Alfred, ME

Italian restaurant planned for The Ridge Marketplace, first in the state

At the May 16 Planning Board meeting, Wayne Morrill, Senior Project Manager for Jones & Beach Engineers, petitioned on behalf of Waterstone Properties Group for the approval of a new building at The Ridge Marketplace. According to Morrill, Waterstone is seeking to fill the last remaining ‘pad’ site in what...
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Saco Police say a Failed Robbery Resulted in a Man Being Stabbed

Saco Police say a man was stabbed as he walked home from work early Tuesday morning. It was just before 1:30 when police responded to reports of a man who was knocking on Saco residents' doors, yelling for help. When officers arrived at the area of 102 Common Street, they found a man with a single stab wound to his lower abdomen. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of what police say was a non-life-threatening injury.
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Maine man accused of smashing windshields of Saco police cruisers with hammer

SACO (WGME) – A Maine man allegedly used a hammer to smash the windshields of four Saco police cruisers on Wednesday morning. According to police, 57-year-old Vincent St. Ours of Saco walked into the restricted access parking lot of the Saco Police Department and used a hammer to smash the windshields of four cruisers.

These luxurious bungalows just opened in Maine

Menswear designer Todd Snyder channeled his trips to Maine for inspiration. American menswear designer Todd Snyder has teamed up with Hidden Pond resort in Kennebunkport to design 20 luxury bungalows inspired by his trips to Maine. The one-bedroom bungalows, debuting this month, feature three design concepts: countryside, mountainside, and seaside,...

Expect Delays on I-295 For the Next Five Weeks

You may want to plan ahead or find an alternate route. If you take I-295 to work or at any time during the workday, you can expect some delays in the next few weeks near one of the busiest exits in Portland. According to Press Herald, Portland officials claim that...

Police arrest man accused of damaging Saco police cruisers

SACO, Maine (WGAN) A Saco man accused of smashing the windshields of police cruisers was taken into custody on Wednesday. Saco police say the suspect, 57-year-old Vincent St. Ours of Saco, is accused of using a hammer to break the windshields of four cruisers that were parked in a restricted area outside the police department around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.
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Inmate Stopped From Escaping Through Hospital Ceiling Tiles

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Corrections workers in Maine thwarted an attempt by an inmate to escape from custody through bathroom ceiling tiles when he was at a hospital. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said the inmate tried to climb through the ceiling tiles at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Tuesday morning. The office said the inmate was in restraints at the time and was in the process of being discharged from the hospital.

Three facing charges in relation to alleged fraud ring that targeted seniors

Three suspects are facing charges for following an investigation into an alleged fraud ring that was targeting seniors in Durham and across the GTA. According to the DRPS, more than 70 incidents of a “grandparent scam” are being investigated across across the region. In each case, a senior victim received a phone call from a person purporting to be a lawyer for their grandchild.

Hospitalized inmate tries to sneak out of building through ceiling tiles, police say

PORTLAND (WGME) — An inmate tried to escape custody while at Maine Medical Center by attempting to climb through the ceiling tiles while in restraints. According to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, just before 9 a.m. Tuesday the inmate, identified as 25-year-old Lucas Raine, tried to escape by climbing through the ceiling tiles while in a bathroom at Maine Med.

Maine can't do much about a big dispute between its largest insurer and hospital

PORTLAND (BDN) -- A dispute between Maine’s dominant health insurer and hospital has exposed the state’s limitations in managing the relationship, with policymakers urging reconciliation while criticizing both parties in ways weighted toward their worldviews. MaineHealth announced in April it would pull its flagship hospital, Maine Medical Center...

Hackmatack presents ‘Smoke on the Mountain’

BERWICK, Maine — Can you think of a better time or place for the foot-stomping musical "Smoke on the Mountain" than a summer night at Hackmatack Playhouse in Berwick, Maine? Set in a tight-knit community that feels right at home in Hackmatack’s barn theater, this musical comedy placed in 1938 rural Tennessee has...

Maine’s Only Food Truck Park to Reopen Next Week

Congdon’s is a beloved and family-operated doughnut shop in Wells, Maine. They adore the Wells community and will give back at any opportunity with charity events and even having given away toilet paper during the pandemic. Not to mention serving up their incredibly delicious handmade fresh doughnuts each and every day. They’ve been in the doughnut business since 1955 but ended up branching out to food trucks since food truck popularity began booming here in Maine. And no, I’m not talking about a Congdon’s Doughnuts food truck. Think bigger!