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Despite heavy rain, much of Maine still considered to be in severe drought

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All this rainfall still doesn’t mean that the drought is over.
Thanks to a major gift from a Waterville couple, The Cedars, one of the state's largest and oldest senior care facilities, hopes to bring a more humane and homelike approach to elder care in Maine. Home-style kitchens, such as the one shown in this model, are part of the new design.

The ‘household’ model will bring family-style long-term care to Portland

One of the state’s largest and oldest senior care facilities promises to bring a more welcoming and homelike approach to institutional elder care in Maine.
The Princess Cruise Lines ship Caribbean Princess sits anchored in Frenchman Bay while making its first-ever visit to Bar Harbor in this Aug. 28, 2008 file photo. The company has agreed to pay a $40 million criminal penalty for illegally dumping untreated pollution from the ship into the ocean for several years.

Princess cruise company to pay record $40M for pollution cover-up

The ship has made numerous visits to Bar Harbor and Portland.

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Police: Man hit by vehicle after driver ‘confronted by several individuals carrying weapons’

A man was struck by a vehicle and injured after the driver was “confronted by several individuals carrying weapons” Wednesday night in the William S. Cohen School parking lot.

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