Local & State

Greene home leveled in fire

GREENE — Fire investigators say a faulty wood boiler pipe was the likely cause of a blaze that destroyed a house Tuesday morning on...

Bar argues Carey should be disbarred

Lewiston attorney James Howaniec, right, speaks with Thomas Carey before the start of Wednesday's sanctions hearing for Carey's son, Seth Carey, in Cumberland County...

Convicted felon pleads not guilty to having gun, terrorizing in Farmington court

FARMINGTON — A Carthage man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to illegal possession of a handgun and terrorizing people with a dangerous weapon Aug. 17 in...

New Sharon man sentenced to five years in sexual abuse of girl

FARMINGTON — A New Sharon man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Franklin County Superior Court to sexually abusing a girl in December 2017. Benjamin E. Savage,...

Rumford building makes list of Most Endangered Historic Places

The Clough & Pillsbury building at 109 Congress St. in Rumford is on Maine Preservation's list of Most Endangered Historic Places. It is owned...

Winter is coming: 6 inches forecast for Thursday night

LEWISTON — It's not even Thanksgiving, but snow is on the way.  A snowstorm bringing at least six inches to most of the state is...

Teens charged with theft, assault of 83-year-old Lewiston shop owner

LEWISTON — A teenager was charged with assault and another teen with theft Wednesday in connection with an incident at Speaker's Variety that left...

New Sharon boy bags a four-point doe

A doe is not known for having antlers, but that is just what a 9-year-old New Sharon boy bagged Monday. His rare deer had...

Ranked-choice count will continue Thursday as judge considers Bruce Poliquin’s request to shut it...

BANGOR — A federal judge said Wednesday morning he hopes to rule by Thursday whether to stop the vote count in Maine’s 2nd District...

Wardens blame hunters for getting stuck in New Gloucester bog

The Maine Warden Service on Tuesday blamed poor decision making and a lack of planning by a group of hunters for their getting stuck...

Authorities investigating fatal fire in Oakland

OAKLAND — Authorities are investigating a fire Tuesday night on Sawtelle Road that claimed the life of a person in a camper, the fire...

Lyme disease cases start to tick down

Researchers say the cumulative effect of arid conditions during recent summers could be killing ticks, and possibly explain why there have been significantly fewer...

Former lawmaker convicted of bilking widows

A securities agent and former state legislator has been convicted of defrauding two widows out of more than $3 million in what authorities said...
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