Only a dusting of snow was predicted Wednesday after Tuesday’s storm downed power lines, coated roadways with a layer of ice and forced another round of school closures. …read more
AUGUSTA (WGME) – With all the ice forming across the state Tuesday night, cities and towns are doing what they can to keep roads and homes safe.
It’s been a busy day for plow truck drivers and it could be a busy night if the roads get icy, as we expect. Right now, augusta has about 3,000 cubic yards of sand to help deal with that ice. But crews always set some aside for people who live in Augusta.
A few dozen people took advantage of the free sand today.
You’re allowed to take up to two five gallon buckets of …read more
Environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020. …read more
STATEWIDE – The holidays can add a lot of stress for families. For many victims of domestic abuse, it’s a time where they are constantly walking on eggshells to ensure their family has a safe Christmas season.
“The most insidious thing about domestic abuse is that people can be very much one way out in the world and completely different at home,” said Dorathy Martel, the executive director of the Next Step Domestic Violence Project.
And it’s after the holidays when domestic abuse hotlines are buzzing. Some advocates are finding that victims of abuse are extremely stress during the holidays and …read more
SABATTUS (WGME) – Police are investigating the death of a homeless man in Sabattus.
They got a call Monday night to check the well-being of a friend who had been living out of his car on Depot Street.
Officers said they checked this SUV and found Daniel Dennis, 61, dead in the back seat. The vehicle was parked in front of his family’s residence.
They said according to family and friends Dennis had some serious medical issues, but he refused to receive any assistance.
Sabattus Police Chief Gary Baillargeon said “His family and friends, we know they tried to get him …read more
In an impassioned speech, Abbas said his people will no longer accept the United States as a peace broker but added that they remain committed to international resolutions which have formed the basis of the process. …read more
In less than 24 hours, authorities say a would-be suicide bomber’s botched attack on a Manhattan transportation hub underneath Times Square became an open-and-shut case after a search of his apartment and hearing the suspect’s own words. …read more
Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin’s hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty’s death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And “Cash Me Outside.” …read more
A stable and secure future for Maine starts with smart investments in our children and families. Mainers work hard and deserve a responsible tax plan that reflects our values and our priorities. …read more
Doug Jones’ win stands as an impressive — even miraculous — victory in a state Donald Trump won by 28 points last year. …read more