Mid-Maine

 

Madison man pleads guilty to conspiring to defraud VA

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 6:20 p.m.
A Madison man pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to defraud the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Valerie Tieman is seen with her husband, Luc Tieman, in a photo taken in July.

Fairfield man enters not guilty plea in murder of wife

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 18, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
Luc Tieman, who is accused of shooting his wife in the head and burying her body in a shallow grave, stood before a Somerset County Superior Court judge on Friday for his arraignment on the indictment for murder.
Antonio and Alice Balcer

Winthrop teen enters ‘no answer’ in double murder, affidavit to be unsealed in 60 days

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
The Winthrop teen accused of killing his parents on Oct. 31 entered a “no answer” plea Thursday afternoon at the Capital Judicial Center.

Man found dead in Anson well identified

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 15, 2016, at 9:18 p.m.
Because the well appeared to be 30 to 40 feet deep, firefighters used thermal imaging to confirm that a body was in it, the sheriff said.

Police, firefighters work to recover body from North Anson well

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 15, 2016, at 6:04 p.m.
Police and firefighters were working Tuesday evening to recover a body from a well located off Four Mile Square Road.
Cassidy Charette

Harvest Hill Farm pleads guilty to aggravated driving to endanger in hayride death

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 15, 2016, at 11:28 a.m.
Harvest Hill Farm, the Mechanic Falls property where Cassidy Charette, 17, of Oakland died after a trailer she was riding on overturned Oct. 11, 2014, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated driving to endanger, a Class C felony.
Officials say a seat belt saved a man's life after a fiery crash Sunday morning.

Driver escapes fiery crash in West Gardiner

By CBS 13 on Nov. 14, 2016, at 7:51 a.m.
Officials say a seat belt saved a man’s life after a fiery crash Sunday morning.

Skowhegan man seriously injured in rollover crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 12, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
Speed and alcohol were factors in a rollover crash Friday night in which a Skowhegan man suffered serious injuries, officials said.
VIDEO
Kennebec Valley Community College timberframing instructor Sandor Nagy (second from left) gives pointers to students on the fitting of a floor joist in a timberframe structure. The college's sustainable construction program started two years ago. Also pictured are students Amber Oberle (right), Vinnie Birtwell (left) and Hannes Moll.

Sustainable construction on the syllabus at Kennebec Valley Community College

By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 11, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
Officials at Kennebec Valley Community College are happy that nearly one-third of the students in the sustainable construction program, which began last fall, are women.
Chester Greenwood

40th Celebration of Chester Greenwood Day

By Penny Meservier on Nov. 04, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Lip balm made in Damariscotta was inspired by the last presidential debate.

Maine soapmaker’s ‘nasty woman’ lip balm is a big hit

By Kathleen Pierce on Nov. 03, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
“It was a term we had to own and take it and make it possible to reappropriate it.”
Damage is seen after the foundation for the top terminal for the Spruce Peak Triple Chairlift at Sunday River became detached from the ground in July.

Community seeks to buy Saddleback; Sunday River lift replacement set for 2017

By John Holyoke on Nov. 03, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
Here’s a look at the big ski stories on the horizon.
Orono resident Jeff Sanders went to the town office for early absentee voting on Wednesday in Orono.

Maine city, town clerks say early voter turnout strong this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 02, 2016, at 7 p.m.
“We haven’t see this many absentees since 2008,” the Bangor city clerk said.
A Whitefield man is accused of trying to pass off piece of Styrofoam as inspection sticker.

Man accused of trying to pass off piece of Styrofoam as inspection sticker

By CBS 13 on Nov. 02, 2016, at 9:46 a.m.
A Whitefield man is facing charges after police say a trooper noticed his inspection sticker didn’t quite “pass the straight-face test.”

Novel Jazz Concert

By Karyl Condit on Oct. 31, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
Pittsfield police Chief Steve Emery.

Pittsfield mourns unexpected death of police chief

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 30, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
Chief Steve Emery, 61, died unexpectedly at his home Saturday.

Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by police cruiser

By CBS 13 on Oct. 29, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.
A man from Livermore Falls was hospitalized after he was hit by a Livermore Falls police cruiser late Friday night.
Luc Tieman

Fairfield man indicted on murder charge in death of wife

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 28, 2016, at 6:38 p.m.
Luc Tieman, who turns 33 on Saturday, was arrested Sept. 21 in connection with the death of Valerie Tieman, 34, of Fairfield.

Winthrop man, 41, dies in Greene crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 27, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
A 41-year-old Winthrop man died early Thursday morning after his Jeep Grand Cherokee went off Route 202 near the intersection of Key Hill Road and struck several trees.

Fatal crash on Route 202 in Greene

By CBS 13 on Oct. 27, 2016, at 6:50 a.m.
Police said the driver of a Jeep went off the road and into the trees.