BANGOR - Extra chairs were brought into a courtroom at the Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building so local students could learn about the judicial system while listening to arguments in Rep. Bruce Poliquin's federal lawsuit challenging ranked-choice voting.

KENNEBUNKPORT (WGME) - As the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush was drawing to a close at the nation's capitol on Wednesday, mourners gathered to say farewell near the president's summer home at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport.

 

Thursday, 06 December 2018 14:42

Glidden Auto Body founder turns 96

BANGOR - A local icon celebrated his birthday Wednesday at the business that bears his name.

BANGOR - The Travis Mills Foundation received a donation of more than $1,300 from funds raised at the annual Coastal Mustang Cruise.

BANGOR - Students in Bangor held a baby shower Wednesday to celebrate a woman who gave birth this month -- and as a way of giving back to the community.

HOWLAND - The Howland Tannery has been closed for many years but the property remains vacant.

STATEWIDE - Though there are fewer than two weeks left to get insurance on the Affordable Care Act marketplace, reports indicate enrollment in Maine is down significantly compared to this time last year.

Thursday, 06 December 2018 14:18

Newport man sentenced for June shooting

BANGOR - An 18-year-old man from Newport will spend the next three years in prison in connection with a shooting in June.

BANGOR - Prosecutors argued in a Bangor courtroom Wednesday that they should be allowed to read the spiritual journal of Hampden murder victim Renee Clark.

BAR HARBOR - A housing complex used in part for seasonal workers in Bar Harbor might be expanding, and that raised some concerns from residents.

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 18:23

Ranked-Choice expert: Mainers were 'Voting blind'

BANGOR - Only one person took the stand in Rep. Bruce Poliquin's lawsuit challenging ranked-choice voting, and at the end of the day, the judge said he would have his decision by next week.

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 18:14

Maine's 129th Legislature sworn in

AUGUSTA - It was swearing-in day for the 129th Maine Legislature. New lawmakers are getting ready for the next session, and today they elected the new constitutional officers.

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