Surprise proposal kicks off Great Falls Balloon Festival

William Brannon popped the question to his high school sweetheart Amanda Simmons just before the first balloons launched at the Great Falls Balloon Festival.

William Brannon popped the question to his high school sweetheart Amanda Simmons just before the first balloons launched at the Great Falls Balloon Festival.

L.L. Bean’s new Maine factory expected to add 140 employees

L.L. Bean is opening a new manufacturing center in Lewiston the company says will employ more than 100.

L.L. Bean is opening a new manufacturing center in Lewiston the company says will employ more than 100.

Organizer of Charlottesville white nationalist rally has Maine roots

Nathan Damigo, 31, who founded California-based Identity Evropa, was one of the key organizers of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Nathan Damigo, 31, who founded California-based Identity Evropa, was one of the key organizers of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

State trooper injured after colliding with two vehicles in Casco

A Maine state trooper was injured Monday after his cruiser collided with a pickup truck and tractor-trailer.

A Maine state trooper was injured Monday after his cruiser collided with a pickup truck and tractor-trailer.

Website names Bangor top city in Maine to start business

Bangor outperformed Portland and Lewiston on WalletHub’s list of the Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business.

Bangor outperformed Portland and Lewiston on WalletHub’s list of the Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business.

Police: Powder that shut down Lewiston city block ‘not dangerous’

Police identified the substance but did not reveal what it was because the investigation is ongoing.

Police identified the substance but did not reveal what it was because the investigation is ongoing.

White, powdery substance found at Lewiston building forces evacuation

Lewiston police say a hazmat team is investigating after a white powdery substance was found at the Violations Bureau, which handles traffic tickets.

Lewiston police say a hazmat team is investigating after a white powdery substance was found at the Violations Bureau, which handles traffic tickets.

Officer who shot at front-end loader stolen by teens justified, AG’s office says

The chase concluded near mile 71 of the turnpike when St. Laurent fired at the tire.

The chase concluded near mile 71 of the turnpike when St. Laurent fired at the tire.