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Auburn woman critically burned while smoking on oxygen

By Nick McCrea on March 13, 2017, at 12:20 p.m.
A woman is in critical condition Monday after suffering serious burns in her apartment Monday morning.
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Blaze maintenance man Robert McClure tries to keep on top of the falling snow so there's a clear path to the business in Bangor, Feb. 13, 2017.

Winter storm on track to dump a foot of snow across Maine this week

By Dawn Gagnon on March 12, 2017, at 3:18 p.m.
A snowstorm could drop nearly a foot of snow as it passes over Maine Tuesday and into Wednesday.

Proposed Auburn medical tourism facility project stalled

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on March 10, 2017, at 8:13 p.m.
The medical tourism facility — which would cater to wealthy Chinese tourists – was originally scheduled to open this year.
Maine State Police say a bus driver failed to come to a full stop at an intersection in Lebanon on Tuesday morning, crashing into another vehicle. Only one student was on the bus at the time. No one on the bus suffered injuries, but the driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital.

School bus, vehicle collide at Lebanon intersection

By Nick McCrea on March 07, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
A school bus driver failed to come to a full stop at an intersection Tuesday morning, causing a crash that sent another motorist to the hospital, according to police.
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A patient goes through dialysis treatment at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

With more Mainers on dialysis, local centers struggle to keep up

By Lindsey Tice, Sun Journal on March 06, 2017, at 11:18 a.m.
In less than 20 years, the number of dialysis patients in Maine has almost doubled.

Auburn man, 39, accused of robbing Lewiston restaurant while armed

By CBS 13 on March 04, 2017, at 10:14 a.m.
The South Seas restaurant in Lewiston was allegedly robbed Friday afternoon by a man who appeared to be brandishing a gun.
The snowmobile driven by Thomas Henderson, 28, from Dixfield, shows damage sustained when he apparently lost control of the sled and went into some trees. Henderson was pronounced dead at the scene, the state's eighth snowmobiling fatality this winter.

Dixfield man dies in snowmobile crash on Carthage club trail

By Nick Sambides Jr. on March 03, 2017, at 6:21 p.m.
Animal welfare officials and police on Wednesday seized 64 animals from an apartment in this building at 116 Howe St. in Lewiston.

64 sick animals seized from Lewiston apartment

Bangor Daily News on March 03, 2017, at 11:19 a.m.
The 64 animals were mostly cats, including one deceased and many others requiring medical treatment.

Another Maine city reports spike in asylum seekers applying for aid

By Andrew Rice, Sun Journal on March 02, 2017, at 3:10 p.m.
A recent increase in the number of asylum-seekers requesting General Assistance isn’t isolated to Lewiston.

Seven arrested for cocaine, heroin in Rumford drug bust

By CBS 13 on March 02, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
Agents said they seized mostly cocaine, but also heroin, suboxone and thousands of dollars in cash.

Lisbon man pleads guilty to a felony in fatal crash

By CBS 13 on Feb. 26, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.
Zachary Greene, 24, entered guilty pleas to leaving the scene of an accident involving serious bodily injury or death, a felony, and violation of condition of release, a misdemeanor.

Forecast calls for freezing rain to sweep across northern Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.
Ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch could lead to slick road conditions and scattered power outages across the northern part of the state.

Report: Turner woman dies in Auburn crash

By Nick McCrea and Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 24, 2017, at 7:17 a.m.
One person has died and another has been injured in a two-vehicle crash in Auburn.
An Eastern Maine Railway plow train approaches the Route 171 crossing in Wytopitlock Wednesday morning as it works to clear rail lines following the blizzard earlier this week.

Third storm in a week to drop up to a foot of snow overnight

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 15, 2017, at 9:25 a.m.
A winter storm warning is in place for much of the state from 1 p.m. Wednesday until 1 p.m. Thursday.
Superintendent of Bangor Public Schools Betsy Webb

Maine educators look beyond testing to measure student success

By Robbie Feinberg, Maine Public on Feb. 13, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
While school funding is at the center of public debate right now, educators are wrestling with another problem, too: how to measure student success.
Blaze maintenance man Robert McClure tries to keep on top of the falling snow so there's a clear path to the business on Monday afternoon in Bangor.

Paralyzing blizzard strikes Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 13, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
A blizzard that dumped more than 2 feet of snow by 1 p.m. Monday brought parts of Maine to a virtual standstill.
Pedestrians walk down Garland Street in Bangor Thursday afternoon.

See where the storm dumped the most snow in Maine

By Darren Fishell on Feb. 13, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.
More snow is on the way Monday afternoon.
A snow plow works to clear Union Street in Bangor on Feb. 5, 2016. Much of the state could see as much as two feet of snow as a strong winter storm moves in Sunday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

A blizzard blast from Maine’s past

By Christopher Burns on Feb. 12, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
Snowstorms are a fact of life in Maine. So here’s a look at back a few of nastiest storms in recent memory.
A man looks up Congress Street while crossing in the snow on Thursday. Much of the state could see as much as two feet of snow as a strong winter storm moves in Sunday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

Brace yourselves — blizzard expected to hit Maine Sunday through late Monday night

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 12, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.
What forecasters say will be the biggest snowstorm so far this winter is on target to hit Maine Sunday night and could stick around until Monday night or early Tuesday morning.
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People cross the pedestrian bridge in Bangor Thursday.

Maine hit with second snowstorm in 3 days

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 09, 2017, at 6:52 p.m.
Some places expected to be hit hardest were York County — where as much as 16 inches of snow was forecast — and the Down East region, which will see its first major snow event so far this season.