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A line of strong storms moved through northern Maine late Wednesday afternoon producing lightning, thunder, wind and heavy rain.

Severe thunderstorms cause wind damage in northern Aroostook County

CARIBOU | Severe thunderstorms wreaked havoc on Wednesday in northern Aroostook County, according to the National Weather Service’s Caribou office. The hazardous weather began …

1-minute hike: Moxie Bald Mountain near The Forks

Difficulty: Moderate-difficult. The distance of the hike varies from 4 miles to 9.5 miles,  depending on where you choose to start the hike. The trail …

Mainers aren’t buying the latest social media craze: Trying to summon demons through the Internet

More than 2 million people and counting have used the social media hashtag #charliecharliechallenge, referring to the Ouija-board-like game in which people try to contact demons …

Mercy Hospital to lay off 45, close Westbrook addiction center

PORTLAND | Mercy Hospital announced Wednesday it will close its addiction recovery center in …

Machias town manager resigns, gets $30,000 severance

Town Manager Chris Loughlin resigned at the Board of Selectmen meeting on …


A fishway on the grounds of Maine Forest and Logging Museum in Bradley allows fish such as alewives to return to their birthplace to spawn.

Federal rule will safeguard drinking water for 500,000 Mainers

Drinking water for nearly 500,000 Maine residents will be protected under federal regulations announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama’s administration. The new rule aims to …



Full Belly Deli reopens as Rosen’s in Westbrook

Squeals of delight and mile-high corned beef sandwiches sailed through the air. The holiday weekend was over, but on Tuesday when Rosen’s Deli opened for …

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