Archive for April, 2006


Plastic bag of bullets helped lead police to man who killed 2 sex offenders

By DOUG KESSELI, BDN Staff on April 18, 2006, at 12:55 p.m.
BANGOR – With Stephen Marshall still at large and police uncertain whether he would strike again, Bangor investigators beefed up local patrols Sunday and searched a wooded area with a dog. But the real clue to Marshall’s whereabouts came from a small bathroom in a downtown bus terminal. A plastic …

Victim’s wife recalls Milo shooting

By Aimee Thibodeau on April 18, 2006, at 12:54 p.m.
MILO – About an hour after police allowed the wife of murder victim Joseph Gray to return to the couple’s home on Monday, Janice Gray answered the phone and agreed to talk about how her husband was shot right in front of her. “Believe it or not, my husband and …

Shooter’s motive sought in sex offender slayings

By Judy Harrison and Jen Lynds on April 18, 2006, at 12:52 p.m.
Police investigators in Maine, Boston and Canada gathered information Monday in hopes of uncovering a 20-year-old Canadian dishwasher’s motive for gunning down two convicted sex offenders in their rural Maine homes early Easter morning. Stephen A. Marshall, 20, gained access to information about his victims, along with the names of …

2 sex offenders slain in Milo, Corinth; Suspect from Canada kills himself in Boston

By Judy Harrison on April 17, 2006, at 12:38 p.m.
A Canadian man wanted in connection with the slayings of two registered sex offenders in Maine fatally shot himself Sunday night after being cornered by police on a bus approaching South Station in Boston, authorities said. Stephen A. Marshall, 20, shot himself in the head with a .45 caliber handgun …

Pushaw Lake provides friendly first outing

By Jeff Strout on April 15, 2006, at 2:31 p.m.
This column was first published April 15, 2006   Whitecap Mountain west of Millinocket stood out on the northern horizon just like its name last Sunday as I paddled into a mild breeze on Pushaw Lake. It was my first on-water outing of the season, and it felt good to …

Planning is key in kayak outing Essential equipment, good conditioning lead to enjoyment

By Jeff Strout on April 08, 2006, at 2:22 p.m.
This column was first published April 8, 2006   First off,  I apologize for the return to winter. It’s my fault. I took one of my kayaks out of the garage a week ago Friday (remember how balmy and sunny it was?) to give it a good cleaning and waxing …

Prepare for cold before paddling, frigid water can take breath away

By Jeff Strout on April 01, 2006, at 2:04 p.m.
This column was first published April 1, 2006   We’re all about paddling this week. The on-water season already is under way for some, and for others it’s right around the corner. Before you drag out your boat or canoe and head for the nearest ice-free water, though, take a …
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