October 24, 2014 RSS feed / Maine

Hillary Clinton to stump for Michaud

SCARBOROUGH Hillary Clinton is slated to make a stop at Scarborough High School to campaign with Democratic gubernatorial nominee Rep. Mike Michaud. More...

Woman killed by truck 1 hour after release

AUBURN (AP) — Auburn police say a woman who was ticketed in a parking lot for theft early Thursday was run over by a truck less than an hour later in the same lot. More...

Agency approves Poland Springs water contract

FRYEBURG The Maine Public Utilities Commission says Fryeburg Water Co. can enter into a long-term contract to sell water to Nestle Waters, bottler of Poland Springs. More...

Heavy rains, wind continue across state

PORTLAND (AP) — The worst of a powerful storm that’s been moving across Maine will soon draw to a close but not before causing more heavy rain. More...

Man charged in 2012 pharmacy robbery

BANGOR (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man they allege robbed a Guilford pharmacy in 2012 and made his escape in a stolen U.S. Postal Service truck. More...

17 ex-employees sue county sheriff

MACHIAS (AP) — Seventeen former Washington County Sheriff ’s Department employees have sued the sheriff, saying he released Social Security numbers and other personal information that later ended up on a newspaper’s website. More...

Lobsterman jailed, fined over illegal lobsters

AUGUSTA A Maine lobsterman who kept undersized and Vnotched lobsters has been sentenced to two days in jail and fined $50,000. The Department of Marine Resources is also suspending his license for three years. More...

Pot activist, police chief debate marijuana

SOUTH PORTLAND (AP) — A pro-marijuana activist and a Maine police chief sparred in a debate about referendums that would legalize recreational use of the drug in two cities. More...

Students pick LePage in mock election

AUGUSTA (AP) — Students from 130 Maine schools want to give Gov. Paul LePage another four years in the Blaine House. The Republican governor won the annual mock election Wednesday with 38.5 percent of about 12,000 votes. More...

Dem. Cain skipping 2nd District debate

PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine television station has canceled a debate in the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat after Democrat Emily Cain said she wouldn’t attend. More...

Man pleads guilty to selling fake cases

PORTLAND (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who sent a shipment of fake Otter- Box cellphone cases to a reseller in Maine has pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods. More...

Amtrak supporters enlist drone

BRUNSWICK (AP) — Supporters of a plan to build a $12.7 million layover facility for Amtrak locomotives in Brunswick are using a drone to make their case. More...