BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease control is trying to locate several people who handled a rabid bat with their bare hands last weekend in Bangor.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators including Maine's Republican Sen. Susan Collins is calling on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials to withdraw a proposal that could...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A pair of Maine lawmakers wants to get more of the state's teenagers interested in logging.
Logging has a long history in deeply forested Maine. Independent Sen. Angus...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A nonprofit advocacy group linked to Republican former Gov. Paul LePage has geared up in recent months to protect fiscally conservative policies he favored.
King: Katahdin Woods and Waters’ existence is settled
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Sen. Angus King said after a meeting with the acting interior secretary in Bangor that the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument's existence is settled.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Blanca Millan scored 19 points, Fanny Wadling picked up a double-double and her 500th career rebound and Maine pulled away in the second half on Friday to defeat Hartford...
Democrat wins seat left vacant by lawmaker
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Democrat will serve in a seat left vacant by a former lawmaker who's now the state's attorney general.
Democratic Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said Joseph Perry Sr....
Father, daughter sentenced for roles in Maine shooting
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A man described himself as a killer and "monster" and told a judge he deserved the maximum penalty for killing a Maine man. The judge obliged.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's two U.S. senators are sometimes on opposite sides of the aisle politically, but they agree that privatizing the U.S. Postal Service is a bad idea.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Nearly 70 soldiers from Maine National Guard's 286th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion are being deployed to Poland.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Bangor Fire Department says a man who was sleeping in a trash bin survived getting dumped along with the other contents into a garbage truck.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A conference in one of Maine's biggest cities will look at the link between problem gambling and the opioid crisis.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine supreme court has rejected an appeal by a second New York man convicted in a shooting that left one person dead and another wounded in Bangor.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A football player at the University of Maine who has been charged with domestic violence assault is pleading not guilty and is scheduled to return to court in May.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine Department of Transportation has acquired four properties in recent months to make way for an expansion of I-395 another six miles.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — J.C. Show scored 30 points and made a school-record 10 3-pointers on 10-of-14 shooting from behind the arc and Binghamton beat Maine 83-60 on Saturday to secure the No. 7 seed...
Former governor: Cutting Electoral College would hurt whites
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage says any elimination of the Electoral College would hurt white people.
LePage told WVOM radio that allowing the popular vote to choose the...
Maine looks to end streak vs Binghamton
Binghamton (8-21, 4-10) vs. Maine (5-24, 3-11)
Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, Maine; Saturday, 11 a.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Binghamton looks to extend Maine's conference losing streak to...
Lutete scores 21 to lead Mass.-Lowell over Maine 70-61
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Christian Lutete had 21 points as UMass Lowell beat Maine 70-61 on Wednesday night.
Obadiah Noel had 14 points for UMass Lowell (15-15, 7-8 America East Conference)....
Governor announces new future for planned psych residence
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's Democratic governor said Wednesday she'll ask lawmakers to provide $2.6 million in annual funding for an up-to-20-bed residence housing patients in need of...
Maine supreme court rejects appeal in double-killing
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's highest court has denied another appeal of a Guilford man convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend and the toddler she was babysitting.
Online bidding for Bangor Mall drawing to a conclusion
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The fate of the Bangor Mall will be known soon.
Ten-X Commercial expects to conclude an online auction for the shopping mall on Tuesday. The starting bid was listed as...
Maine looks to end streak vs UMass Lowell
UMass Lowell (14-15, 6-8) vs. Maine (5-23, 3-10)
Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, Maine; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UMass Lowell looks to extend Maine's conference losing streak...
Massachusetts snowmobiler dies from injuries in Maine
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Officials say a Massachusetts man who was critically injured in a snowmobile crash has died.
The Maine Warden Service said Monday that 55-year-old Duane Carter, of...
Science festival asks Mainers to get excited about salmon
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A science festival is hosting a pop-up event in Bangor to get Mainers interested in preservation of salmon.
The Maine Science Festival is hosting the event on Feb. 28 at...
Lulka scores 14 to carry Albany (NY) past Maine 63-54
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Adam Lulka had 14 points and nine rebounds as Albany got past Maine 63-54 on Sunday.
Cameron Healy had 16 points for Albany (9-17, 4-7 America East Conference). Ahmad Clark added 13 points and seven assists. Devonte Campbell had 11 points for the visiting team.
Andrew Fleming had 14 points for the Black Bears (5-22, 3-9), who have now lost four consecutive games. Isaiah White added 11 points. Dennis Ashley had 10 points.
Maine’s new potato to make restaurant debt amid hoop fest
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A new variety of Maine potato is making its restaurant debut in Bangor during the week of a high school basketball tournament.
The Maine Potato Board says the Caribou russet potato is being used in a pair of Bangor restaurants during the city's busy Maine High School Basketball Tournament week. The restaurants are located across the street from the Cross Insurance Center, which is hosting the tournament this week.
Maine lawmakers call for opening up potato industry to China
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — All four members of Maine's Congressional delegation are joining a group of lawmakers that wants President Donald Trump's administration to prioritize the U.S. potato industry in trade talks with China.
