Abernethy had become a fixture at The Gathering Place in Brunswick, where he was drawn to the stories of people experiencing homelessness.
The nation’s most populous state lost more than 182,000 residents last year, halting a growth streak dating to its founding in 1850.
The Mills administration confirmed Dr. Mark Flomenbaum's decision to end his controversial tenure, and verified that the governor had issued him a formal reprimand over allegations of inappropria...
Jamie Logan concluded a 3-day run on the game show Friday night, finishing second to a Virginia graduate student and taking home more than $50,000.
With the Mother's Day weekend on the way, the latest record is likely to be surpassed quickly.
Administration officials say the emergency support was urgently needed because nearly 7 million Americans reported being behind in their rent payments in late April.
KENNEBUNK Middle school students donate items to shelter Students at Middle School of the Kennebunks recently collected thousands of items for York County Shelter Programs. The project, organized...
The health care provider is preparing to close its mass vaccination site at Scarborough Downs as it shifts to providing clinics at schools and continues with walk-in options.
The House and Senate floor sessions scheduled for next Thursday at the Augusta Civic Center have been postponed until May 19.
Former Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida says tackling climate change is a top issue, and he also wants to diversify the space agency's workforce so it reflects America.
Police are trying to determine why the 6th-grader pulled a handgun out of her backpack and shot 2 other students and an adult custodian before she was disarmed by a teacher.
WELLS Library expanding hours, allowing patrons to browse Wells Public Library is expanding its hours, allowing a limited number of patrons into the building to browse and check out items at 14...
Regional School Unit 2 school board member Dawn Gallagher voiced dissatisfaction with Superintendent Tonya Arnold's decision-making process to bring students back to school four days a week.
The Austrian novelist and screenwriter Peter Handke is known for his apologist views over Serb war crimes during the 1990s wars in the Balkans.
Proponents said the ban would save lives and protect children from tobacco manufacturers' marketing efforts, but others said a ban would simply drive consumers into New Hampshire to buy products.
Mid Coast Hospital Isaac Griffin Sturgeon, born April 29 to Mark Griffin Sturgeon and Erin Floy Phillips Sturgeon of Brunswick. Grandparents are Tracy Badershall of Kenduskeag and Andrew and Kare...
School officials hope to break ground on the new project by the end of 2023, with the goal of having students in the building at the beginning of the 2025-2026 school year.
The 2-acre park — half of which is a pond — had become overgrown in recent years, nearly becoming invisible to anyone passing by.
The Town of Winslow is accepting vehicle registrations for Waterville residents during the closure.
What started as an amicable exchange of messages between State Farm insurance agent Michael Lee and Wendy's has spread mirth throughout the region.
Augusta and Waterville area police reports for May 7, 2021.
A recent letter from a generous, unidentified reader resulted in a donation to charity, Amy Calder writes.
Already, in farm states, meat eating has joined abortion, gun control and transgender rights as an issue that quickly sends partisans to their corners.
The fair is scheduled for Sept. 24-26 at the Common Ground Country Fairgrounds in Unity.
The intensive care unit leader and pulmonologist at one public hospital said COVID patients are averaging between 30 and 50 years old, many of them healthy and without conditions such as obesity ...
While prosecutors contend the officer killed William Parker without cause, the defense argued the shooting was justified because Parker posed a threat to the officers at the scene.
From Florida to Georgia, Iowa and now Texas, Republican lawmakers have used unsubstantiated claims by former President Donald Trump and his allies to justify new voting restrictions.
Three juveniles and an 18-year-old, all males, from the Anson and Madison area have been charged. A fourth juvenile is being interviewed.
Three vehicles were broken into, including one car that had its window smashed, with stolen items including a wallet, purse and cash, police said.
The $40 million bond for the Land for Maine's Future program would honor longtime sportsman George Smith, who died in February after a long battle with ALS.
Here are some of our favorite Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel photos from the past week.
India reported a record 414,188 new infections and 3,915 deaths on Friday, with experts saying that the reported figures likely underplay the real toll.
Close's illustrious and revered career includes three-time wins at the Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Awards.
Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers are accused of willfully violating the Black man’s constitutional rights.
With half the state's eligible population fully vaccinated, public health officials are trying to maintain momentum by expanding clinic hours and emphasizing the convenience of walk-ins.
Employers added just 266,000 jobs in April, sharply lower than in March and far fewer than economists had expected.
Meeting set for 6:30 p.m. at Community Center in Farmington.
Graduations will look different for a second year in a row but campuses are finding ways to recognize students through smaller in-person events with COVID precautions.
Deputy Chief S. Clyde Ross and firefighter Junior Turner joined the department on the same day, May 3, 1971 — 50 years ago.
A Friday rally aims to push college administrators to go further than this week's decision to take away the batons carried by otherwise unarmed security personnel.
Authorities file attempted-murder and elder-abuse charges against a man who allegedly stabbed 2 elderly women without warning at a bus stop.
The Old Orchard Beach resident's service to the organization spanned nearly 75 years.
Democrats are promising to make the vote – and the GOP resistance – a central element in their political strategy moving into next year's midterm elections.
Tokyo, Osaka and several other areas are under a state of emergency with coronavirus infections rising.
The operation was aimed at investigating the recruitment of teens to hijack trains and commit other crimes.
The industry sued to stop the rules during the Obama administration but lost.
The House GOP is moving toward stripping Rep. Liz Cheney of her leadership post for her frequent criticism of former President Donald Trump.
Andrew Hazelton, who is charged with possessing child pornography, was a member of a small but vocal white supremacist propaganda group that recently established a presence in Maine.
A teacher disarmed her and held her until law enforcement arrived.
Changes to mail voting in Florida are certain to affect older voters, and thousands of Republican voters in Arizona could stop getting ballots in the mail automatically.