December 30, 2011 RSS feed / Maine

Floor gives way under contractor

SANFORD (AP) — Officials say a contractor escaped serious injury when the floor gave way while he was operating a small loader in a former mill building in Sanford. More...

State set to promote young driver safety

AUGUSTA (AP) — During the past year, Maine had about 50 fatal crashes involving young drivers. More...

Mayor undergoes cancer treatment

PORTLAND (AP) — Portland’s first popularly-elected mayor in nearly 90 years has undergone cancer treatment. More...

Firefighter pleads guilty to arson

AUBURN (AP) — A former volunteer firefighter in Maine has pleaded guilty to setting a fire at a Mechanic Falls restaurant that caused an estimated $30,000 in damage. More...

Suspected meth lab eyed in Presque Isle

PRESQUE ISLE ( AP) — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency is investigating a suspected methamphetamine lab in Presque Isle. Officials searched the Main Street apartment on Thursday. More...

Boothbay Harbor lab to get $603K grant

BOOTHBAY HARBOR (AP) — A coastal Maine ocean research laboratory is to receive a federal grant of more than $600,000. More...

Closing arguments slated in arson trial

AUGUSTA (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the arson trial of a 50-year-old man charged with burning down a topless coffee shop where his ex-girlfriend worked. More...

Authorities arrest Baldwin man

PORTLAND ( AP) — Authorities have arrested a 41-year-old Baldwin man they say gave girls under the age of 18 money and drugs to perform sexual acts on each other in his presence. More...