OAKLAND -- While most shoppers were focused on door-busting deals at retail outlets, a few kicked off a different kind of shopping season by buying Christmas trees from the Oakland Lions Club Friday.
FARMINGTON -- The following cases, listed alphabetically O-W, were closed from Aug. 30, 2012, to Nov. 14, 2012, in Franklin Superior Court.
A lawsuit filed by a nationwide consortium of farmers against the chemical giant Monsanto concerning genetically modified seeds is headed for court again.
AUGUSTA -- Bargain hunters were out in full force at city retail stores early Friday for the busiest shopping day of the year.
IN ANSON, a report of burglary was investigated on North Main Street.
It's the password thing. My early memories of the password were simple: a game show, or the code spoken in the dark, so you didn't get shot. But the rules are different now, and at my advanced age I have moved -- no, fallen -- headlong into the 21st century.
MADISON — A fire originating in a back bedroom destroyed most of a mobile home at 4 Oak St. Friday night.
Maine has moose, lobsters and puffins. Add elephants to the list.
Kevin Grover, who taught second-graders at Falmouth Elementary, suffered a heart attack after running in Rangeley.
O’Bara was a high school student who wanted to be a pediatrician when she fell ill 42 years ago.
Police found the boy asleep in the vehicle in a Kmart parking lot at about 1:30 a.m. Friday.
No one's quite sure where the insect originated, but red pine scale is easily spread by wind, birds and squirrels.
The driver of a second vehicle is taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.
The violence reflects the increasingly dangerous polarization in Egypt over what course it will take nearly two years after the fall of autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
After approaching nearly 500 slayings a year in the early 1990s, the annual rate has gradually declined to the point that the city is now on the verge of a once-unthinkable milestone.
The case involved advertising cars on websites such as eBay and Autotrader and arranging for wire transfers to pay for the vehicles.
Shoppers snag deals at stores while local retailers prepare for the season.
Police also were called to Macy's, where a man had passed out in the lingerie section.
An East Hampton, N.Y., woman found the coin 23 years ago with a metal detector.
Notwithstanding Mitt Romney's assertion that Obama gave "gifts" to minorities in exchange for their votes, black leaders are delivering wish lists to the president anyway.
Republicans are changing the formula this time by adding a provision long sought by some immigration advocates.
State police issue a reminder to motorists that bridges and overpasses are the first to freeze.
Cash, cigarettes and electronic devices valed at more than $500 were stolen.
At issue in the appeal is Monsanto's right to hold seed patents and farmers' need to be exempt from lawsuits.
The president's opponents have set fire to offices of his Muslim Brotherhood in several cities.
Some local holiday shoppers were out all night as stores opened at midnight for Black Friday.
The Dresden blaze destroyed the home of Albert Lilly, a local firefighter and brother of fire Chief Gerald Lilly.
The woman says the owner of Schooner's Seafood & Steakhouse in Brewer called her a Nazi.
The driver was ejected and found pinned under the vehicle. Neither woman was wearing a seat belt.
Firefighters eventually broke through a wall and cut some wires in the basement to rescue him.
A new report says offering pregnant teens extra support would ultimately save taxpayers money by helping them become financially independent and not dependent on welfare.
The fog was so thick that deputies didn't immediately realize they were dealing with multiple accidents.
In Kittery, Police Chief Paul Callaghan says the two most common targets for thieves at the Kittery Outlets are clothing and electronics.
A town official says about 10 acres of town property was cut by a logger who cut over the property line.
The inaugural Moonlight Madness train brings shoppers and well-wishers to Freeport in the wee hours of Black Friday.