Plum Creek Timber Co. officials said they are talking with several buyers interested in protecting a rare, 220-acre forest near Elliotsville containing trees older than the state of Maine itself.
Everyone living in the Calle Chopo neighborhood of Morelia, Mexico, knows everyone else who lives here.
Dale Henderson has no intention of giving up a fight. For weeks, the prominent eastern Maine landowner has been battling the Maine departments of transportation and conservation on their rail rehabilitation project, part of which runs through his land in Hancock.CREATIVECIRCLESPLITCHARACERCREATIVECIRCLESPLITCHARACER
BELFAST, Maine – Two men were jailed early Thursday after they were apprehended shortly after they allegedly broke into and stole a pickup truck parked outside a downtown bar.
AUGUSTA, Maine – After two days of tense hearings, the governing board of the Dirigo Health Agency voted Thursday to accept a figure of $149.8 million as the amount saved in Maine’ s health care system in 2007 that is attributable to Gov. John Baldacci’ s Dirigo Health reforms.
An Ellsworth man has been elected president of the Maine Chapter of Voice of the Faithful.
BANGOR, Maine – The city’s taxicab drivers and owners didn’t have to do much convincing to get local officials to entertain their request for a pay raise.
SEARSPORT, Maine – A cache of stolen glass-plate negatives was recovered by the Penobscot Marine Museum hours before they were to be put up for auction.
BANGOR, Maine – About 20 people woke up Thursday morning to find their vehicles had been broken into or their tires had been slashed, Bangor police officials said.
MILLINOCKET, Maine – The suspected arson that did $43,000 damage to the town’ s volunteer-funded creative playground July 9 was a despicable crime that would have been worse had a handful of town workers not handled it adroitly.
PENOBSCOT, Maine – Investigators with Maine State Police are trying to find out who damaged a school bus and stole a laptop computer at the elementary school earlier this week.
HOULTON, Maine – The measures Houlton Police Department have taken to curb vandalism by juveniles to public buildings and property in town appear to be working, according to the police chief.
BAILEYVILLE, Maine – He may be new to the municipal government game, but recently hired Town Manager Luke Lazure is an enthusiastic player.
BELFAST, Maine – The garden of Jeff Richards and Dr. Shelby Wilbourne Richards at 108 Congress St. will be the Friday, Aug. 1, stop on the Belfast Garden Club’s annual ‘Open Garden Days.’ The garden will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
HIGHLAND PLANTATION, Maine – A community in Somerset County with a population of about 55 is considering whether to deorganize.
AUGUSTA, Maine – A “Maine Diploma” that can be awarded in special circumstances has been presented for the first time.
ORONO, Maine – Maine’s wild blueberry growers are cautiously optimistic about prospects for a healthy crop this year.
BUCKSPORT, Maine – Verso Paper Corp. is shutting down its Bucksport mill for two weeks later this summer.
AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine health insurers said Friday that Dirigo Health’s estimate that the state-backed program saved nearly $150 million in health care costs during the past year is ‘extremely overstated’ and ‘not credible.’
New Orleans is a city inexorably linked to jazz. So it was completely natural to bring in musicians from the Crescent City for the Deer Isle Jazz Festival, which runs tonight through Sunday. But for Larry Blumenfeld, the volunteer producer for the festival over its eight years, the connection to New Orleans goes much deeper than that.CREATIVECIRCLESPLITCHARACERCREATIVECIRCLESPLITCHARACER