Archive for November, 2009
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By TheReelGuy on Nov. 30, 2009, at 11:38 p.m.
The Vince Vaughn holiday comedy “Four Christmases” is so bad you’ll cry out for relief; while the melodrama “My Sister’s Keeper” the best weeper since “The Notebook” (and directed by the same guy!). The Maine connection for “My Sister’s Keeper” and the full reviews of both pictures at www.thereelguy.com. Don’t …
Bangor Daily News on Nov. 30, 2009, at 11:21 p.m.
The Monday, Nov. 23, edition of the BDN Sports section had big articles and photos of the losing Bangor Rams in Class A football and of the Dover-Foxcroft Ponies in the Class C state final.
By on Nov. 30, 2009, at 11:16 p.m.
One thing you can say about diehard skiers: When it comes to getting in some early season runs, they’re not overly particular about how good conditions are.
By Pete Warner on Nov. 30, 2009, at 11:14 p.m.
University of Maine quarterback Warren Smith has begun what is expected to be a lengthy but successful recovery after undergoing foot surgery on Nov. 16.
By Pete Warner on Nov. 30, 2009, at 11:12 p.m.
It was a confidence-building weekend for the University of Maine women’s basketball team.
By on Nov. 30, 2009, at 11:09 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Rachel (Larlee) Bousquet knows a thing or two about playing on the Bangor Auditorium hardwood as she played with some solid basketball teams at Schenck High School in East Millinocket.
Bangor Daily News on Nov. 30, 2009, at 11:03 p.m.
That revolving door the Boston Red Sox have at the shortstop position took yet another revolution and then some last week with the departure of defensive wizard Alex Gonzalez, who signed a free-agent contract with Toronto.
By Sharon Kiley Mack on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:54 p.m.
MACHIASPORT, Maine — There were a lot more questions than answers at a public meeting Monday night, but a dozen Machiasport residents got what they were looking for from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection: a vow to begin action on an alternative water supply.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:52 p.m.
A resident on Leighton Street called Bangor Police Department early Saturday morning to report a man acting suspicious.
on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:50 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Chief Justice Leigh I. Saufley of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court has announced the recipients of this year’s annual awards to employees of the judiciary branch.
By Judy Harrison on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:40 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A Newport man accused of pistol whipping his mother and killing his father five weeks ago was indicted Monday by the Penobscot County grand jury for intentional or knowing murder and depraved indifference murder.
By Judy Harrison on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:36 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A Bangor man the district attorney said has a long history of passing bad checks was indicted Monday by the Penobscot County grand jury for writing nearly $6,000 in worthless checks.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:25 p.m.
CASTINE, Maine — State police are looking for help in investigating a home invasion and are willing to reward anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest and conviction.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:21 p.m.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — The cause of death for a local woman whose body was found along the shore in the village of Manset last week has been determined to be accidental drowning, according to police.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:15 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — In anticipation of offering seasonal excursion rail service, work crews were busy this summer rehabilitating a section of rail lines that runs through downtown Ellsworth toward Green Lake.
By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:13 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — An “extensive” accident early Saturday morning left three people in the hospital, four vehicles damaged or demolished, and a house the worse for wear, according to the Rockland Police Department.
By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 30, 2009, at 10:09 p.m.
DETROIT, Maine — Raymond and Julie Belanger had neighbors in for coffee at 12:25 p.m. Sunday when their wheaten terrier, Vanessa, started barking.
By Diana Bowley on Nov. 30, 2009, at 9:56 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — A Milo paraplegic who randomly fired shots into the air from his home during a nearly nine-hour standoff in July pleaded guilty last week in Piscataquis County Superior Court and was given suspended sentences on three charges, including terrorizing with a weapon.
By Sharon Kiley Mack on Nov. 30, 2009, at 9:52 p.m.
EAST MACHIAS, Maine — The East Machias Aquatic Research Center withdrew its appeal of a decision preventing it from building a wind turbine on its property within the shoreland zone and instead will install the turbine on its property outside the zone.
By Bill Trotter on Nov. 30, 2009, at 9:47 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — A Hancock man who assaulted a police officer has been sent to prison to serve three years behind bars for a previous drug conviction.