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Roger Mackbach, 35, Westport Island, used his cell phone to call for help after he broke through the ice on Stony Brook in Pittston around 4:19 p.m. today, Maine Warden Doug Kulis said.
PORTLAND -- Maine's supreme court has ordered the disbarment of a Boothbay Harbor lawyer who allegedly stole $70,000 from a trust and failed to appear at a disciplinary hearing.
WEST KENNEBUNK – William Arthur Inc., which makes luxury stationery, is cutting 23 jobs and dropping its third shift printing operation at the end of the week.
Sanford has eliminated six town government positions, through layoffs and attrition, in order to save money.
KOKADJO -- The Maine Warden Service has launched an air-ground search for a snowmobiler from Seabrook, N.H., who vanished three days ago after setting off from Pittston Farm to Millinocket.
AUGUSTA -- A bill that would require retailers to charge 10 cents for each plastic bag distributed to customers is being reviewed by a Maine legislative committee.
FREEPORT -- A three-bus accident on Holbrook Street this afternoon sent one bus driver to the hospital with a minor injury but none of the children on board were hurt, police said.
SKOWHEGAN — A Canaan man will be sentenced Wednesday for murder in the beating death of his 38-year-old girlfriend, but the judge who rendered the guilty verdict at his jury-waived trial will not d
GRAY -- The last remaining coin basket lane on the Maine Turnpike will be removed from the Gray Toll Plaza tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 25, after the morning commute.