Archive for July, 2010
The Associated Press on July 31, 2010, at 8:01 p.m.
Chelsea Clinton married her longtime boyfriend Saturday night at an estate along New York's Hudson River.
By Judy Harrison on July 31, 2010, at 7:14 p.m.
Michael Noddin can do bunny hops on the back wheel of his bicycle at home in East Millinocket, but the 11-year-old had never seen the kinds of stunts Mike Steidley performed …
By Heather Steeves on July 31, 2010, at 7:08 p.m.
Psychics, exorcists, healers and about 2,500 people curious about the paranormal gathered at Fort Knox this weekend to discuss UFOs, past lives, ghost hunting and more at the Paranormal and Psychic Faire.
By Sharon Kiley Mack on July 31, 2010, at 6:47 p.m.
JONESPORT, Maine — A former sea captain who lay in his unmarked grave next to his beloved wife for 86 years was honored Saturday as a Civil War hero. Taps was played, prayers and speeches were …
By Bill Trotter on July 31, 2010, at 6:44 p.m.
Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident early Saturday morning that resulted in two people being hospitalized …
By Judy Harrison on July 31, 2010, at 6:40 p.m.
The scene: A huge hurricane that has been churning for days in the Atlantic Ocean is bearing down on the Northeast. Its heavy rains and high winds already are wreaking havoc …
From the community
Brianna Pelchat of NH enjoying a ride at the northern maine fair fair with her uncle Kiirk Lilley of P.I.
By LindaPelchat on July 31, 2010, at 6:19 p.m.
By Heather Steeves on July 31, 2010, at 5:34 p.m.
A 39-year-old Bucksport woman died Saturday when she jumped into the water at the Mount Waldo Quarry and never resurfaced, according to police.
By Sharon Kiley Mack on July 31, 2010, at 4:02 p.m.
A truck carrying herring overturned on a sharp curve near the intersection of Routes 189 and 1 in Whiting early Saturday, spilling its cargo and injuring the driver.
By Julia Bayly on July 31, 2010, at 3:55 p.m.
In the 19th century Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote of the “smith, a mighty man is he,” working under a spreading chestnut tree.
The Associated Press on July 31, 2010, at 3:39 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A team of 25 scientists surveying piers, docks and coves on the region’s coast for invasive pests is documenting the growing problem of sea squirts as well as a newcomer, red …
By Judy Harrison on July 31, 2010, at 3:36 p.m.
A Lee Road garage, large enough to hold a pulp truck, was destroyed Saturday afternoon by fire.
By Sharon Kiley Mack on July 31, 2010, at 2:28 p.m.
It takes a lot of hot dog sales, yard sales, bowlathons and road tolls to raise half a million dollars, but Dick Barnard is unwavering in his goal to restore the St. Croix No. 1 …
By Judy Harrison on July 31, 2010, at 2:24 p.m.
A Ripley man was arrested Friday night after a standoff with local, county and state law enforcement officials.
From the community
Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2010, at 2:16 p.m.
Residents from the Greater Bangor region brought hundreds and hundreds of unwanted computer and other electronic equipment to the Challenger Center, where the equipment was packed and shipped to a …
on July 31, 2010, at 1:48 p.m.
EASTPORT, Maine — Raye’s Mustard Mill will be featured on Monday night’s episode of FoodCrafters on The Cooking Channel. The program is to air at 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, and will focus on the preparation of Raye’s Sweet and Spicy, a grainy yellow mustard. An authentic turn-of-the-last-century stone mill …
By Bill Trotter on July 31, 2010, at 1:25 p.m.
A well-known inn property has been bought out of bankruptcy by an international resort company with local holdings.
The Associated Press on July 31, 2010, at 1 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — An effort to give voting rights to noncitizens in Maine’s largest city came up short. But that’s not the final word. Backers have another 10 days under state law to come up …