By Judy Harrison on April 14, 2016, at 2:51 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday unanimously upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit concerning the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s campaign activities in opposition to a question about bear baiting on the November 2014 ballot.
By Judy Harrison on April 11, 2016, at 6:46 p.m.
A hearing to determine whether the now 17-year-old accused of killing a man will be tried as an adult or a juvenile will continue Tuesday.
By Judy Harrison on April 11, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
The Hampden Kiwanis holds a game once a month September through May as a fundraiser to support its work in the community.
By Judy Harrison on April 09, 2016, at 5:38 p.m.
The remains of an Alfred woman missing since March 14 have been found in Florida, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
By Judy Harrison on April 09, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.
The Rev. Frank J. Murray will return to his hometown this summer to serve as pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland announced Saturday.
By Judy Harrison on April 09, 2016, at 2:54 p.m.
The mild winter hasn’t lessened demand at the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, Executive Director Rowena Griffin said as the 21st Hike for the Homeless wound down Saturday.
By Judy Harrison on April 09, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
The West Market Square Artisan Coffeehouse, located in the Charles Inn, will open at 7 a.m. Monday.
By Judy Harrison on April 09, 2016, at 8:54 a.m.
A jury most likely will decide whether Bangor police used excessive force when officers used a stun gun to subdue a man under the influence of bath salts who later died after the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed an appeal.
By Judy Harrison on April 08, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.
The Windham man had crossed the border from New Brunswick into Maine after spending a few days in the province to see a dentist.
By Judy Harrison on April 07, 2016, at 4:33 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously upheld the conviction of Kyle Dube in the 2013 murder and kidnapping of a Glenburn teen.
By Judy Harrison on April 07, 2016, at 12:13 p.m.
Merrill “Mike” Kimball, who is serving a 25-year sentence at the Maine State Prison in Warren, is seeking a new trial or to be exonerated and released. He was convicted by a Cumberland County jury in April 2015.
By Judy Harrison on April 06, 2016, at 7:45 p.m.
PORTLAND | The spokeswoman for the Maine court system warned the public Wednesday about a new phone call fraud scheme involving “con artists” who claim to work for the court system. The callers seek personal information that may allow identity theft, Mary Ann Lynch said Wednesday in an email. …
By Judy Harrison on April 06, 2016, at 5:16 p.m.
A Gardiner man was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to five years in federal prison for his role in two pharmacy robberies last year in the Augusta area.
By Judy Harrison on April 06, 2016, at 4:57 p.m.
A record low temperature of 13 degrees was set Wednesday morning in the Queen City.
By Judy Harrison on April 06, 2016, at 1:52 p.m.
Local police and investigators with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency are investigating a suspected methamphetamine lab at a Hammond Street apartment.
By Judy Harrison on March 28, 2016, at 5:29 p.m.
Other activities will include henna tattoos, Arabic name writing and hijab wrapping at the Muslim Students’ Association’s table in the Memorial Union.
By Judy Harrison on March 26, 2016, at 7:54 a.m.
On Easter Sunday, for the first time in 50 years, the voices of the faithful inside the Hammond Street Congregational Church in Bangor will be joined by the intonations of a pipe organ.
“I cannot continue to move forward shackled by mounting legal fees and under constant threat of multimillion-dollar judgments over which only the state has control.”
By Judy Harrison on March 24, 2016, at 5:36 p.m.
A Guilford man who testified in a 2010 murder trial is facing drug charges in U.S. District Court and was denied bail Wednesday. Willie W. Harper, 47, pleaded not guilty last week to one count each of distribution of oxycodone and distribution of heroin in August 2015. …
By Judy Harrison on March 23, 2016, at 6:33 p.m.
A Greenbush man was indicted by the Penobscot County grand jury on multiple sex charges.