Potatoes are a major economic driver in rural Maine. Republican Sen. Susan Collins, independent Sen. Angus King and Democratic Reps. Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden are among 39 members of Congress who say spuds need a place at the table in the talks.
Sexual harassment trainer booted from Statehouse
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — State legislators in Maine have asked a woman hired to give lobbyists free sexual harassment training not to come back following complaints over her presentation.
Karen Ryla from the Bangor-based Work Performance Solutions was hired to lead the training sessions as part of a new law passed last year.
Jackson leads UMBC past Maine 67-66
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — KJ Jackson scored 22 points as Maryland-Baltimore County narrowly beat Maine 67-66 on Sunday. Joe Sherburne added 21 points for the Retrievers. Sherburne also had nine rebounds for the Retrievers.
Maine's Dennis Ashley hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left to make it 67-64. A steal and layup by Vincent Eze cut the lead to a point with 1.4 seconds remaining but the Retrievers were able to inbound the ball to end the game.
Maine Episcopalians elect openly gay bishop
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The first openly gay Episcopal bishop in Maine is expected to be consecrated this June after receiving his blessing from clergy and congregants.
The Rev. Thomas James Brown was elected Saturday night by a majority of the 261 clergy members and laypeople after three rounds of balloting at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, the Portland Press Herald reports .
Convicted murderer who escaped prison arraigned for escape
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A convicted murderer who is accused of intentionally escaping a Maine prison has been arraigned.
Sixty-five-year-old Arnold Nash pleaded not guilty to intentionally leaving the Mountain View Correctional Facility in September. WABI-TV reports Nash was in the final year of a 45-year sentence for previous crimes.
UMaine football star arrested on domestic violence charge
ORONO, Maine (AP) — Police say a standout football player at the University of Maine has been arrested and charged with domestic violence assault.
Police say Ramon Jefferson was arrested at his home by Old Town police Wednesday night. They say police responded to a Bangor residence after receiving a call, and a woman who was interviewed identified Jefferson as the suspect.
LePage lease aims to keep psychiatric residence in Bangor
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A lease letter obligates the state to pay $11.3 million over 30 years for a 16-bed psychiatric residence that was supposed to cost $2 million to $3 million to build, and also includes stipulations that require the facility and service to be provided in Bangor.
Mayo Regional Hospital to close primary care office
GUILFORD, Maine (AP) — Mayo Regional Hospital has announced it will close its primary care office in a small central Maine town.
Hospital officials say Guilford Medical Associates in Guilford will close April 5.
Officials say the practice's closure follows "significant provider turnover" in past months at the clinic, located 44 miles (70 kilometers) northwest of Bangor.
Larsson scores career-high 23, Maine edges New Hampshire
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Vilgot Larsson topped his career high with 17 points in the first half and finished with 23 to help Maine hold off New Hampshire 62-53 on Sunday.
Maine (5-18, 3-5) won back-to-back America East games for the first time since Jan. 15, 2015. New Hampshire (3-18, 1-7) has lost 17 of its last 18 games.
Out-of-state money boosts Collins after Supreme Court vote
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins had the best fundraising quarter of her career after she delivered a pivotal vote that helped seat Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Last of 3 charged in Millinocket killing found guilty
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The last of three people charged in a home invasion that left a Maine man dead has been found guilty of murder.
A jury convicted 39-year-old Christopher Murray Friday after deliberating for about 4½ hours following a four-day trial.
The trial of the 39-year-old Murray, of Red Springs, North Carolina, began Monday.
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Hospital owes up to $10 million to nearly 900 creditors
LINCOLN, Maine (AP) — A Maine hospital seeking bankruptcy proceedings has listed debts of up to $10 million to nearly 900 different creditors.
Survivor testifies about being shot in Maine home invasion
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A woman says she and her husband begged for their lives before being shot in the head during a home invasion in Millinocket, Maine.
Diem Lapierre testified Tuesday that Christopher Murray held a pillow to her head and shot her twice, and then shot her husband, Wayne, on Dec. 19, 2017. He later died.
Trial begins for man accused in fatal home invasion
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A trial is underway for one of three people charged in a home invasion that left a Maine man dead.
The Bangor Daily News reports 39-year-old Christopher Murray's trial began Monday. He faces a maximum penalty of life in prison if convicted.
Man who killed burglar sentenced to prison on drug charges
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who shot and killed a burglar has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison on federal drug and gun charges.
The U.S. Attorney's office says 25-year-old Jordan Richard was sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty in June to conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl among other drugs and discharging a firearm.
Prosecutors say Richard and others conspired to distribute the drugs in Franklin County between January 2016 and September 2017.
Last of 3 charged in Millinocket killing to be tried
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A trial is set for the last of three people charged in a home invasion that left a Maine man dead.
Prosecutors say Tony Locklear, Alexis Locklear and her boyfriend, 39-year-old Christopher Murray, shot Wayne Lapierre and his wife at their home in Millinocket in December 2017. Wayne Lapierre later died at a hospital from his wounds.
Murray, of Red Springs, North Carolina, is scheduled to stand trial on Monday.