Archive for December, 2009
By on Dec. 31, 2009, at 10:40 p.m.
Meg Fisher and Brian Landry of the University of Maine have been selected as the America East swimmers of the week following the Black Bears’ recent meet against Bates College of Lewiston. “To …
By on Dec. 31, 2009, at 10:29 p.m.
Shelby (Pickering) Bradford is the ultimate athlete. Soccer and basketball came naturally to the Lee native, as she excelled in both sports at Lee Academy and has had an outstanding career at …
By on Dec. 31, 2009, at 10:25 p.m.
I’m not one who believes that with the start of 2010 comes a new decade — the 10th year of this decade to me ends Dec. 31, 2010. But the “controversy” does provide an excuse to ponder …
By Christopher Cousins on Dec. 31, 2009, at 10:18 p.m.
WATERVILLE, Maine — One year ago, as the world celebrated the end of 2008, tensions between Israel and Gaza erupted in an invasion by the Israeli army called “Operation Cast Lead.” The …
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 31, 2009, at 10:13 p.m.
An Augusta man who died Thursday evening as a result of injuries he received in an accident along Interstate 95 in Pittsfield raised the number of fatalities on Maine roads in 2009 to 158, …
Bangor Daily News on Dec. 31, 2009, at 10 p.m.
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By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 31, 2009, at 9:35 p.m.
Starla Markie has known for years that her ex-husband, Philip Scott Fournier, had some knowledge of the 29-year-old unsolved homicide of Joyce McLain, but was amazed to hear that a federal judge …
By Judy Harrison on Dec. 31, 2009, at 9:27 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — “What does it take to make you shake?” the Flannery Brothers sang on the baseball diamond inside the Maine Discovery Museum.
By Rich Hewitt on Dec. 31, 2009, at 9:15 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Hannah Leeman says she was more angry than scared Wednesday afternoon when an escaped inmate got into the car she was in and threatened to kill her if she didn’t get …
on Dec. 31, 2009, at 9:09 p.m.
Five bald eagles watch their surroundings from their perches in two trees Thursday in the Guilford area.
By Abigail Curtis on Dec. 31, 2009, at 9:04 p.m.
WISCASSET, Maine — The woman who survived a brutal knife attack last spring in Waldoboro which left her friend dead is suing the two people charged with the crime. Attorneys for Tracey Neild, …
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 31, 2009, at 8:33 p.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — The second Donald Parker saw his future wife, it was love.
The Associated Press on Dec. 31, 2009, at 8:27 p.m.
BATH, Maine — Cruising through the darkness in rough seas, the USS Ross encountered a rogue wave that smashed into the destroyer’s bow, sending a shudder along the entire ship that knocked …
By Jen Lynds and Walter Griffin on Dec. 31, 2009, at 8:01 p.m.
Highway and utility crews are bracing for a major snowstorm that could drop more than a foot of snow on some parts of the state before it moves out of the area Sunday evening.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 31, 2009, at 7:58 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Residents have two choices when it comes to getting rid of old Christmas trees — either take them to the Public Works building or wait until curbside pickup begins next week …
on Dec. 31, 2009, at 7:56 p.m.
BELFAST, Maine — Waldo County is being served by an established Pet Shelter Team, which will be activated in the event the American Red Cross opens its shelter at Troy Howard Middle School. The …
By Diana Bowley on Dec. 31, 2009, at 7:53 p.m.
MONSON, Maine — This community wants to improve its appearance so more tourists will stop and enjoy the amenities of the town, rather than just breeze through on their way to the Moosehead Lake …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Dec. 31, 2009, at 7:47 p.m.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — Millinocket politics is full of variables, but if there’s one constant, Millinocket Town Council Chairman Scott Gonya says, it’s this: At almost every council meeting, Brian St. John is behind the camera for KAT-TV.
on Dec. 31, 2009, at 7:38 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded a $30,000 Access to Artistic Excellence grant to the American Folk Festival in Bangor.
By Walter Griffin on Dec. 31, 2009, at 7:26 p.m.
BELFAST, Maine — A local woman released on bail after a drug arrest Wednesday was back in jail a few hours later on more drug charges.