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Three people driving on Interstate 95 called 911 on April 6 when they first noticed the silver SUV that later would be involved in a wrong-way head-on collision that killed two men, and one Maine State Police sergeant came face to face with the erratic driver.
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Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.
The survey gives the governor a slight lead - his first in public poll - but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art has announced the 28 artists whose work will be included in the 2014 "CMCA Biennial" exhibition.
The judge allows 73-year-old Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail he posted after his arrest March 17. A former Maine State Police chief accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative pleaded not guilty to a pair of felony charges Wednesday at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland.
A Portland man avoided injury after his car caught fire as he was driving south on Interstate 95 Wednesday morning, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland.
State Sen. John Cleveland, D-Auburn, gestures Wednesday as he asks his colleagues to overturn a veto of a bill by Republican Gov. Paul LePage.
Two icons of Maine literature and music - international best-selling author Tess Gerritsen of Camden and singer/songwriter David Mallett - will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees and share remarks at the University of Maine's 212th commencement Saturday, May 10. Mallett, who lives in Sebec, will address the 10 a.m. ceremony, and ... (more)
According to the Maine Warden Service, Paul Oliver, 74, had moved his truck across a flooded portion of Oliver Road and was returning back to his house across the flooded section when he was swept downstream at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday.
The wreckage of a train is pictured after an explosion in Lac-Megantic, in this file picture taken July 6, 2013.
In his "Introduction to Birding" talk last week at the Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Don Mairs included a warning about ticks.
Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills is warning Mainers to be aware of a phone scam that claims to be from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
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A spring contra dance featuring Sassafras Stomp will take place Saturday, April 26, beginning 8 p.m. in the gym of the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Sassafras Stomp features three accomplished Maine musicians: Putnam Smith on banjo; Johanna Davis on fiddle; and her partner, Adam Nordell, on guitar.
Sarah Beard Buckley of Cape Elizabeth walked away with the Jim Taliana Best of Show Award sponsored by The First Advisor's in the 2014 edition of the "Maine Photography Show."
Some of Sherburne's favorites include a convertible - "TOPLE55" - and a Chrysler PT Cruiser with the somewhat threatening non sequitur "GANGSTA."