By Abigail Curtis on July 20, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
The city took a major step Tuesday night down the road toward using eminent domain to purchase a controversial recreation easement across land owned by Penobscot McCrum.
By Beth Brogan on July 20, 2016, at 4:19 p.m.
One day after the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ended a five-year legal battle and ruled that a Bailey Island woman can close an access road to a popular beach, the woman told town officials that she will keep Cedar Beach Road open to the public for the …
By Beth Brogan on July 19, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday overturned a 2014 superior court decision that granted public use of Cedar Beach Road, effectively blocking all access to tiny but popular Cedar Beach on Bailey Island.
By Stephen Betts on July 19, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
A citizens group has gathered sufficient signatures to put a question before voters on a zone change that would block a Dollar General store from opening on the former Maine State Prison property.
By Stephen Betts on July 19, 2016, at 2:19 p.m.
City councilors said they will consider new strategies to attract a city manager.
By Beth Brogan on July 19, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.
A Connecticut man was arrested Monday and charged with a January 2015 robbery and kidnapping in Falmouth that police say was drug-related.
By Stephen Betts on July 18, 2016, at 6:36 p.m.
A local lawyer who concocted an elaborate scheme to bilk his company of more than $5 million will be going to prison for nearly six years.
By Abigail Curtis on July 18, 2016, at 6:29 p.m.
The recreation easement the city wants would provide pedestrian, bicycle and emergency access to Belfast’s new rail trail across a 700-foot-long strip of land owned by Penobscot McCrum.
By Beth Brogan on July 18, 2016, at 6:20 p.m.
WEST BATH | Jonathan Liberman, who serves as assistant district attorney for Sagadahoc County, was sworn in Monday afternoon as deputy district attorney for Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo counties. Liberman, 31, has served as assistant district attorney for Sagadahoc County for just more than two years. Before that …
By Abigail Curtis on July 18, 2016, at 5:44 p.m.
A Belfast man was charged with operating under the influence of drugs after an accident injured several people, including two residents of an assisted living facility.
By Stephen Betts on July 18, 2016, at 4:20 p.m.
Police, medical professionals and social workers gathered Monday at Rockland City Hall to discuss the opiate crisis and the need for recovery centers in the region.
By Beth Brogan on July 18, 2016, at 1:20 p.m.
Built on the site of a former landmark building in downtown Brunswick, the newest branch of Bangor Savings Bank opened Monday morning.
By Ryan McLaughlin on July 18, 2016, at 1:11 p.m.
A Lincolnville woman has been charged with arson in connection with a vehicle fire Saturday, according to officials.
By Stephen Betts on July 18, 2016, at 12:51 p.m.
The public works director for the town has sued the former chairman of the board of selectmen, claiming the official assaulted him more than a year ago.
By Darren Fishell on July 18, 2016, at 6:10 a.m.
In large part, these efforts centered on the same bills, setting restrictions on new landfill capacity, influencing the state’s waste management priorities and attempting to create new incentives for energy generated from trash.
By Stephen Betts on July 17, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
A citizens group hailed the approval last week of local laws that will regulate any future energy plants in the city.
By Stephen Betts on July 17, 2016, at 10:56 a.m.
The vehicle was stolen either late Friday night or early Saturday morning from Rockport, and it was later found torched in Cape Elizabeth.
By Abigail Curtis on July 15, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
The grand jury indicted Chelsea Larrabee on a charge of manslaughter, a Class A offense punishable by as much as 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000.
By Abigail Curtis on July 15, 2016, at 4:11 p.m.
“The status is unknown,” Claudia Luchetti, who is one of a half-dozen or so die-hard supporters who have worked to bring the popular festival to life every July.
By Beth Brogan on July 15, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
In an effort to combat what Boothbay Harbor Police Chief Robert Hasch called “the problem of our time,” Lincoln County law enforcement and addiction treatment providers have undertaken a countywide collaboration designed to make drug treatment programs available locally to those suffering with addiction — particularly to heroin and other opiates.