BINGHAM -- Quimby Middle School will stay open, despite results of a recent survey in which a majority of residents who responded were in favor of closing it.
No one is injured but the matter remains under investigation by the Bath Police Department.
SKOWHEGAN -- Longtime Detective Daniel Summers was named deputy police chief by selectmen Tuesday night.
AUGUSTA -- A family living in a home that's been declared dangerous by the town of China has two weeks to let the Superior Court know if they are able to sell the property.
IN ANSON, Tuesday at 1:13 p.m., domestic disturbance was reported on Fletcher Road.
PORTLAND -- The state's former top drug prosecutor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to contempt of court in connection with charges that he fled the state after learning an appeal of some of the child pornography charges he was convicted on was unsuccessful.
AUGUSTA -- For the rest of the season, the Mt. Blue High School varsity basketball team in Farmington will be wearing armbands bearing the initials of Lt. Col. Michael J. Backus.
AUGUSTA -- Teases of legislation and political fights to come, along with a mid-day demonstration by progressive groups, took over the halls of the State House, where official business on Tuesday consisted of quick morning sessions and committee work.
ALBION -- Selectmen say they're determined to keep the town's budget from rising this year, members said this week.
AUGUSTA -- A Portland man will see no jail time for being involved in slapping and kicking a drunken man who died hours later of what the medical examiner ruled were unrelated causes.
A similar effort died on Legislature's doorstep in 2005.
AUGUSTA -- City Councilors on Thursday will discuss a proposal to prohibit sex offenders convicted of acts against children from living within 750 feet of schools, parks and other municipal property where children are the primary users.
A former Augusta man who killed a Maine couple in California three years ago will spend the rest of his life in prison.
According to police, the operator of this tractor-trailer became jackknifed on the Pond Road in Sidney after attempting to turn around, when the front tires went in a ditch, on Tuesday. A tow truck was called to get the rig back on the roadway.
Cormier, an Army veteran, first bought the plot of land on now-busy Route 1 in Saco more than 50 years ago.
Sanford police are investigating a pharmacy robbery at a Walgreens store on Main Street.
Rep. James Campbell, I-Newfield, says he has drafted a bill to use state revenue from the Oxford Casino to fully fund K-12 education.
The call lasted 27 seconds and police say at least 30 shots could be heard.
Authorities also said they will not prosecute James Cameron again on several child pornography charges for which the convictions were overturned on appeal.
The entire year was 3.2 degrees warmer than the average for the 20th century.
LePage wins federal approval to eliminate or reduce coverage for more than 14,000 Mainers to save $4.5 million of $23 million in targeted cuts.
“Until the national economy grows more quickly, Maine won’t grow more than a couple thousand jobs a year,” says Charles Colgan, USM professor of public policy and management.
“I was 100 or so mph and he slammed on his brakes to try to make that corner,” testified State Police Trooper Roger Teachout, describing the violent end of a high-speed pursuit.
Whitey Bulger's attorneys say the judge has a conflict of interest because he was a federal prosecutor in the 1980s, when Bulger was an FBI informant.
Assault, vehicle accident, theft
Coroner Shirley Radcliffe rules that the 27-year-old soul singer "died as a result of alcohol toxicity" and records a verdict of death by misadventure.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly say their Americans for Responsible Solutions initiative will help raise money to support greater gun control efforts.
The meetings seek ideas about the harvest, prices, Maine's relationship with Canada, the state's marketing strategy and the lobster licensing system.
A Coast Guard spokesman said the pilot and others on board during the accident will be tested for drug and alcohol use.
Preti Flaherty is hosting an invitation-only event featuring Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King, Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree and a host of dignitaries.
The state budget is going to be a priority for the Republican governor and lawmakers as they return to the State House.
New tests show the man who won $1 million did not die naturally, but was he killed for his money?