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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 07:45 PM EDT

'Freeport Flag Ladies' Wave Flags 1 Last Time After 18 Years

'Freeport Flag Ladies' Wave Flags 1 Last Time After 18 Years

After 18 years proudly hoisting the Stars and Stripes every Tuesday, three Maine women have ended their flag-waving tradition that began after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Several hundred people...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 06:39 PM EDT

Mainer Gets 58 Years for Raping, Killing Former Classmate

Mainer Gets 58 Years for Raping, Killing Former Classmate

A man who was captured on video hauling the lifeless body of a former high school classmate into the woods was sentenced to 58 years in prison on Wednesday for raping and killing her. Jalique Keene was seen on...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

Promoter, Organizer still Addressing Complaints at Maine Concert Venue as Season Nears End

Promoter, Organizer still Addressing Complaints at Maine Concert Venue as Season Nears End

The inaugural season of a Maine concert venue has been rough for area residents, who have been complaining about the loud noise after just a few months. Alice Cooper, Flogging Molly, John Fogerty and Wiz...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 02:15 PM EDT

1 Man Arrested, Another Sought After Fatal Shooting in Maine

1 Man Arrested, Another Sought After Fatal Shooting in Maine

Police in Maine say they've arrested one of two men in connection with a shooting that critically injured a man. The shooting happened early Monday in Presque Isle. Many schools and businesses closed for the...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 07:56 PM EDT

Worcester Officials Push to Lure Red Claws From Maine

Worcester Officials Push to Lure Red Claws From Maine

After luring the Pawtucket Red Sox out of Rhode Island, city officials in Worcester, Massachusetts, hope to do the same with the Boston Celtics' affiliate in Maine. Worcester officials have been discussing...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 03:34 PM EDT

Half-Cooked? Rare Two-Toned Lobster Found in Maine

Half-Cooked? Rare Two-Toned Lobster Found in Maine

A rare, two-toned lobster has been saved from the boiling pot and is now on display at a marine education center in Stonington, Maine. Stonington fisherman Capt. Daryl Dunham caught the red and black crustacean...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 08:52 AM EDT

Presque Isle Residents Under Lockdown Following Shooting

Presque Isle Residents Under Lockdown Following Shooting

Police in Presque Isle, Maine are ordering nearby residents to stay indoors following a report of a shooting near the Presque Isle International Airport. News Center Maine reports businesses and homes in the...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 03:07 PM EDT

Inmate Slips Out of Detention Center, Quickly Located

Inmate Slips Out of Detention Center, Quickly Located

Officials say an inmate who hopped out of his second-floor window at the Cumberland County Community Corrections Center is back in custody.

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 10:20 AM EDT

Maine to Benefit from Conservation Grants

Maine to Benefit from Conservation Grants

Maine will receive more than $1.6 million from a series of grants to all 50 states that's designed to boost state parks and outdoor recreation opportunities.

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 07:02 PM EDT

Maine to Allow Presidential Ranked-Choice Voting

Maine to Allow Presidential Ranked-Choice Voting

Maine is set to become the first state to allow voters to rank candidates in a general presidential election. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills said Friday she'll allow such a bill to become law in January without...

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