Man who allegedly killed daughters' mother, prompted Amber Alert planned to move to New Hampshire, victim's family saysWMUR.com1 DAY AGO
Lewiston survivor: Who goes to seven funerals in a year, let alone weeks?
LEWISTON, Maine (WABI) - The Lewiston City Council chambers were packed this morning as those who were significantly impacted by the Oct. 25 mass shooting shared their stories. The independent commission investigating the shooting met in Lewiston Monday morning to hear from survivors and their family members. Tammy Asselin was...
Freeport Maine Village Station Retail Center to Be Auctioned Off
Is Freeport, Maine's shopping district in trouble?. You may have noticed a lot of national retailers pulling their stores out of the outlet shoppers paradise that is Freeport, Maine. What was once a quiet Main Street in the '70s and '80s with just L.L. Bean as the only big retailer has transformed into something many never saw coming, but that seems to be changing.
Lewiston shooting survivors say the system failed them. They want accountability
There were multiple warning signs and plenty of people knew Robert Card was dangerous and should have been stopped. That's the consensus from the emotional testimony of survivors who, on Monday, addressed an independent commission reviewing the mass shootings in Lewiston. They say they want accountability from a system that...
Why developers intentionally delay converting Maine’s old mills into housing
These old mills have many features that make them ideal for housing and more environment benefits than new construction.
Police find drug during Portland traffic stop, 2 men arrested for trafficking
PORTLAND (WGME) -- Two men are facing drug charges after police say they found fentanyl, cocaine, and pills during a traffic stop in Portland on Sunday. Police say they stopped a vehicle on Pearl Street around 12:35 a.m. and discovered one of the people inside the vehicle had multiple warrants for his arrest.
Two people arrested following police chase, multiple crashes in Maine town
BRUNSWICK, Maine — Two people are facing charges after a chase and multiple crashes in Brunswick. At about 3:25 p.m. Sunday, Brunswick police say the Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Office told them to watch for a white Ford pickup truck that had driven away from a traffic stop in Bath.
Police should destroy forfeited guns, not sell them
"Other states and cities take this approach, and the federal government destroys most of the guns it seizes. Maine should do the same."
Longley Bridge construction in Lewiston-Auburn area to impact traffic
LEWISTON, Maine — Beginning Monday and for the next 142 days, the city of Lewiston is working to add a second water pipeline that would carry fresh water from Lake Auburn into Lewiston. The city has an old water pipeline that is over 130 years old. It's used to...
Gray Town Government Shares FY25 Budget Process: Important Dates and How Residents Can Participate
The Town Government has shared the FY25 budget review schedule. It started in early February and will end in April. The schedule shows when department heads from the Town of Gray will present their budgets to the Town Council. It also indicates when the Town Manager will present his budget.
Maine high schools gear up for the annual 'One Acts Competition'
WESTBROOK, Maine — This coming weekend, the Maine Principal's Association will host the highly anticipated annual one-act regional competition, showcasing the remarkable talents of high school drama students from across the state. Before the curtains open, these dedicated high schoolers invest weeks in perfecting their performances. "Sometimes there is...
Major Gorham roadway reopens following serious Saturday night crash
GORHAM (WGME) - A major roadway in Gorham is back open Sunday after a serious crash Saturday night. Authorities say the crash happened shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday night on Route 22, between Deering Road and South Street, when a man reportedly crashed into a utility pole. The driver suffered...
Warm winter presents concerns for Maine's 41st annual Maple Sunday
GORHAM (WGME) - Three weeks from this Sunday, Mainers will celebrate the 41st annual Maine Maple Sunday. But a warm winter could mean trouble for Maine’s maple producers this season. Maine Maple Sunday is just a few weeks away and farms are starting to get a taste of how...
A Culinary Journey in Lewiston: 3 Modern American Cuisines You Can't Miss
This article presents a delightful exploration of three contemporary American cuisines available in Lewiston. Have you had the pleasure of sampling any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we warmly invite you to share your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
Primary Election Day Tuesday March 5
Maine is one of 16 states participating in Super Tuesday for the Presidential Primary. This will be the first Semi-open Primary held in Maine, in which Unenrolled (Independent) voters will be able to vote in either the Democratic or Republican primary. On the ballot:. Democratic presidential candidates:. • Joe Biden.
Gorham Planning Board discusses plan to develop former golf course into housing units
GORHAM (WGME) -- The Gorham Planning Board will discuss a plan to develop a former golf course into hundreds of housing units Monday night. It’s still in the early phases, and Monday night is just a chance for the planning board to hear more about the project. As the...
'Who failed? I believe my buddy failed': New insight from reservist who reported Robert Card
LEWISTON, Maine — Days before the commission investigating the Lewiston mass shooting hears testimony from U.S. Army officials, the reservist who warned officials about Robert Card’s deteriorating mental health is sharing new insight. This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content...
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What the research says about gun control ideas from Maine Democrats
Proposals that failed to pass the Democratic-led Legislature last year will get rigorous debate in the coming weeks.
Chad Pulkkinen ’07 honored as Coach of the Year by Maine Association of Basketball Coaches
Congratulations to alumnus and former SJC basketball player Chad Pulkkinen!. Chad is currently the head boys’ varsity basketball coach at Windham High School. The Windham Eagle ran a story on Chad, written by SJC alumnus Matt Pascarella .’06. “The biggest thing I have learned from Coach Pulkkinen is...