January 13, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

High court upholds Holland’s conviction

PORTLAND ( AP) — Maine’s supreme court has upheld the conviction and two life sentences for a Biddeford man who shot two brothers outside his home in a latenight confrontation. More...

41-year-old skier dies at Sugarloaf resort

CARRABASSETT VALLEY ( AP) — A 41- year- old skier has died after hitting a tree at Sugarloaf resort in Maine. Resort management say the man was on a green circle, or “easier” trail, at about 3:45 p.m. More...

Lewiston mission vandalized twice

LEWISTON ( AP) — A Lewiston mission that provides clothing, free meals and a safe place for at-risk youth to do homework has been vandalized twice in the past week. More...

Jay man faces several sex charges

FARMINGTON ( AP) — A Jay man has been indicted on several sex charges involving minors. More...

LePage to attend King breakfast

AUGUSTA (AP) — A year after Gov. More...

Baxter park officials accept land gift

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Baxter State Park Authority has accepted a 140-acre gift from a forest management company to the northern Maine wilderness preserve. The land has been donated by Huber Resources. More...

Maine Dems line up behind health law

AUGUSTA ( AP) — State Rep. Sharon Treat says she’s joining 50 other Maine Democrats and hundreds of legislators across the country in filing a “ friend of the court” brief with the U. S. More...

Armed man robs Portland credit union

PORTLAND (AP) — Portland police are looking for an armed man who robbed a city credit union. Police say the man entered the University Credit Union just after 4 p.m. More...

Mass. man indicted in woman’s death

FARMINGTON ( AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Massachusetts man on a murder charge in connection with the fatal stabbing of an 81- year-old woman in Maine last summer. More...

Teen to take 2,000 shots in memory of his mom

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A 13-year-old seventh-grade basketball player is taking 2,000 shots over eight days to raise money and honor the memory of his mother, who died of breast cancer. More...