• Maine July 21, 2022 11:50 pm

    9-Year-Old Girl Killed by Falling Tree in Maine Amid Thunderstorms

    A 9-year-old girl was killed by a falling tree Thursday as severe thunderstorms swept through Maine. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says the girl, a native of Poland, Maine, died after a tree fell on a car at the Sebago Lake Campground in Standish. The victim was trapped inside the vehicle. Authorities did not publicly identify the child, who...

  • Maine March 22, 2022 6:09 pm

    Caught on Camera: Driver Flies by Stopped School Bus in Maine

    A young girl was about to step off her school bus in Standish, Maine, when, as seen on surveillance video, a driver flew by the open door. A Gorham, Maine woman has been identified by police as the alleged driver of a car that sped past the doors of that stopped school bus. In a press release published Tuesday afternoon,…

  • Maine March 22, 2022 5:41 pm

    Caught on Camera: Driver Flies By Stopped School Bus

    A little girl was about to step off her school bus when a driver flew by the open door.

  • Maine November 6, 2021 12:07 am

    Maine Man Arrested After Indictment for Girlfriend's Death

    The boyfriend of a woman found dead in June was arrested Friday after being indicted on a murder charge, officials said. Brandon Libby, 34, of Standish, was taken into custody without incident in Hollis by the state police tactical team and U.S. marshals, officials said. His girlfriend, Amanda Brown, 29, was found shot to death on June 16 in a…

  • Maine September 13, 2020 5:25 pm

    Maine College Detects 9 COVID Cases, Pivots to ‘Study-in-Place'

    A small liberal arts college in Maine is implementing a “study-in-place” program after detecting nine cases of COVID-19 on campus, the college president says. Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish will deliver all classes remotely and students will be required to stay in their rooms as much as possible for two weeks, President Jim Dlugos said in a...

  • Maine February 3, 2020 6:14 pm

    Flu Outbreak Leads to Closures at 2 Maine Schools

    Two Maine schools were closed on Monday after significant numbers of students and staff contracted the flu. Edna Libby Elementary School in Standish and Sanford Christian Academy in Sanford had staff in classrooms cleaning instead of students learning. “It’s unusual, for me, it’s the first time I had to do it,” said Paul Penna, superintendent of MSAD 6, which...

  • Maine February 3, 2020 5:55 pm

    Flu Outbreak Closes 2 Maine Schools

    Two schools in Maine have closed due to outbreaks of the flu among staff and students.

  • fatal crash January 3, 2020 5:00 pm

    Father Dies Days After Crash That Claimed 8-Year-Old Son's Life in Maine

    A crash that killed an 8-year-old Maine boy last weekend has now claimed the life of his father, while his mother remains hospitalized. Officials say 51-year-old Vincent Oates, of Standish, died Thursday night at Maine Medical Center in Portland. His son, Owen, died in the crash on the morning of Dec. 28 on Route 35 in Standish. He was a…

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