Maine

Wildfire spreading like, well . . . 59 and counting so far in 2018,...

The Sabattus Fire Department responded to mutual aid grass fire calls in Greene on Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, it was their turn when...

Litchfield woman’s son is one of the suspects in her murder

AUGUSTA — A Litchfield woman’s 15-year-old son is among a trio of teenagers charged with murdering her over the weekend, according to documents filed...

GOP Senate contender Max Linn has one campaign donor

In the first two months of his bid to win a U.S. Senate seat, Republican Max Linn garnered one campaign contribution. Federal Election Commission records...

Man trying to ‘smoke out’ woodchuck causes grass fire in Monmouth

Monmouth firefighters recently extinguished a grass fire in an apple orchard that authorities said was caused by someone trying to “smoke out” a woodchuck...

Susan Collins says Trump lawyer not a big factor in Russia probe

 U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday she does not see President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as a central player in the Russia probe. Maine’s...

Fearing a mousepocalypse, Maine farmers aren’t messing around

At one point, farmer Kate Hall resorted to setting up security cameras. By then she had a pretty good idea about what was decimating...

WWII plane debris in France not from his flight, Waterville pilot says

WATERVILLE — Alfred “Al” Kramer was 23 years old when the B-17 bomber he was piloting on a bombing mission to Stuttgart was shot...

Reduced home-grow limit offensive, pot advocates say

The proposed rollback of home grow limits in Maine has some marijuana advocates crying foul. Limiting the number of flowering plants grown at home for...

State police take 3 teens into custody in Litchfield woman’s death

LITCHFIELD — Maine State Police say they found the body of a 47-year-old Litchfield woman in her home early Sunday and have taken three...

Two men charged with arson in fire that burned Casco historic schoolhouse

Two local men have been arrested and charged with arson in connection with an early-morning fire Sunday in Casco that destroyed a one-room schoolhouse...
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