John Coyle's 2005 Subaru Legacy stuck a moose Saturday on Route 201. Coyle died from his injuries Monday.

Jackman man dies from injuries suffered in crash with moose

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 22, 2016, at 9:07 p.m.
John Coyle, 31, was driving north on Route 201 when his 2005 Subaru Legacy struck a moose about 9:55 p.m.
Travis Mills (center) with Ann and Gov. Paul LePage after the first lady and Mills successfully parachuted with the All Veteran Parachute team as part of the Freedom Fest in Fort Kent, Aug. 9, 2014.

Tools stolen from site of future veterans retreat center in Maine

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 22, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
Tools were stolen over the weekend from the construction site at the veterans’ retreat center founded by Travis Mills, a veteran of the Afghanistan war.
John Coyle, 31, of Jackman suffered serious head injuries Saturday night when his 2005 Subaru Legacy stuck a moose on Route 201.

Man in critical condition after he hits moose on way home from Skowhegan fair

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 22, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
A Jackman man suffered serious head injuries late Saturday when the car he was driving struck a moose.
Jason Maxim, 37, of Gardiner.

Police looking for Gardiner man who failed to return car after test drive

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 21, 2016, at 1:17 p.m.
The Maine State Police on Sunday were on the lookout for a Gardiner man who allegedly failed to return a car to a dealership in Farmington after he took it out for a test drive.

Investigators probe fatal house fire in Mexico

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 20, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
83-year-old man escaped uninjured.

One dead, another seriously injured in Mexico house fire

By CBS 13 on Aug. 20, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
A third man inside the home in his 80s escaped without injury.
Timothy Danforth pleaded not guilty before a judge Friday afternoon.

Wilton murder suspect pleads not guilty

By CBS 13 on Aug. 19, 2016, at 5:48 p.m.
A murder suspect appeared before a judge Friday, more than two months after a deadly shooting in Wilton.
Maine State Police and the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office are responding to a standoff at the Walmart in Palmyra.

Palmyra standoff over, man in custody

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 19, 2016, at 11:58 a.m.
An armed man who caused a standoff at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in town has been taken into custody but has not been arrested.
Mike Hammer

Newport-area school district voters to take another try at passing budget

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 18, 2016, at 5:32 p.m.
Voters in RSU 19’s eight member towns will consider a reduced budget proposal when their annual district budget meeting continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nokomis Regional High School, Superintendent Mike Hammer said Thursday.
Kim Wagaman, a behavioral therapist, takes Dustin Strasser, 19, left, to visit Evan Roth, 12, whom he helps mentor.

We want to know: Have you ever been a mentor or mentee?

By Adanya Lustig on Aug. 18, 2016, at 11:12 a.m.
We want to know about how some people uplift the lives of others, even when they don’t have to.

Newburgh to continue annual town meeting on Saturday

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 17, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
Two months after they postponed action on town meeting warrant items related to spending, residents will be asked on Saturday to approve a municipal budget for the current fiscal year.
John Jolly

Skowhegan man facing sexual assault charges

By Ryan McLaughlin on Aug. 17, 2016, at 11:56 a.m.
A local man is facing sexual assault charges after an alleged assault of a 32-year-old woman earlier this month, police said.

Somerset County lake drains after gate fails

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 15, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
“At this time, we do not believe any damage has been caused to the surrounding habitat.”

Three Ruby Tuesday restaurants close in Maine

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 15, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
The Ruby Tuesday restaurant at the Bangor Mall has closed, apparently along with the South Portland and Biddeford locations.
Research has shown home visits reduce the likelihood of pregnancy complications, infant deaths, family violence and child maltreatment. They also contribute to improved parenting practices and school readiness. But the state hasn't followed through on its commitment to increase access to home visiting and improve collaboration between home visiting agencies.

Maine got millions to help moms and babies, but has little to show for it

By Matthew Stone on Aug. 15, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
DHHS said it would reach more families and collaborate with other home visiting programs. But competition between the groups has only gotten worse.

Food scrap recycling isn’t just for southern Maine anymore. Rural Maine takes a bite at the apple.

By Christopher Burns on Aug. 13, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Organics recycling has become a focal point in the debate about the future of waste management in the state.
Maine Families served 2,393 families with 2,644 children in all counties in state fiscal year 2014.

How Maine quietly handed off financial oversight of a $23M program for infants

By Erin Rhoda on Aug. 11, 2016, at 6:16 a.m.
The circumstances raise questions about transparency and accountability.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Manchester collision

By Ryan McLaughlin on Aug. 10, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
A Belgrade man suffered serious injuries Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck on Route 135, according to officials.
A South China woman suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Madison.

Maine woman suffers serious injuries in single-vehicle crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 09, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
A South China woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday when the minivan she was driving left Route 201, struck a driveway and then went airborne before rolling over several times.
Over the last several years, the number of public health nurses has been cut in half.

Maine has sliced the ranks of nurses who prevent outbreaks, help drug-affected babies

By Matthew Stone on Aug. 09, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.
The LePage administration, which has not publicized the cuts, had the money to fill the positions.