• Maine September 8, 2022 10:39 am

    Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shoots Man in Maine

    The York County Sheriff’s office announced that a deputy has been placed on administrative leave after fatally shooting a suspect in North Waterboro, Maine. The incident, which occurred around 6:48 p.m. Wednesday on Rosemont Avenue in North Waterboro, resulted in the death of 30-year-old Tyler Woodburn, a resident of Newmarket, New Hampshire, police said. Officers initially responded to the...

  • Maine May 21, 2022 11:22 am

    Officials in Maine Concerned About Record Breaking Heat Expected

    The early-season heat expected in western Maine could be record-breaking. It could also be very dangerous for Maine residents. “Your typical hottest day in mid-July? We’re going to pretty much get that this weekend,” said Donny Dumont, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service Office in Gray ME. According to Dumont, temperatures being in the 90s this early in...

  • Pennsylvania October 13, 2021 10:32 am

    Pa. Murder Suspect Asks Trial Judge to Preside Over Wedding

    Love was on the court docket when a man accused of murder in Pennsylvania made an unusual request of the judge who will preside over his trial, asking if he’d consider presiding over his wedding.

  • masks July 29, 2021 8:40 pm

    New CDC Mask Guidance Sparks Confusion in Maine, Where Data Appeared to Shift

    People in Maine are trying to make sense of the new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indoor mask recommendations echoed by the state during a news briefing Wednesday afternoon. At the time, the state was emphasizing that the federal health regulator had labelled York and Piscataquis counties as having “substantial” COVID-19 transmission, recommending that people there wear...

  • mask mandate July 29, 2021 5:12 pm

    Mask Mandates Cause Confusion in Maine

    Mask mandates are required in some Maine counties, but not others. The renewed COVID-19 precaution is causing confusion in many parts of the state.

  • travel July 8, 2021 4:53 pm

    This New England Wildlife Refuge Is a Trending Nature Location, Airbnb Says

    If you’re looking to spend some time in nature on your next vacation, Maine has just the spot, according to Airbnb. The vacation rental company and the Trust for Public Land, put out a list of the top 10 trending nature destinations this summer and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge in Wells, Maine, is one of them. Rachel Carson National…

  • coronavirus September 8, 2020 5:53 pm

    Increase in COVID-19 Cases Has Some Maine School Districts Changing Their Plans

    Schools in the southernmost part of Maine are being told it’s not as safe to bring kids back as it was a few weeks ago. Last Friday, Maine officials put York County into their “yellow” category, which suggests schools move to hybrid learning instead of full-time in-classroom instruction. The region of Maine, which includes cities like Sanford, Saco and...

  • coronavirus September 8, 2020 5:20 pm

    Some Maine Schools Switch to Hybrid Learning Due to Rise in Cases

    Schools in the southernmost part of Maine are being told it is not as safe to bring kids back as it was a few weeks ago.

  • York County August 20, 2020 2:59 pm

    4 Sheriff's Employees in Maine Test Positive for COVID-19

    Four sheriff’s employees in York County, Maine, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the York County Sheriff’s Office and York County government announced Thursday. Voluntary testing has been made available to employees, authorities said. When one staff member recently reported not feeling well, authorities said that person was given a COVID test and sent home. As a result,...

  • delayed reopening May 28, 2020 7:44 pm

    Maine Restaurant Owners Frustrated With Delay of Full Reopening in 3 Counties

    There is growing frustration in some parts of Maine after a decision by Gov. Janet Mills to delay the full reopening of restaurants in three counties. Citing an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations over the past two weeks, Mills announced Wednesday that restaurants in Cumberland, York and Androscoggin counties would not be allowed to be open to dine-in customers…

  • delayed reopening May 28, 2020 6:31 pm

    Maine Restaurants Frustrated With Delayed Opening

    Some restaurant owners in parts of Maine are voicing their frustrations after Gov. Janet Mills delayed the dine-in option in the state’s reopening plan.

  • Virginia January 11, 2020 1:18 pm

    Ice Patch to Blame for 75-Car Pile Up in Virginia, Police Say

    An SUV hit a patch of ice on westbound Interstate 64 in Virginia,  triggering a 75-car pileup last month, investigators said. Virginia State Police said in a news release that the driver of a 2008 Chevrolet SUV spun out and was hit by other vehicles at the start of the pile-up shortly before 8 a.m. on Dec. 22, The  Virginian-Pilot reported on…

  • Virginia December 23, 2019 8:02 am

    69-Vehicle Pileup Leaves More Than 50 Injured in Virginia

    Police in Virginia say a 69-vehicle pileup on a major interstate in York County left some people with serious injuries. Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya said in a statement that the accident happened at about 7:51 a.m. Sunday. A section of Interstate 64 was shut down as state troopers investigate. All lanes have reopened. Fifty-one people were treated and…

  • Portland November 25, 2019 8:26 pm

    Maine Working to Combat Spike in Hepatitis C Cases

    Maine’s hepatitis C rate is 60% higher than the national average. The dangerous disease can result in potentially severe and permanent liver damage. Its spike is tied to injectable drug use, which is why Maine’s Centers for Disease Control and the state’s director of opioid response, Gordon Smith, have announced that $1.5 million will be put towards needle exchanges.

  • Maine July 1, 2019 2:49 pm

    Maine Man Accused of Hitting Pregnant Wife With Vehicle

    Law enforcement officials say a Maine man accused of striking his pregnant wife with a vehicle has turned himself in.

  • New Hampshire March 11, 2019 8:49 am

    Live Larvae of Destructive Pest Found in Southern Maine

    Officials in Maine say they’ve for the first time found the live larvae of a destructive, invasive forest pest within trees in a southern county. The Maine Forest Service says emerald ash borer was found within trees in York County in late February. Officials say the borers appear established within 3 miles (5 kilometers) of the New Hampshire border for...

  • Maine February 1, 2019 9:31 am

    Maine Man Arrested for Allegedly Running Meth Lab at Home

    A 33-year-old Limington, Maine man was arrested after authorities discovered an alleged meth lab in his home when they conducted a bail compliance check. Andrew Sweeney was arrested Wednesday following the compliance check at his Hemlock Lane home, where authorities say items commonly used to make methamphetamine were found. The suspect was released on bail earlier this month following a...

  • Attorney December 27, 2018 6:36 am

    Maine Homeowner Finds Intruder Watching TV, Wearing His Clothing

    A Maine man is facing a number of charges after authorities say he broke into a Waterboro home, grabbed a bite to eat, took a shower, then got a car ride from his victim. Derek Tarbox, 35, of Standish, was arrested Sunday and is facing charges of class B burglary, two counts of unauthorized use of property, leaving the scene...

  • Maine November 29, 2018 6:14 pm

    Ex-Priest Found Guilty of 11 Sexual Misconduct Charges

    A defrocked Roman Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an altar boy in Massachusetts was convicted Thursday of abusing another boy in Maine in the 1980s. Ronald Paquin, 76, was convicted of 11 of 24 counts against him following a three-day trial in Superior Court in Maine. He was originally charged with 31 counts, but seven were dropped on Wednesday.

  • Maine November 27, 2018 5:48 pm

    Second Victim Testifies in Maine Trial for Ex-Priest Facing Sex Abuse Charges

    Two men from Haverhill, Massachusetts testified Tuesday in the Maine trial of a former priest accused of sexual abuse. Ronald Paquin, 76, faces 31 counts of sexual abuse from two accusers. Both men say the former priest would bring them to his trailer in Kennebunkport, Maine in the late 1980s, give them alcohol, and sexually assault them.

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