TUESDAY’S GAMES COLLEGE Men’s Basketball Maine at Boston Univ., 7:30 p.m. SMCC at Northern Essex CC, 8 p.m. Southern Maine at Colby, 7:30 p.m. Thomas at Bowdoin, 7 p.m. UM-Machias at University of New… Read More
    WATERVILLE — Josh Jones led five Husson University players in double figures with 28 points as the Eagles defeated the Thomas College Terriers 94-87 in men’s basketball action Monday night. Daeshawn McMorrin posted 18 points and Jay Uhrin 17 for the Eagles. Brad Libby and Marc Zaharchuk… Read More
    BANGOR — Though the incident itself lasted less than five minutes, a police chase through Bangor and Brewer resulted in several charges for a motorist from the South Portland area Monday night. The incident began when Bangor police tried to stop Phillip Hudson, 41, for a red… Read More
    Brewer police arrested a local man on a drunken driving charge for the second time in eight days Saturday afternoon after receiving a tip from Bangor police that he had just left a business on Union Street in Bangor in a green GMC pickup truck and that he… Read More
    ORONO, Maine — Town councilors are prepared to sign a three-year contract with Sophie Wilson to be the next town manager. Orono councilors voted Monday to authorize Chairman Geoff Gordon to deliver the contract this week to Wilson, who is expected to sign and begin her new… Read More
    MILFORD, Maine — A fire that caused extensive damage to a Bullen Street machine shop and most of its contents early Saturday afternoon was deemed accidental, a local fire official confirmed Monday. Milford Fire Chief Chris Matson said the fire was caused by a spark from… Read More
    ORRINGTON, Maine — Residents in Orrington and nearby Dedham resoundingly endorsed a school consolidation plan that maintains local control and high school choice and also saves money. Orrington residents voted 131-11 to support the consolidation, and Dedham’s vote was 88-4, according to unofficial election results provided by… Read More
    LINCOLN, Maine — A very preliminary design for a recreation center to be located on land off Route 6 tops out at about $7 million and will be reviewed by a Town Council committee next week, officials said Monday. The center probably won’t be built as… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — A St. David man made his first appearance Monday in U.S. District Court on drug charges. Paul Corbin, 53, was arrested late Friday and charged with the federal crime of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. He has been detained temporarily at the… Read More
    MACHIAS, Maine — Down East residents sent a clear message to Gov. Paul LePage on Monday: Keep environmental protections in place, and do not water them down by adopting federal standards, but ease the cumbersome permitting process that often hampers development and growth. More than 130 people… Read More
    WINTER HARBOR, Maine — Seven months after a boat collision off Winter Harbor resulted in the death of a local lobster fisherman, the Coast Guard still has not decided whether it might take punitive action in the case. Lt. Kevin Beck of U.S. Coast Guard Northern… Read More
    WATERVILLE — The Bangor High School Rams and Waterville Purple Panthers were trying to get back on track Monday night at Colby College’s Alfond Arena. Bangor had lost five of its last seven hockey games and Waterville had dropped five of six. Bangor spotted Waterville a… Read More
    Katie (Flaherty) McCabe, who directed the Husson University field hockey program to back-to-back North Atlantic Conference titles in 2009 and 2010, will relinquish the position. McCabe, who directed the Eagles to a combined 19-13 record (11-5 NAC) during her tenure, cited family concerns for her decision. Read More
    SANGERVILLE, Maine — Sangerville rural postal carrier Barry Ellis had turned to retrieve a package from his back seat one minute, and the next minute, he was eyeballing a pigmy goat. “The goat had hopped onto the hood of my car and was looking at me through… Read More
    On Wednesday, the sports report noted the recent wins by the Bangor Rams basketball teams over the Lewiston Blue Devils. There is no “I” in teams, but there is an “s”. I find it discouraging and poor reporting to note only one team’s win. The front… Read More
    PITTSFIELD, Maine — The rising price of crude oil means different things to different people, but to Cianbro Corp., it could mean good times are on the horizon. With its acquisition of Illinois-based STARCON International Inc. in December, Cianbro deepened its plunge into the petrochemical world, which… Read More
    BELFAST, Maine — A doctor testified Monday that Randall Hofland was delusional when he took a Stockton Springs Elementary School classroom hostage at gunpoint in October 2008. The 57-year-old Searsport man was convicted Friday of 38 criminal counts of kidnapping, criminal threatening and burglary by the… Read More
    BELFAST, Maine — Five years ago, the life of an elderly Waldo County woman was saved because of a 911 call that wasn’t made. The woman was part of the Waldo County Regional Communications Center’s Friendly Caller program. Because she lived alone, she signed up to call… Read More