Articles by Kevin Bennett
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.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 20, 2013, at 5:33 p.m.
Wedding band lost in Schoodic Lake 12 year ago is reunited with its owner in Florida.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 20, 2013, at 3:04 p.m.
Summer lingers on the rays of sun that caress our faces as we pull our boats from the water, close up camps and shut down pools. Fall slips into Maine, quiet at first, as we mourn our loss. No more walking bare-footed on the beach. No more short-sleeved shirts. Chilly …
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 16, 2013, at 3:18 p.m.
Tripp Murray has had nothing but doctors’ visits and no contact with his sisters since he was diagnosed with brain cancer 2 weeks ago. His mother Kim Tripp just wants some normalcy to return.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 06, 2013, at 6:10 a.m.
Truckers say they have no room for error when cars cut them off. They also say they try to travel safe by always looking out to see what is around them.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 04, 2013, at 12:14 p.m.
Flames of hope will be spinning fire this weekend to raise money for local charities.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 03, 2013, at 6:26 p.m.
Christien Dearborn finds more time to spend with his family but worries his mortgage will go unpaid while the government is shut down and his aircraft mechanic job has been idled.
By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 01, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.
Tourist and business owners are not happy with the closure of Acadia National Park in the height of fall tourist season due to the federal government shut down.