November 21, 2014 RSS feed / Maine

Fire kills mother, 3 kids in deadly month

PORTLAND Firefighters rushed into a burning mobile home in far northern Maine early Thursday but they were too late to save a 28-year-old woman and her three children killed in the inferno — the latest fire deaths in a devastating month for th More...

Maine heating prices drop another 3 cents

PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine government survey says the average statewide cash price for heating oil dropped another 3 cents in the past week. More...

Man pleads guilty to lying about pesticide

PORTLAND (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Maine says a Calais man pleaded guilty to making a false statement to federal agents regarding his sale of a pesticide. More...

Lost New Mexico kitten found in Maine

WESTBROOK (AP) — A New Mexico woman’s missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery. More...

Arson suspect jumps from jail stairwell

ALFRED (AP) — Officials say a Biddeford man charged with starting a fire that killed two people has been hospitalized after jumping off a stairway railing in jail. More...

Man gets 7 1/2 years for drug charges

BANGOR (AP) — A Bangor man has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for distributing the synthetic drug known as bath salts. U.S. More...

Hunter accidentally shoots himself

MATTAWAMKEAG (AP) — Maine wardens say a 30- year-old Mattawamkeag man shot himself in the arm and torso when he lost his footing along a riverbank, causing his rifle to discharge. More...

Police: lobsterman’s death accidental

LONG ISLAND (AP) — Maine state police say the death of a lobsterman who was found in a driveway outside his home was accidental. More...