29, Jul 2014 - Former state police chief charged with sexual assault wants bail changed
A former chief of the Maine State Police wants a judge to change his bail so he can see his grandchildren. Andrew Demers is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old. A hearing on a motion to amend his bail is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Cumberland County court. Demers is asking for supervised visits with his grandchildren. He served 26 years with the Maine State Police before retiring in 1993.
29, Jul 2014 - Judge denies bail change for former state police chief charged with sexual assault
A judge has denied the request of a former chief of the Maine State Police who wanted his bail changed so he could see his grandchildren. Andrew Demers is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old. A hearing on a motion to amend his bail was held in Cumberland County court Tuesday afternoon. Demers was asking for supervised visits with his grandchildren, which the judge rejected. He served 26 ...
28, Jul 2014 - Maine group files lawsuit over immigrant aid issue
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Municipal Association and two Maine cities filed a lawsuit against Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration on Thursday over its policy prohibiting cities from providing general assistance benefits to some immigrants. In the lawsuit, filed in Cumberland County Superior Court, the group asked ...
27, Jul 2014 - Portland, ME Westbrook joins legal action regarding General Assistance funding
In an effort to help municipal members sort out conflicting state-level information about providing General Assistance to illegal aliens, the Maine Municipal Association on Thursday filed a petition for review and complaint for declaratory judgment and injunctive relief in Cumberland County Superior Court.
05, Apr 2014 - Cumberland, ME IT HAPPENED IN WINDHAM: A productive prison
Ninety-five years ago, in 1919, the state of Maine established the State Reformatory for Men, located in South Windham on property it bought from Cumberland County. The “County Farm” was located here, and was called the “Home for Inebriates.”
22, Jul 2013 - Cumberland, ME Donegal Illegal Detained in US
THE family of a young Irishman held in an American jail has appealed to the U.S. authorities to deport him without further delay.Soldier's son Brian Gethins was arrested last week while on his way by bus to visit his Irish American girlfriend Shannon Reynolds.The 22-year-old is being held as an illegal immigrant in Cumberland County Jail in Portland, Maine.His parents Jimmy and Majella Gethins ...