• salmon Feb 14

    Residents of Belfast, Maine, Want to Halt Large Salmon Farm

    Dozens of Maine residents told the state they’re opposed to the building of a large salmon farm in the coastal city of Belfast. The proposal from Norwegian-owned Nordic Aquafarms would create a $500 million salmon farm that uses land-based facilities to grow the fish for human consumption.

  • attorney general Nov 27, 2019

    Maine Man Shot Twice in Confrontation With Trooper

    A Maine man was shot and injured Tuesday night in a confrontation with a state trooper outside his home in Thorndike. State police said Eric Fitzpatrick, 33, was shot twice by a trooper who was called to the home on Ward Hill Road at about 11 p.m. because of a domestic disturbance.

  • Maine Oct 21, 2019

    Presidential Yacht Sequoia Docks at Maine Harbor for Restoration

    A 104-foot-long, 90-plus-year-old floating piece of presidential history arrived in Maine for restoration Monday. The USS Sequoia, a yacht used by presidents from Hoover to Nixon, is now in the care of a boat shop in Belfast.

  • Maine Oct 21, 2019

    Presidential Yacht Arrives in Maine for Restoration

    A 100-foot-long floating piece of presidential history is set to undergo repair in Belfast, Maine. The yacht Sequoia was used by presidents from Hoover to Nixon — the latter took a right the night before he resigned.

  • Maine Oct 20, 2019

    Maine Wardens Investigating Death of ATV Passenger

    Game wardens in Maine say they’re investigating a fatal crash involving an all-terrain passenger vehicle in a small town west of Belfast. The wardens say the crash killed 30-year-old Rachel Curtis of Montville in her hometown on Sunday. They say Curtis was a passenger on an ATV that was traveling on a dirt road when it crashed before noon. The...

  • Maine Oct 10, 2019

    Invitations to ‘White Supremacist Gathering' Sent to Maine Residents

    Multiple residents of Skowhegan, Maine, are alarmed after receiving letters with racist symbols. The messages invite the recipients to a white supremacist meeting.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Oct 9, 2019

    Racist Flyer Sent to People in Skowhegan

    People in Skowhegan, Maine, have received invitations to a “white supremacist gathering.”

  • Europe Aug 31, 2019

    Crowds Gather in UK Cities to Protest Johnson's Brexit Plans

    Crowds are gathering in London and other major British cities to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament for part of the period before the Brexit deadline in two months. Several thousand protesters gathered near Johnson’s residence at 10 Downing Street in central London, while others protested in in Belfast, York and others cities to show determination to block...

  • Massachusetts Jul 16, 2019

    ‘Ridiculous' Sign Blasts Mass. Man for Being ICE Agent — But He Isn't One

    A Massachusetts business owner says she fears for her safety because of a misunderstanding about a sign that claimed her husband is a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent. Salon Bellisimo owner Elaine Devereaux said she became upset after finding a sign outside her Newburyport business Saturday morning.

  • NBC May 29, 2019

    Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on ‘Personal Issues'

    Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old “Game of Thrones” star has checked into a wellness retreat. “Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an opportunity to spend some time at a wellness retreat to work on some personal issues,” his rep tells E! News.

  • NBC May 29, 2019

    ‘GoT' Star Kit Harington Checks Into Wellness Retreat

    Kit Harington is taking time for self-care before embarking on his next chapter. The “Game of Thrones” star is seeking help for “stress,” “negative emotions” and alcohol as he copes with the end of his HBO hit, Page Six reports. Find out how his inner circle, including wife and former co-star Rose Leslie, has reacted to his decision.

  • Asher Klein May 20, 2019

    ‘Game of Thrones' Stars Walk Red Carpet of Final Season Premiere

    ‘Game of Thrones’ stars Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Gwendoline Christie and others share their thoughts on what it’s like to walk the red carpet of the fantasy epic’s final season, as well as how the franchise shaped their lives as actors.

  • Maine May 8, 2019

    Lease Squabble Could Threaten Major New Salmon Farm in Maine

    A company that wants to build a large, land-based salmon farm in coastal Maine has run into potential lease trouble, and opponents are hopeful it derails the project. Nordic Aquafarms plans to build the salmon farm in Belfast, where it would be capable of producing more than 60 million pounds of fish per year. The Bangor Daily News reports two...

  • JUDGE May 2, 2019

    Maine Woman Charged in 10-Year-Old's Death Says Both Were Victims of Husband's Abuse

    The accused killers of a 10-year-old Maine girl appeared in a Belfast courtroom Thursday for an evidence suppression hearing. Marissa Kennedy was found dead in February of 2018. Her mother, Sharon Carrillo, and her step-father, Julio Carrillo, were charged with her murder. Thursday, the suspects walked into court wearing prison uniforms to watch on as Sharon Carrillo’s lawyers questioned state...

  • injuries Apr 20, 2019

    Northern Ireland Police Arrest 2 in Killing of Journalist

    Police in Northern Ireland arrested two teenagers Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of a young journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry. The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation and taken to Belfast for questioning, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said. The men have not been identified or charged. Police had said...

  • easter Apr 19, 2019

    Journalist Shot Dead in Northern Ireland Rioting

    The dissident republican group, the New IRA, was most likely responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, police in Northern Ireland said Friday. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said 29-year-old journalist and author Lyra McKee died after she was shot during rioting in the Creggan area. Assistant Chief Constable Mark...

  • actor Apr 10, 2019

    The Talking Dead: Life During and After ‘Game of Thrones'

    Oh, how special it must feel to land a role on a new pilot for HBO — or better yet, get a call saying you’ve got the part on the show that has become a pop culture phenomenon — only to know that your character could be killed off. On the spot. Anytime. Maybe in the same way as the...

  • Maine Nov 28, 2018

    Maine Mayor Makes Waves for Op-Ed Calling Out City Councilors

    In a small coastal town in Maine, a mayor is making waves for an op-ed that calls out city councilors. Samantha Paradis, 27, is the youngest person to serve as mayor in the city of Belfast. She identifies as queer and wrote in a column published in the Village Soup newspaper last week that she has “encountered sexism, ageism, and...

  • Maine Nov 28, 2018

    Mayor's Op-Ed About City Councilors Makes Waves

    An op-ed by the mayor of Belfast, Maine is making waves with the town’s city councilors.

  • manager Oct 11, 2018

    Maine Residents: Are Rats on the Rise?

    Between rodent roadkill and damaged crops, the signs of Maine’s squirrel population surge are well-documented. Now some are wondering if there is a rise in the rat population, too. “Folks are noticing more rats in town,” said Belfast City Manager Joe Slocum during a recent council meeting. “Over the last month, we have had three phone calls from completely different...

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