The state's highest court denied an appeal by a Bingham restaurant seeking a liquor license four years after the town's selectmen denied it.
WATERVILLE -- A Lewiston man was arrested Thursday night after a 2-year-old girl left in his care on King Street was found with severe bruises on her buttocks and legs, according to police.
It's here. If you don't have it, the guy next to you in line at the market or sitting in the next chair at the barber shop does. They all have the same excuse, "Don't worry, I'm over it now."
IN ANSON, Thursday at 8:40 p.m., peace was restored following a report of a disturbance on New Portland Road.
Investigators met with Trista Reynolds, the mother of Ayla Reynolds, on Thursday for a review of the investigation into the toddler's disappearance, said Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland.
SKOWHEGAN -- The following cases were closed from Nov. 5 to Nov. 30, 2012, in Somerset Superior Court.
FARMINGTON -- The following cases, were closed from Nov. 21 to 30, 2012, in Farmington District Court.
WATERVILLE -- The following cases, were closed Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, 2012, in Waterville District Court.
HALLOWELL -- Marty Hagglund lives in Kennebec Village in Farmingdale, where she and other residents are concerned about neighbors who can no longer drive.
SKOWHEGAN -- Somerset County commissioners this week voted to use all revenues from the boarding of federal inmates for operations and debt service at the county jail and not share the money with the state.
Augusta, Waterville humane societies say pets need extra care in the cold and snow.
AUGUSTA -- A local logger whose neighbors' complaints about him sawing wood prompted new city regulations that more clearly ban commercial firewood processing in residential zones says the changes will rob him of the only livelihood he's ever known.
WINTHROP -- Not even 43 years can accomplish what might have come with a moment's worth of contrition.
Public schools and health and human services will take the brunt since they account for most of the two-year budget.
Six-month-old Gabriel Blaney was ejected from his car seat, soared 25 feet and landed in the snow.
A recall of contaminated ground beef sold at Hannaford stores in 2011 revealed gaps in the food safety system.
The next chance comes with another Sandy bill the House will consider the week of Jan. 14.
Now that the report has been released, a state police panel will also be convened to conduct an internal review.
Friday's police blotter
AUGUSTA — For robbing and killing the Readfield man who sheltered him and his girlfriend and setting that home ablaze as a cover-up, David B. Silva Jr. will spend the next 43 years in prison.
Theft, assault, unwanted persons
The author was a founding member of the National Organization for Women and is credited with creating the nation's first graduate program in women's history, in the 1970s in New York.
Attorneys for New England Compounding Center sent a letter to UniFirst Corp. demanding that it take legal responsibility for claims against the pharmacy.
Steven Gamache is the son of former World Boxing Association world champion Joey Gamache.
The Maine native, whose $9,150,000 bid beat out Starbucks Corp., says he wants to rescue the chain, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October.
The 47-year-old author of books including "Mystic River" and "Gone, Baby, Gone" is offering a monetary reward and has said he'll name a character in his next book after whoever finds Tessa.
Friday's daylong meeting at SAM's conference center in Augusta will start off with a review of 2012 issues by the executive director.
Thirty-year-old Joel Hayden of New Bedford, Mass., is charged in the deaths of Renee Sandora of New Gloucester and Trevor Mills, also of New Bedford.