Archive for February, 2011

 

Allen scores 25 to lead Celtics over Jazz 107-102

By LYNN DeBRUIN on Feb. 28, 2011, at 11:52 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY — Ray Allen scored 25 points and Paul Pierce added 21, including a late 3-pointer and pair of free throws, to help the Boston Celtics hold on for a 107-102 victory Monday night over the Utah Jazz. The loss spoiled the home debut of new Jazz players …

Feb. 28, 2011, Local Sports Results

on Feb. 28, 2011, at 10:36 p.m.
TUESDAY’S GAMES COLLEGE Baseball Maine at Stetson, 6:30 p.m. Softball Maine vs. Western Michigan (2) at Clearwater, Fla., TBA ******************** MONDAY’S RESULTS COLLEGE BASEBALL Maine 6, Stetson 0 ******************** PLAYER OF THE WEEK COLLEGE Little East Conference Ariel Howes (University of Southern Maine sophomore from Farmingdale), women’s indoor field, scored …

Bilodeau pitches UMaine past Stetson

on Feb. 28, 2011, at 10:27 p.m.
DeLAND, Fla. —  Keith Bilodeau pitched eight innings of shutout ball Monday night, leading the University of Maine to a 6-0 baseball victory over previously unbeaten Stetson at Melching Field. The junior righthander (1-0), making his first start of the season, allowed only four hits, all of them singles. He …

Rockland Council shies from charging Lobster Festival park rental

By Heather Steeves on Feb. 28, 2011, at 10:05 p.m.
Although no vote was called, the majority of the City Council seemed to agree Monday night that the Maine Lobster Festival should again pay for police, fire and public works but probably should not have to pay a $12,000 fee to rent three harborside parks for the …
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Things to do : Arts & Crafts

on Feb. 28, 2011, at 10:02 p.m.
ELLSWORTH — Free Weekly Game Night 7 p.m. every Tuesday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 175 Downeast Highway. Relaxing evening of fun, snacks and conversation. If you wish, feel free to bring your own games to share. 667-7641. http://www.standrewme.org/game-night BELFAST — “44N 69W: Radius Belfast” opening reception 5-8 p.m. March …

EMMC earns organ donation award

By Meg Haskell on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:54 p.m.
BANGOR | Eastern Maine Medical Center has been recognized for the sixth time by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its commitment to the field of organ donation. At a ceremony Tuesday, officials from the New England Organ Bank will present the Silver Medal of Honor …

County hospital debuts unique needle disposal program

By Jen Lynds on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:44 p.m.
CARIBOU | According to state health statistics, there are about 6,000 people in Aroostook County who use needles, lancets or syringes — also known as medical sharps — to treat illnesses such as diabetes. In Maine, more than 12 million injections by sharps are completed each year. The state …

Bangor man arrested after bail check

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:36 p.m.
A 30-year-old Bangor man was arrested Sunday afternoon on several charges as the result of a check by city police to see if he was abiding by his bail conditions. Bangor police Sgt. Larry Weber said Officer Steve Pelletier stopped by the Hammond Street home of Kevin …

Windham man found stuck in snowbank faces OUI charge

By Jamison Cocklin on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:29 p.m.
HUDSON | A Penobscot County sheriff’s deputy found a Windham man still in his car early Friday morning after it had landed in a snowbank on Hudson Road. Sgt. William Sheehan said Deputy Steven Saucier did not know exactly how long Kyle Stewart, 23, had been in the car, …

Man trying to walk home faces disorderly conduct charge

By Jamison Cocklin on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:26 p.m.
BANGOR | Officers that received a disorderly conduct complaint in Bangor on Friday reportedly had a difficult time trying to convince a man that he was in no condition to walk home. Police Sgt. Paul Edwards said that when Officer Joshua Wotton went to investigate a noise complaint at …

Milan fashion both retro and futuristic

By Daniela Petroff, Fashion Writer on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:25 p.m.
MILAN — As Milan’s fashion week wound up, some themes for next winter have become apparent. Feathers will be big, colors bold, buttons oversized and sequins everywhere. There’s a slight couture feel to the collections, which somehow manage to be both retro and futuristic at the same time. Designers are …

Bangor woman, man accused of stiffing cabdrivers

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:24 p.m.
A local woman, upset over the cost of a taxi ride, decided she no longer wanted to pay the driver when she reached her destination on Saturday, according to Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards. Joanna Davis, 46, became argumentative after the cabdriver told her the fare would …

Direct sales offer new ways for people to make a living

The Associated Press on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:21 p.m.
MIAMI — Blair Critch tried to go back to work as a teacher after her two boys were old enough for day care, but she didn’t earn enough to make it worth the cost. Shortly after, she stumbled on a cute necklace from Stella & Dot in a magazine. She …

Belfast District Court Cases Jan. 31 to Feb. 11, 2011

on Feb. 28, 2011, at 9:20 p.m.
Mark V. Chadwick, 41, Searsmont, accompanying motor vehicle permittee while impaired, $500, jail two days; refusing to submit to arrest or detention, jail two days. Marylynn L. Chevalier, 17, Swanville, possession tobacco products by minor, $75. Christopher Cross, 43, Searsport, hunting with firearms/crossbow without hunter orange, $100. Jeremy L. Gilley, …
Zachary Carr with his attorneys in the court room during the first day of his trial at the at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor. Carr is accused of the January 2010 shooting death of John "Bobby" Surles.

Bangor teen’s murder trial begins

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 28, 2011, at 8:45 p.m.
The state says a Bangor teen accused of shooting to death a rival last year did so in cold blood, but the defense says he acted reasonably in response to heated confrontations between two groups of young men that escalated to the breaking point. Assistant Attorney General …

Displaced fans get more time to mull NFL offers

The Associated Press on Feb. 28, 2011, at 8:22 p.m.
DALLAS — A Dallas judge has given fans who found they had no seats at the Super Bowl more time to consider the NFL’s offers of compensation. U.S. District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn ruled Monday that the NFL should provide a “limited” time extension for displaced fans to consider their …

Baseball owners, players happy to keep talks quiet

By Gary Thorne on Feb. 28, 2011, at 8:21 p.m.
Promotion and visibility are ideals all sports long to have on a daily basis to help sell the games and tickets. However, there are times when flying under the radar is just fine. That is the case for Major League Baseball and the MLB Players’ Association regarding contract negotiations that …

Wiscasset to vote on high school’s ‘Redskins’ nickname

The Associated Press on Feb. 28, 2011, at 8:03 p.m.
Voters in a coastal Maine town are being asked if they want the high school to keep using the “Redskins” moniker for its nickname and mascot. Tuesday’s nonbinding referendum in Wiscasset is intended to give direction to the school board on how residents feel about the mascot …

Presque Isle hockey hopes to capitalize on playoff experience

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 28, 2011, at 8:01 p.m.
Presque Isle High School has won six playoff games (6-4) over the previous four seasons and sixth-year head coach Carl Flynn said he will be counting on that experience Tuesday when his fifth-seeded Wildcats (8-10) visit Winslow’s Sukee Arena to play No. 4 Lawrence of Fairfield (7-9-2) in an Eastern …

Penner to Kings tops NHL trade deadline day

The Associated Press on Feb. 28, 2011, at 7:40 p.m.
Until the Los Angeles Kings made the biggest move of NHL trade deadline day by prying forward Dustin Penner away from the Edmonton Oilers, the further breaking up of the Florida Panthers dominated an otherwise dull day of dealing. Penner, who played for UMaine in 2003-04 with 11 goals and …
 
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