By Dawn Gagnon on May 15, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.
Police had interacted with the man within the past month.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 12, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
The RSU 22 school board approved a $30 million education budget for the upcoming school year during a meeting Wednesday night at Hampden Academy.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 11, 2016, at 10:50 p.m.
HAMPDEN | Residents again raised concerns about potential odor and increased truck traffic during a public hearing Wednesday night conducted by the planning board as part of its review of Fiberight’s site plan application for a $69 million waste-to-energy facility proposed in the town. Those were the two top …
By Dawn Gagnon on May 11, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday arrested five people for their roles in distributing crack cocaine and fentanyl throughout Somerset County.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 10, 2016, at 8:01 p.m.
During a visit to Virginia, Mayor David Ryder and his wife toured a demonstration plan in Lawrenceville to see firsthand what impacts it is having, if any, on the area in which it operates.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 10, 2016, at 7:13 p.m.
Selectmen likely will take the matter up at their next regular meeting, set for May 23, Town Manager Paul White said.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 09, 2016, at 10:51 p.m.
After an appeal hearing attended by roughly 100 residents, including several of the town’s firefighters, the town’s Board of Selectmen voted 5-0 Monday night to uphold the town manager’s decision last month to dismiss former Fire Chief Mike Spencer.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 08, 2016, at 9:25 p.m.
For the first time since the school was founded in 1898, there were a trio of valedictorians rather than the traditional one.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 08, 2016, at 7:35 p.m.
Eight people were injured, several of them seriously, in a head-on collision Sunday morning on Route 159.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 08, 2016, at 12:04 p.m.
The shooting is under investigation by the Maine attorney general’s office.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 05, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
Seth C. Hopkins, 25, was charged with possession of OxyContin, resisting arrest and destruction of evidence.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 05, 2016, at 7:24 p.m.
The planned outage is expected to start at 9 a.m. and last for about three hours.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 05, 2016, at 6:58 p.m.
Bangor police said that a 12-year-old boy stole a bus and went on a brief joy ride before a couple of good Samaritans intervened.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 04, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.
The effort was inspired by Garrett Brown, a young man from the state’s capital, who let Erin Rhoda, editor of Bangor Daily News’ Maine Focus, chronicle his life for 2½ years. He died in November 2015 after overdosing on heroin.
By Dawn Gagnon on May 03, 2016, at 9:18 p.m.
The meth-making operation at the Big Apple was the second uncovered in Brewer in two days, and another at the Village Green Motel was the third.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 21, 2016, at 6:56 p.m.
Town Manager Paul White declined to comment on the reason for the firing.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 20, 2016, at 9:34 p.m.
Killed in the collision was Adam Perron, 22, who was driving a 2009 Pontiac Vibe.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 20, 2016, at 8:24 p.m.
The event aims to bring attention to the challenges of being a woman and to raise awareness about sexual and other violence against women.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 19, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.
Concerns about the state and Gov. Paul LePage’s apparent lack of respect for tribal sovereignty prompted the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy tribes to withdraw their delegates to the Maine Legislature in May of last year.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 17, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.
Members of the budget committee are wrapping up work on a spending plan for local education during the school year ahead.