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Body of Missing Maine Woman Found in Car Submerged in River

A missing Maine woman’s body has been found submerged in her car in the Ossipee River, police say. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s office says that a passerby at the intersection of Federa...

  • Maine Feb 11

    Massachusetts Man Injured in 300-Foot Tumble Off Cliff in Maine

    Wardens say a Massachusetts man survived sliding and tumbling down a 300-foot cliff face when he lost his footing over the weekend in Dixfield, Maine. Officials say 54-year-old Robert Burns, of Waltham, Massachusetts, suffered numerous injuries and was airlifted early Sunday to Central Maine Medical Center. He was listed in fair condition Monday at...
  • Maine Feb 12

    Missing Maine Woman Found Safe

    Police in Lewiston, Maine, said a 21-year-old woman who had been missing for almost two weeks has been found safe. Zakiya Sheikh of Lewiston had last been seen on Saturday, Feb. 1 getting into a taxi at Boston Logan International Airport. Lewiston police initially issued a description and asked for information about her whereabouts on Monday, but s...
  • Maine Feb 10

    Jackson Laboratory Gets Funding Boost for Genetics Research

    The federal government has awarded about $2.8 million to a Maine science lab for projects that will focus on genetics.

  • Maine Feb 10

    Maine Opens Moose Lottery for 2020 Hunting Permits

    Maine is accepting applications for one of its most popular fall hunting traditions, the annual moose hunt.

  • Maine Feb 11

    3 Youths Killed in Icy Crash, Driver Lacked a License: Maine State Police

    Three teenagers are dead and two others seriously injured, after a single-car crash on Hinkley Road in Clinton, Maine according to police.

  • Maine snow Feb 8

    Snow, Ice Cause Slippery Conditions in Maine

    Wintry weather caused many schools and state offices in Maine to close Friday due to snow, ice and slush. Speed limits were reduced on the Maine Turnpike and several crashes were reported, according to state police. A Quincy, Massachusetts, man was seriously injured on the turnpike just before 1 p.m. when, state police said, his car skidded into th...
  • Maine Feb 7

    State Offices in Maine Closed Due to Snow, Freezing Rain

    All state offices in Maine were closed Friday as snow and freezing rain created dangerous road conditions, the office of Gov. Janet Mills said. Freezing rain was expected in Maine Friday with heavy snow developing in northern areas. Some schools in Maine saw closures and delays Friday. Precipitation will come to an end Friday evening as the low mov...
  • Maine Feb 7

    Woman Set to Be Sentenced for Death of 10-Year-Old Daughter

    A Maine woman convicted of murdering her 10-year-old daughter in a high-profile case that prompted changes to the state’s child protection system is due to be sentenced. Sharon Carrillo was convicted in the death of Marissa Kennedy, whose bruised and battered body was found at the family’s home in Stockton Springs in 2018. An autopsy co...
  • Maine Feb 6

    Hold the Phone: Many Upset by Possibility of 2nd Maine Area Code

    Like New Hampshire and Vermont, Maine still only has one area code. For many, the “207” at the front of every local phone number in the state is part of Maine’s brand. But the Pine Tree State may have to make room for more preferred numbers. “It’s been bubbling,” said Phil Bartlett, chair of Maine’s Public ...
  • Sunday River Resort Feb 6

    Sunday River Ski Area Announces 10-Year Improvement Plan

    Maine’s Sunday River says it intends to replace and upgrade six ski lifts, build a mountain observation tower and a mountain roller coaster, and add housing as part of a 10-year plan. Some of the steps outlined Wednesday, like building a multi-story observation tower and renovating the 6,000-square-foot ballroom at Grand Summit Hotel, could s...
  • Maine Feb 6

    Man, Dog Die After Falling Through Ice in Truck in Maine

    Thin ice conditions are being blamed for the death of a man and his dog in Orland, Maine. Brian Wardwell, 73, was out with his dog driving on Alamoosook Lake in Orland around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday when his truck broke through the ice. A person on the shoreline heard yelling and attempted to rescue Wardwell before falling through the…
  • l.l. bean Feb 5

    L.L. Bean to Cut 200 Jobs

    L.L. Bean is eliminating 200 jobs across the company and closing its call center in Maine’s second-largest city as part of a reorganization. The layoffs will include full- and part-time employees across all levels, spokeswoman Carolyn Beem told the Portland Press Herald. “We are going through the process of reorganizing certain areas of the c...
  • Maine Shooting Feb 5

    Man Charged After Shootings Kill 3 to Make Court Appearance

    A Down East Maine man charged with murder after three fatal shootings is expected to make his first court appearance. Sixty-three-year-old Thomas Bonfanti, of Northfield, was arrested by police on Monday in connection with the deaths of three people and the wounding of another. He’s due in court in Machias on Wednesday. Police say the shootin...
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