Homemade soup and chowder supper slated at North Sedgwick Baptist Church

on Oct. 11, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.

Emera, CMP restore power to wind-ravaged coastal, eastern Maine

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 10, 2016, at 5:38 p.m.
High winds and heavy gusts knocked out power to more than 7,300 people in Penobscot, Hancock and Washington counties on Monday.
A fresh panini is seen at Verona Wine and Design in Bucksport on Wednesday. Mike and Colleen Gross opened the store and tapas restaurant in June.

Tapas and wine bar joins Bucksport’s downtown renaissance

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 10, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
Offering tapas-style small plates, desserts and a carefully selected wine and beer menu, as well as wine and gifts for purchase, Verona Wine & Design is an intimate, laid-back eatery that’s a welcome addition to the growing, diversifying Bucksport downtown.

Wind knocks out power to thousands in Penobscot, Hancock counties

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 10, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
More than 7,300 people in Penobscot, Hancock and Washington counties are without electricity Monday afternoon because of high winds.
The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue an injured man after he fell from Precipice Trail at Acadia National Park on Saturday afternoon.

Coast Guard rescues man who fell from cliff in Acadia

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 09, 2016, at 12:50 p.m.
The rescue operation began about 1:45 p.m., when a watchstander from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center called the Coast Guard after a National Park Service ranger reported a hiker fell from an 80-foot cliff.

Stonington man convicted of burning boat charged with second arson

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 07, 2016, at 6:24 p.m.
A Stonington man who was sentenced to seven years in prison last month for torching a lobster boat now faces a new arson charge for a fire two years ago that destroyed a camper in Stonington.
Marine harvesters dig for clams or worms in the tidal flats between Trenton and Mount Desert Island.

Maine mussels and clams recalled

By CBS 13 on Oct. 04, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
The recalled shellfish were harvested from Sept. 25th through Sept. 30th.
Burnt Coat Harbor can be seen recently on Swan’s Island.

Maine island mail carrier gets his job back

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on Oct. 03, 2016, at 3:07 p.m.
A longstanding mail carrier for Swan’s Island and Frenchboro has been restored to his position after he lost the contract over a dispute with the U.S. Postal Service.

Orland man acquitted of causing puppy’s death

By Bill Trotter on Sept. 30, 2016, at 5:03 p.m.
An Orland man accused of causing the death of a puppy last December has been found innocent of the alleged crime.
Dan Harrington (center), a worm digger from Woolwich, speaks recently at a local bait shop in favor of a bill submitted by U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin (right) that would allow marine harvesters to access the intertidal zone at Acadia National Park and would give retroactive congressional approval to a 1,400-acre expansion of the park last year on the Schoodic Peninsula.

Poliquin submits bill on Acadia mudflat access, Schoodic land transfer

By Bill Trotter on Sept. 30, 2016, at 5 p.m.
Whether clam and worm harvesters can continue to dig in the mudflats abutting Acadia National Park may depend on the park’s recent expansion on the Schoodic Peninsula.
The end of the state’s 27 Healthy Maine Partnerships comes as the Maine Department of Health and Human Services changes the way it handles substance use, tobacco and chronic disease prevention, but with little public explanation of the changes it’s making.

Maine dissolves 27 local public health groups with little explanation

By Adanya Lustig, Matthew Stone and Rosie Hughes on Sept. 30, 2016, at 4 p.m.
The LePage administration is undoing a structure created after years of statewide discussion and planning.

Milford man acquitted of sexual assault

By Bill Trotter on Sept. 30, 2016, at 3:58 p.m.
“I hope that all parties are able to move on with their lives and put whatever happened in this case behind them.”
One Life Project - Youth Voice.

These are some of the best ways to prevent drug use

on Sept. 30, 2016, at 6:19 a.m.
Does your local school know about them?
A valid motor vehicle inspection sticker is shown above a fake inspection sticker made from a food carton that the Hancock County Sheriff's Department confiscated Wednesday from a motorist in Surry.

Maine man accused of trying to pass off food carton as inspection sticker

By Bill Trotter on Sept. 30, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The deputy added that printed cooking instructions were legible on the fake sticker.

1 killed, 1 seriously injured in Dedham crash

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 29, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
A Milbridge man was killed Wednesday when his vehicle crossed the centerline on Route 1A and crashed into a van, according to Maine State Police.
Matthew Braun leads the Biddeford chapter of Young People in Recovery.

As a teen this man felt so alone. How his school could have helped.

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 6:12 a.m.
Principals want to better support students’ mental health, but they need the tools — and guidance themselves.

Emera Maine warns customers of payment demand scam

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 28, 2016, at 6:17 p.m.
A picnic table sits undisturbed earlier this summer at an oceanside camp site at the defunct Ocean Wood Campground, which closed in 2009. Philanthropist Roxanne Quimby bought the campground last week at auction and plans to reopen it.

Quimby buys oceanside campground to reopen it

By Bill Trotter on Sept. 28, 2016, at 5:16 p.m.
A month after she donated 87,000 acres in northern Penobscot County to the National Park Service to create Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, philanthropist Roxanne Quimby has bought an oceanside campground near here that she plans to reopen.

Crash shuts down Route 1A in Dedham

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 28, 2016, at 5:16 p.m.
A “serious” motor vehicle crash has temporarily shut down U.S. Route 1A.
Ally Beeman, 13, reacts to her "big" through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, Tabitha Fillion, while waiting for sunset at the harbor in Rockland on a brisk evening in mid-September.

‘An urge to help': How a caring adult changes the course of a child’s life

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 6:21 a.m.
Maine, however, is neither funding its mentoring programs nor advising them.