IN ANSON, Tuesday at 5:23 p.m., a domestic disturbance was reported on Horseback Road.
AUGUSTA — Michael D. Klaiber walked into the Pittsfield Rite-Aid at 7:40 p.m. May 3 wearing sunglasses, a baseball hat covered by a hooded sweatshirt, sweatpants and gloves, and he demanded drugs.
The father and three children who perished in the Orrington fire last weekend were living in the house under an unusual arrangement that is discouraged in the real estate industry, according to several real estate agents who are familiar with sales of financially distressed properties.
The Maine House of Representatives vote recounts requested by Republican incumbents Susan Morissette, of Winslow, and Ryan Harmon, of Palermo, are scheduled for Monday.
SKOWHEGAN -- Somerset County commissioners on Wednesday rejected an offer to join with four other counties in asking the state Board of Corrections to include jail debt in its upcoming budget for systemwide capital improvements.
AUGUSTA -- Diminished ranks of Maine House Republicans looked to a fresh face to lead them as they resume the role of minority party.
AUGUSTA -- The Mac McHale & Emery Hutchins concert, listed in today's What's Happening section, has been canceled. The show originally was scheduled for Sunday at UMA's Jewett Auditorium. For more information, call 621-3551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WATERVILLE -- Police are asking the public for help in identifying a couple involved in a Nov. 6 purse snatching inside Walmart.
FARMINGTON -- A road that is being undermined steadily by the erosion of a nearby riverbank will remain closed until spring, town officials have decided.
AUGUSTA -- A consortium of five Maine school districts will be in the running for a share of $400 million in federal grant money.
Poor training, hidden agendas and inexperience are a dangerous combination when it comes to granting volunteers access to prison and jail populations, according to a former Maine State Prison chaplain.
ALFRED -- The first four men to plead guilty to engaging former Zumba instructor and accused prostitute Alexis Wright for sex each had his figurative day in court without actually having to appear.
BOSTON -- A federal appeals court has reversed some of the convictions against Maine's former top drug prosecutor, who was sentenced to 16 years for child pornography.
STARKS -- A group of hunters reported Wednesday that they were threatened near where a man was shot recently in a dispute with another hunting party.
AUGUSTA -- An incident involving an adult smoking at a school bus stop used by children with health problems has prompted the city to consider extending a ban on smoking to include school bus stops.
A recent story in the Kennebec Journal saying that Water Street, Hallowell's main drag, was long past due for an upgrade probably sent shivers through the spines of anyone who was around 40 years ago.
Police say Rev. Stephen Foote thought he was helping inmates at jail
The FBI says it didn't inform the White House and Congress sooner about the investigation because of rules set up after Watergate to prevent interference in criminal investigations.
Gov. Paul LePage and First Lady Ann LePage received donations at the governor's mansion each of the last three Saturdays.
A new 19-turbine wind farm with capacity to supply the equivalent energy needs of 18,000 homes has been completed.
Charlie Webster's claim that hundreds of unknown black people voted in rural Maine towns causes a stir, and leads one GOP strategist to call for his immediate resignation.
AUGUSTA — Rep. Melvin Newendyke, R-Litchfield, has retained his House District 80 seat following a three-hour ballot recount today. The final margin was just four votes.
FARMINGTON —A road that is being steadily undermined by the erosion of a nearby riverbank will remain closed until spring, town officials decided Tuesday.
“It just came down to public safety. That was the bottom line,” Public Works Director Denis Castonguay said
The Rev. Stephen Foote, 70, is accused of supplying suboxone, an opiate, to two inmates in Wiscasset.
Maine's senator-elect decides to caucus with the majority party because he wants to be effective but still independent.
Theft, vehicle burglaries, assault
The judge in the trial of Buddy Robinson was taken to the hospital after a car crash Tuesday morning.
Patricia Giles pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal accident and falsifying evidence.
President Barack Obama is expected to make his first comments on the widening scandal Wednesday, during a news conference at the White House.
The man asked for help at a Forest Avenue convenience store but is not cooperating with police.
The telephone company says elderly residents across the region have been cheated out of more than $1 million by con artists.
The five-member panel was appointed in May to study voter participation, Maine's voter registration system and the conduct of elections in Maine.
The 19-turbine Bull Hill project has the capacity to supply the average energy needs of 18,000 homes.
Laurena Cunningham faces up to 10 years in prison at sentencing scheduled for next month.
Justice MaryGay Kennedy was taken to the emergency room at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston with neck pain after the head-on crash Tuesday morning.