Building damaged, nobody significantly hurt in fire

The Biddeford Fire Department responded to a fire at a three-story apartment building early Saturday afternoon at 202 Elm St.

The only injury was a minor laceration to a firefighter, according to the department.

The building sustained significant damage to the second floor and moderate damage to the third floor. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Saco, Goodwins Mills, Kennebunk and Scarborough fire departments assisted. No further information was available Saturday night.


Man dies after his car gets hit by a truck from Maine

A Haverhill man is dead after the car he was driving rolled over in Lawrence, causing a truck from Maine to hit it.

State police say 55-year-old Carlos Cunha was ejected from the vehicle before a tractor-trailer struck it after it came to rest on northbound lanes of Interstate 495 shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday.

Cunha was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver, 50-year-old John Furman of Danville, N.H., was not injured. He was operating a vehicle owned by Left Lane Trucking LLC of Dayton, Maine.

Authorities are investigating the remaining facts and circumstances of the crash.


Ann LePage set to speak at Spring Ride for the Troops

Maine’s first lady, Ann LePage, is the guest speaker at the annual Spring Ride for the Troops.

The motorcycle procession Sunday recognizes military service members and families. It’s hosted by the Maine chapter of Patriot Riders of America, a nonprofit group dedicated to providing for veterans, their families and first responders.

The procession leaves from York American Legion Post 56 at 10:45 a.m. and travels to Bentley’s Saloon on Route 1 in Arundel.

LePage will make opening remarks at the start of the ride.


City plans to remove glass from sand found near street

Officials in Saco say workers plan to clean up glass and debris found in sand along a beachfront street near Ferry Beach.

Saco’s Public Works Department told WMTW-TV that the sand came from the mouth of the Saco River around the pilings of the pier at Camp Ellis.

City officials said they dug down deeper at Camp Ellis this year and may have hit an area of trash.

Officials plan to clean up the glass and debris before tourists start visiting the beach.