Mount Desert Island
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 10:31 p.m.
Breunig is described as 6 feet, 4 inches tall with a slim, athletic build and weighing approximately 225 pounds.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 9:51 p.m.
Suspect has a 1988 manslaughter conviction in Utah.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 7:59 p.m.
“More arrests are expected in this case,” police spokesman said.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 7:49 p.m.
Police say the driver fell asleep at the wheel.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 2:43 p.m.
A Rumford woman walking along Route 17 Saturday morning was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s lab response team was at the scene of a suspected methamphetamine manufacturing lab on Fayette Road, according to the agency.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 1:34 p.m.
The body of a missing Portland man was found Saturday morning in the parking lot of a local supermarket, according to local police.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 1:08 p.m.
A longtime news broadcaster in Maine, best known for the video editorials he did for WCSH television, has died at the age of 82, according to a report by the NBC affiliate.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 12:06 p.m.
“This is one of the largest heroin seizures that has taken place in Somerset County within recent years,” Sheriff Dale Lancaster said.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 27, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
The state fire marshal’s office is investigating an early Friday morning fire that displaced three families from a local apartment building.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 26, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
The likely cause of a house fire that claimed the life a local veterinarian Wednesday is a heat lamp that was being used to keep a box of baby chickens warm inside her house, according to a state official.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 26, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.
A bomb threat at the local high school Friday resulted in classes being canceled and students being sent home, according to the school superintendent.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 25, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.
Many residents of Mount Desert Island are expressing sadness and sympathy on social media for the tragic and sudden death of a local veterinarian in the blaze.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 24, 2016, at 11:33 p.m.
Melissa Watership, 46, died at Mount Desert Island Hospital.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 24, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
Burglars who broke into the town office got away with handguns, drugs and money but left the ship’s bell undisturbed, according to an official.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 23, 2016, at 5:35 p.m.
An overturned canoe was found in the Union River off Shore Road at about 12:30 p.m.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 13, 2016, at 8:42 a.m.
“I’ve been here for all of a week,” Kevin Schneider told the commission Feb. 1. “I’m drinking from the proverbial fire hose.”
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 12, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.
SOUTHWEST HARBOR | A former local man convicted in 2007 of raping three women has been released from behind bars and moved back to town, according to police. In an effort to alert local residents, the Southwest Harbor Police Department has printed notices about Peter D. Mills’ release from …
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 12, 2016, at 1:17 p.m.
A Maine native with 26 years experience working for the FBI, including a stint as head of the agency’s domestic terrorism program, has been selected to become the city’s next police chief.
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 11, 2016, at 6:02 p.m.
The pastor at a local church has resigned his post in the midst of what the bishop of the diocese calls “a difficult time” for the parish.