IN ANSON, Wednesday at 11:03 p.m., a report of domestic disturbance was investigated on Main Street.
AUGUSTA -- The Augusta City Council Thursday night agreed to have city staff study a possible residency restriction for sex offenders and then bring it back to the council for debate.
FARMINGTON -- Police will be assigned to enforce the closure of Whittier Road during a football game tonight.
NEWPORT -- School Administrative District 19 continues to struggle in its attempts to pay off a $3.6 million dollar debt, and it may have an impact on whether the district can meet payroll and pay other bills next month.
CHINA -- Voters in Tuesday's election sent three incumbents back to the Board of Selectmen and rejected a ballot measure related to school district consolidation.
WINSLOW -- Fourteen animals were seized Tuesday from a home on Nowell Road after a months-long investigation into alleged neglect, cruelty and inadequate shelter, police said.
BRIGHTON PLANTATION -- The community will form an official committee to look into withdrawing from Madison-based School Administrative District 59.
AUGUSTA -- A Litchfield man pleaded guilty Thursday to trafficking in marijuana in a case in which police installed a GPS device to follow the trail of the drug from a growing site to his home.
OAKLAND -- Police are investigating the break-in of 26 storage units on Rice Rips Road early Thursday morning.
MONMOUTH -- Monmouth Academy math teacher Dan Weeks still remembers the thrill of the catch and high of the bounce.
OAKLAND -- An Old Waterville Road man was arrested Wednesday morning after police said he assaulted a woman while threatening her with a shotgun.
RICHMOND -- A local teenager is back at home a day after he was found passed out and suffering from alcohol poisoning in a ditch along Front Street.
GARDINER -- City councilors say they are not interested in moving forward with new restrictions on where some sex offenders can live, despite some residents' pleas it would make their neighborhood safer.
Teams of police and power crews are working to help those in New Jersey devastated by superstorm Sandy.
AUGUSTA -- Seeing images of cities inundated by floods, homes swept away or burned down and hungry people lined up for food in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, Jani Clark couldn't stay put in Maine.
AUGUSTA -- Fifty years ago today, Life magazine published a photo of 29-year-old Air Force reservist Joe Cowing getting a shot in his right arm after being called to active duty around the time of the Cuban missile crisis.
Charlie Webster says the governor 'made clear that his people were going to run the party.'
A local teen is back at home a day after he was found passed out and suffering alcohol poisoning on Front Street.
Friends and family describe Jeff Kuller, who died Sunday at 56, as a man who inspired many.
Sandy inundated parts of New York City and New Jersey with a storm surge as high as 14 feet, killed more than 100 people and left more than 8.5 million people without power at its peak.
Bob Woodward says Angus King won't carry a swing vote in the Senate, but being an independent "enhances his leverage."
The town clerk says she has been pressing to have the voting machines replaced for several years.
FARMINGTON -- Juan Contreras, the man on trial this week for the murder of 81-year-old Grace Burton changed his plea to guilty on Thursday.
While the measures earned broad support from the electorate in Colorado and Washington on Tuesday, they are likely to face resistance from federal drug warriors.
Nearly 170 insulators were shot out in a transmission line capable of carrying 10 percent of the electricity used throughout New England.
Casey James Fury, 24, of Portsmouth, N.H., waived indictment Thursday morning in federal court and pleaded guilty to two counts of arson.
The victim, a 26-year-old man from Newburgh, was treated by paramedics for cuts to his arm and upper torso.
Theft, harassment, assault
Rodney Heath of Otisfield was charged with prohibited contact with a minor after attending a field trip organized by the Oxford Hills Technical School in Paris.
Police say Andrew Kierstead told them he fired a shotgun repeatedly at Richard Mills because the victim had hooked him on drugs, but then shut him off for not paying a drug debt.
Industry entrepreneurs have plenty of questions about the votes to legalize marijuana in Colorado and Washington state.
The $250 million project will update surgery, cardiac, and women and infants services and expand bed capacity from 350 to 411.
Richard Wes Coers pleaded no contest this week to a charge of failure to extinguish a fire on Big Spencer Mountain that burned about two acres.
Republican governors who derided "Obamacare" will now have to decide whether they somehow can join the team.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair faces charges including forcible sodomy, wrongful sexual conduct and adultery, a crime in the military.
Jared Lee Loughner, 24, is sentenced for the January 2011 shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded 13 others, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Penobscot Sheriff Glenn Ross has said Randall Daluz was being held under maximum security because of harassment by friends and family of the victims.
Zachary Carr, 21, was convicted last year in the January 2010 shooting death of 19-year-old John "Bobby" Surles on a Bangor street.
PUC Chairman Tom Welch says the price reductions will lower electricity costs in Maine by about $20 million next year.
From Brooklyn to storm-battered sections of the Jersey shore and Connecticut, about 750,000 customers in the region were without power in temperatures near freezing.
The states have about a year to devise rules for their new systems, which could draw federal wrath.