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PORTLAND — In a ringing endorsement, U.S. Sen. Angus King on Monday said he was supporting Eliot Cutler's bid to become Maine's next independent governor. King, who served two terms as an independent governor, said he was supporting Cutler because he was the best man in the race. He ...

After challenging Peru and East Dixfield fire departments to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge late Saturday morning during the Dixfield Outdoor Market, Dixfield firefighters dumped icy water over their heads to the amusement of several onlookers. Fire Chi...

MEXICO — A man suspected of stealing a pickup truck was dead after a standoff with police Sunday. Shots were fired in the standoff, which began after a pickup was stolen in Paris earlier Sunday. State police tactical team members confirmed late Sunday that the man was found dead insi...

Self-doubt, a dangling cameraman, a snugged-up partner and 14,500 feet of nothing below your feet — all part of a perfect fall. The sound of my alarm clock ringing at 5:30 a.m. brings my day to a bright and early start. From the moment I hit “snooz...

LEWISTON — Audrey Oquendo, 5, is a big fan of pirates. So she came to the Great Falls Balloon Festival pancake breakfast prepared Saturday morning. She tracked down Gypsy, a crew member of the Rockland-based Pirates of the Dark Rose, wordlessly reached into her backpack to retrieve a...

LEWISTON — There are similarities between transforming a pile of boards into a working kitchen cabinet and turning a gnarled knot from a downed tree into a decorative vase. Both are wood projects, after all, and both involve years of skill, patience, steady hands and lots of sawdust,...

Kim Cyr, right, of Rumford, watches Tracy Arsenault of West Peru back her Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide motorcycle into a parking space on Canal Street during Saturday evening's debut Rumford Bike Show.

LEWISTON — Beginning in 2012 and through the early part of 2013, two young men were gradually drawn into a group of people who didn’t care much about school or work, who spent their time playing cards and video games, and who made their money on the street dealing and stealing.

ANDOVER — Bob Giles is living proof that dreams come true. He's also an inspiration to foster children and disabled veterans. All it took was unwavering perseverance for nearly 70 years and a lot of horses for the three-time Purple Heart recipient and Vietnam vet, who winters in Flor...

The family of Jacqueline Vaillancourt, from left to right, Shannon Roy, Diane Vaillancourt-Tarr, Irene Roy, Greg Vaillancourt, Josh Roy and Arlene Bilodeau, release monarch butterflies in her memory at the sixth annual Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Butterfly Release Celebration on Saturday...