Articles by Kevin Bennett

 

Zackery Mailloux makes first court appearance in connection with Husson student death

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.

Plum Creek moves forward with plan slowly

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.

Son recalls father’s plane crash

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.

Brewery expands to delight of beer drinkers

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.
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Scott Mathieu of Oxford Networks rides to the Muscular Dystrophy Association Lock Up in the back of the Bangor police van. Mathieu and others got courtesy rides to the Sea Dog in Bangor where 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.

Locked up for charity: Sea Dog hosts event to benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association

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 …

Muscular Dystrophy Lock Up nets local business folks and dollars

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.

College graduation ceremony at Maine State Prison

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.

Orono Bog Boardwalk repairs underway

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.

Dana Wilson sentencing delayed again

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.
Michael Fitzpatrick performs on stage as Fitz and the Tantrums at the State Theatre in Portland on Saturday.

Fitz and the Tantrums bring neo soul/indie pop music to Portland

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 …

North Pond hermit to get the help he needs

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.

Welfare reform bill under scrutiny

By Kevin Bennett on Oct. 28, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.
Welfare reform bill to get a closer look by Legislative Revisor.

Snow Bowl awaits voter approval

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.

Manna plans to open thrift shop

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.
Coppersmith David Hazelton, left,  assembles copper trim work on the Bangor Public Library cupola as Roof Systems of Maine vice president Lee Corro watches on Friday morning.

Recapped, library cupola back where it belongs.

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.

Found ring delights couple who lost it 12 years ago

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.
Maples leaves glisten in the morning sun on Sunday as fall winds down in Glenburn.

Autumn colors creep into Maine foliage

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 …

Boy with brain cancer loves his sisters

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.

Truckers on the lookout to make roads safer

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.

Bangor’s Flames of Hope plans first charity event

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.
 
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