By Abigail Curtis on July 27, 2016, at 5:38 p.m.
A Brooks man who pleaded guilty on Tuesday at Waldo County Superior Court to gross sexual assault and other charges in connection with a brutal attack last November on his live-in girlfriend will spend five years in prison.
By Abigail Curtis on July 27, 2016, at 12 p.m.
“Everything is such high quality, and I like how everything is done in such small batches. It’s local, and I love it,” one fan of Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery said recently.
By Abigail Curtis on July 22, 2016, at 6:14 p.m.
Robert J. Howarth, 62, was caught on Friday, July 15, by police at a traffic stop in Fort Lee, New Jersey, according to the Fort Lee Daily Voice website.
By Abigail Curtis on July 22, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
“What happens between horse and humans can be pretty amazing at times and pretty unique and profound.”
By Abigail Curtis on July 21, 2016, at 6:16 p.m.
State officials have issued an air quality alert for the coast from Kittery to Acadia National Park.
By Abigail Curtis on July 21, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
City councilors approved the idea of permanently turning a basketball court at Belfast City Park to four dedicated pickleball courts.
By Abigail Curtis on July 21, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
“I want to create something that has not been done before,” self-taught botanist Bill Warman said of his desire to keep hybridizing plants and share them with the world. “A pretty plant to look at — that beats a bottle of beer all to hell every time.”
By Abigail Curtis on July 21, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“I’m hoping that I’ll be able to find out what happened to my father,” Sherry Sullivan said. “It’s a matter of principle for me. For justice for my father.”
By Abigail Curtis on July 20, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
The city took a major step Tuesday night down the road toward using eminent domain to purchase a controversial recreation easement across land owned by Penobscot McCrum.
By Abigail Curtis on July 18, 2016, at 6:29 p.m.
The recreation easement the city wants would provide pedestrian, bicycle and emergency access to Belfast’s new rail trail across a 700-foot-long strip of land owned by Penobscot McCrum.
By Abigail Curtis on July 18, 2016, at 5:44 p.m.
A Belfast man was charged with operating under the influence of drugs after an accident injured several people, including two residents of an assisted living facility.
By Abigail Curtis on July 15, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
The grand jury indicted Chelsea Larrabee on a charge of manslaughter, a Class A offense punishable by as much as 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000.
By Abigail Curtis on July 15, 2016, at 4:11 p.m.
“The status is unknown,” Claudia Luchetti, who is one of a half-dozen or so die-hard supporters who have worked to bring the popular festival to life every July.
By Abigail Curtis on July 15, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
If the word “co-op” make you think hazily of the 1970s, Birkenstock sandals and bulk containers of carob, think again.
By Abigail Curtis on July 14, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
The biggest single line-item increase is found in the General Assistance program, which has jumped from $33,000 in the last fiscal year to $190,000.
A cannon blast, then a surge forward: Why an auction tradition celebrating its 70th year in Orono attracts so many
By Abigail Curtis on July 13, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
This summer marks the 70th year for Orono’s famous Kiwanis Auction, which raises funds for local charities and scholarships.
By Abigail Curtis on July 13, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
The town of Thomaston has a new fire chief and a new deputy fire chief, after the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday night confirmed the recommendations of Town Manager Valmore Blastow.
By Abigail Curtis on July 08, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
“If you could have seen the looks of those kids’ faces,” Scott DeMoranville, the founder of the Maine Poultry Connection, said of the deliveries. “I was giggly right along with them. It was fantastic. Everybody was thrilled about the whole thing.”
By Abigail Curtis on July 08, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.
Intervening, however hard, can be critically important.