Governor Mills:Enhancing Public Safety & Mental Health System in Maine After the Lewiston ShootingsThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Auburn, Maine Diner Owner Arrested After Narcotics InvestigationThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Lewiston Police are Investigating a Shooting in the Area of Pine StreetThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Arson Leads to Arrest of Buckfield HomeownerNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
The shooter in Maine said on video that reservists were scared because he was "able" to do somethingAkamatsuNewsBreak Contributor
Fryeburg, Maine, Man Safe After Plane’s Wing Fell Apart During Its Flight
Kevin from Fryeburg, Maine, is home safe and sound after the plane's wing fell apart on a cross-country flight. One Mainer was on that long flight. According to WMTW, Kevin Clark from Fryeburg won't soon forget that flight. The crew did a great job keeping everyone calm. But when the plane took off from San Francisco heading to Boston, Kevin heard something that didn't sound quite right.
Maine restaurant owner accused of drug trafficking
Police seized crack cocaine, cocaine, meth, ecstasy, 17 guns and more from Darren Douin's home and restaurant, Happy Days Diner.
Local Residents Invited: Public Hearing on Casco Marijuana Retail Store Appeal
A public hearing will take place on Monday, February 26, at 6:30 P.M. It will be held at the Casco Community Center Meeting Room in Maine. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss an appeal. This appeal is about the approval of a marijuana retail store.
Police Looking for Missing 14-Year-Old Girl from Maine
The Maine State Police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl from Parsonsfield. Kiley Ireland was last seen leaving her home between Friday, February 16th and Thursday, February 17th. Description and Photos. Ireland is described as standing 5’6” with hazel eyes and brown hair. Police issued photos. Contact...
United Ambulance union workers to vote on strike authorization
Union employees for United Ambulance say they will soon vote on whether to authorize a strike. The ambulance service includes Emergency Medical Technicians, paramedics and dispatchers who work in Lewiston and Bridgton. Officials with the union say they have been trying to negotiate a first contract since March of last...
Auburn man's home and business raided as part of narcotics investigation
AUBURN (WGME) -- An Auburn man is facing multiple drug charges after police say they found crack, ecstasy, meth, and more after searching his home and business on Monday. Police say they stopped a vehicle driven by 43-year-old Darren Douin around 1 p.m. as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.
Flight attendant confirms double-engine failure caused deadly plane crash in Florida
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Newly obtained police documents from Florida confirm initial reports that engine failure caused a deadly plane crash. A small plane took off from OSU's airport in Columbus before it crashed along Interstate 75 near Naples on Feb. 9. The story made national headlines after compelling video and images of fire and smoke went viral.
Cumberland County Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 91 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories
Cumberland County Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 91 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories. During the last week, Cumberland County reported a total of 91 crime cases. The most common type of crime was Assault with 19 reported cases, followed by Other and Suspicious Situation with 15 cases each. Burglary was the next most common crime with 13 cases. Theft was reported 10 times, while Arrest and Disturbance were reported 7 times each. Trespass and Vandalism were the least reported crimes with 4 and 1 cases respectively. The data reveals a concerning prevalence of violent crimes, particularly Assault. The authorities in the place are urged to step up their efforts towards ensuring the safety of its residents.
Overnight homeless shelter available for Lewiston and Auburn after ongoing delays
Months of delay and gridlock in city councils meant dozens of unhoused individuals in Lewiston and Auburn had to brace the cold with little options to seek shelter.
After 25 Years, This Iconic Nightclub in New Hampshire is for Sale
Located at 2025 White Mountain Highway in Conway, New Hampshire, is the O Club. According to Badger Peabody Smith Realty, this pool hall and night club has been thriving in the community of Conway for over 25 years. This popular hub is now for sale for only $90,000. The O...
Today the gas price is close to $3.22 in Bridgton as of 2024-02-21. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Oxford, ME Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around oxford..
Donations for Lewiston shooting response fund exceed $5 million
Thousands have donated to the Lewiston-Auburn Area Response Fund to help support victims, families, and the community as a whole since the mass shooting in October.
Hiker rescued from mountain with 90-mph winds, bitter cold atop Mount Washington
JACKSON, N.H. — A team of rescuers used the Cog Railway to shave off time but it still took more than 10 hours to save a hiker in conditions that included sustained winds topping 90 mph (145 kph) on New Hampshire's Mount Washington, officials said. The hiker from Portsmouth,...
Buckfield man accused of intentionally setting own home on fire
BUCKFIELD (WGME) -- A Maine man is accused of setting his Buckfield home on fire. Crews responded to a fire at 69 Depot Street in Buckfield around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday. Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office reportedly determined that the fire was intentionally set. Authorities arrested the...
Oxford Hills girls edge Bangor in overtime in AA North semifinal
The Oxford Hills Vikings took down the Bangor Rams 47-42 in their AA North girls semifinal matchup at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.
Maine's mountains welcome school vacation week after poor start to ski season
BRIDGTON/AUBURN (WGME) - Warm weather and heavy rain in December has made it hard for Maine's ski mountains to keep trails open. “I didn’t really like it, I wasn’t here during the Christmas vacation," Kennebunkport sixth-grader Manning Mayfield said. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton is now nearly 100 percent...
Planners to hold site walk, public hearing on Tractor Supply, Dollar General projects
Due to the “size and complexity and potential impact” of the dual project, Planning Board Chair Deb Brusini asked members whether they wanted to hold a public hearing and a site walk. It was a “yes” on both counts. The public hearing will be held on...
What a catch! Winners of Maine ice fishing derby announced
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Maine — TheSebago Lake Rotary Ice Fishing Derby was held on 20 lakes and ponds throughout Cumberland County this weekend because there wasn't enough ice to safely fish on Sebago Lake. The winners were announced on Sunday. In the perch category, Shanna Hudgiin won after reeling in...
Once Upon a Time, the Best Honey Dip Doughnuts in the World Were Made in Auburn, Maine
For several decades in Auburn, there was occasionally a sweet scent in the air that drew you in. Think about an old Looney Tunes cartoon. That scent was coming from the small shop at 144 Mill Street that belonged to a mom and pop doughnut shop known as Jake and Andy's.