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Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 07:10 PM EST

38 Letters From Red Sox Legend Ted Williams Up for Auction

38 Letters From Red Sox Legend Ted Williams Up for Auction

A Red Sox legend known for his hitting is now getting attention for his writing. An auction house in Biddeford, Maine, has obtained 38 letters from Ted Williams to his mistress, Evelyn Turner, written during his...

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 01:57 PM EST

Meth Production Plunges in Maine After Rising Arrests

Meth Production Plunges in Maine After Rising Arrests

Maine drug enforcement officials say the state saw fewer than half as many reports of meth production this year as last year's record high.

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 03:00 PM EST

Maine Tattoo Shop Says No to Nazi, KKK Ink Requests

Maine Tattoo Shop Says No to Nazi, KKK Ink Requests

A Maine tattoo shop says they are not in the business of making hateful messages permanent with body ink.

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 04:59 PM EST

Popular Attraction in Maine Could Take Town to Court

Popular Attraction in Maine Could Take Town to Court

One of the most popular attractions in midcoast Maine is fighting to expand and could be taking the town of Boothbay to federal court. The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens has been planning a major construction...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 09:02 AM EST

Christmas Snow May Mean Refund for Jewelry Shoppers

Christmas Snow May Mean Refund for Jewelry Shoppers

People who shopped three jewelry stores in Maine and New Hampshire are eagerly awaiting word whether a White Christmas will mean holiday greenbacks.

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 07:00 PM EST

Mother of El Faro Victim Brings Aid to Puerto Rico

Mother of El Faro Victim Brings Aid to Puerto Rico

Deb Robert, the mother of Michael Holland, one of 33 crew members killed when the El Faro cargo ship encountered a hurricane, is helping bring aid to people on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Monday, Dec 25, 2017 at 06:37 PM EST

Northern New England Sees Blizzard Conditions on Holiday

Northern New England Sees Blizzard Conditions on Holiday

Forecasters say that long bouts of strong winds across northern New England amounted to blizzard conditions on Christmas Day as some communities reported up to a foot of snow.

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 07:44 PM EST

Maine Police Hand Out Gifts, Not Citations

Maine Police Hand Out Gifts, Not Citations

Instead of giving out citations, Fryeburg Police Officers are handing out gift certificates from local businesses.

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 04:01 PM EST

Game Warden's Plane Breaks Through Thin Ice, Pilot OK

Game Warden's Plane Breaks Through Thin Ice, Pilot OK

Authorities say a Maine game warden pilot landed his small plane on thin ice covering a lake, and the aircraft broke through, partially submerging it, but the pilot escaped injury.

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 01:33 PM EST

Retired State Police Trooper Accused of Trafficking Fentanyl

Retired State Police Trooper Accused of Trafficking Fentanyl

A retired Maine state police trooper has been arrested on drug trafficking charges.