and money during search of a motel and Main Street home.
The administration has failed to provide group-home care and other required services to more than 100 intellectually and developmentally impaired adults, the suit says.
The free MPBN State House TV channel could begin broadcasting as early as Monday.
The Celtics are trying to figure out how to replace point guard Rajon Rondo, who tore his ACL and will miss the rest of the season
FAIRFIELD -- No one was injured in a stubborn car fire that closed part of Route 104 for about an hour Tuesday while firefighters from Fairfield and Watervillle doused the flames.
For Maine poet Richard Blanco, life has been a rollercoaster since reading his poem "One Today" at President Obama's second inauguration.
AUGUSTA -- More than a dozen people, including at least three young children, were left homeless Tuesday afternoon by a fire that destroyed the roof and upper floors of an old Penobscot Street apartment building.
At issue is whether Kestrel Aeroworks, a tenant at the former naval air station, should have to pay property taxes.
Under his watch, Ray LaHood pushed to curb distracted driving, promoted high-speed rail and demanded tougher fuel efficiency requirements for automakers.
The prosecution is asking Maine's high court to reinstate 46 invasion-of-privacy charges that were dismissed last week.
Theft, burglary, fire
The full Senate is expected to act swiftly this afternoon on Obama's choice of Sen. John Kerry to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state.
A spokesman for the state Public Safety Department says the bodies were discovered in a home in the town of Easton early Tuesday morning.
The president will hold a campaign-style event to rally support behind his proposals a day after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their own plan.
Prosecutors say the 49-year-old man sexually abused two children younger than 10 – one boy and one girl – during a three-year period.
Attempts by President Mohammed Morsi to stem a wave of political violence appear to have made no headway as the country sinks deeper into chaos and lawlessness.
The fireworks store was damaged, but firefighters got water on the back of the store before it could become a major problem.
GPS collars will be placed on up five adult female bears with one of the collars equipped with a video camera.
When individuals or business owners have a dispute with an insurance company or agent, the state can often provide assistance, the insurance superintendent says.