Maine News

5:36 pm , 04/01/2015 Sun Journal

P.J. and Jenni Albert of Auburn prepare one of their lines on the shore of Lake Auburn at daybreak Wednesday off Lake Shore Drive, where they found a small section of open water. A photo of his recently deceased father was displayed on his fishing vest a few feet beyond.

5:36 pm , 04/01/2015 Sun Journal

P.J. and Jenni Albert of Auburn prepare one of their lines on the shore of Lake Auburn at daybreak Wednesday off Lake Shore Drive, where they found a small section of open water. A photo of his recently deceased father was displayed on his fishing vest a few feet beyond.

5:36 pm , 04/01/2015 Sun Journal

P.J. and Jenni Albert of Auburn prepare one of their lines on the shore of Lake Auburn at daybreak Wednesday off Lake Shore Drive, where they found a small section of open water. A photo of his recently deceased father was displayed on his fishing vest a few feet beyond.

5:32 pm , 04/01/2015 WMTW

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia has notified House Speaker John Boehner that it won't bring contempt of Congress charges against former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner.

5:11 pm , 04/01/2015 Bangor Daily News

BREWER, Maine — Join us for our annual educational gathering for people with Parkinson’s disease, their care givers, and health care providers. In celebration of National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, this conference will feature 3 neurologists specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease in Maine, as well as presentations from healthcare …

4:53 pm , 04/01/2015 MPBN

HAMPDEN, Maine - Think 4-H and you probably picture boys and girls raising lambs or grooming prize bulls for the county fair. While traditional farming activities are still a major focus, 4-H is expanding to prepare kids for a changing world - most notably in science, technology, engineering, and math - or STEM.

4:48 pm , 04/01/2015 Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The trial of two Brunswick men charged with conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Services continued Wednesday in U.S. District Court. F. William Messier, 70, and David Robinson, 78, are both accused of the federal crime of conspiracy to impede and impair the IRS in collecting federal …

4:47 pm , 04/01/2015 Bangor Daily News

Cherryfield – High speed wireless internet just became a lot more accessible to students in parts of rural Washington County thanks to this week’s launch of the “Check-out the Internet” project at the Cherryfield Public Library. The program allows eligible students from Cherryfield and Harrington to borrow a portable Wi-Fi …

4:46 pm , 04/01/2015 Bangor Daily News

WHITEFIELD, Maine — An 85-year-old man apparently used a table saw to cut his hand off just above the wrist Tuesday evening, according to police. Lincoln County deputies responded Tuesday night to a home on East River Road and found the man, whose identity was withheld, had apparently severed his …

4:38 pm , 04/01/2015 Bangor Daily News

WASHINGTON — Democratic U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey was indicted on Wednesday on corruption charges, a U.S. Justice Department spokesman said. Menendez, 61, was indicted in New Jersey along with Florida ophthalmologist Dr. Salomon Melgen on one count of conspiracy, one count of violating the travel act, seven …