By Nick McCrea on March 03, 2017, at 12:36 p.m.
A trio of 18-year-olds who escaped from the Long Creek detention center camping outing are in custody after they stole an SUV and later crashed it during a police pursuit, according to police.
By Nick McCrea on March 03, 2017, at 9:49 a.m.
First responders delivered the baby girl shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday on a busy bridge over Interstate 95.
By Nick McCrea on March 03, 2017, at 8:33 a.m.
A snowy, icy stretch of Interstate 95 in Aroostook County contributed to a rash of crashes Thursday night, including one that set a vehicle ablaze.
By Nick McCrea on March 02, 2017, at 3:49 p.m.
A contentious 2 1/2-year legal dispute over an old grain storage shed turned home could finally be coming to a close.
By Nick McCrea on March 01, 2017, at 3:23 p.m.
“It’s a balancing act. Renewables are positive unto themselves, but as fisherman we have to be able to get to the fish.”
By Nick McCrea on March 01, 2017, at 8:05 a.m.
Police now say they’re investigating his death as a homicide.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 28, 2017, at 12:03 p.m.
The state is looking for a new model for high school education and is turning to ailing school districts to help build it.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 27, 2017, at 11:48 a.m.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 27, 2017, at 11:05 a.m.
Miranda Hopkins, 32, has been out on bail since her indictment earlier this month.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 27, 2017, at 8:01 a.m.
Richard Valliere, 40, faces charges of refusing to submit to an arrest, assault on a police officer, and disorderly conduct.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.
The former owners of the Lincolnville Lobster Pound announced in December that the business wouldn’t be opening its doors next season, closing the books after nearly a century.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:12 p.m.
A Waldo County man with a 30-year history of sexual crimes is back in jail after he allegedly touched a woman in a “sexually inappropriate manner” while they were in a vehicle together, according to police.
One person has died and another has been injured in a two-vehicle crash in Auburn.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 23, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.
A midcoast woman who died Tuesday when her car crossed the centerline of Route 1A and struck an oncoming vehicle was under investigation for her role in a similar head-on crash last August.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
The blockbuster discovery of seven “earth-like” planets — including some that may have liquid water and the potential for extraterrestrial life — set off a firestorm of excitement among astronomers across the globe on Wednesday.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:40 p.m.
A draft version of a plastic bag ordinance would tack on a 5-cent fee for every fresh single-use plastic bag — but only at three stores.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 21, 2017, at 8:58 p.m.
Teresa Sirois, 34, of Brooks died after the car she was driving crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 21, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
The Alfond Leaders competitive grant program will give about 150 recipients up to $60,000 in college debt relief per person over the next three years.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 21, 2017, at 12:37 p.m.
The University of New England announced Tuesday that James Herbert, a Drexel University administrator, will become the school’s next president.
By Nick McCrea on Feb. 17, 2017, at 10:47 a.m.
“We have to start prioritizing our young people in this county.”