MACHIAS, Maine – Four people were arrested over the weekend in connection with a break-in last month in which the front door at the Four Corners Rod and Gun Shop on Route 1 in Columbia was smashed and 12 handguns were stolen.
HERMON, Maine – Within an hour Monday afternoon, ownership of the Morgan Hill Event Center in Hermon changed hands for a sum of $655,000 at a public foreclosure auction.
BANGOR, Maine – Police said the man was after drugs and arrived at the victim’s apartment armed with a hammer ready to pound home his desire to get what he wanted.
AUGUSTA, Maine – A legislative committee endorsed Jack Cashman’s appointment to Maine’s Public Utilities Commission on Monday after business and labor representatives predicted he would bring a valuable perspective to the regulatory board.
BLUE HILL, Maine – Blue Hill Memorial Hospital officials plan to reopen the hospital’s doors for full service at 8 a.m. today after being forced to evacuate patients when severe thunderstorms caused a flood in the basement on Sunday.
ROCKLAND, Maine – The city has received two state grants to help fund tree planting and the replacement of a malfunctioning septic system.
Six years ago, Anna Willard left her family’s farm in Greenwood to attend Brown University in Providence. Now, she’s looking to pick up a medal in the first-ever women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Olympic Games in Beijing.
Pathfinders: Support for Grieving Children, has announced its fall session, beginning Monday, Sept. 29, and concluding Monday, Dec. 1.
BELFAST, Maine – Danya Klie’s garden on Toads End Road will be the Friday, Aug. 15, stop on the Belfast Garden Club’s annual Open Garden Days tour.
HERMON, Maine – A local restaurant that has been operated by two different families for the last eight years is closing its doors at the end of next week because of high energy and food costs.
BANGOR, Maine – The Eddington man accused of trying to kill his estranged wife and the man she was dating was indicted Monday by the Penobscot County grand jury on eight charges, including aggravated attempted murder.
ADDISON, Maine – Despite some rain, the second annual Harrington-Addison art tour on Friday and Saturday was nearly as successful as last year, drawing close to 200 people from throughout Maine and as far away as Boston, New York, Florida and Texas.
AUGUSTA, Maine – Some states require computer repair technicians to inform police if they find what appears to be child pornography on computers they are repairing for customers, and some lawmakers believe Maine should do the same.
TOWNSHIP 3 RANGE 12 – The first floor is restored. The second is at least halfway done. More than 50 lumberman’s tools, photographs and other artifacts are ready for display.
CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy will start the academic year with an incoming class of about 250 undergraduate students.
ROCKLAND, Maine – The Maine Department of Transportation has received a $650,000 federal grant to aid in the $10.2 million rehabilitation and expansion of the ferry-docking terminal in Rockland.
BREWER, Maine – Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Bruce Herbert, 32, who has six outstanding warrants.
BREWER, Maine – A separated vent pipe from a new water heater is believed to be the cause of carbon monoxide poisoning that sent several residents of an apartment complex to the hospital over a two-day period.
BANGOR, Maine – The forecast was bleak for Monday morning and the start of the Women’s Maine State Golf Association Championship at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, but it was all sunshine and clear skies for Pennie Cummings.
WEST HAVEN, Conn. – District 3 champion Bangor got a shutout effort from pitcher Jillian French to avoid elimination and dispatch the team from Staten Island, N.Y., 2-0 in the Eastern Regional Big League Softball tournament Monday.