Maine News

9:31 pm , 11/26/2014 WMTW - News

Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, will co-host the National Christmas Tree lighting next week, the National Park Service announced Wednesday.

7:51 pm , 11/26/2014 WAGM-TV

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7:07 pm , 11/26/2014 MPBN

HOWLAND, Maine - Summit Natural Gas of Maine is promising to reimburse customers who paid a contractor for work that was never done.

A spokesman for the natural gas company tells the Portland Press Herald that it feels strongly that reimbursing residents who lost deposits to the now-defunct Dave Ireland Builders it the right thing to do.

6:57 pm , 11/26/2014 MPBN

WASHINGTON - Second District congressman-elect Bruce Poliquin has been on the run since the day after Election Day, at orientation sessions in Washington that amount to a school for new members of Congress, and interviewing potential staff. But MPBN's Mal Leary did have a chance to talk with him earlier today about his priorities for the new Congress, and his experiences in the last few weeks getting ready to take office Jan. 6.

6:48 pm , 11/26/2014 WMTW - News

Berwick police say a Nissan sedan slid into a box truck on Wednesday afternoon and the Nissan driver was killed.

6:41 pm , 11/26/2014 Bangor Daily News

ATLANTA — Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults last year touched its lowest on record, a drop spurred by higher prices, smoke-free policies and anti-smoking campaigns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday. About 17.8 percent of American adults smoked cigarettes in 2013, down from 20.9 percent in …

6:38 pm , 11/26/2014 WMTW - News

The snow may be slowing a lot of Thanksgiving plans, but not for two local groups serving those in need this holiday.

6:33 pm , 11/26/2014 Bangor Daily News

CLEVELAND — Cleveland officials on Wednesday released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy that shows him pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds. Tamir E. Rice was shot by a patrol officer on Saturday after a …

6:32 pm , 11/26/2014 MPBN

CAMDEN, Maine - In Camden, the alleged theft of nearly $4 million in donations by the beloved former head of a prominent Mid-coast charity, has left many questions and few answers.