A thought: I wonder if crematoriums charge by the pound? That ran through my mind as I looked in the full-length mirror at dawn this morning. I've put back on a good part of the weight I had lost this spring. I think I'm becoming what they call "a full-figured lad."
IN ANSON, Thursday at 4:52 p.m., a report of a theft was investigated on River Road.
PORTLAND -- Usually, a video of a political candidate doing a striptease in a dive bar is enough to end a campaign -- especially a campaign for the local school board.
For Steve Moody, it's a high compliment that puts more than week of hard work in treacherous conditions into crystal-clear perspective.
Cumberland County sheriff's Sgt. James Ambrose was patrolling a pitch-black, eerily quiet stretch of Hazelt, N.J., a coastal town decimated by Superstorm Sandy, on the alert for looters hoping to prey on unprotected homes in the evacuation zone.
RICHMOND -- A fire Friday afternoon heavily damaged the second floor of an A-frame house at 17 Weymouth St, just behind the Dairy Treat, but caused no injuries.
GARDINER -- Christ Church Episcopal will honor veterans Sunday morning at a special service that will include replicating how a church side altar appears in a World War II-era sketch.
AUGUSTA -- The first flu cases of the season were detected in Maine early last week, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday.
AUGUSTA -- A ballot recount at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday will determine whether incumbent state Rep. Melvin Newendyke, R-Litchfield, retains his squeaker of a win in House District 80.
AUGUSTA -- Just two weeks after a competitor signed up its first major gas customer in the city, Summit Natural Gas of Maine officials say they too have a commitment from a major central Maine gas customer.
An environmental program that was transferred recently from state administration to that of a private group received a boost in the form of a $10,000 grant that will help to keep the program running.
SMITHFIELD -- Residents will honor the memory of former Gov. John Reed, who had deep ties to the area, at a local service Sunday.
AUGUSTA -- The city will look for a preservation-minded new owner for a small single-family home on Bond Street considered by experts to be a remarkably intact example of the type of millworker housing once common.
Meanwhile, a local TV weatherman goes public to say his name won't be appearing on any upcoming list.
The retired four-star general and CIA chief, who resigned, said in a statement that he had shown "extremely poor judgment."
Samantha Folsom, 26, was found dead in the closet of her apartment on Nov. 9, 2011.
U.S. rower Eleanor Logan returns to Boothbay Harbor for the first time since winning gold at the London Summer Olympics.
The president says he's invited congressional leaders of both parties to the White House next week to start negotiations on averting the "fiscal cliff."
SMITHFIELD— Local residents will remember former Gov. John Reed at a local service Sunday. Reed, who died of pneumonia Oct. 31 at the age of 91, spent his summers at his camp on North Pond and was a familiar face in the Smithfield community.
Cases of Influenza A were confirmed in Aroostook County, Penobscot County and Cumberland County.
The ruling comes months after Clayton Osbon was found not guilty by reason of insanity for his behavior on a March 27 flight from New York to Las Vegas.
The fireworks were to be shot from a barge in Boston Harbor within sight of the Republican's election night party.
After a probe spanning nearly a year, a U.S. attorney says there's no evidence to support claims that Bernie Fine molested a boy in 2002 in a Pittsburgh hotel room.
Jason Fowler was driving a Buick Regal near 165 Burnham Road at 2:30 a.m. when he lost control on a curve.
For Sugarloaf It's the earliest opening day since 2007. Sunday River opens on Tuesday.
Attitudes seem to have changed since the early 1970s, when an alleged crying incident during the presidential primary season went a long way toward derailing the candidacy of a Maine senator.
In addition to the fatality, one man was hospitalized with what were described as critical injuries, and a woman was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
"I take passenger, I look at gas. I take another passenger, I look at gas," said one taxi driver. "Tension all the time."
Ann LePage says events like these are critical to ensuring that veterans have a smooth transition back to civilian life upon returning home.
The flights help spot potential problems with equipment, as well as signs of unauthorized use.
The allocation represents 90 percent of the state's total funding for the previous year.
Seven members of SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, officials said Thursday.