By Nick McCrea on Dec. 05, 2016, at 2 p.m.
“We’re not making enough beer to keep up right now.”
By Nick McCrea on Dec. 02, 2016, at 5:36 p.m.
James Kuhn, 30, faces charges of criminal use of explosives, reckless conduct and endangering the welfare of a child.
By Nick McCrea on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:15 p.m.
New Balance could get another crack at making shoes for the U.S. military after federal lawmakers decided to include an American-made requirement in the final version of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 30, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
The Maine Judicial Branch has chosen a site near the Superior Court building for Belfast’s new downtown courthouse.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 30, 2016, at 4:49 p.m.
Maine university and college officials say they are making efforts both to prevent incidents and to prepare students for escaping harm in the event tragedy strikes close to home.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:21 p.m.
City officials say the increase in the city’s General Assistance costs came in large part due to a dramatic, threefold increase in welfare applications.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 25, 2016, at 6:29 a.m.
“It’s unbelievable,” Jackie Boulay said. “I know there are people who have less than I do that are donating. It’s heartwarming.”
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 22, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Partners Seth Whited and Sarah Waldron of Belfast plan to open Neighborhood restaurant in mid-December.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 21, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“They’re always the first at the table to do what they can to help,” Richard LaBelle said. “Norridgewock wouldn’t be Norridgewock without New Balance.”
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
Karl Crute Jr., 43, and Ranae Robbins, 45, were arrested after allegedly trafficking heroin.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 15, 2016, at 5:36 p.m.
Belfast-area voters have decided to borrow $7.6 million to fix up their 51-year-old high school, allowing the district to push forward planning the renovations.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 05, 2016, at 10 a.m.
“The building is showing its age, and it needs some attention quickly,” Superintendent Paul Knowles said Friday during a tour of the school.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 04, 2016, at 3:19 p.m.
“Deputy Mulligan was able to assist the operator out of the vehicle and get her safely away from the car, which had backed up the wire so far it was resting on its front bumper,” Sheriff Jeffrey Trafton said Friday.
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 03, 2016, at 6:29 a.m.
“We’re a maritime state, we need to get back to that with our kids,” Rep. James Gillway said. “It’s part of our heritage.”
By Nick McCrea on Nov. 02, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
In Maine, the bulk of Norway spruce is in Aroostook County, though smaller plantations are scattered across the state, according to the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association.
By Nick McCrea on Oct. 31, 2016, at 3:34 p.m.
A Belfast man will spend 90 days in jail after he allegedly set fire to his grocery store in an effort to get insurance money.
By Nick McCrea on Oct. 28, 2016, at 2:06 p.m.
For teachers, the task of showing children how to interpret the hyperbole and communicate their political beliefs in a civil, productive way has been an enormous challenge during what many believe is the most divisive and unpredictable presidential race in modern U.S. history.
By Nick McCrea on Oct. 26, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
The state medical examiner’s office has determined that a Washington County Jail inmate died from injuries suffered when he jumped from a stairwell on Oct. 21.
By Nick McCrea on Oct. 25, 2016, at 5:03 p.m.
Climate change researchers around the world are mourning a well-respected University of Maine scientis t who was killed in a snowmobile crash in Antarctica over the weekend.