• Maine May 9, 2019

    Maine District Attorney Faces Disciplinary Hearing

    A Maine district attorney is facing a disciplinary hearing over an allegation she discussed a child sexual assault case with a judge without defense counsel present. Kennebec and Somerset Counties District Attorney Maeghan Maloney tells the Kennebec Journal she’s in talks to resolve the issue without going to a contested hearing. Maloney says she was called into the judge’s chambers...

  • diseases May 8, 2019

    Maine CDC Says Hepatitis Continues to Rise in the State

    Public health authorities in Maine say the state’s sharp rise in hepatitis cases is continuing. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the increase in cases of hepatitis B and C in the Pine Tree State can be attributed to its ongoing opioid crisis. The agency says acute hepatitis B rates increased nearly 400 percent and acute hepatitis...

  • York Mar 20, 2019

    Maine Amusement Park Up for Sale for $14 Million

    An iconic Maine zoo and theme park is up for sale. SeacoastOnline reports the owner of York’s Wild Kingdom, located in York Beach, is putting the property up for sale for $14.2 million. The park will still open as usual this year, the owner reportedly said, adding he is not in a hurry to sell it.

  • Maine Mar 20, 2019

    Deaths of Estranged Husband and Wife Believed to Be Murder-Suicide

    Police in Maine are investigating the deaths of an estranged husband and wife as a murder-suicide. State and local police responded around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to a report of gunshots at 16 Fairview St. in Gardiner, according to Maine State Police. At the scene, police say they found a man dead in a pickup truck parked in the driveway. A...

  • United States Mar 6, 2019

    Maine Senators Want a Bump in Work Visas Due to Tight Market

    Maine’s U.S. senators are working with a bipartisan group of colleagues to call for an increased number of work visas to help small businesses find seasonal workers.

  • food Mar 6, 2019

    Maine's Largest City to Say Goodbye to Annual Summer Fest

    Maine’s largest city will hold its annual celebration of art, music and food for the last time this summer.

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