FAIRFIELD, Maine (AP) — Maine health authorities are advising limitations and prohibitions on consumption of freshwater fish from several waterways due to the discovery of persistent chemicals.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that the advisories follow testing of fish that found levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances above the state's recommended levels for regular consumption.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to killing his longtime girlfriend and the mother of his two children.
Authorities charged Nicholas Lovejoy of Waterville with the death of Melissa Sousa, 29, in Waterville in 2019.
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.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — The father of a Maine toddler who went missing more than a decade ago and was later declared dead has attempted to reject an effort to expand a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming that the statute of limitations for the new allegations has expired.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine lawmakers are considering a proposal to limit the workload of child and family services caseworkers to try to prevent burnout.
Democratic Rep. Colleen Madigan of Waterville proposed the change, which she said is designed to help caseworkers within the Office of Child and Family Services and children they serve.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An 18-year-old charged with having homemade explosive devices in his backpack discussed plans to travel to Chicago to attack a mosque and other houses of worship, federal prosecutors said.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — The mother of a toddler who went missing more than a decade ago wants to expand her wrongful death lawsuit following a review of newly obtained police evidence.
Trista Reynolds, the mother of Ayla Reynolds, filed a wrongful death suit against Justin DiPietro in 2018.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A state land use commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to hold a public hearing on a proposed project to develop a ski resort, marina and housing at Moosehead Lake in Maine.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A legislative committee on Monday approved a bill that would make interfering with an election worker a crime — but the amended version no longer makes the crime a felony.
The Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs committee voted unanimously for the bill sponsored by Rep.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Officials with Colby College said Thursday the school has taken over stewardship of two islands off the coast of Maine.
Colby officials said the Waterville college now owns Allen Island and Benner Island.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Attorneys for a Maine college and five female athletics coaches said Friday they have reached a settlement stemming from a lawsuit over fair pay and working conditions.
Lawyers representing Colby College and the coaches released a joint statement that said complaints filed by the coaches have been settled.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The father of a missing Maine toddler is expected to be interviewed 10 years after the disappearance, as part of a civil lawsuit seeking to hold him accountable for her death.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Maine doctor whose license was temporarily suspended over claims he spread misinformation about COVID-19 is declining to comment on the charges.
The Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure suspended the license of Dr.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A regulatory board in Maine has temporarily suspended the license of a physician because of claims he inappropriately signed COVID-19 exemption letters.
The Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure has suspended the license of Waterville doctor Paul Gosselin for 30 days.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Maine motorist accused of striking three vehicles while under the influence was arrested twice in the same day on Interstate 95 — the first time for driving and the second time for walking.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation's earliest colleges to do so.
The private liberal arts college revised its nondiscrimination policy to add caste to its list of protections for the campus community.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — The superintendent of a private school who previously referred to COVID-19 restrictions as “twisted and sick” has tested positive for the virus as infections remain high across Maine.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's bipartisan redistricting commission has agreed to move the state capital of Augusta into the 2nd Congressional District while leaving the city of Waterville in the 1st.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) —
Colby College has celebrated a groundbreaking for its $85 million Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts.
It's the largest academic building project the small liberal arts college's history, the Morning Sentinel reported.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A proposal from Democrats in Maine would potentially move thousands of Democratic voters into the state's competitive 2nd Congressional District.
The state is in the midst of redistricting its congressional map, which includes two districts.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — The nation's first small liberal arts college to create an institute devoted to artificial intelligence now has a director.
Amanda Stent will lead the newly formed Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence at Colby College, officials said.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) —
The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Friday that it will hear a case brought by families from Maine who want to use a state tuition program to send their children to religious schools.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Colby College graduates were treated Sunday to a poem in their honor by a presidential inaugural poet, who urged them to stay grounded during turbulent times.
Richard Blanco said the poem spoke “to the idea of centering oneself in childhood in order to see our most honest and creative selves, and thus be able to see others and the world around us more clearly.”
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Maine man has been charged with killing a woman who disappeared 34 years ago in Waterville on Christmas Eve, police said Friday.
Gerald Goodale, 61, was indicted Thursday for murder in the death of Janet Brochu of Waterville, officials said.
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Six female coaches at Colby College have filed a complaint with the Maine Human Rights Commission alleging they are paid significantly less than their male counterparts...
Amtrak is asking Congress for funds as a part of the president's infrastructure bill to extend passenger rail service up the coast to Rockland, but cities in central Maine, including the state capital, would be left out...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The owner of four dams on the Kennebec River is suing to stop the governor's plan that could imperil the dams...
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A motorist was talking on her cellphone to her future wife when powerful winds blew a tree limb onto her car and killed her, authorities said...
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Organizations around Maine are set to receive nearly $300,000 to promote arts and literature programs...
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Maine firefighters saved a pet rat Monday along with cats and lizards from a Waterville house fire in which seven people escaped through a window...
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Seven organizations and a Native American tribe in Maine are slated to receive more than $5 million in federal grants and loans that are intended to boost rural institutions...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that consumers might have been exposed to a form of hepatitis at a market in the central part of the state...
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Police say a man who had just robbed a bank in Maine ran across four lanes of traffic and a restaurant parking lot before slipping on ice and dropping his gun and the money in front of a state police special agent...