December 19, 2014 RSS feed / Maine

Dem. Party executive director leaving

AUGUSTA (AP) — The executive director of the Maine Democratic Party is stepping down. More...

Glenburn woman struck, killed by car

GLENBURN (AP) — Police say a Glenburn woman crossing the street to get her mail has been struck and killed by a passing vehicle. The victim was struck at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on Pushaw Road. More...

Man faces drug trafficking charges

SKOWHEGAN (AP) — Police say a Skowhegan man is facing drug charges after a raid on his apartment yielded more than 400 bags of heroin. More...

Father of 3 dies in Wilton crash

WILTON (AP) — Icy road conditions are being blamed for a traffic crash that took the life of a Jay father of three. More...

6,500 Mainers to lose food stamps

AUGUSTA (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage’s administration says more than 6,000 Maine residents are about to lose their food stamp benefits. More...

Museum receptionist stops abduction

AUGUSTA Police say a Maine man was arrested after a Maine State Museum employee thwarted his attempted to grab a 2-year-old girl and leave the building. More...

King to unveil legal assistance program

PORTLAND (AP) — U.S. Sen. Angus King is getting ready to announce an initiative to improve civil legal assistance for veterans, with a focus on women. More...

3 domestic violence projects funded

AUGUSTA (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage has approved funding for pilot projects that will place electronic monitoring devices on domestic violence abusers. More...

DHHS head promises welfare reform efforts

AUGUSTA (AP) — The chief of Maine’s human services agency says Gov. Paul LePage will continue his efforts to reform the state’s welfare system in his second term. More...

New toll plaza plan presented for York

YORK (AP) — The Maine Turnpike Authority’s plan to build a high-speed toll plaza in York is back on the table. More...

Private school on lockdown after threat

SACO (AP) — A private school in Maine is on lockdown after all of its students were dismissed in response to a phone threat. More...

Man pleads guilty in bleach attack

AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine man who threw bleach in the face of a 60- year-old woman has pleaded guilty. More...