ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Hancock County Sheriff’s and Ellsworth Police departments have used state grants to beef up OUI patrols this summer, putting more officers on dedicated OUI details.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — Facing a slumping market for foreign vacations, G&G Marketing LLC has retooled its Spring Street call center to handle cell phone advertising and emergency notifications, but still hopes to have 100 workers on staff by Jan. 1.
LEWISTON, Maine — Enthusiasm at Maine’s largest annual Democratic Party gathering was stifled by the nation’s economic crisis.
PITTSFIELD, Maine — As a municipal rule of thumb, excise taxes generally dip in the first few months of every year. But they often rebound by May when people’s wallets have recovered from the holiday season, and many consumers have received their income tax refunds and are buying new cars, snowmobiles, boats or campers.
HARTLAND — Hartland is a small, rural town in Somerset County with a single major industry — a century-old tannery — in addition to a population of just 870 and an average income of $29,900.
BANGOR, Maine — The president of the New Hampshire gas company that installed a new heating system that apparently caused carbon monoxide poisonings at a Brewer apartment complex in August pleaded guilty Friday to unlicensed practice, his attorney said.
BANGOR, Maine — Ten years ago, angels appeared in the skies over Maine.
The crews of LifeFlight of Maine have been on hand for a decade to help Mainers in medical emergencies, taken some 8,400 people who might not have lived without them, said Tom Judge, LifeFlight’s executive director.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Fewer Mainers appear to be trying to win a little or a lot.
Sales of lottery tickets, for online games and instant tickets, are below estimates for the first two months of the budget year.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — Brookfield Asset Management’s failure to commit to a restart of the Katahdin Avenue paper mill in 2009 will likely force more workers than necessary to leave the area, union officials said Sunday.
AUGUSTA, Maine — By the time Election Day rolls around, tens of thousands of Mainers will already have cast their ballots.
A sea of pink could be seen at the Bangor Waterfront Sunday, and it flowed down Main Street spreading hope and brightening the overcast skies.
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ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine field hockey team gained valuable momentum against visiting Quinnipiac (Conn.) by erasing its second one-goal deficit on freshman Stephanie Gardiner’s goal with just 1:55 left in the first half.
RICHMOND, Va. — The University of Maine knew prior to Saturday it would need to play a nearly perfect game to beat No. 2-ranked Richmond.
OLD TOWN, Maine — When she gets in the open field, Old Town sophomore forward Katie Deshane is dangerous.
John Bapst of Bangor found that out Saturday, as Deshane registered her third career three-goal game, including two in the second half as the Coyotes earned a hard-fought, 3-2 schoolgirl soccer victory over the Crusaders in a battle of two of Class B’s top teams.
BANGOR, Maine — In a state-of-the-art high school football game that featured 54 pass attempts and 451 yards through the air, a 3-yard run was the key play Saturday night as John Bapst of Bangor outlasted Rockland 33-24 at Cameron Stadium.
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FOREST FIRES RAGING ALL AROUND BANGOR, announced the lead headline in the Bangor Daily News on the morning of July 13, 1908. CINDERS FALL OVER CITY.
Pictures from the Vacationland side of Maine would include boats bobbing in the harbor, visitors browsing in “quaint” stores, tourists chowing down on “lobstah.”
That isn’t the Maine in which Page Erwin have set their Sam Barrows mystery series.
IGOR, directed by Tony Leondis, written by Chris McKenna, 86 minutes, rated PG.
The new computer-animated movie “Igor” is set within the land of Malaria, and as bad luck …