Andrew Neff



Man arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot Eddington post office after flap over package

By Andrew Neff on March 12, 2013, at 9:41 p.m.

One of three suspects in Augusta pharmacy robbery pleads guilty

By Andrew Neff on March 12, 2013, at 8:47 p.m.

Dixmont couple pleads guilty to charges resulting from two robberies of same pharmacy

By Andrew Neff on March 12, 2013, at 8:46 p.m.

No suspects identified in theft of two Sprague’s Nursery trucks

By Andrew Neff on March 11, 2013, at 10:50 p.m.
Firefighters from Bradley, Eddington, Milford and Old Town responded to a grease fire at Claudia's Seafood in Bradley, but thanks to the quick action taken by Market employees and residents of an upstairs apartment, the fish market will be open for limited business Tuesday and regular takeout meal business by Thursday at the latest.

Firefighters credit Bradley fish market employees for preventing major fire damage

By Andrew Neff on March 11, 2013, at 8:46 p.m.
Police stopped a U-Haul van (bottom) in the southbound lane of Interstate 95 about four miles south of the Lincoln exit on Monday. The interstate was closed in both directions Monday afternoon. According to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland, a man in the van was holding a gun to his head.

Man dead after state police shut down I-95 in both directions near Lincoln

By Andrew Neff and Nick Sambides Jr. on March 11, 2013, at 4:47 p.m.
Kenny Chesney performs at halftime of the game with the Dallas Cowboys playing against the Washington Redskins during a game on Thanksgiving at Cowboys Stadium on Nov. 22, 2012.

Kenny Chesney signs on for Waterfront Concerts’ ‘biggest show to date’

By Andrew Neff on March 08, 2013, at 1:59 a.m.
Sen. Edward Youngblood listens to Penobscot residents concerns about the proposed state budget along with his fellow state congresmen during a town hall meeting at the Brewer auditorium on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

Forum on proposed state budget draws crowd to Brewer Auditorium

By Andrew Neff on March 07, 2013, at 11:10 p.m.
Dean Bennett, Hampden community and economic development director, talks about the old Hampden Academy building Wednesday afternoon in Hampden. Town staff and council members will meet with Dan Lafayette about his proposal(s) to develop the old Hampden Academy property without tearing all of it down.

Hotelier making development offer for old Academy property to Hampden officials

By Andrew Neff on March 06, 2013, at 10:13 p.m.
An unoccupied parked car rolled from a driveway and across Griffin Road in Bangor into an apartment building across the street on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Driverless vehicle crashes into Bangor apartment building

By Andrew Neff on March 06, 2013, at 5:58 p.m.
Hampden Academy, as seen from the air earlier in August, 2012. The new $49.2 million high school still has a few bugs to be ironed out.

New $49 million Hampden high school dealing with heat problems, falling ceiling tiles

By Andrew Neff on March 05, 2013, at 10:36 p.m.

Proposed state funding cuts draw region’s educators, politicians to Hampden meeting

By Andrew Neff on March 04, 2013, at 11:11 p.m.

Celtic Woman ensemble excited to share American audience enthusiasm

By Andrew Neff on March 02, 2013, at 4:18 p.m.
Hinder and opening act Nonpoint are scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at The Asylum in Portland.

Portland Asylum gig offers rockers Hinder a chance to relive early days

By Andrew Neff on March 01, 2013, at 1:55 p.m.

Maine state trooper’s handgun discharges during staff meeting Wednesday

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 27, 2013, at 7:07 p.m.
Ed Lovejoy, a former building inspector, sits in the Bangor Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Lovejoy was the inspecctor for the building when it was being built in 1955. The new Cross Insurance Center is replacing the old Bangor Auditorium this spring.

Man who helped build Bangor Auditorium shares rich history — from location change to female urinals

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 27, 2013, at 5:39 p.m.
A Cyr Bus Line motorcoach transporting the University of Maine women’s basketball team to Boston for a Wednesday night game was involved in an accident on I-95 in Georgetown, Mass., Tuesday night that seriously injured the driver.

Driver, coach among injured after UMaine women’s basketball team’s bus crashes

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 26, 2013, at 10:34 p.m.
Sonya Eldridge, owner of Bagel Central in Bangor, washes the windows of her business Tuesday afternoon. "I have not had a chance to do this since October. It is such a nice day to do it," Eldridge said while working in what felt like T-shirt weather. According to the National Weather Service, the weather is expected to change and a significant winter storm is going to hit the state by Wednesday evening.

Drawn-out snowstorm could dump 15 inches, but most will see 5 to 10

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 26, 2013, at 10:08 a.m.

Argument at Bangor restaurant leads to ex-boyfriend’s arrest

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 25, 2013, at 11:11 p.m.
Revelers are silhouetted against the colorful light display of freeform dubstep electronic artist Lorin Ashton, better known as Bassnectar, who performed at KahBang on Bangor's waterfront Saturday night, Aug. 11, 2012.

Website names KahBang one of top 5 up-and-coming U.S. music festivals

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 25, 2013, at 9:43 p.m.