Articles by Kevin Bennett
By Kevin Bennett on Dec. 08, 2013, at 3:59 p.m.
Seth Collins has been traveling the country offering $500 tips to waitresses and waiters while honoring his deceased brother’s wishes.
By Kevin Bennett on Dec. 03, 2013, at 2:43 p.m.
A machine shop on Pinetree Road in Hermon caught fire early Tuesday morning. Crews from numerous departments responded and saved the front half. Fire investigators are searching for clues.
By Kevin Bennett on Dec. 02, 2013, at 7:44 p.m.
The Judicial Marshal Service will take over supplying security to the Penobscot Judicial Center from the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office who has provided security for decades.
By Kevin Bennett on Dec. 01, 2013, at 4:27 p.m.
Fire and heavy smoke twice repelled rescuers before they reportedly saved a town man Saturday from dying in a burning home on Chase Road.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 19, 2013, at 9:36 p.m.
Dr. Molly Schwenn, director of the Maine Cancer Registry attended Monday night’s Hampden Town Council meeting to provide an update on resident Jim Barrow’s concerns about what he sees as a high number of cancer cases on Coldbrook Road, where he lives.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 19, 2013, at 4:47 p.m.
Zackery Mailloux makes his first court appearance in connection with the death of Husson University student Brooke Locke.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 15, 2013, at 3:49 p.m.
Plum Creek’s Conservation Easement of 363,000 acres in the Greenville area to get hiking trails installed soon.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 14, 2013, at 6:05 p.m.
A World War II military transport plane carrying a group of 13 flight nurses and 13 flight medics — one who raised his family in the Queen City — crash-landed 70 years ago Friday on a mountaintop in Nazi-occupied Albania.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 13, 2013, at 5:03 p.m.
Black Bear Brewery in Orono has expanded its taproom to include a bigger bar and stage.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 06, 2013, at 6:25 p.m.
Bangor area business officials were driven to the Sea Dog in the back of a police van. Once at the pub, they were finger printed, and had to sit in front of laptops and tablets making calls and email pleas to friends and business associates to donate funds on their behalf …
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 06, 2013, at 6:23 p.m.
Local business people were “arrested” and taken to Sea Dog, where they were “bailed out” to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 04, 2013, at 9:33 p.m.
Prisoners receive diplomas after graduating from college at Maine State Prison in Warren on Monday.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 02, 2013, at 4:41 p.m.
A team from the Maine Conservation Corps is working on the Orono Bog Boardwalk to replace sections of the aging wooden walkway.
By Kevin Bennett on Nov. 01, 2013, at 6:01 p.m.
Former Maine Sports Hall of Famer and local disc jockey Dana Wilson avoided a possible jail sentence again Friday when a Superior Court judge put off deciding whether Wilson may withdraw his no contest plea to a child pornography charge.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 30, 2013, at 6:27 a.m.
Neo soul/indie pop swirled through the State Theatre like autumn leaves blowing down Congress Street as Fitz and the Tantrums brought their unique style of music to Portland on Saturday night. Breana Hodgkins drove up from Newtown, Mass., to join her two sisters from Portland for the show. “Fitz is …
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 28, 2013, at 6:53 p.m.
Both the defense and district attorney along with Justice Nancy Mills worked together in Kennebec Superior Court to get North Pond Hermit Christopher Knight the help he needs.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 28, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.
Welfare reform bill to get a closer look by Legislative Revisor.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 27, 2013, at 6:14 p.m.
Redevelopment of the Camden Snow Bowl waits to hear from the voters on Nov.5 to see if a $2 million dollar bond is approved.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 25, 2013, at 5:27 p.m.
Bill Rae explains why he is opening a thrift shop near Broadway in Bangor.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 25, 2013, at 1:28 p.m.
The shiny copper cupola for the Bangor Public Library was lifted long before most workers arrived in town for work on Friday.