Robert H. Edmunds III

A decade after indictment, former Nobleboro man back to face fraud charges

By J.W. Oliver on Feb. 21, 2017, at 7:28 p.m.
The indictment names 20 victims and charges Edmunds with conduct dating from 2000-2004.
Wayne Little

Jefferson man wanted for aggravated assault turns himself in

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 21, 2017, at 1:57 p.m.
A Jefferson man sought by police following a domestic dispute on Saturday has turned himself in.

‘Mime’ accused of attacking professional MMA fighter

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 21, 2017, at 12:15 p.m.
Police have not received other reports involving men in white face paint and black clothing.
A red pickup truck pulls away from the Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport last week. The state prison is again being proposed for closure as cost-saving measure in the proposed state budget.

Down East prison back on state budget chopping block

By Bill Trotter on Feb. 21, 2017, at 11:54 a.m.
Downeast Correctional Facility, which overlooks the local fishing village of Bucks Harbor, once again is proposed for closure as a cost-saving measure in the latest proposed state budget.
The old camper has been renovated to meet the needs of people struggling with substance misuse — specifically opioids — and will be going out in southern Maine. This is the first of its kind in Maine and northern New England.

Midcoast men convert camper, take heroin addiction treatment on the road

By CBS 13 on Feb. 21, 2017, at 8:01 a.m.
Two men on the midcoast are taking treatment for heroin addiction on the road.

Man accused of beating girlfriend in Frankfort arrested at Portland bus terminal

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 20, 2017, at 7:40 p.m.
A man accused of assaulting and terrorizing his live-in girlfriend in Frankfort on Saturday was arrested Sunday.

Warren man struck by car in Brunswick has died

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 20, 2017, at 12:53 p.m.
A 20-year-old Warren man struck by a car on Mill Street in Brunswick Sunday night died Monday morning.

Classical station WBACH abruptly pulled from airwaves

By Alex Acquisto on Feb. 20, 2017, at 11:49 a.m.
The classical radio station WBACH stopped broadcasting over the weekend.

Warren man struck by car in Brunswick has died

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 20, 2017, at 8:32 a.m.
Caleb Maxham was crossing Mill Street in Brunswick just after 8 p.m. Sunday when he was struck by a car.
A driver who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel struck a snowbank and took out a telephone pole before rolling over in front of the Brunswick Police Department.

Tired driver overturns car in front of Brunswick police station

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 19, 2017, at 12:34 p.m.
A driver who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel struck a snowbank and took out a telephone pole before rolling over in front of the department building on Pleasant Street.
Maine Focus
Safi Paulo (center) is surrounded by her children shortly after returning home from work, checking Facebook on her smartphone while chatting with her sister-in-law Yalla Kaluta (not shown) and relaxing in the kitchen in the family's home in Thomaston.

When these refugees shared their loneliness, Maine overwhelmed them with kindness

By Rosie Hughes on Feb. 18, 2017, at 7:39 a.m.
More than 75 people said they would help the first refugee family to be resettled in small-town Maine, offering everything from land to farm, to rowing lessons, to help with babysitting.
Owls Head Central School

RSU 13 officials: $23M bond would not increase Rockland-area school taxes

By Alex Acquisto on Feb. 17, 2017, at 12:02 p.m.
The $23.2 million bond would fund a new, single Owls Head Community School.
Participants of the 2- and 3-person division in the U.S. Toboggan National Championships do their first runs on the Jack Williams Toboggan Chute at the Camden Snow Bowl on Feb. 10.

DEP fine adds to list of woes for Camden’s Snow Bowl

By Alex Acquisto on Feb. 16, 2017, at 11:38 a.m.
Red's Eats in Wiscasset.

Wiscasset property owners sue town, state over Route 1 project

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 16, 2017, at 9:58 a.m.
Volunteers prepare another block of ice as a pulley system transports a block up a ramp and into the Thompson Ice House in South Bristol during the annual ice harvest Sunday, Feb. 14.

Old-style Maine ice harvest delayed

By Maia Zewert, Lincoln County News on Feb. 16, 2017, at 7:43 a.m.
Some of the ice harvested is used to make ice cream for the annual ice cream social, which will take place this year on July 2.
Yale University mascot Handsome Dan XVIII is a product of Wicked Good Bulldogges in Bristol.

How a Maine family got its puppy into Yale

By Maia Zewert, Lincoln County News on Feb. 16, 2017, at 7:11 a.m.
After a nationwide search, Yale narrowed the field to three breeders on the East Coast, including Wicked Good Bulldogges.
Gary Lawless reads a poem during the inaugural Beech Hill full moon poetry reading event at Beech Hill Preserve in Rockport in a 2015 file photo.

Maine poet to be honored for giving voice to refugees, disabled and homeless people

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 15, 2017, at 12:32 p.m.
The Maine Humanities Council will honor Lawless for decades contributing to public humanities.
Jeff Lange

Wiscasset police can now arrest people anywhere in Maine

By Abigail Adams on Feb. 15, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
“There will be an occasion when an officer will witness or is called to a serious crime outside their jurisdiction.”
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.
From left: Colby & Gale Inc. drivers Ralph Eugley and Tim Pratt and manager Matt Poole with a specially decorated oil truck on Valentine’s Day. Colby & Gale was participating in a statewide event called Fuel Your Love.

These Maine families got a free tank of heating oil for Valentine’s Day

By Maia Zewert, Lincoln County News on Feb. 15, 2017, at 7:27 a.m.
Several Colby & Gale Inc. customers received a Valentine’s Day surprise Tuesday when the business’s delivery drivers showed up to fill their oil tanks free of charge.