January 9, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

Maine readies for caucuses

AUGUSTA — With Iowa’s caucuses just over and New Hampshire’s primary a day away, presidential politics to be played out this year are revving up in Maine, where Republicans will hold caucuses over several days next month. More...

Mainer charged after 3-year-old overdoses

LEWISTON (AP) — Police in Maine’s second-largest city have brought child endangerment charges against a man whose 3- year- old son overdosed on a prescription painkiller. More...

Gas prices shoot up nearly 9 cents in week

AUGUSTA ( AP) — The price of a gallon of gas has jumped dramatically in Maine in the past week. Price- tracking website maineGasPrices.com reports today that the average price for a gallon of gasoline has jumped nearly nine cents to $3.45. More...

Police: Teens killed in crash were at party

WEST PARIS (AP) — Law enforcement officials say four young people were returning to an underage drinking party at the time of a crash that killed two teenagers in western Maine. More...

Two wind forums to be held this week

FREEPORT ( AP) — The Greater Portland Council of Governments and the Windependence group that promotes wind energy are holding events this week to promote the idea of municipally owned wind power. More...