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A still frame from a patrol officer's camera shows Bangor Police carrying Phillip A. McCue to a patrol car on Sept. 12, 2012, after using a Taser to subdue him during an arrest. McCue later died at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

Attorneys object to ruling in lawsuit over Bangor officers’ use of Taser

Attorneys on both sides of a civil lawsuit over whether Bangor police officers used excessive force when they used a Taser to …

Competitors race pumpkin boats at Damariscotta festival

“It’s hard work to paddle a pumpkin,” said JaJa Martin of Bremen, wearing a green princess gown as she climbed out of her pumpkin, “Yoda.”

‘Definitive guide’ finds 3 Maine counties among America’s safest places during zombie apocalypse

‘Zombie apocalypse survival guides’ aren’t really novel any more, and it sort of feels like we’re getting zombie fatigue in terms of pop culture — …

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‘This could be it’: Auburn man recounts sailboat losing mast, going adrift

John Gilbert was hoping Friday would be a day to remember. It turned out to be unforgettable — but hardly for the reasons the sailor had planned.


Daigle Oil Co. announced this week the company is now in the hands of its employees after forming an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP. "I'm happy with this because it's a nice investment for the future," Gail Levesque (right) customer service representative, said. Working in the front office with her are Sonya LeBouef, brand manager; and Evan Richards, dispatcher.

Maine-based Daigle Oil hands ownership to employees

“We believe providing ownership as a company benefit will increase dedication to the company, improve work effort, reduce turnover and lead to a culture of leadership and responsibility,” CEO Rick Daigle said.

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