October 31, 2014 RSS feed / Maine

Maine ski area to go solar

GREENWOOD (AP) — A Maine skiing area will soon unveil 803 solar- electric panels it says will offset 70 percent of its electricity use. More...

Group of health professionals back Fort Kent Ebola nurse

AUGUSTA A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state’s protocols for health care professionals who’ve treated Ebola patients. More...

Squirrel causes Lewiston outage

LEWISTON (AP) — A power outage that knocked out electricity to thousands of homes and businesses in Lewiston is being blamed on a squirrel. A spokeswoman for Central Maine Power Co. More...

Maine’s big donors giving $3.95 million to campaigns

They are the elite of the elite. They may not be one-ina million, but they are tenin a-million. More...

Man gets 15 years for sexual abuse of boys

BANGOR ( AP) — An Orono man charged with sexually abusing several young boys over a period of years has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. More...

Bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzling

PORTLAND ( AP) — A bookkeeper has pleaded guilty to stealing almost $1 million from two former employers in Maine and New Hampshire. More...

Minot man gets 12 years for arson

AUBURN (AP) — A Minot man who went on a rampage last year, setting fire to his home and his estranged wife’s home, before ramming her minivan with his truck and attempting to run down a police officer has been sentenced to 12 years in pri More...

1 dead, 1 injured in Lebanon crash

LEBANON (AP) — Police say one person has died and another has been sent to the hospital after a crash involving a car and a pickup truck in Lebanon. The vehicles crashed at about 8:20 p.m. More...

No timetable for hayride investigation

MECHANIC FALLS Maine police say there is no timetable for wrapping up an investigation into a fatal Halloween-themed hayride accident. A state police spokesman says fire marshals are still investigating the Oct. More...

Handcuffed man flees cop cruiser

CHELSEA Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week. More...