By Robbie Feinberg, MPBN on July 24, 2016, at 4:32 p.m.
One school in western Maine is trying a new strategy — creating a separate classroom designed specifically for children with social and behavioral problems.
By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
Police say Amanda Wentzell also confessed to opening mail hoping to find cash and throwing it away upon discovering it contained a check.
By Ryan McLaughlin on July 21, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
With the busy agricultural fair season approaching, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are warning the public to use good hygiene and judgment when attending fairs.
By CBS 13 on July 21, 2016, at 7:13 a.m.
Police were able to find one suspect after getting surveillance video from a nearby business.
By Dawn Gagnon on July 20, 2016, at 5:51 p.m.
Hermon town councilors have hired Auburn City Manager Howard Kroll, a former Brewer city clerk and assistant city manager, as the successor to Town Manager Roger Raymond, who is retiring later this summer.
By CBS 13 on July 20, 2016, at 8:55 a.m.
A woman was stabbed multiple times in her Auburn home Tuesday night, and neighbors came to her rescue to hold her attacker back.
By Scott Taylor, Sun Journal on July 19, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said he will submit a federal bill this week to attack welfare fraud, making it harder for people to get replacement Electronic Benefit Transfer cards and banning people convicted of fraud and drug offenses from getting benefits for life.
By CBS 13 on July 19, 2016, at 8:24 a.m.
Tom Mauzaka says in his 32 years living in Strong he’s never seen such a powerful storm.
By CBS 13 on July 15, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
Assault-style weapons, rifles, shotguns and handguns were seized, Farmington Police said.
By CBS 13 on July 13, 2016, at 8:03 p.m.
A ski lift is closed off after it mysteriously collapsed at Sunday River.
LIFE ON THE ANDROSCOGGIN
on July 11, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
An established piece of Maine history, the Worumbo Mill in Lisbon Falls, is now a broken and crumbling monument to Androscoggin County’s once-roaring industrial era and is being demolished as I write. Worumbo Mill, on the northern shore of the Androscoggin River, was founded by Lisbon businessmen, Edward Plummer and H.A. Tibbetts, and Bath …
By Darren Fishell on July 07, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
PORTLAND | Private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has reached a deal to buy a majority stake in the Lewiston-based telecom company Oxford Networks and combine it with another regional Internet company. Oak Hill did not reveal what it will pay for acquiring control of Oxford Networks from …
By Darren Fishell on July 07, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
Federal trade officials have issued a victory to a Mechanic Falls industrial textile maker, issuing a preliminary finding that Chinese importers of silica fabrics are getting a subsidy worth slightly more than the full cost of their products.
By Jonathan Stempel, Reuters on July 06, 2016, at 7:02 p.m.
A 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected a bid by two former Iowa egg industry executives to throw out their three-month prison sentences after Quality Egg LLC caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.
By CBS 13 on July 06, 2016, at 6:25 a.m.
Dispatch says the fire at the Madison Motel on Route 2 started around 5 a.m.
By CBS 13 on July 05, 2016, at 6:53 a.m.
Police say his injuries are serious and that he was taken to Central Maine Medical Center.
By Dawn Gagnon on July 03, 2016, at 5:32 p.m.
Accident closes road for several hours.
By Dawn Gagnon on June 29, 2016, at 6:46 a.m.
PORTLAND | A Lewiston man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly five years in prison for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, commonly known as “crack,” and for being a felon in possession of a firearm during a hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court. In addition to his 57 …
By Darren Fishell on June 28, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
PORTLAND | Utilities regulators will visit Bangor July 7, in the first of a series of informational meetings about changes to FairPoint Communications’ price-controlled, basic landline phone service starting Aug. 28. A law passed during the last legislative session phases out regulated landline service in 22 of Maine’s largest …
on June 28, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
(Lewiston, ME) – A Celebration of Service for Police Chief Michael Bussiere will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St. Bussiere is leaving the Lewiston department. Chief Michael Bussiere, a Lewiston native grew up in Lewiston’s Holy Cross neighborhood and …