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Penobscot Indian Nation President Kirk Francis, seen here in June 2013, said his nation endorses a national park proposal originally made by entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby.

Penobscot Indian Nation announces support of Roxanne Quimby national park plan

INDIAN ISLAND | The Penobscot Indian Nation has endorsed a proposed 150,000-acre national park and recreation area, saying the parks would protect the Penobscot …
The MacMaster family (from left) Tripp, Scott, Parker and Jake, poses with a drawing of the boys' mother, Cyndi MacMaster, on Wednesday. Cyndi MacMaster died on Dec. 19.

Father, three young sons searching for new Christmas normal less than a week after mother’s death

DRESDEN | Cyndi MacMaster was the kind of woman who knew what had to be done today to ensure a better tomorrow. With young …
After being diagnosed with cancer and told she had little time left, Dana Deighton decided to fight, trusting her research and her instincts.

Cancer patient with mysterious symptoms refuses to take no for an answer

Sitting in a Washington coffee shop, Dana Deighton looks fit, a stylish gold pin affixed to her black wool cape. After shipping her three children …

Multi-vehicle crash leaves 9 people injured in Lebanon

Authorities say 9 people were injured after a four-vehicle crash in Lebanon …

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Pedestrian struck in crosswalk in Rockland

A pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk on Christmas Eve. Valerie Wells, …

Former UMaine basketball standout Nate Fox killed in Chicago suburb

A former University of Maine men’s basketball standout reportedly was shot and killed Monday night …

Well-known Portland theater actor dies in Mass. car crash

CHARLTON, Mass. – A well-known Portland woman was killed after a multi-car crash on the …

Central Aroostook group paying it forward, one random act of kindness at a time

FORT KENT | There’s been a lot of sadness and tragedy depicted in the …

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