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Lockdown drills to be required in Maine schools

Lockdown drills to be required in Maine schoolsMaine schools will be required to to lockdown drills, in addition to fire drills.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 1 minute ago
News

Tuesday's Top Stories

Tuesday's Top StoriesTuesday's Top Stories 3/31/15
  • News
  • 4 hours, 47 minutes ago
Morning Report

MORNING STUMPER for Tuesday, Mar. 31

MORNING STUMPER for Tuesday, Mar. 31What is AC/DC lead guitarist Angus Young's signature dance move?
  • Morning Report
  • 4 hours, 43 minutes ago
Local

Camden National to buy Bank of Maine

Camden National to buy Bank of MaineThe merger would mean Camden National would own 68 branches from York to Calais.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 26 minutes ago
Augusta-Waterville

Portland mayor meets with governor on General Assistance

Portland mayor meets with governor on General AssistancePortland Mayor Michael Brennan met with governor to discuss general assistance money used for city shelters.
  • Augusta-Waterville
  • 18 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Business owners push to restore Efficiency Maine funding

Business owners push to restore Efficiency Maine fundingThe omission of the word "and" from a bill could reduce funding to Efficiency Maine by $38 million.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 41 minutes ago
Health

New study suggests many hockey helmets unsafe

New study suggests many hockey helmets unsafeNone of the helmets received a five out of five star rating in the Virginia Tech study.
  • Health
  • 20 hours, 27 minutes ago
Money

Bangor Water District looks to increase rates

Bangor Water District looks to increase ratesSoon residents and business owners in the Bangor area could be seeing higher water bills.
  • Money
  • 15 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

Litchfield woman charged with fourth DUI

Litchfield woman charged with fourth DUIAccording to police this is the fourth time in the past decade that Cookson has been charged with OUI and the latest charge was increased to "aggravated" because her son was in the vehicle.
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 8 minutes ago
News

Snow delays opening of Winter Harbor based campground

Snow delays opening of Winter Harbor based campgroundThe campground won't open until September, near the end of the camping season.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 10 minutes ago
News

Former feds charged with stealing Silk Road bitcoin

Former feds charged with stealing Silk Road bitcoinA Secret Service agent and a DEA agent allegedly stole bitcoin while investigating site.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 14 minutes ago
Education

Two automotive students win scholarships at MA competition

Two automotive students win scholarships at MA competitionTwo students with the automotive program at PATHS won scholarships in a skills competition.
  • Education
  • 19 hours, 30 minutes ago
Local

NH: Bedford police investigating murder-suicide

NH: Bedford police investigating murder-suicidePolice are currently investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Bedford, New Hampshire.
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

Mass. man sought in theft of Girl Scout cookie cash box

Mass. man sought in theft of Girl Scout cookie cash boxThe vehicle was described as a green Toyota Camry with New Jersey plates and was last seen heading up Winter Street away from town.
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  • 1 day ago
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Whitefield Elem. to stay closed this week, following fire in gym

Whitefield Elem. to stay closed this week, following fire in gymStudents will spend the rest of the week at Chelsea Elementary School as inspectors take a look at what may have caused the fire.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 21 minutes ago
Local

Maine bill would change process for US Senate vacancies

Maine bill would change process for US Senate vacanciesCurrently, the governor has the power to appoint a replacement until the next election.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 36 minutes ago
News

Crews stop fire from spreading through OOB retirement community

Crews stop fire from spreading through OOB retirement communityFIrefighters were able to quickly knock down a fire that damaged two apartments in Old Orchard Beach.
  • News
  • 22 hours, 49 minutes ago
Local

Woman accused in One Fund fraud due in court

Woman accused in One Fund fraud due in courtProsecutors say she received $8,000 from The One Fund, the charity established to help bombing victims
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

New schedule for Amtrak Downeaster starts Monday, March 30

New schedule for Amtrak Downeaster starts Monday, March 30The changes are being implemented to improve the reliability of Downeaster trains.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
America

Cash to burn? These vacations cost up to $250,000

Cash to burn? These vacations cost up to $250,000Ever wonder how to vacation like the rich and famous? Check out these priciest vacations.
  • America
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Fishing season will soon open in Maine

Fishing season will soon open in MaineThe Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said most lakes and ponds are still covered with a solid coat of ice, and it could be several more weeks before open water appears.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
World

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies

Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendenciesDuesseldorf prosecutors said Andreas Lubitz, 27, had received psychotherapy.
  • World
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Donor found after unusual transplant request

Donor found after unusual transplant requestA 30-year-old Windham man with three children offers one of his kidneys to a woman he'd never met.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Portland

Million Meals Maine hosts 2nd annual meal packing event

Million Meals Maine hosts 2nd annual meal packing eventDuring the 2nd annual event volunteers met and packed food to ship to hungry children in Haiti
  • Portland
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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