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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.

Vinalhaven-Rockland ferry canceled due mechanical problem

By Dawn Gagnon on April 03, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
The 4:30 p.m. ferry from Rockland to Vinalhaven has been canceled due to a mechanical problem, the Maine Department of Transportation said Sunday afternoon in an email alert.
Arthur Gray

Mars Hill man arrested after scuffle with state police

By Dawn Gagnon on April 03, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
A Mars Hill man was arrested early Sunday morning after Maine State Police were called to a Silver Street residence for a report that a local man wanted on a warrant was there.

Waterville fire displaces 5 assisted living facility residents

By Dawn Gagnon on April 03, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
Five residents of an assisted living facility on Pleasant Street were relocated after a small fire broke out Sunday in one of the bedrooms.
This Airbus A380 made a roughly hour-long stop in Bangor on Sunday morning while en route from Abu Dhabi to John F. Kennedy International Airport because of poor weather in New York City. Passengers and crew members remained in the plane while it was in Bangor.

Bad weather diverts huge Airbus to Bangor airport

By Dawn Gagnon on April 03, 2016, at 11:48 a.m.
Inclement weather in New York City prompted an Airbus A380 to touch down at Bangor International Airport on Sunday morning, Director Tony Caruso said.
Family and friends of Judi Therianos of Alfred haven't heard from her since March 11.

Alfred woman who traveled to Florida still missing

By Dawn Gagnon on March 31, 2016, at 8:50 p.m.
Family and friends of Judi Therianos of Alfred haven’t heard from her since March 11 and are growing increasingly worried.
A panel of four area leaders in the fight to end the area's heroin and opiate addiction problem (from left) Robert Fickett of the Bangor Area Recovery Network, Dr. Noah Nesin of Penobscot Community Health Care, Bangor Police Chief Mark Hathaway and Patty Hamilton, the city of Bangor's director of health, led a more than two-hour community discussion that drew an estimated 100 people to the University of Maine at Augusta's Bangor campus on Wednesday night.

Bangor leaders: ‘We have to band together’ to fight drug addiction

By Dawn Gagnon on March 30, 2016, at 10:08 p.m.
The more than two-hour Opiate and Heroin Forum and Listening Session drew more than 100 people to the University of Augusta’s Bangor campus.
Farrar fundraiser flyer.

Community unites to aid Plymouth firefighter seriously hurt in plane crash

By Dawn Gagnon on March 30, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
A Plymouth firefighter who suffered serious injuries when the small aircraft in which he was taking a flying lesson crashed on Saturday remains in critical condition in a West Virginia hospital.
Kathleen Kingsbury, deputy managing editor of The Boston Globe and 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner for Editorial Writing, gives an overview of her writing during a talk on Tuesday at the Bangor Public Library in Bangor. Kingsbury was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2015 for taking readers on a tour of restaurant workers' bank accounts to expose the real price of inexpensive menu items and the human costs of income inequality.

Pulitzer Prize winner: Consumers can help restaurant workers get fair pay

By Dawn Gagnon on March 29, 2016, at 10 p.m.
“Despite a recovery in the economy, wages are still too low for too many workers. Too many families are struggling to survive, to put food on the table and make sure their family’s future is brighter than their own.”
Regional School Unit 19's central office in Newport.

Newport-area residents accept $69 million to rebuild schools

By Dawn Gagnon on March 29, 2016, at 9:44 p.m.
The district plans to construct a building for high school and middle school students, convert Sebasticook Valley and Somerset Valley middle schools into elementary schools and demolish several elementary schools that would be vacated.
Kayla Stewart

Fairfield woman accused of killing infant pleads not guilty

By Dawn Gagnon on March 29, 2016, at 4:55 p.m.
The medical examiner determined the child was born full-term and alive, Assistant Attorney General John Alsop, who is prosecuting the case, said last month.