BANGOR, Maine (AP) — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and her husband are putting their Bangor home that has been the site of recent protests on the market.
Collins and Thomas Daffron bought the 4,250-square-foot house on West Broadway in 2013, a year after they married, and they've made a number of improvements.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A shuttered trash plant called Coastal Resources of Maine will soon be owned by a group comprised of more than 100 municipalities.
CORNITH, Maine (AP) — Voters in a rural Maine town have decided to reverse a decades-old ban on alcohol sales.
Residents of Corinth, a town of about 2,800 some 20 miles from Bangor, voted in the late 1960s and '70s to impose bans on alcohol sales.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Air Force plans to test multiple sites at the former Loring Air Force Base for contamination by so-called forever chemicals.
Officials are concerned that PFAS contamination from firefighting foam used on Loring's runway may have spread elsewhere.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is opening a breast milk donation center as the U.S. continues to deal with a baby formula shortage.
The hospital said the breast milk center will open Monday in partnership with a regional milk bank.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's plan to provide two years of free community college is going into effect.
The Maine Legislature approved a plan backed by Democratic Gov. Janet Mills to provide free community college to students who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police must turn over additional disciplinary records detailing misconduct by troopers to the state’s two biggest newspapers, a judge ruled.
State Police must also search out and turn over missing disciplinary records it failed to provide to the Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News under the Maine Freedom of Access Act.
PASSADUMKEAG, Maine (AP) — A small town in Maine has effectively shut down because it no longer has a town clerk, code enforcement officer, assessor or animal control officer.
The Bangor Daily News reports that Christen Bouchard resigned last month from her position as town clerk in Passadumkeag, a town of about 350 residents north of Bangor.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey said the state is preparing for a lawsuit against manufacturers of so-called forever chemicals.
Frey said at the Democratic State Convention last weekend that steps are being taken to “hold these chemical manufacturers to account.” He said an announcement could be made within weeks.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills sought to steal a page from the GOP playbook at Maine’s Democratic Convention on Saturday, boasting of returning money to taxpayers and raising the rainy day fund to new heights.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A woman has been charged with child endangerment after she allegedly used the opioid antidote naloxone to revive her 2-year-old daughter after the toddler got into the mother's drugs.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A message left in chalk outside Sen. Susan Collins' home urged her to support the Democratic effort to codify Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established a constitutional right to an abortion nationwide.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Some Maine school districts are returning to mandatory mask usage as COVID-19 case counts in the state rise.
Bangor schools returned to a universal mask requirement on Monday.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The owner of a Maine newspaper has decided to recognize a union formed by its employees.
The union will represent more than 30 newsroom workers at the Bangor Daily News, which covers Maine's third-largest city and many of its rural northern and eastern communities.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Investigators located the remains of a Maine woman reported missing by her family almost three years ago.
Police said Wednesday the remains of Cathy Pride were recovered on April 5 in a wooded, industrial area in Bangor.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The number of COVID-19 cases is growing among students in the University of Maine System ahead of commencements this weekend.
UMS officials reported that the number of cases on its campuses grew from 54 last week to 187 on Monday, a spike that led to a reinstatement of masking requirements in exam settings.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Versant Power, the state's second-largest electric utility, is replacing more than 100,000 electric meters for homes and small- to medium-sized businesses.
The current meters are at the end of their service life, so Versant is using the opportunity to upgrade the tech to give customers real-time data about electric usage and to help the company identify power outages.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former Maine gubernatorial candidate charged with possessing child pornography has asked a judge to allow him to get back online.
The attorney for Eliot Cutler asked a judge this week to amend the bail conditions so Cutler can access the internet.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — An 18-year-old charged with having homemade explosive devices that he intended to use to attack a mosque and other houses of worship in Chicago pleaded not guilty to federal charges.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man charged with lying to receive $60,000 from the federal government's Paycheck Protection Program has been arrested again after he allegedly violated the terms of his bail by applying for rental assistance.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday just hours after voting to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine county treasurer did not meet the deadline to file for reelection after he refused to leave office when he was arrested last year for the alleged stalking and harassment of a woman.
MADISON, Maine (AP) — A Maine water district said its former superintendent locked its board of trustees out of key systems when he was on his way out.
The Anson-Madison Water District in Madison said the former superintendent changed email and Amazon account passwords as well as locking trustees out of financial, mapping and billing applications.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A proposal supported by a pair of lawmakers from Maine to protect the rights of sexual assault and harassment victims has become law.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Developers of a proposed ski resort on Big Moose Mountain says costs are growing, with a ski lift costing $1 million more than it did six months ago.
