Archive for November, 2012


Celts cruise without Rondo, top Blazers 96-78

The Associated Press on Nov. 30, 2012, at 11:07 p.m.
BOSTON — Two young fans held up a sign that said, “We Miss RONDO.” The Celtics looked just fine without him. While star point guard Rajon Rondo began a two-game suspension, Boston got 19 points from Jeff Green and 17 from Jason Terry while cruising to a 96-78 victory over …
The University of Maine's Brice O'Connor (left) and Vermont's Kyle Reynolds battle for the puck during the second period of their game Friday evening in Orono

Freshman goals lift Vermont past Maine hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 30, 2012, at 10:52 p.m.
ORONO | Two University of Vermont freshmen scored their first career goals and that, plus the waving off of a potential game-tying goal with 6.5 seconds left, enabled the Catamounts to post a 2-1 men’s hockey win over the University of Maine Black Bears Friday night at Alfond Arena. …

Two recruits from Connecticut sign letters to play for UMaine softball team

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 9:05 p.m.
ORONO | Rachel Harvey and Felicia Lennon have each signed their National Letter of Intent and will join the University of Maine softball program in the fall of 2013, Maine coach Lynn Coutts announced in a press release Friday. Harvey, a catcher from Southington, Conn., will join the Black …

Local sports results for Nov. 30, 2012

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 9 p.m.
Today’s games COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL CMCC at UM-Machias, 3 p.m. E. Connecticut at Southern Maine, 3 p.m. EMCC vs. Nashua CC, at Concord, N.H., 2:30 p.m. Maine at Duquesne, 2 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Maine Maritime at Bowdoin, 4 p.m. St. Joseph’s at Suffolk, 1 p.m. Thomas at Castleton State, …
A model showcases a creation by French designer Yin Yiqing Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 in Singapore during the French Couture 2012 Singapore fashion show.

Pictures of the Day: Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:57 p.m.
Gilberte Mayo

Lincoln will need more heating oil help this winter, treasurer says

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:49 p.m.
Recent cuts to federal and state fuel-aid programs have town Treasurer Gilberte Mayo convinced that Lincoln’s heating assistance program will see more customers this winter, Mayo said Friday. “Just in the last month since it started getting cold, we have gotten eight or 10 requests already, so …
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage: U.S. Labor letter misleading, improperly shared

By Robert Long on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:46 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Gov. Paul LePage on Friday sent an angry letter to U.S. Labor Commissioner Hilda Solis complaining that a letter addressed to him from Assistant Labor Secretary Jane Oates went to the executive director of a Local Workforce Investment Board before he received it. The letter, dated Nov. …

Attacker at Wyoming college kills two, commits suicide

Reuters on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:45 p.m.
A man armed with a sharp-edged weapon that some media reports described as a bow and arrow killed two people, including a college faculty member, in Casper, Wyo., before taking his own life on Friday. Police said officers were called to Casper College at about 9 a.m. local time to …

Friday’s college roundup, women’s basketball: Castleton 67, UMF 55

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:42 p.m.
CASTLETON, Vt. – The UMaine-Farmington women’s basketball team spotted Castleton State College an 18-point lead before getting on the scoreboard and a second-half comeback came up short as the Beavers dropped a 67-55 decision to the Spartans, in both teams’ North Atlantic Conference opener on Friday night at Glenbrook Gym. …

Harvard versus Yale

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:33 p.m.
That great rivalry, Harvard versus Yale. Even though this rivalry is more pronounced in football, they have met on the baseball diamond more often, starting back in 1867. In 1875, these two teams met on the football field for the first time, and since then it has always been referred …

More than 70 percent of Aroostook businesses fail compliance checks, sell liquor to minors

By Jen Lynds on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:27 p.m.
CARIBOU | More than 70 percent of 40 or so businesses that were checked in the last month by the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office failed to comply with a law preventing the sale of liquor to minors. Deputy Kris Malmborg said Friday evening he was ‘very disappointed” with the …

Yankees announce deal with Rivera of 1 year, $10 million

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:26 p.m.
The New York Yankees announced Friday the signing of closer Mariano Rivera to a contract. Terms were not disclosed but several media outlets have reported the one-year deal is worth $10 million and could be more with incentives. Rivera, 43 is the all-time saves leader with 608. He went 1-1 …
Billy and Gloria, of Miller Drug, are retiring Friday after 55 years.

Billy and Gloria Miller retire after 55 years at family-owned Miller Drug

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:23 p.m.
BANGOR | It’s the end of an era in Bangor. Bernard “Billy” Miller and his wife, Gloria, worked their last day on Friday after 55 years at the helm of Miller Drug, a fixture in the city and part of the dying breed of locally owned community pharmacies. “It’s …
Derailed freight train cars sit semi-submerged in the waters of Mantua Creek after a train crash in Paulsboro, New Jersey, Nov. 30, 2012. A rail bridge collapsed on Friday over a creek in southern New Jersey, causing a Conrail freight train to derail and spill hazardous chemicals into the air and water, authorities said.

New Jersey bridge collapse derails freight train; chemical leaks

By Dave Warner, Reuters on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:20 p.m.
PAULSBORO, N.J. — A railroad bridge collapsed on Friday over a creek in southern New Jersey, causing a Conrail freight train to derail and spill hazardous chemicals into the air and water, authorities said. Seven of the 82 cars derailed, and a tanker car that fell into Mantua Creek leaked …

Harold James Larlee Sr.

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
MEDWAY – Harold James Larlee Sr., 78, husband of Ruth (McLaughlin) Larlee, died Nov. 29, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Mil-linocket, son of Daniel C. Larlee and Gladys (White) Larlee. Harold was employed at Great Northern Paper, Millinocket; Brown Co., Berlin, N.H.; Lake Utopia, …

Linda L. Beaulieu

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
MAPLETON – Linda L. Beaulieu, 67, died unexpectedly Nov. 28, 2012, at her residence. She was born Aug. 18, 1946, in Ashland, daughter of James and Lena (Braslow) Clark. She was most recently employed in the housekeeping department at The Aroostook Medical Center, Presque Isle. Linda is survived by her …

Edward D. Anderson

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
FALL RIVER, Mass. – Edward D. Anderson, 87, formerly of Newington, Conn., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Adam’s House, Fall River, Mass. He was the husband of the late Stella E. Anderson. He was born in Westbrook, son of David S. and Sadie (Grapham) Anderson. Mr. Anderson was …

Victoria J. Greer

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
BANGOR – Victoria J. Greer, 55, died unexpectedly Nov. 28, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 5, 1957, in Eastport, daughter of Daniel and Lorraine (Avery) Apt. Viki graduated from Shed High School, class of 1975, North Eastern University and the University of Maine. She was married to …

Elizabeth Mae Gallison Swanson

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
ALEXIS, N.C. – Elizabeth Mae “Betty” Swanson, 71, died Nov. 22, 2012, surrounded by her loving family at her home. She was born Feb. 4, 1941, in Bangor, to the late Alice and Thaxter, Gallison. Betty graduated from Bangor High School, Bangor, in 1959 and Gorham State College in 1963. …

Joseph L. Anderson

on Nov. 30, 2012, at 8:11 p.m.
HAMLIN – Joseph L. Anderson, 52, died unexpectedly Nov. 27, 2012, at his residence. He was born March 19, 1960, in Edmundston, New Brunswick, son of Eldon and Joanna (Lagasse) Anderson. Joey was a graduate of Van Buren District High School and the University of Maine at Presque Isle. In …