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Judge Dismisses Pregnant Maine Woman’s Lawsuit

Judge Dismisses Pregnant Maine Woman’s Lawsuit

| January 30, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the state of Maine by a pregnant mental health worker who was stabbed by a patient at the state-run Riverview Psychiatric Center. Jamie Hill-Spotswood argued in the suit that less than a week before the March 2013 attack she told the assistant […]

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Collins and King Split on Keystone Pipeline Bill

Collins and King Split on Keystone Pipeline Bill

| January 30, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King are split on their views of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Collins voted Thursday in support of the bill, which President Barack Obama has threatened to veto. She says in a statement that it’s “past time” for Obama to approve the project. […]

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Maine Flu Cases Triple Over Last Flu Season

Maine Flu Cases Triple Over Last Flu Season

| January 30, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – There has been triple the number of confirmed cases of the flu in Maine so far this season when compared to the same time last year. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says Maine has seen 2,322 confirmed cases of influenza as of last Sunday. Last year on the […]

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Apartment Fire

Apartment Fire

| January 29, 2015

Authorities say two people were hurt and 24 mostly older residents were displaced by a blaze in an Old Orchard Beach apartment building that’s being blamed on a cooking accident. The blaze at Centennial Plaza apartments was reported at about 1 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say the blaze began in the kitchen of a first-floor unit, […]

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Burglary Arrest

Burglary Arrest

| January 29, 2015

A Saco man has been charged by State Police with breaking into a house in Hollis last week and stealing $10,000 worth of antique jewelry and coins. On Friday, January 23, a resident on the Old Alfred Rd. in Hollis arrived home to find that somebody had entered their home by breaking out a window […]

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