FARMINGTON — Regional School Unit 9 will get a wood-pellet boiler system to heat Mt. Blue Middle School, Cascade Brook School and the bus garage.
IN FAIRFIELD, Monday, at 9:29 a.m., reported fraud was investigated at Hammond Tractor on Center Road.
WILTON -- Wilton Recycling will pay a $7,500 penalty to the state for the company's role in an asbestos hazard at the former Forster Mill, according to the Department of Environmental Protection.
WATERVILLE -- City councilors approved $3.4 million in spending for the police station project during a special meeting Tuesday, bringing an end to more than two years of planning and debate.
AUGUSTA -- Former Senate President Libby Mitchell of Vassalboro will be honored Friday by the Women's Law Association at the University of Maine School of Law in Portland.
WINTHROP -- Councilor Jennifer Currier has resigned from her seat after less than a year on the job, and a special election to fill the seat will be held Jan. 15.
AUGUSTA -- A 47-year-old Charlotte man has been ordered to repay the state $8,687 for illegally collecting workers' compensation benefits last year.
A Dresden woman has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries this summer in Kennebec County.
AUGUSTA -- A judge on Tuesday concluded that a city man was not criminally responsible by reason of mental disease for stabbing a roommate a year earlier.
Gov. Paul LePage claimed state wouldn't participate in Affordable Care Act exchange, but job description appears to describe exactly that.
Sudden, fundamental changes in the U.S. petroleum market are raising questions about the need for a 22 million-gallon liquid propane storage tank in Searsport, and whether the planned marine terminal could someday export domestic fuel overseas, rather than bring propane to Maine.
A legal fight is taking shape as the agency that is redeveloping the former Brunswick Naval Air Station seeks to exempt one of its tenants from paying property taxes.
AUGUSTA -- A requirement that the superintendent of Augusta schools must live within city limits is under review now that school officials say it was a top reason the quest for a new superintendent has come up empty.
AUGUSTA -- Police on Tuesday continued to search for a robber -- now described as a young man with acne scars and bad teeth -- who held up the pharmacy inside the Civic Center Drive Walmart.
JACKMAN -- The state attorney general has concluded that the shooting death of a Jackman man by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in June was justitified.
Federal prosecutors contended James Cameron was a flight risk when they indicted him on child pornography charges in 2009, but a U.S. District Court judge the following year found no evidence the former prosecutor would flee while he appealed his conviction.
SKOWHEGAN — The Anson man accused of a 2009 murder had little reaction to the death when police told him about it the day it happened, according to testimony Tuesday.
Matthew LaForge was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty in August to mail fraud and tax evasion charges.
The proposal for a facility to accept imported liquid propane even as the price plummets raises questions about its future.
A single winner choosing the cash payout will take home $327 million before taxes.
In a unanimous decision, the Maine Supreme Court rejects Linda Dolloff's claims that the prosecutor misrepresented facts in her 2010 trial.
Joseph Murphy, who has led Bar Harbor since 2002, said he would step down in June 2013.
The shoplifting suspect died after a fight with security personnel outside an Atlanta Walmart.
The $16 million contract will link the primarily rural health care facilities in three states to expertise at urban hospitals and universities in northern New England.
Higher consumer confidence could translate into a more robust holiday shopping season and stronger economic growth. Consumer spending drives nearly 70 percent of economic activity.
Charles Robinson, 75, shot in his home in June
They thought they were in imminent danger during a shootout that left one man dead, the state rules.
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice met behind closed doors Tuesday morning with Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte – three of her harshest critics.
The victim drove the suspect to a TD Bank ATM in North Windham where he withdrew an undisclosed amount of money.
Obama will meet with small business owners at the White House on Tuesday and with middle-class families on Wednesday.
Charles Joseph Maillet had 2,002 tablets of methamphetamine hidden in his vehicle.
Mayor Bill Akers last week told a TV station that the coaster would make a "great tourist attraction."
Some people reportedly were using beer bottles as weapons.
Zoo officials say the calendars featuring pictures of African painted dogs had already been printed before the Nov. 4 death of Maddox Derkosh.
Dr. Joseph E. Murray performed the world's first successful kidney transplant.
The alleged hazing occurred during a sleepover at the school, and some were reportedly caught on video.
Following a successful pilot program in Waterville, the program is being expanded to include AAA branches in Portland, Bangor and Augusta.
Sgt. Julie Bergan loses her license for 90 days, is fined $500 and ordered to take part in an OUI alternative sentencing program.
The exhumation began before dawn, under the cover of huge sheets of blue tarpaulin draped over Arafat's mausoleum in his former government compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Children from homes exposed to high levels of exhaust were three times more likely to be autistic.