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5 Things to know Monday: Veterans Day celebrations, Maine GOP claims unsecured ballots, and more.

Police in Rochester, New Hampshire are looking for Christopher Thomas, a man who was seen yesterday afternoon with a rifle in the back parking lot of Walmart on Farmington Road in Rochester. He then ran into the woods. Police are asking people to stay away from that area while they search, and busin


Maine Warden Service searching for missing hunter in New Portland area

Todd Babula, of New Hampshire, was last seen in remote part of Somerset County Friday around 1 p.m.


Maine Warden Service locates missing hunter

Authorities said 59-year-old Todd Babula, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire was found dead around 3:30 by a team of game wardens.


Maine Ranks 18th Best State to Live In; Other NE States Higher

We in Maine know that we've got it made; vacationland is hands down the best place to live.USAToday recently published a listthat ranks states in livability based on 10-year population change, annual unemployment and poverty rate, and life expectancy at birth. Here are Maine's stats for those measur

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Maine congressman sues to block rank-choice voting

Nov. 13 (UPI) --U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to try to block rank-choice ballots in his race against his Democratic opponent Jared Golden.


Maine Minute: Harold Andrews, first Mainer to die in WWI

In 1917, when the U.S. entered World War I, Andrews enlisted, and just weeks later, he was on the front lines in France, serving with British troops.


Sagadahock Real Estate Association honored by Maine Preservation award | The Times Record

FOR GENERATIONS, Sagadahock Real Estate Association has owned much of downtown Bath. Now, it’s selling off its properties, making way for new owners. NATHAN STROUT / THE TIMES RECORD


Thoughts on the Out-of-Doors: Maine’s Moosehead Lake has rich history

Moosehead Lake in northern Maine is the state’s largest. Greenville and Rockwood are the two largest towns along the 40 mile long lake and are destinations for thousands of anglers, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts each year.Linda and I have been to and through the area countless times over the


Maine’s biggest mountains opening for ski season

After getting 10 inches of natural snow in Carrabassett Valley over the weekend, Sugarloaf Mountain is planning to open Friday, according to Noelle Tuttle, marketing and communications manager.


WW2 veteran's Honor Flight Maine trip almost didn't happen

Honor Flight Maine is a non-profit organization transporting local heroes to Washington D.C. to tour the memorials built to honor their service. Veterans like 91-year-old Tom Daley of Scarborough. Out of the friends serving with him, Daley says he is the last one left. He had an opportunity to remem


Maine GOP raises concerns about ballot security

Once complete, the ranked-choice tabulation will be run, possibly Tuesday or Wednesday, they just don't know yet.


Northern Maine Weather Five-Day Forecast

A detailed look at Tuesday & Wednesday, Nov. 13 &14th:Snow Tuesday during the day. Rain & snow after 5 PM. Possible total snow accumulation of 3- 5 inches. 34°/1°CGusty winds Tuesday night with 1 – 2 inches of new snow expected. 15°/-9°CWednesday is partly sunny with -4° for the wind chill. Wind gus


Huge Maine Coon conquered Instagram

America is a country of all of the biggest – and the longest road and the large houses and big cars, so is it any wonder that the largest breed of cat also brought in this country? Maine Coon brought in Maine, and is the largest domestic cats. Maine Coon named Lotus even became a real star of Instag


Veterans Day Special: World War I and Its Impact on Maine

Nov. 11, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. That date was declared Armistice Day and, under President Eisenhower, the name of the holiday was later changed to Veterans Day.


McCallie returns for game at Maine

Duke lost its season opener at Northwestern – McCallie’s alma mater – 84-58 Sunday, so when Duke plays Maine at the Cross Insurance Center at 7 p.m. Thursday, it’s a business trip, not a reunion.


Sweet, traditional and sassy: 9 things to do in Maine this weekend - mainetoday

Unplug from everything else going on in your life and spend 90 minutes with Kifah Abdullah, Emma Flores, Devin Colella and Jawad Alfatlawi. Abdullah is a poet, artist, performer and teacher who reads poetry and short stories set to music. Flores is a vocalist and senior at Kennebunk High School, as


Tradition of hunting with young children runs deep in Maine

As Barnes walked slowly through the woods of southern Maine, she spoke to her son, Connor, in a whisper, asking him what he thought about the forest. She told him he was being good, staying quiet.


Greg Kesich: LePage can’t wait to get out of Maine

Poor Eric Brakey. It was a day before the election, and he was trying breathe a little life into his cratering Senate campaign by floating a conspiracy theory involving one of his opponents (Angus King), an out-of-state billionaire (Michael Bloomberg), and a nefarious plot to seize honest people’s g


The View From Here: Paul LePage no fan of Maine

Poor Eric Brakey. It was the day before the election, and he was trying to breathe a little life into his cratering Senate campaign by floating a conspiracy theory involving one of his opponents (Angus King), an out-of-state billionaire (Michael Bloomberg) and a nefarious plot to seize honest people


Loyola Shuts Out Maine South, Punches Ticket To Semifinals | Journal & Topics Media Group

Loyola came into the playoffs this year as a No. 19 seed after three regular season losses, so expectations were lower than previous years as a high seed. However, Loyola’s defense has been spectacular through three postseason games, allowing a total of 14 points including shutouts against Oswego an