• Maine October 3, 2022 1:05 am

    Body Recovered Off Maine Coast Confirmed to Be Missing Boy

    Authorities in Maine announced that a body discovered off the coast last week was that of a 14-year-old boy who’d gone missing five days earlier. Freeport police said the body of Theo Ferrara was recovered from Maquoit Bay near Bunganuc Point on Tuesday, Sept. 27. He had last been seen at his home in Freeport around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday,…

  • Maine May 31, 2022 1:29 am

    Maine Man, 36, Drowns While Swimming Out to Float

    A 36-year-old man drowned Sunday in Turner, Maine, authorities announced. Adrian Maurais, of Poland, Maine, was attempting to swim to a float about 50 feet from shore in Martin Stream when he started to struggle just before noon, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife said. Maurais went under water and never resurfaced, officials said. People on the shore…

  • Maine May 19, 2022 12:48 pm

    Maine Moose Survey Finds Record High Death Rate From Ticks

    Infestations of ticks contributed to a record high death rate for young moose tracked by wildlife managers in rural Maine. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife collared 70 moose calves in remote parts of the state last winter and 60 of them had died by the beginning of May, Maine Public reported. The 86% mortality rate was the highest…

  • Maine November 18, 2021 7:21 pm

    ‘Big Surprise': The Wild Story of a Roadrunner's Trip to Maine

    A roadrunner hitched a ride from Las Vegas to Maine — no word on whether

  • Roadrunner November 18, 2021 7:27 pm

    Wily Roadrunner Visits Maine By Hitching Ride in Moving Van From Las Vegas

    Even the fastest birds need to hitch a ride sometimes, it seems. A curious roadrunner was found in a moving van that had traveled from Las Vegas to Westbrook, Maine, this weekend, police said. A surprised father and his son spotted the bird — the one made famous by the coyote-evading Looney Tunes cartoon — in the back of their…

  • Falmouth October 10, 2020 10:16 pm

    Mass. Man Found Dead on Shore of Remote Maine Lake

    A missing Massachusetts man has been found dead on the edge of a remote lake in Maine after seemingly trying to retrieve a boat that drifted away from shore, authorities announced. The 64-year-old Falmouth resident, James P. Fulginiti, was staying at a boat-access-only camp in Magalloway Plantation and hadn’t been seen for several days, according to the Maine Department...

  • Maine August 3, 2020 1:26 am

    Woman Killed in ATV Crash in Maine

    The Maine Wardens Service says a 40-year-old woman from Corrinna was killed in an ATV crash in the town of Lincoln. Wardens say Shannon Brewer was driving a side-by-side ATV at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday with owner Michael Martin, of Lincoln.  Brewer was traveling on Pierce Webber Road near upper pond at 8:30 p.m. She approached a four-way intersection and…

  • New England July 23, 2020 6:43 pm

    Surge in Chipmunks Blamed on Plentiful Spring Acorns Around New England

    If you’ve noticed a recent surge in chipmunks, you’re not alone. This year’s boom happening around New England can be blamed for plentiful acorns this spring. Ryan Robicheau, a lands management biologist with Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, says there are tens of thousands if not more chipmunks than usual in forests and gardens across the six-state...

  • New England July 23, 2020 5:49 pm

    Chipmunk Boom in New England

    There’s a boom of chipmunks happening around New England but one Maine biologist says it’s not necessarily a bad thing.

  • Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife June 25, 2020 1:51 pm

    Maine Says Beachgoers Need to Stay Away From Plover Nests

    Maine wildlife managers said the chicks and eggs of endangered piping plovers have been harmed several times this season, and beachgoers need to be mindful of the rare birds. The shorebirds nest on sandy beaches in southern Maine. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said beachgoers can help by keeping dogs on leashes and keeping a close eye…

  • New Hampshire February 16, 2020 1:50 pm

    Alcohol, Speed Appear as Factors in Fatal Snowmobile Crash in Maine

    A New Hampshire man has died in a snowmobile crash in the White Mountain National Forest in Maine. Authorities say 49-year-old Paul Whitaker, of Conway, was riding south on Route 113 in Batchelders Grant Township when he went off the trail and hit a tree late Friday afternoon. Mark Latti, communications director for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries &…

  • New Hampshire June 8, 2019 5:14 pm

    Missing Kayaker From NH Found Dead in Maine

    The body of a missing kayaker from New Hampshire was found Saturday in a Maine lake. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said 39-year-old Timothy Clauge of Nottingham, New Hampshire, launched his kayak after midnight to go fishing on Watchic Lake in Standish. He had arrived Thursday evening for a family celebration.

  • New Hampshire June 8, 2019 10:55 am

    Maine Authorities Seek Missing Kayaker

    Authorities in Maine are looking for a man who did not return after leaving in a kayak early Friday morning. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said 39-year-old Timothy Clauge of Nottingham, New Hampshire, launched his kayak after midnight to go fishing on Watchic Lake in Standish. He had arrived Thursday evening for a family celebration. Around 1...

  • Massachusetts March 3, 2019 9:55 am

    Authorities Investigating Deadly Snowmobile Crash

    Officials say a combination of speed, alcohol, and inexperience may have led to the crash.

  • Massachusetts March 3, 2019 9:56 am

    Massachusetts Woman Killed in Maine Snowmobile Crash

    A Brighton, Massachusetts woman was killed in Maine after the snowmobile she was operating crashed into a tree, according to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Martha Carroll, 56, crashed the 2002 Polaris 700 snowmobile near Wilson Pond in Wayne, Maine, around 5:45 p.m. Saturday, officials say.

  • Massachusetts February 19, 2019 12:38 am

    ‘Remarkable Young Man': Amesbury Community Mourning High School Senior Killed in Snowmobile Crash

    It’s a sad day for the Amesbury High School community as they mourn the loss of Troy Marden, who was killed in a snowmobile accident in Maine over the weekend. “He was a very well known, popular, and I think that speaks to his character. He’s incredibly funny, friendly, outgoing,” Amesbury School District Superintendent Jared Fulgoni said on Monday. “It’s...

  • Massachusetts February 17, 2019 11:32 pm

    Massachusetts Teen Among Two Killed in Fatal Snowmobile Crashes in Maine

    Two people were killed in two separate snowmobile crashes in Maine on Saturday.

  • Maine August 28, 2018 8:51 am

    70-Year-Old Man Killed in ATV Crash in Mars Hill, Maine

    A 70-year-old man from Westfield, Maine died Monday following a fatal ATV crash in Mars Hill, according to Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Shortly before 6 p.m., Gary Webber was traveling north on East Ridge Road when his vehicle left the trail and went into a steep ditch, where he died.

  • New Hampshire May 29, 2018 11:42 am

    1 Dead, 1 Critical After ATV Crash in Maine

    The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says one man is dead and another critically injured following an all-terrain vehicle crash on a trail in the town of Bingham.

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