Flooding on the river was not as significant as anticipated; and Bond Brook, which never flooded, is no longer a threat.
The Bowdoin Street hall was razed Thursday to make way for an expansion of the library next door.
The new law will bring the state into conformity with federal standards by requiring the removal of a quarter of signs directing drivers to secondary destinations.
Negotiations also are underway to provide new contracts to two bargaining units that were not included in Thursday’s decision.
Ryan McLaughlin, 26, who told police he had an addiction and was desperate, faces up to 20 years on each of two counts.
The U.S. wants $7 million for non-compliance that LePage says he tried to fix, but others say a big fine is unlikely and the non-compliance is from 2011.
The lawyer, who was convicted of calling in bomb threats to Wilton schools, is accused of making a threat against his wife to court personnel.
Police said Lance Huff, 37, of 58 Old Main St., Fairfield, was arrested Wednesday.
On Fox’s “Utopia,” people with practical skills and strong opinions about how the world should work will build their own society.
Gardiner City Manager Scott Morelli presented a recommended budget to councilors Wednesday night with an 8 percent tax hike.
Benjamin Lajoie, 23, of 1321 Cross Hill Road, Vassalboro, was charged outside Champions nightclub in Waterville with domestic violence assault.
A new proposal would use federal money allocated to expand the program to help low-income Mainers buy private insurance coverage.
David Marchand, 40, pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Bangor to a charge of “manufacturing marijuana.”
Augusta-area police reports for April 17, 2014.
Under rules of the game, participants try to squirt an assigned target, often in public.
‘The ship has listed a lot. Can’t move. Please come quickly.’
Police are seeking arrest warrants for captain and two crewmembers after ship’s sharp turn and slow evacuation.
His entire five-year prison sentence was suspended for 12 years of probation.
The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning to fix ropes for other climbers when the avalanche hit them.
Gardiner Federal Credit Union and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Gardiner received Governor’s Awards for Service and Volunteerism for supporting their community.
The measure allows prosecutors to consider a driver’s lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.
Federal sequestration has resulted in the loss of hundreds of river gauges nationwide, including on the Sebasticook.
That 35 percent of those enrollees are under age 35 is crucial to the health care law’s success.
A Thursday morning fire damaged the floor and walls near the chimney of the Philbrick Road home.
Living alone and feeling unhappy, the 74-year-old high-school dropout decided to change his situation by committing a crime in order to get caught.
The money will be used over three years for programs for Franklin County students.
The connection is the final link in what the company calls its 68-mile steel backbone transmission pipeline from Pittston to Madison.
Linda J. Clifford says she was picked up by two state troopers and taken from her home for a second psychiatric evaluation at the same hospital and strip-searched by male security guards.
The former New England tight end, who recently signed with the Chicago Bears, led a school assembly Wednesday to emphasize exercise and nutrition.
Humane Society Waterville Area hopes the owner of the Great Dane and terrier will sign surrender papers so the dogs can be adopted.
The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she’s very excited, a sentiment echoed by her parents.
A Waterville lawyer told the council that the city is facing a financial crisis, but Mayor Karen Heck said numbers are misleading.
A Franklin County Grand Jury found there was enough evidence to proceed to trial on the felony cases.
As the leaders jockey for party support, their opponents say they have enough money to be competitive in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud.
The hugely popular Spanish-language novelist may be best known for the epic ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude.’
Brittany Mace stole from customers at Bangor Savings Bank in 2010 and 2011, and many of them were elderly or disabled.
The chancellor agrees others may object in this time of deep cuts, but he wanted to keep the system’s top financial officer from leaving.
Interstate 95 was the site of two accidents late Tuesday and early Wednesday.
The ship is escorted with fanfare into the harbor, where it will put the ‘port’ back in Portland when service to-and-from Canada begins, the mayor says.
The bright yellow squirt gun fell out of the student’s backpack.
The bill is amended slightly in an effort to win the governor’s approval.
The survey gives the governor a slight lead -- his first in public poll -- but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.
Residents are resisting a pay-as-you-throw proposal, but the cost of dealing with their tons of garbage is a lot higher.
The former U.S. Senate majority leader said America is “transitioning from an illness system to a wellness system.”
Augusta-area police reports for April 16, 2014.
The hearings were held Tuesday.
The river flooded parking lots and spilled into several riverside building basements, but no obvious major damage has been done.
While longevity in the United States has risen steadily overall, a study finds undereducation, especially among females, has a dramatic correlation with dying younger.
David Hyatt will serve nine months for abusing a male child.
Mac Jackson was intoxicated when he burst into a stranger’s home and injured a resident
Around 300 pro-Russian protesters attempted an overnight raid armed with stun grenades and firebombs.
During a call-in show, the Russian leader criticized the West’s role in the Ukraine crisis.
The singer famous for his 1960 song 'The Twist' is promoting a new single.
Previous reports said the more than 100 kidnapped were safe; school principal says only 14 have returned.
Russia’s pledge to refrain from further provocation draws support but also skepticism from President Obama.
The investigation into an alleged prostitution ring was conducted by Augusta, state and federal agents.
The project may add to confusion on roads expected to be dominated by natural gas crews and could lead the city to put off planned paving projects.
One man was thrown from the car and suffered a leg injury, while the driver sustained minor cuts and scrapes.
The governor objected to the bill because it would’ve added 60 cents a year to residents’ electric bills.
Sheriff Scott Nichols proposed using excess revenue from serving civil papers to fund the department.
One of last year’s runners, who was competing as an amputee, returns to complete what he started – and he brings two friends.
The northern gannet is spotted on Alcatraz Island and other sites. Scientists believe it flew across the Arctic Sea in 2012 when ice coverage was low.
The judge allows Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail.
Construction Expo of Maine, sponsored by the Maine Chapter National Association of Women in Construction, is hosting its annual job fair Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Runners with ties to central Maine say they see the world as a less safe place but are determined not to live their lives in fear.
The vote along party lines is 20-15, which falls short of the two-thirds majority necessary for a successful override.
Eric Bard has been held in jail or at the Riverview Psychiatric Center since July 2012.
Andrew Hodgins is suing Craig Gage for allegedly driving negligently when his van struck a van driven by Samantha Wright.
A child reported the couple’s apparent overdose last week.