Bookmark and Share

rss logo Top Portland Area Local News Stories

Source: Local News

Otisfield man who fled police cruiser turns himself in

An Otisfield man police say escaped from the back seat of a cruiser Tuesday afternoon has turned himself in.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:07:51 GMT

Winterport marijuana robbery suspects turn selves in

Arrest warrants have been issued for two Glenburn men suspected of robbing a medical marijuana growing operation in Winterport while dressed as law enforcement agents.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 02:42:14 GMT

Juvenile wanted in threatening case found up tree

Cumberland County sheriff's deputies took a 17-year-old wanted on charges of threatening someone with a knife into custody Wednesday afternoon.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:40:56 GMT

Last year’s government shutdown playing role in 2014 election

Rising Tide Brewery had to put marketing its new beer on hold because of the government shutdown in 2013.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:12:20 GMT

Kristina Lowe sentenced for deadly crash

An Oxford County Judge sentences Kristina Lowe, 21, to 18 months in prison and four years of probation for the crash that killed two of Lowe’s friends.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:59:14 GMT

Lost Valley Ski Resort to open

The owners of a ski resort in danger of closing have announced it will open for the 2014-2015 season.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:06:38 GMT

Portland street named one of America’s greatest

Portland’s Congress Street has received top honors from the American Planning Association.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:49:29 GMT

Maine confirms first case of enterovirus

Maine has had its first confirmed case of enterovirius D68, the Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Wednesday.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:43:25 GMT

Verso Paper to close Bucksport mill

Verso Paper will close its mill in Bucksport by the fourth quarter of 2014.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:30:20 GMT

Emily Cain picks up Angus King's endorsement

Independent Sen. Angus King is throwing his support behind Emily Cain's bid for Congress.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:24:41 GMT

North Berwick crash kills driver

The driver of a pickup truck is killed Wednesday morning when the vehicle crashes on Linscott Hill Road in North Berwick.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:58:23 GMT

Otisfield man flees from state police cruiser while still in handcuffs

Authorities are searching for an Otisfield man who escaped from a state police cruiser Tuesday afternoon while still in handcuffs.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:50:00 GMT

Three-car crash slows traffic on I-295 in Falmouth

Maine State Police say a three-car collision is causing traffic backups in the southbound lane of I-295 in Falmouth Wednesday morning.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:38:27 GMT

Oxford woman faces sentencing in fatal crash

A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers faces sentencing.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:19:28 GMT

Gray search put on hold, to resume Wednesday

Cumberland County sheriff's deputies will continue a search for an armed male teen on Wednesday.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:37:15 GMT

Motorcyclist dies in Turner crash

A Turner motorcyclist died at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after a crash on Route 4 on Tuesday afternoon.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:29:52 GMT

Search follows Portland mugging

A Westbrook police K-9 team is helping with the search for two men wanted in connection with a mugging.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:21:00 GMT

Handcuffed man unlocks cruiser door, flees

A man held in a state police cruiser in Otisfield manages to get away, despite handcuffs.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:09:03 GMT

National pediatrics group changes position on teen birth control

After seven years, one national pediatrics group is revising its position on contraceptives for teens.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:06:36 GMT

Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins

A kickoff event in Augusta for Domestic Violence Awareness Month included the announcement of a $25,000 donation to the Maine Coalition To End Domestic Violence.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:58:19 GMT