Dawn Gagnon

Reporter

 

Man accused of heading cocaine, heroin trafficking operation in Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on April 12, 2016, at 6:11 p.m.
A Connecticut man accused of heading a crack cocaine and heroin trafficking operation in Maine and elsewhere was arrested Tuesday on federal drug charges.
Anthony Acompora

Law enforcement finds man wanted for questioning in Gouldsboro

By Dawn Gagnon on April 11, 2016, at 8:56 p.m.
Anthony Acompora was apprehended by Deputy Jacob Day along West Bay Road.
Anthony Acompora

Law enforcement seeks man for questioning in Gouldsboro

By Dawn Gagnon on April 11, 2016, at 8:07 p.m.
Anthony Acompora reportedly fled a residence on West Bay Road around 4 p.m.
Glenburn School Superintendent Doug Smith

Glenburn may cut 4 school positions

By Dawn Gagnon on April 11, 2016, at 6:50 p.m.
A reduction in state subsidy and an increase in costs for educating the town’s high school students likely will result in the elimination of four staff positions at Glenburn School.
Judi Therianos of Alfred was last seen in March in Florida, where she was visiting friends. Her remains were found Thursday night.

Major crimes unit investigating Maine woman found dead in Florida

By Dawn Gagnon on April 10, 2016, at 6:59 p.m.
Judith Therianos had been in Florida visiting friends since Feb. 15.
Rosemary and Leonard Wallace helped rescue a mother and two children after their car plunged into Fox Pond. The Wallaces were fishing in the pond at the time.

Down East couple rescues mom, 2 kids from frigid Fox Pond

By Dawn Gagnon on April 10, 2016, at 3:38 p.m.
The driver failed to negotiate a sharp curve, sending her car over a bank and into the water, where it swiftly sank.
Jay Schaefer.

Missing Falmouth man found safe

By Dawn Gagnon on April 10, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
Police confirmed that a Falmouth man who was reported missing Friday has been located and is safe.
Fire crews in Sabattus battled an early morning blaze Sunday that displaced a family of seven.

House fire displaces Sabattus family

By Dawn Gagnon on April 10, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
A family of seven lost their home after a fire swept through it early Sunday morning.
Dana Wayne-Holmes

Maine Marine Patrol charges two men for elver violations

By Dawn Gagnon on April 07, 2016, at 8:05 p.m.
BANGOR | A Gardiner man has been charged with illegal possession of elvers and a Jefferson man has been charged with exceeding his individual quota, Maine Marine Patrol spokesman Jeff Nichols said Thursday in a news release. Dana Wayne-Holmes, 61, of Gardiner was arrested on Saturday in Waldoboro after …

Maine man who defrauded client barred from securities industry

By Dawn Gagnon on April 06, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
BANGOR | A Scarborough man convicted of defrauding one of his clients has been barred from the securities industry, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday. Thomas E. Skypeck formerly was associated with multiple SEC-registered broker-dealers, according to Paul G. Levenson, regional director of the SEC’s Boston office. …
Kailie Bracket

Perry woman accused of robbing Holden store

By Dawn Gagnon on April 06, 2016, at 5:20 p.m.
A Perry woman is facing numerous criminal charges after she allegedly robbed the Circle K on Route 1A late last week and then tried to elude a Holden police officer who — not yet aware a robbery had just occurred — was attempting to pull her over …

Maine man gets 8 years for setting fire to his own restaurant

By Dawn Gagnon on April 06, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.
Fire investigators said the man started the fire to get out of about $7,000 of debt from the business.

Investigation closed after man injured in Glenburn ATV crash dies

By Dawn Gagnon on April 05, 2016, at 9:19 p.m.
BANGOR | The investigation into an all-terrain vehicle accident last month in Glenburn in which a Kenduskeag man suffered serious injuries has been closed, Chief Deputy William Sheehan of the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Ricky Rossignol, 51, died from his injuries on March 24, according to an …
Orono Middle School's show choir Riot Sound performs Friday in Millinocket.

Orono Middle School show choir takes top vocal jazz spot

By Dawn Gagnon on April 05, 2016, at 9:02 p.m.
Orono Middle School’s fledgling show choir is on a roll.
Allan Woodcock Jr.

Retired Penobscot County Probate Judge Allan Woodcock dies at 95

By Dawn Gagnon on April 05, 2016, at 5:05 p.m.
“Allan was a remarkable, kind and intelligent person who devoted his life to giving back to his community.”
Cathy Conley

Fired janitor accused of threatening Standish law firm with gun

By Dawn Gagnon on April 04, 2016, at 7:15 p.m.
Cathy Conley had been fired earlier in the day from her job as a janitor at the law offices of Beagle, Steeves and Ridge on Northeast Road in Standish and she reportedly returned with a handgun.
A vehicle crashed onto the lower deck of the viaduct on Route 1 in Bath Monday afternoon.

Windham woman, son hurt after SUV drives off Bath viaduct

By Dawn Gagnon on April 04, 2016, at 6:10 p.m.
A Mercury SUV drove off the viaduct on Route 1 in Bath and landed on a pickup truck.

Three plead guilty in Portland-area drug conspiracy case

By Dawn Gagnon on April 04, 2016, at 4:54 p.m.
Three people accused of drug dealing in southern Maine pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute heroin, fentanyl and bath salts during a hearing Friday in U.S. District Court.
Robert D. Kinney Jr.

Blaine man sentenced to 15 years for transporting child pornography

By Dawn Gagnon on April 04, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
A Blaine man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for transporting child pornography during a hearing Monday in U.S. District Court.
Bob McAllister, a lineman for Emera Maine, uses a saw  to remove a tree that fell onto power lines on Cross Road in Machias in July 2014. Strong winds knocked out power to thousands of Mainers on Sunday.

4,200 Emera, CMP customers without power

By Dawn Gagnon on April 03, 2016, at 3:04 p.m.
Emera Maine and Central Maine Power crews are working to restore power to customers affected by high winds on Sunday.