CAMDEN, Maine — In leaving his position as economic development specialist for the Knox-Waldo Regional Economic Development Council, Alan Hinsey is broadening his target area from midcoast Maine to the whole state.
FORT KENT, Maine — Getting a pulse on the economy of the region is crucial to helping the area sustain and expand its current infrastructure, and a recent visit to Aroostook County by the Finance Authority of Maine helped board members, business officials and state and local leaders better understand the economy of Maine’s largest county.
AUGUSTA, Maine — An Allagash Wilderness Waterway ranger who has been charged with hunting moose in closed season and with night hunting has been placed on paid administrative leave.
FORT KENT, Maine — A handful of residents along a 400-foot section of private road won’t have to plow snow this winter thanks to action taken at the regular council meeting Monday night.
With a total population of about 33,300, Washington County accounts for only 2.5 percent of the population of Maine. Yet that population is the oldest and poorest in the state with the highest rates of teen and adult smoking, obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Maine could certainly use your help, reports program assistant Jamie Brooks.
NEWPORT, Maine — The second story of a home on Old Bangor Road was destroyed Tuesday morning when a fire that began in a mattress apparently spread to the rest of the upstairs.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — A Hancock County jury has acquitted a Surry man on charges of unlawful sexual contact.
ORONO, Maine — It’s just a grassy, lumpy, rocky field right now, but by this time next year a building that will house the Orono Public Library could be standing on it.
CARMEL, Maine — Shannon Lee, the owner of two pit bulls who were put to sleep on Monday after escaping her home and attacking a neighbor’s dog over the weekend, says she is upset about how the town’s animal control officer handled the situation.
UNITY, Maine — A Unity College student has been charged with assaulting and terrorizing his female roommates earlier this month.
MARSHFIELD, Maine — A 17-year-old girl has been missing for more than a week, her family said Tuesday, and they have offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to her location and safe return.
PITTSFIELD, Maine — SAD 53, faced with $175,000 in lost revenue next year because of a failed school consolidation vote by a proposed partner, is looking to new legislation to bail it out.
Policy changes on the state level could relieve some of the pressure on the people who are in the most dire straits, according to a study released Tuesday by the Maine Center for Economic Policy.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — Melissa Creehan and her 3-year-old daughter, Chloe, have a wish list, and Kelly Willigar and Debbie Currie are attempting to fulfill it.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — If he could, Ryan Campbell would eat steak and mashed potatoes every day. Trouble is, that kind of meal wouldn’t exactly do wonders for one’s life expectancy.
Brave CBS. Now there’s two words not often put together.
A dash of whimsy goes into the freshly made soups at Pizza Oven in Bangor. Gary Jewell Jr., who operates the 25-year-old family-owned business with his mother, Kate, said he usually has music playing in the background as he prepares the ingredients for the soups featured on the menu from autumn through spring.
For Smokey McKeen, the newly appointed Oyster Czar for this year’s Pemaquid Oyster Festival, drowning an oyster in cocktail sauce before eating it is akin to deep-frying filet mignon and then dipping it in ranch dressing — it’s just wrong.
On Tuesday, the Land Use Regulation Commission began deliberations on Plum Creek’s development proposal for the Moosehead Region. Today, they will continue their discussion.