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MPBN fixes antenna, back on full power

on May 14, 2009, at 11:49 p.m.

Holden woman charged in theft from Borders

on May 14, 2009, at 11:46 p.m.

Ellsworth Chamber pays tribute to leaders

By Rich Hewitt on May 14, 2009, at 11:43 p.m.

Millinocket council cuts into retiree benefits

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 14, 2009, at 11:41 p.m.
Reid Campbell can’t begin to count the fists, knives and broken beer bottles he dodged during his 25 years as a town police officer when hundreds of river drivers and …

South Thomaston man arrested at Senate session

By Abigail Curtis on May 14, 2009, at 9:49 p.m.
A Maine health care activist was arrested, shackled and put in leg irons Tuesday in Washington for disrupting a U.S. Senate Finance Committee round-table discussion on health care reform. Jerry …

Two buildings burn in Ellsworth, Trenton

By Bill Trotter on May 14, 2009, at 9:47 p.m.
Two industrial buildings, one on Route 1 and another about 10 miles away in Trenton, caught fire Thursday night, sending firefighters from several Hancock County towns scrambling to put out the flames.

Court says bus line not exempt from tax

The Associated Press on May 14, 2009, at 9:45 p.m.
PORTLAND | Maine’s highest court has ruled that a Maine bus company that transports cruise ship passengers in Portland and Bar Harbor on in-state excursions is not exempt from paying use …

Rockland lighthouse museum needs $50,000

By Abigail Curtis on May 14, 2009, at 9:43 p.m.

60 mph winds cut power across state

By Dawn Gagnon on May 14, 2009, at 9:36 p.m.
BANGOR | Strong winds Thursday knocked out power to thousands of Mainers as gusts topping 60 mph brought down utility poles, trees and limbs throughout the state. The blustery weather …

Lawmakers extending benefits to firefighters with cancer

By Kevin Miller on May 14, 2009, at 9:35 p.m.

State committee backs sweeping energy bill

By Kevin Miller on May 14, 2009, at 9:34 p.m.

State, private firm to test gravel pit water

By Diana Bowley on May 14, 2009, at 9:29 p.m.
SANGERVILLE | The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has agreed to send groundwater samples taken from the Barrett gravel pit Thursday to an independent laboratory for …

Mill closing to drive up Baileyville water rates

By Diana Graettinger on May 14, 2009, at 9:06 p.m.

Two men nabbed after 5-car theft in Belfast area

By Walter Griffin on May 14, 2009, at 8:55 p.m.

Teen pleads not guilty in baby’s death

By Jen Lynds on May 14, 2009, at 8:51 p.m.
CARIBOU | A Limestone teenager on Thursday afternoon pleaded not guilty to a charge of manslaughter stemming from the death of his 3-month-old daughter late last month. Nicklas Jones, 17, …

State’s workers face 5% pay cut

The Associated Press on May 14, 2009, at 8:48 p.m.

Colby College places officer on leave in Easter arrest case

The Associated Press on May 14, 2009, at 8:46 p.m.
WATERVILLE | A Colby College official says a security officer has been placed on paid administrative leave in connection with an Easter Sunday incident that provoked a student protest at the …

Law bans smoking at state parks, beaches

The Associated Press on May 14, 2009, at 8:44 p.m.

Entire teaching staff laid off

By Abigail Curtis on May 14, 2009, at 8:06 p.m.

Newport approves firetruck, gear purchases

By Sharon Kiley Mack on May 14, 2009, at 8:02 p.m.