Fluctuating material costs and shortages, a changed financial structure to fund the redevelopment and an upcoming public hearing are all contributing to delays, said Perry Williams, the developer.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A fire that swept through a 19-unit apartment complex on Friday displaced about 35 residents.
All tenants at the Riverside Motor Court made it to safety, and no one was hurt, Caribou Fire Chief Scott Susi told the Bangor Daily News.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine House of Representatives has endorsed a proposal to increase pay for employees of two psychiatric centers in the state.
The proposal from Democratic Rep. Seth Berry would provide a wage increase of $3 per hour for all employees at Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta and Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center in Bangor.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine National Guard is proposing steps including partnering with the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault to improve its handling of sexual assault and harassment within its ranks.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former prosecutor acknowledged tipping off a former deputy that he was under investigation in connection with a case in which a town official, law enforcement officers and others were charged with aiding a large, illegal marijuana operation in western Maine.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The state is partnering with dental clinics provide dental hygiene services to Maine veterans who are unable to afford them.
The Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Service said it’s working with 22 clinics, including the UMA Dental Hygiene Clinic in Bangor, to provide the service.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Bangor is hosting the first cruise ship in a decade following City Council approval of a lease on the riverfront.
American Cruise Lines has started planning its summer schedule and anticipates bringing a cruise ship to Bangor in the next few months, CEO Charles Robertson told the Bangor Daily News.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison in the death of a police officer is seeking a new trial because prosecutors withheld evidence about an arresting officer's disciplinary record.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Ryan Davis had 16 points and seven rebounds as Vermont defeated Maine 75-56 on Tuesday night.
Aaron Deloney, Ben Shungu and Nick Fiorillo each had 14 points for Vermont (25-5, 17-1 America East Conference), which earned its fifth straight win.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — One of Maine's U.S. representatives is calling on the National Archives to make official records more readily available to veterans.
Democratic Rep. Jared Golden, a veteran himself, said the National Personnel Records Center should be fully reopened so veterans can use records to access benefits.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who was shot twice and whose home was destroyed by a police bomb is forgoing, for the time being, his plan to rebuild at the scene of the standoff.
Michael Grendell, 65, won a $400,000 settlement in November 2020 after suing members of the Maine State Police and one member of the state attorney general’s office.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A female psychologist who sued because she was underpaid compared to her male colleagues is owed more than $200,000, a federal judge ruled.
A judge this week ordered triple the lost wages to be paid to Dr.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a Maine hospital violated the state's equal pay law by paying a female psychologist barely half the wage of her male colleagues.
The judge ruled that Northern Light Acadia Hospital violated the Maine Equal Pay Law and must pay back wages and damages to psychologist Clare Mundell.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest city is banning the sale of flavored tobacco products.
The Portland City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve the ban, which takes effect on June 1.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Acadia National Park wants to tear down the famous Jordan Pond House restaurant, at a scenic spot where tea and popovers have been served since the late 1800s, and replace it for as much as $20 million because of structural problems.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine Science Festival will come back next month after two years away.
The festival will run from March 16 to 20. It's a program of the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor and will include more than 70 events and activities, organizers said.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Complaints alleging that two priests sexually abused children in the 1950s and 1970s have been deemed credible by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland.
One of the complaints focused on Renald Hallee, who served in Bangor and Fort Kent, who's accused of abusing a high school student in the 1970s, the Bangor Daily News reported.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former resident of New Jersey has taken an expected plea agreement stemming from a car crash at Acadia National Park that killed three people.
Praneeth Manubolu, 30, pleaded guilty in federal court to three counts of manslaughter, two counts of operating under the influence and one count of unsafe operation of a motor vehicle on Monday.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, who is is seeking his old job back, has narrowed the funding gap in Maine's 2nd Congressional District race.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature is getting involved in a dispute over which county can claim a string of coastal islands.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld charges against two men accused of being part of a large drug ring in Maine that sold medical marijuana to people who were not patients.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine said they found more drugs and guns in an apartment rented by two people who they have also accused of trying to bail out an inmate using counterfeit money.
Investigators found the drugs and guns in a Bangor apartment, the Sun Journal reported.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Lawmakers in Maine are considering a proposal to increase staffing in the state's family court system to try to cope with a heavy caseload.