WATERVILLE — Mayor Karen Heck cites the police station project, opera house and airport renovations and the hiring of a new Thomas College president as some of the city highlights of 2012.
WATERVILLE — Mayor Karen Heck’s suggestion that the city consider changing its ward system of government drew both support and opposition Thursday.
Subzero temperatures descended on the region early Thursday morning, leading to increased use of warming centers and a warning from a wilderness survival expert to be smart about the cold.
AUGUSTA — Mike Seitzinger is helping pass on his love of hiking to the community by giving people the opportunity to get outside, stretch their legs and explore the outdoors in the heart of the city.
RICHMOND — A woman used a pair of toilet plungers to ward off an attack by her boyfriend over the weekend, police said.
A former state prosecutor convicted of child pornography charges faces a retrial next month on six convictions that were dismissed by an appeals court. The same court upheld James M. Cameron’s convictions on seven other child pornography charges.
Gov. Paul LePage's efforts in the Legislature to limit renewable power purchases and energy-efficiency spending in Maine suffered a serious blow Tuesday when his energy policy director resigned.
A court document doesn't specify how much money was involved, but it says the Canadian sellers received at least 150 payments.
The business' product line has expanded greatly since it first started selling down comforters in 1973.
Maine's Sen. Collins had been the top Republican of the Homeland Security Committee, but will move to the committee that oversees the nation’s intelligence-gathering operations.
Police say that the suspect is heavy set, white, about six feet tall, in his 20s and wearing facial hair.
The 113th Congress convened at 12 noon EST and elected
Boehner to a second, two-year term as its leader despite grumbling from the Republican ranks.
Dustin Brown remains jailed with bond set at $100,000 in property or $50,000 cash.
Trooper Kyle Wells shot at a car driven by Matthew Cole, 23 of Portland to disable it following a September car chase on the Maine Turnpike.
An indictment says two Canadians smuggled the Arctic whale tusks into Maine, where they were illegally shipped via FedEx to American buyers.
The six suspects, from North Conway, Conway, and Fryeburg, face a variety of charges, the most common being possession of controlled/narcotic drugs.
Shortly after the announcement that Al Jazeera would buy the cable channel Current TV, Time Warner Cable, the state’s largest cable provider, announced that it would drop the channel immediately.
Illicit sex in a quaint New England town? It's no surprise Vanity Fair was drawn to Kennebunk.
Search called off until next week when wind is expected to die down; Warden Service warn people to stay off the ice
Scientists who work on mathematical models to predict outbreaks of disease are factoring weather data.
The proceeds from the sale of the signed book will go to an Ellsworth homeless shelter.
In December, the Journal News published online maps with the names and addresses of pistol permit holders in the two counties.
The increase stems in part from the cost of bringing wiring and lighting to the top of the towers to allow downward lighting.
Lewis has been sidelined since Oct. 14 with a torn right triceps. He intends to return Sunday to face the Indianapolis Colts in what will almost certainly be his final home game.
Law enforcement officers have been guarding the new school, and by the reckoning of police, it is "the safest school in America."
Joseph Kennedy III will take the oath of office on the House floor along with the rest of the Congress.
A student team has been awarded a $15,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to develop the system.
On the agenda is a $35.5 million curtailment order signed a week ago by Gov. Paul LePage.
Police say 34-year-old Jeffrey Leblanc was stabbed once in the abdomen at a city home at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday.
FARMINGTON -- New Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols is adding another supervisor to his department and forming an advisory committee of fire and police departments in the county.
IN ANSON, Tuesday at 11:31 a.m., a report of a past burglary was investigated on Town Farm Road.
SKOWHEGAN -- Somerset County Commissioner Lynda Quinn, of Skowhegan, was appointed board chairwoman Wednesday night during the first commissioners' meeting of 2013. Quinn takes over the top seat on the five-member panel from Commissioner Robert Dunphy, of Embden.
As family and friends grieve for the two Biddeford teenagers killed Saturday night after a dispute with their landlord, police said there was no legal reason to arrest James Pak before the shooting.