February 14, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

Football coach posts nude photo to Facebook, resigns

OXFORD ( AP) — A high school football coach who posted a nude photo of himself on Facebook has resigned. More...

Retired Maine public employees sue state

AUGUSTA (AP) — An organization representing retired Maine state workers and teachers has filed a lawsuit challenging retirement system reforms implemented last year to save money. More...

Sebago man sues police over loss of arm

PORTLAND ( AP) — A Sebago man whose right arm was amputated after he was shot by sheriff ’s deputies has filed a federal lawsuit alleging police used excessive force. Douglas Tenczar says in his suit filed in U. S. More...

Budget cutting plan reaches Legislature

AUGUSTA ( AP) — Gov. Paul LePage is due back in Maine just as the Legislature takes up a budget package that closes a $120 million hole with program cuts and savings initiatives. LePage left for Florida on Saturday and is due to return today. More...

Good Will-Hinckley School going solar

HINCKLEY ( AP) — The Good Will-Hinckley School in central Maine is going solar. President Glenn Cummings says the school has begun powering its campus with renewable energy from a new $125,000 rooftop solar project. More...

Explosion reported at Bangor police station

BANGOR ( AP) — Police working the early shift at the Bangor Police Department got quite the surprise. Officers reported hearing a loud explosion from the boiler room at about 6: 40 a. m. More...