MATTAWAMKEAG, Maine — Voters will decide what happens to the former Dr. Carl Troutt School and settle on a proposed town budget when they meet Monday for the annual town meeting. Ballot documents show voters will be asked whether to buy the elementary school building from… Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — A Parkman man who had convinced a Superior Court judge that his attorney was ineffective during his 2005 trial for marijuana cultivation was found guilty once again during a … Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a Corinna man whose excessive speed in 2005 caused a fatal accident on Route 7. In his appeal, Bradley S. Theriault, 30, claimed the evidence presented during his jury-waived trial in July… Read More
    ROCKLAND, Maine — Philippe de Montebello is considered one of the most powerful men in the world of art. Yet de Montebello, who recently retired after 31 years as the director of the Metropolitan … Read More
    MILLINOCKET, Maine — Almost a week after it ended, Millinocket’s first try at acting as host to a Maine State H.O.G. Rally still draws rave reviews, and the town has a good chance for the 2011 rally, the event’s coordinator said Friday. Linda Billings, rally coordinator… Read More
    CLINTON, Maine — Farmers are watching their hay crops being ruined and their feed corn shrivel as rain continues to plague Maine’s farming industry. “Everything is just devastated,” Dr. Rick Kersbergen of the Waldo County Cooperative Extension said Friday. Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — Matthew Pecoraro has studied German and Spanish as a student at Mount Ararat High School in Topsham. But two languages weren’t enough for the 16-year-old. This summer, Pecoraro and around 40 youths in grades four-12 from around Maine and beyond had… Read More
    HOPE, Maine — “Jazz not war.” That’s the message broadcast by the Hope Jazz Festival’s Jazzmobile, a 1963 Chrysler Imperial parked on Route 1 and customized with a make-believe weapon: a plane’s wing fuel tank perched rocketlike on top. The car is an attention-getter… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — With the national and state economies ailing and many of Maine’s traditional industries — such as shoe manufacturing and papermaking — on the decline, business and community leaders in Maine believe that now is the time to shake things up and take a fresh look… Read More
    I have spent a fair bit of time messing with solar and wood boiler heating systems. We have built hot water storage tanks for years and recently developed a new water storage tank for a wood boiler company. Since I get to mess around with fire… Read More
    There simply must be a better way of doing things.This was the thought I had last weekend as my daughter with the learner’s permit stomped down on the gas pedal instead of the brake, shooting … Read More
    PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — As participation in the Northern Maine Music Festival grows, so does festival co-chairman Kevin McCartney’s desire to make it one of the best in the state. “We are growing a little bit each year,” he said Friday. “Each year we get more… Read More