BANGOR -- 50-year-old David Coon, the Bangor man accused of murdering his girlfriend in a Jefferson Street apartment, Friday, appeared in court for the first time, Monday.

WATERVILLE - Fire officials are still trying to determine the exact cause of the blaze that ripped through a Waterville building Friday afternoon.
FARMINGTON - When a 25 year-old fire truck needed to be replaced in Farmington, firefighters decided to build it themselves.
 
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 16:20

Maine's Precious Treasures Part 2

AUGUSTA - The State Archives holds the history of the Pine Tree State, from the birth of Maine to the present day.  But, the Archives didn't always exist.
GLENBURN - Students at Glenburn Elementary were given a rare opportunity today. A personal tour of a Maine State Police Mobile Unit.
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 15:38

Brewer Jobs on the Chopping Block

BREWER - More than a dozen positions in the Brewer school district are on the chopping block, to compensate for budget shortfalls.
CARIBOU - The Northern Maine Development Commission is offering free training for new entreprenuers, but the registration deadline for the Top Gun Prep Course is approaching fast.
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 15:41

Speed limit increase

The Maine senate today gave final approval to a bill that calls for an increased speed limit on the interstate. It authorizes the department of transportation to raise the speed limit to 75 miles per hour in areas where it's deemed appropriate. Officials will first have to study where it would be safe. During a hearing held in March, the sponsor said a number of factors would have to be taken into account including how congested an area might be.
LONG ISLAND - The Coast Guard ended its search today for a missing boater who made a distress call yesterday.
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 09:18

Toddler Dies in Car Accident

Lyman - A toddler is dead after a car crash in the York County town of Lyman.
Bangor - The Bangor City Council is moving toward a citywide ban on all synthetic drugs. 
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 08:35

Collins Backs Internet Sales Tax Bill

Maine Senator Susan Collins joined 68 other Senators in approving a move to collect sales tax for online purchases.  Collins released a statement saying that the measure doesn't call for a new tax, but would ensure that taxes already owed are paid.  Retailers in Maine and other states have long complained that they're at a disadvantage because many online retailers don't charge sales tax.  The bill that passed the Senate on a 69-to-27 vote now goes to the House of Representatives.
VEAZIE - It's been a busy stretch for emergency crews in Lewiston as of late, dealing with a seemingly endless line of incidents. A few of these recent blazes linked to young people. Perhaps it's time to think about what our children know about fire.