BELFAST, Maine — The Unity Foundation has awarded a $250,000 challenge grant to the Waldo County YMCA that will match new contributions dollar for dollar.
ROCKPORT, Maine — The Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved a 6.62 percent overall increase in water rates for Aqua Maine’s Camden and Rockland Division, effective Sept. 1.
MILO, Maine — A tattered Union Jack, the flag that was flown on the U.S.S. Chicopee in Tokyo Bay in September 1945, which now is displayed on a wall of the Joseph P. Chaisson American Legion Post 41, serves as a reminder that freedom is not free.
BANGOR, Maine – Beginning next month, Bangor Savings Bank no longer will work with car dealerships that connect customers with lenders.
In the 1900 census for Oxbow Plantation in Aroostook County, Canadian-born William Atkins, 42, is listed as a taxidermist.
Cornell horticulture professor Mark Bridgen has a list of 87 plant species that he will guarantee deer will not eat.
HBO keeps coming back to its tried-and-true creators, with uneven results.
There is a funny, scary movie of a few years back that’s making the underground rounds these days.
Main and Limerock. My friends are an undependable lot, prone to being fashionably late or, in the case of Jefferson Phil, not showing up at all. So I arrange to meet them, when I must, at bars and restaurants where, truth be told, I don’t care whether they show up. Today, the gathering place is […]
Shopgirl’s wish list for fall trends.
Tuesday Forum vice president and membership chair Melissa Huston extends an invitation to area working women to “Meet Us for Lunch,” at noon Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Muddy Rudder Restaurant in Brewer.
HARMONY, Maine — WARNING: Do not read this article while gobbling down a hamburger or enjoying a thick steak.
What a breath of fresh air! So many have waited to see someone like Sarah Palin elevated to the highest political stature of any woman in American history.
As important as the news that the state will recoup all of a $20 million investment that quickly became almost worthless are the changes the state has made to its investment policies to ensure more independent oversight. This allows the state to gain the benefits of investment income while lowering its risks.
With school back in full swing, educational leaders must refocus on consolidating administrative units so the twin goals of efficiency and excellence in education can be achieved.
BATH, Maine (AP) — A U.S. postal clerk in Maine stands accused of swiping money from birthday cards and other mail.Prosecutors say 52-year-old Alan Schoppee of Portland worked at the Bath Post Office for 10 years. He’s charged with theft by a postal employee, which is a felony. An investigation by the U.S. Postal Service […]
BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard helicopter has airlifted an injured Maine fisherman from a vessel 34 miles off the coast of Nantucket and flown him to a Boston hospital.
The Coast Guard received …
KITTERY, Maine – A coalition of first responders is throwing its support behind Republican Sen. Susan Collins in her campaign against U.S. Rep. Tom Allen in November’s election.On Friday, Collins received endorsements from the Professional Firefighters of Maine, the Maine Fire Chiefs Association, the Maine Troopers Association, the Maine Association of Police, the Maine Ambulance […]
BANGOR, Maine – Three Massachusetts men are facing charges in U.S. District Court that they conspired to buy guns illegally at a downtown pawn shop.
Levar Carey, 26, of Brockton, Mass., and …