ORONO — Billy Campbell pitched 5 2/3 innings, giving up one run on seven hits with seven strikeouts, as Hampden topped Orono-Veazie 3-1 in a District 3 Little League all-star baseball game for ages 11-12 Wednesday. Campbell also doubled and singled for Hampden. Jordan… Read More
    SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Passage of the 2011 Somerset County budget will wait at least another month, despite the fact the new fiscal year begins today. Members of the county budget committee voted 7-1 to table the budget until at least July 28 after more than three… Read More
    NORTHPORT, Maine — A Stockton Springs man was killed Tuesday night in a single-car crash on Route 52, which police officials are attributing in part to speed. Scott Riley, 35, died at the scene of the crash, Chief Deputy Robert Keating of the Waldo County Sheriff’s… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — After hearing that a local man lost his iPod chasing a suspect who snatched a women’s purse as she left a convenience store Sunday night, an Ellsworth woman decided to help set up a bank account for donations to replace the device. “It’s… Read More
    BAR HARBOR, Maine — Life for humans on a 3-acre rocky ledge 25 miles out in the ocean can never really be called normal, but officials and students at College of the Atlantic are hoping their seasonal activity on the remote, treeless outcropping soon will resume as it… Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — A Greenville man who was involved in an armed standoff on Aug. 28, 2008, at Indian Hill Trading Post Supermarket in Greenville was sentenced Wednesday in Piscataquis County Superior Court. Lonnie Gould, 54, was sentenced to seven years in prison with all but… Read More
    LINCOLN, Maine — Eric Burpee looked at several locations, but in the end just couldn’t resist opening his State Farm Insurance and Financial Services office on West Broadway. “It’s the only town [in Penobscot County] north of Bangor that has grown in the last 10 years,… Read More
    AUGUSTA, Maine — Last week a hacker or hackers placed malicious links in the software that operates the legislative website that allows the public to track legislation, and legislative leaders Wednesday directed that the security of all other legislative websites be reviewed and security upgraded. “There… Read More
    PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Police captured a Presque Isle man early Wednesday in connection with a robbery at the Subway sandwich shop Monday evening. Mark Mullen, 25, who was the primary suspect during the investigation, was arrested at 8 a.m. Police Chief Naldo Gagnon… Read More
    ORONO, Maine — As the state’s congressional delegation and leaders in Maine’s potato industry are putting more pressure on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make changes to a federal food program, a food science and human nutrition professor from the University of Maine has stepped forward to… Read More
    For the better part of two centuries, Calais, the St. Croix River and Passamaquoddy Bay annually saw thousands of ships traveling our waterways in international trade of lumber, fish, leather, shoes, cotton and other goods manufactured in the mills and factories that dotted our shorelines. I’m… Read More