Wakefield Residents Rescued from Icy Pond Thanks to Quick-Thinking Local HeroRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Triple Fatal Crash Involving Wrong-Way Driver on TurnpikeRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Breaking News: Emergency Response to Brush Fires on Spaulding Turnpike, DoverRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Maine State Police Are Looking for a Stolen Tiny House and Rockland Police Need Your HelpThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Shooting Incident in Saco Leaves Woman in Critical ConditionRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Berwick man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges
PORTLAND, Maine — A man from Berwick faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges on Thursday. Bo Rodden, 33, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Portland to distributing and possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl in connection with a traffic stop this year, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine.
Wakefield Residents Rescued from Icy Pond Thanks to Quick-Thinking Local Hero
Wakefield, November 29, 2023 - A potentially tragic incident was averted in Wakefield on Wednesday morning, thanks to the swift actions of a retired firefighter and the prompt response of local emergency services.
Stolen tiny home recovered in Newfield
No arrests have been made at this time.
Biddeford's Chinese Food Scene: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional Chinese restaurants located in Biddeford. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
One of the Best Slices of Pizza in America Comes From This Southern Maine Joint
A popular Wells pizza joint is receiving top honors for its unique and tasty pies. The trendy human-interest site Far & Wide recently published a list of the best pizza restaurant in every state. The site utilized Tripadvisor reviews to come up with the tasty list. Maine's representative is a tremendous selection. It's a place known for big flavor, creative menu choices, and a variety of styles.
Neighbor Rescues Two Men Who Fell Through Ice in Wakefield Pond
Two young men in Wakefield had a close call after falling through a thin layer of ice into a freezing pond. Thanks to the quick thinking of a retired firefighter neighbor, they were rescued and are now recovering from hypothermic symptoms.
The No. 1 Fastest Growing City in Maine Isn’t One You’d Guess
No. Way. This is a town that wouldn't even be on my radar if you asked me to put a list together of which Maine city I thought was growing the fastest lately. Since COVID, when everybody all over the world decided that Maine must be the safest place to move since we're in the middle of nowhere, I feel like Portland, Cape Elizabeth, or even Biddeford would have been the top town.
Seahorse Resort to get a facelift: Wells OKs renovation, new restaurant plans
WELLS, Maine — The vision for a new and improved Seahorse Resort on Post Road is approved and ready go, thanks to a recent favorable vote by the Wells Planning Board. Located within the town’s General Business District at 1661 Post Road, the resort has 79 motel units, a single dwelling space, and such amenities for guests as a pool and recreation area. According to town documents, the owner, Post Roads Cottages, LLC, of Livewell Drive in Kennebunk, is planning to convert the resort’s existing restaurant into an accessory lodging office and a market space for guests. As well, a new 42-seat restaurant will be established on-site.
The Acton Fair: A Legacy of Tradition, Education, and Community Spirit
Since 1873, the Acton Fair has been a staple of cultural and agricultural importance, reflecting the town's commitment to community and tradition. This enduring celebration began with the vision of John Storer and was solidified with the Jordan family's land donation. As it evolved, it survived challenges like the Exposition Building fire in 1976, and adapted to expand its duration and offerings. This fair not only honors the town's agricultural heritage but also weaves a tapestry of education and unity throughout the community.
Savor the Flavor: Five Must-Visit Cafes in Old Orchard Beach
In this piece, we're exploring five delightful cafes in Old Orchard Beach. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these spots? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Changing Parking Rules for the 2024 Summer Season
For most people's entire lives, tourist hotspots in Maine like Old Orchard Beach have been a place where you can expect to pay to park. It's really a simple supply and demand situation. If you want to visit the beach for the day, you're going to pay. But the past...
Goodwill Northern New England announces new board chair
GORHAM — Tiffany Breau-Metivier has accepted the role of board chair of Goodwill Northern New England. Breau-Metivier joined the Board in 2017 and serves on the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, […]
Woman shot at same Saco address where murder suspect arrested the night before
On Monday, police arrested Lorenze A. Labonte at the same Temple Street address and charged him with the murder of 27-year-old Ahmed Sharif.
Homeless Man Dies in Tent Fire in Maine
A homeless man died in a tent fire deep into the woods off Eagle Road in Sanford, Maine on Saturday morning. The identity of the man was not immediately known, according to authorities. Examiners were expected to perform an autopsy Monday. Sanford police confirmed firefighters found the man’s body inside...
Spike in death investigations highlights Maine medical examiner’s limited staff, budget
A murder-suicide in Searsmont. A caretaker who allegedly murdered two patients in Denmark. An isolated shooting in Biddeford. These are just some details of the nine death investigations reported by the Maine Department of Public Safety between Nov. 21 and Nov. 28 — just one week. Most of them were ruled homicides; a seeming deluge […] The post Spike in death investigations highlights Maine medical examiner’s limited staff, budget appeared first on Maine Morning Star.
Letter: Maine needs to do more to attract state workforce
"The state needs to start sufficiently funding our agencies in order to attract talented individuals who will effectively implement our climate objectives."
Don’t Miss the Magical Tree Lighting in This No. 1 Christmas Maine Town
Kennebunkport during Christmastime is magical for so many reasons. The little town is right on the water, and offers so many well-decorated gift shops and restaurants that add to the atmosphere. Kennebunkport was also listed high on a list of the 12 Best Christmas Towns in Maine, according to visitmaine.net.
Western Maine transit drivers win union election
The Citylink transit drivers, who serve Lewiston and Auburn, decided to unionize after a supervisor who advocated for them was fired.
Motor Vehicle Accident Leads to DUI Arrest
Wakefield, NH - The Wakefield Police Department reported a significant motor vehicle accident and subsequent arrest on Saturday, November 25, 2023. The incident occurred around 1:30 PM on Route 16 at Flynn Road, prompting responses from multiple local agencies.
Rosella, ‘sustainable sushi’ restaurant in NYC, utilizes New England resources at Maine location
Using a mix of regional fish and sustainable ingredients, Rosella joins very few restaurants in serving up more sustainable sushi. Now, they have a second location even closer to Boston. When Chef Jeffrey Miller and TJ Provenzano opened Rosella in New York, the idea was to use high-quality ingredients that...