Heavy wind and rain Thursday knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses in central Maine while the unseasonably warm temperature melted enough ice to force the closing of Route 4 in Madrid.
N ANSON, Thursday at 1:31 p.m., larceny was reported on Lloyd Road.
AUGUSTA -- A city woman originally indicted on a robbery charge in connection with a home invasion has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.
AUGUSTA -- Some top Republicans and Democrats in the Legislature agree on one of the hot button issues around the capital: The governor should not be able to hold up bond issues for improvement projects and economic development.
AUGUSTA -- A city woman was arrested Thursday in connection with the robbery of the CVS pharmacy Jan. 22 on Stone Street, police said.
The handicap accessible van destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon at a Litchfield garage was the latest setback for a family that has become all too familiar with them in recent years.
Hagel, 66, would be the lone Republican in Obama's Cabinet and the first enlisted man to hold the post.
Maine's medical marijuana program, which has gone through numerous changes in recent years and could change more during this legislative session, has a new manager.
HALLOWELL -- State employee union representatives and some lawmakers are upset over what they feel was a unilateral decision by state corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte to close the prison pre-release center in Hallowell.
FARMINGTON -- The following cases, listed alphabetically J-Z, were closed from Dec. 17 to Dec. 28, 2012, in Farmington District Court.
AUGUSTA -- Several people were sentenced in separate hearings Tuesday in Kennebec County Superior Court:
AUGUSTA -- Pike Industries is the low bidder on the multimillion-dollar construction project that will connect Route 3 with Civic Center Drive and allow motorists to enter and leave Interstate 95 at exit 113 from all directions.
WINSLOW -- To celebrate the red, white and blue, students at St. John Catholic School on Thursday focused on red.
CLINTON -- A routine traffic stop last month turned into one of the town's biggest drug seizures in recent memory.
FARMINGTON -- The construction contract for Brookside Village Apartments, a low-income senior housing project, is open for bidding after a month of project delays.
Two utility companies that are bidding for the chance to bring natural gas to thousands of families and businesses in Cumberland, Yarmouth and Falmouth say they would spend about $60 million to $70 million to expand access to the cost-saving fuel, according to documents provided by the towns.
FARIFIELD — A Fairfield police officer was injured Thursday in a collision with a truck on U.S. Route 201 that destroyed his cruiser and sent the truck down an embankment and into some trees.
SKOWHEGAN — Electrical workers at Sappi Fine Paper rejected a new contract tonight, setting the stage for a possible strike.
William Kayatta of Cape Elizabeth, who was nominated more than a year ago, now has to wait another week to learn his fate.
AUGUSTA — Police arrested a 22-year-old city woman today in connection with the Jan. 22 robbery of the CVS pharmacy on Stone Street.
Marketers have spent millions and pulled out all the stops to "wow" viewers again this year.
The winter vacation for the 3,500-pound Mary Lee is apparently over.
Temperatures were expected to drop down to the 30s by the afternoon.
Florida dispatchers help police pinpoint the location of the man who allegedly engaged in a drug-related conversation.
CMP spokesman John Carroll said Friday morning that crews had restored power to a total 95,000 customers since Thursday.
The index has gained 6.4 percent so far this month, its best January performance since 1989.
Shoplifting, burglary, harassment
Authorities say Bruce Fowle, 62, had been stealing from the organizations for several years,
Gary S. Raub, who rented a room from the victim, is linked to the crime by DNA evidence.
Wednesday's warm temperatures broke records from Caribou to Portland.
A Rye selectman says the issue is about making sure that the people running the camps have insurance and that the town is not held liable if someone is hurt.
The minimum fee facing those rescued would be $350 and could rise to $1,000, depending on how much the rescue costs.
Powerful winds cause 94,000 CMP customers to lose electricity over the course of Thursday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine and a bipartisan coalition of legislators will hold a news conference at the State House today to explain the bills.
The 16th and final forum organized by the Department of Marine Resources is taking place today in York.
Patty Andrews, who was 94, was lead singer of the iconic trio that sold more than 80 million records.
Critics say the authors make some points, but question their financial ties to weight-loss products.