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By Bill Trotter on Jan. 18, 2017, at 11:54 a.m.
A new nonprofit group is hoping that if it can raise $11 million, a new indoor ice rink will be built near the local high school in the next couple of years.
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 13, 2017, at 5:38 p.m.
A long-planned redevelopment project of a waterfront industrial building will be moving ahead now that a developer has agreed to finance the $18 million project, according to the property owners.
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 10, 2017, at 4:02 p.m.
“In order to satisfy mounting property tax obligations, we need to raise at least $25,000 by the end of January to keep the doors open.”
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 09, 2017, at 5:51 p.m.
The Jackson Laboratory reached a construction milestone Monday as iron workers perched high on the skeletal frame of an unfinished building and bolted the final piece of structural steel into place.
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 06, 2017, at 5:20 p.m.
The Winter Harbor Utilities District is getting $4.6 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the upgrade to the plant, which is more than 40 years old.
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 05, 2017, at 6:04 p.m.
The L.L. Bean logo will remain on Island Explorer buses in Acadia. The buses are exempt from the National Park Service director’s order because the bus system is operated by Downeast Transportation.
on Jan. 05, 2017, at 7 a.m.
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 03, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.
A Jonesboro woman who was saved along with her two young children after she drove off a state highway and into a pond has been indicted on multiple charges in Hancock County.
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 01, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
“It gives me joy to make a difference in people’s lives,” Ben Okafor said. “Money is good — it counts — but that is not my primary goal. My primary goal is to make a difference, and I know once I do it well, money comes with it.”
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 30, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
His resignation was effective immediately.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 29, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
A Jackson man has been arrested on charges that he repeatedly sexually assaulted a young girl under the age of 10, according to police.
on Dec. 28, 2016, at 7 a.m.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 22, 2016, at 2:52 p.m.
A man is in jail facing a charge of elevated aggravated assault after he allegedly shot another man in the abdomen early Thursday.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 22, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
The Brooklin, Maine, resident who founded the invite-only Facebook group Pantsuit Nation just weeks before the presidential election has upset many of her group’s members by announcing plans to publish a book based on members’ Facebook posts.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 21, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Three people convicted of federal crimes in Maine but who no longer live in the state are among 78 people nationwide who were pardoned Monday by President Barack Obama.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 19, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
Christopher Hutchinson, 28, was arrested Monday and charged by indictment with seaman’s manslaughter.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 19, 2016, at 6:59 a.m.
The Jackson Laboratory’s new facility in Ellsworth, a mouse breeding center called a vivarium, is proposed to have a new perimeter fence, a move the lab says is a necessity given modern security concerns.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 09, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
Clinton “Bill” Townsend was best known for his work with many of Maine’s most influential environmental advocacy organizations and regulatory authorities.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 07, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
State officials are investigating the death of an inmate at Maine State Prison on Wednesday.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 06, 2016, at 3:10 p.m.
The city’s police chief has been formally reprimanded by the city manager for violating city personnel policies.